Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Detour: Neuron Shifting and Robots

Every once in awhile we detour from Italian cycling to another subject area...this time to some interesting videos.

First, with electronic shifting it now becomes possible to control shifting with your brain:

Next, a cycling robot that can steer and balance:

Lastly, a robotic wheel truing system:

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1 comment:

  1. These kinds of things must be a dream-come-true for certain pro team directors. They can not only yell in the ear of their racers but shift their gears and maybe more! Pretty soon the pesky humans racing the bikes can be dispensed with entirely and the industry will have what they always wanted - a contest among machines, with no athletes needed.