Battery Charger Failure
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Battery Charger Failure

March 18 2021 On Friday March 11 2021 I was informed by Cake that there are no batteries in the USA stating – “As of right now, our sales are exceeding our inventory of the bike.” So as of this date – March 18 2021 my bike is still inoperable, 39 days from when Cake…

People Hate Change
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People Hate Change

I have always held that technology changes rapidly; people slowly. A friend sent me this video “The First Gas Station” and it summarizes for me how people must have felt when horses went to steam engines and steam to gasoline. No different than those who think electric vehicles won’t make it. Throughout history small minds…

Let’s Just THINK for One Minute
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Let’s Just THINK for One Minute

Update February 2 2021 I recently ran across an article Motorbikerider published in April of 2019 talking about the exact problem I’ve highlighted with EV bike makers; non standardized charging plugs. I wanted to link to their piece here to help support the concept of a standard charging infrastructure for two wheel EVs. Original Post…

CAKE AP Model announced
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CAKE AP Model announced

I found out via ElectricMotorcyclenews that CAKE just announced their new CAKE AP which is known as their anti poaching version of the OR to be used in Africa to assist authorities in apprehending those who poach endangered animals. Makes sense since the Australian Army is now testing the Sur Ron line of bikes for…

Skill & attitude trumps gear
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Skill & attitude trumps gear

When I first purchased my & I discovered Max Fredriksson’s YouTube videos where he rides and tortures an OR which illustrated the incredible build quality of the bike. I actually included one of his videos in my CAKE KALK& Purchase Experience post under “How Durable is the CAKE line of Bikes?” I am often asked…

On Track Off Road – “Having the Cake”
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On Track Off Road – “Having the Cake”

On Track Off Road published in their December 2020 online magazine “Having the Cake” (beginning on page 110) which is an interview with Stefan Ytterborn the founder of Cake. They also interview David Earle who was involved in the Kalk’s development. I enjoyed reading the article and yet I often find myself irritated with Ytterborn’s…