Google Social completely missed, however, Hayduke's back to back rants about the 2010 Amgen Tour of California and hypothesizes a correlation between large racing events and scofflaws running stop signs in Santa Cruz. I'd say Google Social is, for now, a work in progress, which is partly why they call it "experimental" I suppose.
Speaking of experimmental and innovation, I'm impressed with the work that apparently went into the E-HUB. A couple of cycling enthusiasts in Slovenia developed this spring loaded rear hub to help "round out" eccentric leg motions when pedaling. Many Cyclelicious readers know of past attempts to improve the pedaling stroke with elliptical chainrings, and I'm personally dubious of this attempt. Some of the endorsements for E-HUB, however, got my attention, especially that from RAAM winner Jure Robic (from, incidentally, Slovenia).
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Yeah, I am very skeptical of the E-Hub too, but the fact that guys like Robic and Jani Brajkovic are using it kind of got my attention. Maybe thay are just using it because they are paid to do so, but I would still like to try it myself before completely dismissing it.