CAKE files for bankruptcy Feb 1 2024

I had high hopes for spending 14k on a Cake Kalk&. Because my battery failed 8 months into ownership and Cake would not replace it, I got a full refund. This bike is the worst motorcycle mistake I have ever made. I had contended that Ytterhorn was most interested in cuddling up to investors rather

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Cake Was a Mistake

Have you ever been married? Have you ever been divorced? Ever entered a marriage knowing you were going to divorce? Well some people may have felt that way but I’m certainly not one of them. Just like when I was dating I looked at the Cake Kalk& for a while before going on my first

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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

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EV Tax Credit Extended until the end of 2021

With the 2020 tax filing season upon us I wrote to Zach Clayton the North American Brand Manager at Cake 0 Emission regarding the possibility  of USA Cake owners having the ability to take the IRS tax credit of 10% on our 2020 returns. I had researched what the IRS is looking for in order

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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

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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

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An Inexpensive Range Extender

I was made aware of a YouTube site Electric is Better which posted a video titled “How To Get More RANGE On Your Sur-ron/Segway.” I was intrigued for two reasons, first I own a Sur Ron and although I had not been looking for extending its range I have been investigating methods to extend my

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Cake Connect Announced – my thoughts

WOAH! When Cake Connect appeared in my inbox I was stoked! An app that much like Tesla can push firmware updates through wifi to my bike, adjust power settings, regen settings would/may be incredible! Why would I say ‘may be’ incredible? Read on… My first disappointment was their app will only be released to IOS

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Charging at Level 2 Charging Stations

Ever notice that when you get a new car, (meaning new to YOU) or something that’s seen in public you start to notice others who have the same car/thing as you? It’s just a human nature thing to notice stuff once you have it. I recently discovered and purchased a Level 2 EVSE (Electric Vehicle

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Learning from Others – What not to do!

Obviously I have a passion for the emerging 2 wheel EV market. Although I started with a Haibike full suspension mountain bike my history and love for ICE bikes moved me to EV motorcycles. I try to learn from the successes and failures of others which is one of the main reasons I created and

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