All posts by Karl Gesslein

Karl Gesslein is a degenerate hooligan of the highest caliber living in upstate NY. His passion for e-bikes and all things sustainable causes him to be obsessed with climate change and finding solutions that will keep humanity from becoming extinct from our own hubris. His personal blogs include electricbike-blog.com, awaken-spirit.org & chestnutparadise.com.

Quit your whining : How much ebike motor no...

Oct 14, 20196 Comments

I’ve ridden every single ebike I can get my hands on in the last 5 years. So are fast, some are slow, some are big,

Top 10 reasons to build / borrow / steal a ...

Oct 08, 20197 Comments

The other day while slumming it on another ebiker’s blog (which I should never, ever do) I stumbled across this article titled “Why you don’t

Why Lime Bikes are anything but green

Oct 06, 20195 Comments

Bright green Lime bikes, ebikes and scooters can be found all over many cities in the US. At first I relished the idea of a

Sheer Insanity: How I used a Sur-Ron to pla...

Oct 03, 20192 Comments

So I’ve owned a Sur-Ron Light Bee for about 2 years now. I’ve used it extensively to get around on my 42 acres and it’s

Grand Theft Ebike : How the justice system ...

Sep 28, 201912 Comments

Here is something that has bothered me for a really long time. Why is it that when your ebike gets stolen it’s such an incredible

Serious about the climate crisis? Get an eb...

Sep 22, 2019No Comments

For the first time ever, Climate protests have brought the climate crisis to the attention of pretty much everyone. I’ve felt for years that our