Back to Columbus—Cooking Recipes on TV

With a bit of a gap between my Detroit and St. Louis events, I decided to call Marshall McPeek, the TV anchor I poured wines with while at the Ohio Wine Festival. He wanted to get me on the Columbus morning show to share stories and recipes from FORKS, but I had to get to […]

Motor City: FORKS Tour Goes To Motown

I’m loving this summer FORKS on Tour ’14 book tour because it gives me the opportunity to see my own country. After spending three years traveling around the world, and then another 3 years reliving this experience in writing and publishing FORKS, I now get to experience places and meet new people in the United […]

Picking Up Doc—My Trusty BMW Motorcycle

I would have preferred to ride my motorcycle from California to the East Coast for the Forks on Tour ’14, but that journey, due to limited time, would have required me to jet across this country on interstates and freeways — not my preferred travel routes. Instead, I opted to ship the motorcycle to Pittsburgh. I […]

Interview on KDKA-TV Pittsburgh Today Live

FORKS Author Allan Karl Discusses Around The World Motorcycle Adventure – CBS Pittsburgh from Allan Karl on Vimeo. Author Allan Karl stops by to talk about his new book "Forks" and his international motorcycle adventure.

Pittsburgh – Special Wrap, TV, Summer Camp & Wine

With the RoadRUNNER event behind me, the next major stop on the FORKS Tour ’14 took me to Pittsburgh—where the proximity of three rivers, The Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio made Pittsburgh ideal for settlers in the 1700’s. In more recent years, Pittsburgh gets huge nods for grading the tops of “best places to live” lists and […]

Snowshoe, West Virginia — FORKS Book ‘Tour — RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend

Leaving my new friends in Columbus I headed to Snowshoe, West Virginia, home of the popular Snowshoe Mountain Ski Resort and summer mountain biking, motocross and a plethora of other outdoor activities—and this year site of the 9th annual RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine’s Touring Weekend. I was honored to be asked to come […]

FORK On Tour ’14—Near YOU?

A quick update regarding my new book FORKS—A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection. Three Years. Five Continents. One Motorcycle. As a small (let’s say tiny) independent publisher with no staff, but fortunate to have an amazing group of friends, volunteers, and others interested in helping me get FORKS on to more tables and more […]