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Google Social and bikes

I’ve enabled Google Social and Google now (occasionally) returns results from my “social circle” to, theoretically, get the latest dirt on what my friends are talking about. I typed in “Tour of California” for example, and Google Social returned Steephill’s 2007 AToC dashboard, my Sacramento photoset from earlier this year, and a call for volunteers read more »

Social media and cycling advocacy

Yesterday, we learned how Barb Chamberlain became director of Washington Bikes, the cycling advocacy group for the state of Washington. I first met Barb online; both of us actively use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus to interact with other cyclists and advocates. I asked her how she and Washington Bikes read more »

About that Bolivian mandatory bicycle law

Road.cc’s story about a mandatory bicycle law in Bolivia’s fourth largest city is making the rounds in various social media forums after this Spanish language editorial landed on Reddit. The gist of the editorial: Councillor Beatriz Zegarra for the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia introduced a proposal to mandate bicycle use at least one day per read more »

The National Bike Summit and Social Media

I’ve been watching Twitter, Google Plus and the Blogs (remember them?) for reports from the U.S. National Bike Summit that started yesterday in Washington DC.

Social Media 5 – 4 – 3

For the SEO nerds: I now see a significant uptick in traffic to Cyclelicious from Google Plus.

What is the Sheldon Method?

Last night I was the guest “professor” for a fun, weekly online chat called #bikeschool on Twitter. The format is simple: the professor asks questions, the audience answers. Participants hashtag evertyhing with #bikeschool so we can track the discussion.