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.

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

Nov 29, 20199 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, 20193 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

Finally: An article on how to buy an ebike ...

Nov 19, 201911 Comments

It’s interesting to me how many blogs have done articles on how to buy ebikes, but frequently their articles highlight a bunch of different ebikes

Electric vs Gas vs Diesel: When is a horsep...

Nov 16, 201912 Comments

I’ve driven every single fast car, fast motorcycle, big truck, and electric anything I can get my hands on in the past 30 years. I’ve

Meet Sparky, the giant unicorn art electric...

Nov 12, 20193 Comments

My good friend Doug Shire told me a year ago that he was going to build an art car. I asked him “Why build an

Winter is here, my favorite time of year fo...

Nov 09, 20192 Comments

I woke this morning to 3 inches of snow outside and the sun shining bright. A reminder of why I actually chose to live in

Using eBikes as medication in the battle ag...

Oct 29, 20196 Comments

Millions of people suffer from serious depression. If you haven’t ever suffered from depression, then this article is probably not for you. If you’ve had

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

Oct 14, 201915 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, 201921 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