Swedish two-wheeled electrical mobility outfit Cake has added three new fashions to its lineup, all of that are aimed toward youthful riders. The Kids Evolution program options the Ready steadiness bike, the Steady mountain bike and the Go off-road electrical motorbike.
“Learning to ride a bicycle is a must before even thinking of anything with a motor,” mentioned Cake CEO and founder, Stefan Ytterborn. “The joy and excitement, developing skills, balance and control is the common platform, no matter where the path for kids on two wheels will take them. It’s also about responsibility and anxiety, where step by step confidence and safety thinking, for kids and parents is key.”
The three fashions in Cake’s Kids Evolution Program have been designed to assist younger riders from beneath two years of age to eight years and over.
The sequence begins with a confidence builder within the form of the Ready kick bike. This mannequin is not powered however is designed to introduce future riders to the idea of rolling alongside on two wheels, and all of the coordination and steadiness expertise that go along with it earlier than transferring onto powering alongside utilizing pedals.
The steadiness bike rocks an aluminum alloy body and strikes alongside on 12-inch aluminum rims with 2.25-in-thick Innova tires, however would not include brakes. The Ready is priced at US$225 and is out there to order now.
The 16-inch Cake Steady single-speed mountain bike is not powered by a motor both, however serves as the subsequent logical step within the Program – utilizing pedals. It comes with two V-brakes with short-reach levers, additionally has a 6061 aluminum alloy body and rolls on 16-inch wheels with 2.5-inch-thick Innova tires. Aimed at kids from 3.5 years of age and up, the Steady is priced at $400.
Once the youngsters have mastered the Ready and Steady fashions, it is time to transfer up a notch or two and mount the Go off-road electrical moto, which is aimed toward riders aged six years and over.
This one seems very very similar to a mini model of Cake’s Kalk electrical bikes, and is designed for off-road use solely. The guardian or guardian can resolve how a lot energy the motor locations on the younger rider’s disposal – starting from 600 watts as much as 1.5 kW for as much as 40 km/h (25 mph), and a 48V LiNiCoMn 8,8Ah battery with built-in BMS provides about an hour of motorized using earlier than needing a four-hour recharge over a regular wall outlet.
Elsewhere, the tubular chromium molybdenum metal body is augmented with plastic bodywork and fenders, it has a seat peak of 640 mm (25.2 in), full suspension comes courtesy of a hydraulic fork with 95 mm of journey and a fuel shock absorber to the rear with 125 mm of journey, the 14×1.6-inch entrance wheel and 12×1.85-inch rear wheel are each wrapped in Michelin Starcross MH3 tires, and stopping energy shapes up as hydraulic disc brakes back and front, plus a regen mode.
The Cake Go carries a price ticket of $3,500.
“Being a dad, I have been disturbingly surprised by the motorized off-road kids bikes that lately have hit the market, addressing kids from toddlers and up,” added Ytterborn. “With the Cake line of bikes, we want to excite young riders and stress safety. You need to learn how to walk before you run, and you need to master your balance before you start playing around with a throttle.”
You can see what’s on provide from Cake’s Kids Evolution Program within the quick video under.
Ready Steady GO – CAKE Kids Bikes – Launch