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What kind of seat post clamp/lever do I need?

Are you looking to get a replacement seat post clamp/lever? We have an older style and new style. Help us determine which style you have so we make sure to send the compatible part. Please let us know in the NOTES section of your order.   In order to figure out which style is compatible with […]

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What can I power with the Off the Wall generator?

Finally, we have a bike generator that allows customers to simply plug in regular devices with no intermediate box or circuit. You pedal, the device turns on. Direct, immediate, simple. But not all devices are compatible.  The Off the Wall Generator will only power devices that have a switching power supply. How do I tell if […]

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What Style Wheel Do I Have?

When ordering new wheel covers OR an Icycleta Ice Cream Bike Attachment it’s important for us to know what style wheel you have. Not sure how to tell? Let us help you find out. “What wheel cover style is compatible with my wheel?” Ordering new wheel covers?  We need to know which wheel you have so […]

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What kind of devices can I charge with my Recharge Station?

Q: What kind of devices can I charge with my Recharge Station? A: Anything that can be connected by a USB cable can be charged by the Recharge Station. However, our Recharge Desks don’t support the newer “Smart Charge” technology.

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Why is it hard to pedal the recharge station at first?

Q: Why is it hard to pedal the recharge station at first? A: It’s important to note that our generator bikes have some initial resistance when a person begins to pedal. Riders may feel that it’s tough to pedal or requires some effort. The resistance will then subside and pedaling will become easier (ie less […]

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Do I need multiple people pedaling to charge a device?

Q: Do I need multiple people pedaling to charge a device? A: No! One person can easily generate the power to charge up to 8 USB devices using our Pedal Powered Recharge Station. Great for conventions, meetings, music festivals, and all-day events where people need power for their mobile devices but might not have easy […]

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How does the Recharge Desk work?

Q: How does the Recharge Desk work? A: The pedaler generates about 60-80 watts continuously at an easy pace. When the Arbduino computer detects incoming power it starts charging the ultra capacitors which are like batteries, except they’re high current (quick charge and discharge) and can be charge cycled many thousands of times. The Arbduino […]

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How fast will my phone charge when it’s plugged in to the Recharge Desk?

Q: How fast will my phone charge when it’s plugged in to the Recharge Desk? If I pedal faster will my device charge faster? A: Pedal power won’t cause your phones to charge any faster than they normally would. This is because you are creating enough electricity to charge an electronic device and nothing more. […]

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How many charging units can charge at one time?

Q: How many charging units can charge at one time? A: Recharge Desks are outfitted with eight USB ports. When you purchase a Recharge Desk from us, they won’t come with any charging cables but when you rent one, we provide you with cables, but please we please ask that you return them! One person […]

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What are the different models for a pedal powered concert?

The specific technical approach we take at each Pedal Powered Stage event now depends on the size and nature of the audience, the purpose of the event, the nature of the music. Ultimately we strive to provide an eye-opening and inspiring experience to both the audience and musicians. New compromise approaches have allowed us to […]

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What is a coach?

You’ve gone to great lengths to have an interactive Pedal Power activity at your event, and you want the best results. We’ve found that having a “coach” is essential to having a hit. Once you read all the different things a coach does, you’ll want one too. The person who greets your group as they […]

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Hire a Smoothie Booth for Your Event

Photo Credit: Adam Aufdencamp Hire Rock the Bike to run a smoothie booth at your event and we’ll supply experienced crew members who can cover all aspects of bike blending. We’ll bring the bike, prepare the smoothies, coach the activity, and ensure higher volumes at your event. We’re fun-loving and outgoing event people. We’ll make […]

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Troubleshooting Tips for the Fender Blender Pro

Need help assembling or tuning your Fender Blender Pro? Check out our series of troubleshooting tips, brought to you by the finest bike blender mechanics in the world.

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What can I power with Rock The Bike Generators?

What can I power with a Generator Pro or Electric Fender Blender Pro? Most common uses: AC Power — Use our Pedal Power Utility Box or create your own 24V Pedal Power system with a battery and inverter. Our Pedal Power Utility Box is a complete system that features: Ultracapacitor (absorbs every last Watt of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Care for Your Fender Blender Pro

Care After Your Event: – Wipe the bike frame and blender with a sponge or cloth using soap and water (we use this spray). Wipe it with a clean rag to dry it. – Wash pitchers thoroughly – Store indoors and out of direct sunlight Care Before Your Event: – Pump up the front tire […]

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How Do I Remove My Wheel Cover?

This video shows you how to cut the wheel cover, in detail: Once you’ve cut the hole, you need to cut the inner part out: SNIP! Use a flathead screwdriver to remove the screws. Note: when re-installing be careful not to over-tighten as this could cause the head to snap off or break the screw […]

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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 […]

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