Cake Kalk (Lightweight Electric Off-Road Motorbikes) by CAKE ridecake.com
2018 - 2019, Golden A' Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design Award Winner
Inspiration
The dream of a clean outback without any pollution, no sound and no maintenance. The fact that it’s nearly silent, boosts the riding experience and serves for absolute presence whilst out exploring. It is also enhancing the level of respect towards the surroundings and those sharing the space with you, whether it’d be fellow hikers, wild animals or maybe even your neighbours when riding your back yard track.
Creativity
CAKE develops uncompromising high performance electric off-road motorbikes. CAKE’s mission is to speed up the journey towards a zero emission society, combining excitement with responsibility. All components are made from scratch to optimize the riding performance in this new category. Every little detail is elaborated for perfection, while considering the perspectives of sustainability. It’s all about the outdoors. - Explore with respect.
Design Challenges
CAKE ridecake.com did not encounter any design challenges while designing the award winning Cake Kalk Lightweight Electric Off-Road Motorbikes.
Production Technology
The CAKE Kalk bike, built for light off-road performance, uses an industrial standard IPM motor, customized for CAKE and made in Europe. It´s a 15 kW mid motor, powered by a 51.8 Volt, 50Ah battery for torque and range, conducted by specifically developed and tuned software, for the controller and dynamic performance.
With the intention of simplicity, promoting easiness in terms of riding as well as maintenance, it’s a light bike weighing in at sub 70 kilos, using a single pivot direct drive, reducing the number of heavy and moving parts.
       
     
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