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Is This Minimal Dirtbike the Future of Trail Riding?


February 5, 2018 Briefings By

Kalk is the latest dirtbike from the Swedish brand Cake, and it’s an example of what a mashup between a Tesla and a downhill mountain bike might look like. Weighing in at just over 150 pounds, the Kalk is fully electric, can reach a top speed of 50 miles per hour and ranges up to 50 miles per charge. The bike features a minimal, sleek design with an aluminum frame, carbon fiber body and a tiny 15-kilowatt electric motor. Cake, which is helmed by POC founder Stefan Ytterborn, plans to position the Kalk as a starting point for a future line of electric motorbikes.

The Sub-$15,000 High-Performance Off-Roader You’ve Been Waiting For

It’s the first Polaris single-seater to be given legitimate power and serious running gear. Read the Story