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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

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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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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

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Locking while Level 2 charging

In two other posts I have explained how I now charge at EVSE level 2 charging stations. Extending my Kalk Charging at Level 2 Charging Stations Due to COVID19 when I charge my bike I either stay very close by or just sit next to my bike. If the EVSE station is located near a

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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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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

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