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This electric bike is on the road to being entirely fossil-free by 2025. Here’s how

Swedish energy company Vattenfall and electric bike maker CAKE are collaborating on a project to make a fossil free dirt bike. Image: CAKE.

Kate Whiting

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For the electric bike to become fully fossil free, all the materials and components - from steel, to plastic, suspension and the battery - must be produced and transported without any fossil fuels or sources being used.
For the electric bike to become fully fossil free, all the materials and components - from steel, to plastic, suspension and the battery - must be produced and transported without any fossil fuels or sources being used. Image: Jakob Ihre and CAKE.
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A process shown for the electric bike from start to finish.
Most of the lifetime emissions of an electric bike come from manufacturing. Image: CAKE.

An prototype of fossil free electric bike with dirt on the floor.
‘We know from day one that of course we'll never get to 100% fossil free by 2025.' Image: Jakob Ihre and CAKE.

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