How Loud is the Blender?
We blended ice and water (the loudest thing you can blend) and found the following measurements: At 2 feet, it peaked at 85db for the first few seconds and fell to 75-80 for the rest of the time. At 5 ft, it peaked at 77 for the first few seconds and fell to 70-73. At [...]
Can you put ingredients in your bike blender and process them while riding down mountains? Yes you can.
Props to RTB customer Mark Harris for this fun video demonstrating one fun way to enjoy bike blending. In his blog, the “Transcendental Art of Bicycle Blender Touring”, Mark documents his travels with the Fender Blender Xtracycle, in which he pulls edible food from the side of the road, adds an ingredient or two (sometimes [...]
Is My Vitamix Pitcher Compatible with Your Bike Blender Base?
We have seen the bike blender work with the Vitamix Creations II 48 oz. 12-in-1 Variable Speed Blender‘s pitcher, as well as our own (Advance Container). We cannot guarantee every blender pitcher from Vitamix is compatible, but you’re more than welcome to ask Vitamix directly. We use Vitamix’s sound reduction pad (Vitamix 15579) and Drive [...]
Can I get replacement parts for missing or damaged pieces?
Yes, you can! Use this photo to identify which replacement parts you need and place your order in our online store here for blender base and pitcher parts: http://rockthebike.com/store/fender-blender-pro-accessories/113-fender-blender-replacement-parts.html Use the video (below) to see how to dissemble and reassemble your blending component. If you need parts for your Fender Blender or Generator [...]
Bike Blending: How many crew? How much ingredients? How many bikes?
Here’s a copy of a recent receipt from Trader Joe’s for a Bike Blending event that served 100 people. To serve the most people in the least time, here are the factors to consider: – Ingredients. This is the easiest. Ingredients cost $0.60 per 8 oz smoothie. Scale this to meet your crowd needs. – [...]
How do I make a thick and tasty smoothie with my Fender Blender?
NOTE: The directions below are good to follow for the proportions, but not the order. Do not start with ice! The blade needs to get moving and a piece of ice can jam it. Start with something soft like chunks of banana! We’ll be updating this page with up to date photos. First, fill up [...]
Are there sponsorships and grants available for my Nonprofit?
Bike Blending in action at Longfellow Elementary’s Spring Carnival Our Nonprofit Discount Program grants awards of 10% off your purchase of Rock the Bike gear to a limited number of nonprofit or educational applicants per quarter and has a simple application process. Requirements: – Proof of nonprofit status (501c3) – Paragraph of who your nonprofit [...]
How long does it take to blend a smoothie with the Fender Blender?
It takes about 30 seconds of medium-hard pedaling to blend a smoothie with a Fender Blender.