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.

Riding my X-1 ebike is the only thing keepi...

Apr 04, 202022 Comments

For a week I ended up at the wife’s house without any ebike to ride and I started to fall into a deep depression. I

How to Connect with Life in the Face of Dea...

Mar 25, 20203 Comments

Like most of you, I have been glued to the news feed watching the slow burn of the Covid-19 virus slowly spread across the planet.

How to sell a used ebike and never lose mor...

Feb 14, 20203 Comments

In the last 6 years I have bought and sold a lot of ebikes. Although I currently have almost a dozen ebikes, I have sold

You spent how much ? Calculating my ebike ...

Feb 08, 20209 Comments

The other day when I was out riding (and breaking) my ebikes in the snow I started trying to calculate how much it cost me

An outlaw’s guide to ebike laws

Jan 31, 20206 Comments

To the uninitiated, ebike laws can be incredibly confusing. Even if someone wanted to be a decent law-abiding citizen, understanding the slew of ebike laws

Rental ebikes are now being used as ‘...

Jan 24, 2020No Comments

It seems that some enterprising criminals in LA have started to use rental ebikes to scan parking lots and do smash and grab style attacks

Pow! Top 10 tips for riding your ebike in d...

Jan 17, 20205 Comments

If you are a fun hog like I am you will find nothing more fun than crashing down a snow-covered trail on an electric fat

What’s the best choice for an ebike: ...

Jan 08, 20201 Comment

There are a myriad of choices to make when trying to decide what kind of ebike to buy. One of the first things you should

How to fall off an ebike without serious in...

Jan 01, 20201 Comment

So one of the things I have meant to write about for a long time is the best way to fall off an ebike without

All I want for Christmas is to ride my elec...

Dec 25, 20197 Comments

I feel incredibly blessed to have the life than I have. I get to write about ebikes, lots of people seem to enjoy what I