My Thoughts

Why Are They SO Expensive?!

I recently found a video that clearly explains why 2 wheeled EVs are so expensive, lack range, etc. For anyone who has wondered why a Cake, or other two wheeled EVs are expensive, this helps explain.  Oh and if you’re thinking of a Sur Ron, watch the video…. One of the other factors she brings

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Let’s Just THINK for One Minute

I want you to imagine this for a moment. In your household regardless of the country in which you reside, EVERY SINGLE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE YOU USE REQUIRES A DIFFERENT PLUG! Your toaster requires one kind of plug, your TV another, your hair dryer yet another, your computer something different, your monitor something other than what

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WebBikeWorld 2020 CAKE Kalk& Review: Kalk Of The Walk

I was hired by WebBikeWorld to write an article about what it’s like to actually own a CAKE KALK& since there is very little information about actual ownership online as of September 2020. Lots of demo ride videos and one owner ride video are about the only things that can be found. This is a

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Martian Rover

NASA as well as SpaceX are planning a trip to Mars and are looking for a vehicle that can transport astronauts around the surface. So they picked my Sofia for the task. And if you believe that then…. Today, September 9 2020 I awoke in what I believed was the middle of the night. My

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2020 Harley LiveWire

“MARK What the EFF is this doing on your CakeKalk site?!!!” Well, that’s simple. It’s my site, I built it and I can put whatever the EFF I want on it. What I learned by having my own business for the past nine years is freedom. Ownership is the new resistance. The fact is my

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Low Battery Return to Home Possible?

One of the most asked questions I receive about the Kalk& is “How far will it go?” which is common to all EVs. My answer along with the response from any EV manufacturer is “Well that depends…” I am personally at a loss why Cake has opted for a five bar battery level display on

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CAKE KALK& Day 25 July 27, 2020

Update August 25 2020 After reviewing the Ohlins front fork settings with my former RC51 tuner (The largest Ohlins dealer in the world and former Erion Racing Crew Chief) about the settings he recommends that only the upper chamber of the forks (the main chamber) be adjusted for pressure. NOT the lower ramp up chamber.

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Stefan Ytterhorn – CAKE Interview

Stefan Ytterhorn is interviewed by Ben of unearned confidence on April 17 2020 titled “UC Show #7 | Badass Electric Dirt Bike – CAKE CEO” I find the interview enlightening as it reveals the history of CAKE and I am able to form my own impressions of Ytterhorn’s personality. At 22:50 in the video Ytterhorn mentions

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CAKE KALK& Battery Charging

Update August 20 2020 I have owned my & for just over a month. In that time the charging times have come much more in line with Cake’s marketing materials, 0-80% in 1.5 hours and 81-100& in 2.5 hours. In speaking with those who are more knowledgeable than me about battery charging and BMS systems

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