Tour de France 2022

Geoff738

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Anybody watching?

Not on tv here anymore so I don’t get to watch it. Just see whatever highlights I can find on the web.

Cheers,
Geoff
 

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Great finale, today. i won't spoil it for you.......

Pavé stage, tomorrow. :cool:
 

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I grew up on the velodrome, literally. It’s a remarkably beautiful sport. I still cycle. But the chemical cheating is as rampant today as ever. As a cyclist who was a tireless advocate for the sport I find it repulsive to cheer for dopers. And in a twisted way I find it even harder to stomach the selective way doping is only enforced arbitrarily against certain teams and certain people.

TdF is spectacular and if you’ve never seen it in person put it on your bucket list. But today’s winner is doping and today’s Lanterne Rouge is also doping.
 

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I grew up on the velodrome, literally. It’s a remarkably beautiful sport. I still cycle. But the chemical cheating is as rampant today as ever. As a cyclist who was a tireless advocate for the sport I find it repulsive to cheer for dopers. And in a twisted way I find it even harder to stomach the selective way doping is only enforced arbitrarily against certain teams and certain people.

TdF is spectacular and if you’ve never seen it in person put it on your bucket list. But today’s winner is doping and today’s Lanterne Rouge is also doping.
I spent a lot of time at Helyer when I lived in the SF Bay Area. Not the best track but still some of the most fun I’ve had racing. It was nice to be able to finally school all the cat 1/2s that would usually spank me on the weekday rides.
 

Killing Floor

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I spent a lot of time at Helyer when I lived in the SF Bay Area. Not the best track but still some of the most fun I’ve had racing. It was nice to be able to finally school all the cat 1/2s that would usually spank me on the weekday rides.
The Dick Lane Velodrome in Atlanta was a crooked and bumpy place too. It was 1/5 mile so it was complicated to mark it for kilo. But it was home.
 

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Baby-faced assassin. Rode the stones, like a specialist. Looking good for three in a row.
 

WingedWords

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We have the benefit of Sean Kelly's co-commentary, on Eurosport TV, here......

The broadcast began, at 12.15, p.m. Retirement is a boon. :cool:
ITV4 team for me, Eurosport only if I have to. I don't get much else done during July, though I do have a bit of a tradition of having a bicycle ride every day the Tour's on. Not that far these days, just the local park.


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ITV4 team for me, Eurosport only if I have to. I don't get much else done during July, though I do have a bit of a tradition of having a bicycle ride every day the Tour's on. Not that far these days, just the local park.


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Aye, a Brompton! I had one of those for years. Was always fun pulling up to the train just as it was arriving, do a quick fold and carry it on before the train moved.

Yeah, I’m watching the Tour - switched channels here in the US from NBC to USA, but it’s still Phil and Bob Roll. That Slovenian kid is a sick talent in any type of race. He’s gonna give Eddie Merckx a run for his money before he’s through… His ride on the cobbles yesterday was crazy - rode like Boonen in his prime…

-Ray
 

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Aye, a Brompton! I had one of those for years. Was always fun pulling up to the train just as it was arriving, do a quick fold and carry it on before the train moved.

Yeah, I’m watching the Tour - switched channels here in the US from NBC to USA, but it’s still Phil and Bob Roll. That Slovenian kid is a sick talent in any type of race. He’s gonna give Eddie Merckx a run for his money before he’s through… His ride on the cobbles yesterday was crazy - rode like Boonen in his prime…

-Ray
No substitute for Phil really, and I always miss Paul Sherwen.
 

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Anybody watching?

Not on tv here anymore so I don’t get to watch it. Just see whatever highlights I can find on the web.

Cheers,
Geoff
As far as I know, it is possible to watch the Tour de France live on USA, NBC, and NBC Sports. Also, I checked free sports streaming sites and found out that FootyBite also gives access to Tour de France.
 

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I always go out, on Bastille Day.:cool:
Yep, gotta have a break sometime.
At least I only watch one channel at a time. My partner has been known to have her tablet and phone, plus mine, all showing different matches on busy days during Wimbledon.
 




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