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.

Can we pretty please get some standardizati...

Dec 09, 20196 Comments

One of the many things that has bugged the crap out of me for years is the complete lack of standardization for ebike ranges by

How ebikes can transform the van-life exper...

Dec 08, 20192 Comments

I’ve traveled a lot in the last 30 years, probably a little bit too much. I’ve been to 40 countries and for many years would

Ebikes are killer for hunting

Dec 07, 20192 Comments

When I was 14 years old I read ‘Diet for a Small Planet‘ and on Thanksgiving decided I was going to become a vegetarian, much

How the California Ebike law has brought fa...

Dec 06, 20196 Comments

Before California came up with their ebike law it looked like mainstream ebikes in the US were going to stay 750 Watts and speed limited

Care and feeding for your high power mid-dr...

Dec 05, 2019No Comments

I love mid-drives, just read any article I’ve ever written and if you don’t come away with anything else, you’ll feel my love for high

How delivery companies can solve their intr...

Dec 04, 201910 Comments

I remember searching for ‘Amazon women’ on the internet 25 years ago because I was young and randy. I came across the Amazon.com website that

I’ve got the power: Using the Cybertr...

Dec 03, 20196 Comments

I watched the Cybertruck reveal and knew I had to have one because it was everything I had always wanted in a car but never

Best Black Friday Ever: You can finally buy...

Nov 29, 20196 Comments

For the last 3 years, my primary ebikes have all been powered by the Ludicrous 2500W BBSHD mid-drive unit. A good friend of mine found

Segway Electric Dirt Bike is just a Sur-Ron...

Nov 28, 20192 Comments

Segway has launched their Indiegogo campaign to market the Sur-Ron Light Bee in the United States. There is a couple of problems for discriminating customers,

Could the Tesla Cyberquad usher in a new er...

Nov 24, 2019No Comments

Before I even start writing this article, I have to confess I’m not a fan of Quads. Every time I’ve been on one I feel