Reviews

Personalizing my Kalk& – Update September 20 2020

Making the Bike Mine All of us make our bikes our own. I’m no exception. So here’s what I’ve changed so far based on where/what/how I plan to use my bike which is to ride from my home to forest trails along the coast. I was not a fan of the ant type antenna rear

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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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Yeah I Understand

I opted to purchase the Kalk& rather than the INK SL because of the Ohlins suspension. I’ve stated elsewhere on this site my affinity for Ohlins gear having used it on my RC51 track bike. But the real difference came when Dan Kyle Racing who is the largest Ohlins dealer in the world tuned my

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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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Well Now I’m Embarrassed – Updated 9-12-20

Update September 12 2020 Cake informed me that the Service Interval 1 message would disappear after five cycles of the bike being activated. Well I’ve ridden my bike over 12 times and the message remains. A message appears prior to the Service Interval 1 stating “No Connection.” I’m not certain what that means or if

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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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Tucker Neary’s Kalk Review

Tucker Neary of Electric Cycle Rider reviews the Cake Kalk OR. Tucker Neary is not only an EV motorcycle enthusiast, but someone I consider to be level headed and fair in his assessment of bikes. Tucker recently released a ride video of the Cake Kalk OR and although it’s the off-road only model of the

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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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