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September 23rd, 2013 | Africa

FORKS…. By Allan Karl.

Those of you who have been constant followers of my Gypsy Biker World Tour, and have also read the journal I wrote before that, entitled Taking Back My Heart, about my first major expedition ride to Tanzania and back, will recall with fondness, my good friend, the irrepressible Allan Karl from Encinitas, California… I credit Allan to a […]

February 25th, 2010 | Africa

More days like today, please…!!

Despite riding almost the entire day in pouring rain, today was a good day !! Kitted out to look like the Michelin Man in all my gear, with a full rain suit over all that, I rode out into heavy rain and thought briefly about my last trip through Africa, where it rained for 53 […]

January 3rd, 2010 | Africa

Training MotoGypsyBiker On WordPress Blogging

Allan Karl of Worldrider fame, set this website up as a surprise for me when I visited him in Carlsbad, California in Fenruary 2009. After messing about with it for a few days, he felt that I had the hang of the thing and sent me on my way home, confident that he had a […]

February 24th, 2009 | North America

Hanging in California with WorldRider…

When I last saw Allan Karl, on the 13th of February 2008, he was bundled into a taxi, on his way to the airport in Dar-es-Salaam, bound for the Spice island of Zanzibar… I was commencing the 6000 km journey back to South Africa, through Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Swaziland…. My parting words to him […]