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Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

22 April 2015 - 1:39pm
Hi,
I understand its per month and the smaller amount is 12 months subs, Ta,

Re: Whatever happened to Nicole Cooke

21 April 2015 - 10:24pm
Hi,
This does not surprise me, not particularly her but pro's in general.
This seems to be her typical style unless you have another.
http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/race_news ... stoppable/

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

21 April 2015 - 9:52pm
NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
I am a bit out of touch with sports channels.
Do euro sport cover much mainstream sport
Yes I see its 3.99 for twelve months on the web.
Can you get it any other way, paying that is
Sky want 30 / month
Ta,
Just checking you realise that Eurosport online is £3.99 per month for a 12 month subscription (or £5.99 pm with no subscription length, AFAIK you can stop & start it on a month by month basis). It isn't totally clear from the way you've phrased it.

Rick.

Re: Whatever happened to Nicole Cooke

21 April 2015 - 7:17pm
I've just finished reading Nicole's autobiography - The Breakaway. It seems she suffered from constant knee problems throughout her career and I think this may have been a factor in her early retirement. Definitely worth a read.

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

20 April 2015 - 7:06pm
I pay for the web broadcast 3.99. Then with a cheap Apple tv device I can stream it to my tv. As long as you have fast broadband it looks fine.

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

20 April 2015 - 6:41pm
I love Eurosport because they show TONS of cycling! I can watch it on TV (though 'buffering' can be a problem here) my PC and my phone! Also you can watch most events for many days afterwards, in full or fastforward through it.

Of the other sports they show you get a fair amount of tennis and they are showing the world snooker at moment and also seems to be some golf, alpine sports seem to get a lot of coverage and motor racing and motorcycling too but typically its not sort of F1, but cycling Yes! they cover a lot.

I only subscribe to it because I want to watch the cycling events and for these it is great value; Generally its off the beaten path compared to sky; you wont be getting football or cricket for instance

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

20 April 2015 - 2:15pm
Hi,
I am a bit out of touch with sports channels.
Do euro sport cover much mainstream sport
Yes I see its 3.99 for twelve months on the web.
Can you get it any other way, paying that is
Sky want 30 / month
Ta,

Alf Engers film

20 April 2015 - 11:43am
Heads up East Midlanders

http://www.broadway.org.uk/events/film_alf_engers

The Alf Engers film will be showing at the Broadway Cinema in Notiingham on 7th May and the great man will be in attendance for a Q&A afterwards.

Re: hour record.

19 April 2015 - 10:16pm
Alex Dowsett: Preparing for the Hour Record

Cycling news video...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4i3Gv9 ... e=youtu.be

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

19 April 2015 - 7:18pm
Yeah, I'm all up to date cheers! [emoji106]

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

19 April 2015 - 12:12pm
have you watched it yet?? Amstel Gold race today! I cant complain that it costs me 3.99 a month for Eurosport; less than a couple of bottles of Amstel!

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

17 April 2015 - 1:46pm
Been avoiding this thread and the cycling press until I found a way of watching it - the full race is now on YouTube, which also means that you can skip the adverts [emoji6]

Re: hour record.

15 April 2015 - 1:46pm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cycling/32315934

Dowsett attempt in Manchester on May 2nd.

Wiggins attempt in London on June 7th.

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

13 April 2015 - 11:09am
Country not county. Was writing on my iPad!

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

13 April 2015 - 10:11am
Absolutely right. The coverage is weak, but it's what we have. Can I recommend an iPad. I Watch yoorosport while I'm in the shed fettling, in the kitchen baking bread etc etc. We were in the Arenberg this w/e. Fantastic atmosphere, crowd bigger than we'd seen before, brilliant sunshine. It was one of those days to put in the bank for when you're miserable. I found myself listening to an Aussie and a county Frenchman at the same time - linguistically challenging but I wonder if there is any single day event which brings so many nationalities together.

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

13 April 2015 - 8:00am
elPedro666 wrote: ... - guessing Eurosport are pretty hot on blocking out any competition [emoji19]

The ads certainly block out a lot of the cycling.

I used to be Eurosport addict when it was on Freeview and the shift to Sky meant I had a lot more time for other things.

I've been house-sitting for the last couple of weeks with Sky available. I watched the Tour of Flanders all day last Sunday with increasing frustration at all the ad breaks. Yesterday, I decided to waste less time so I just watched the evening programme. There seemed to be even more ads, inserted without any consideration for the racing action. (Do advertisers believe that paying to irritate viewers is the way to go?)

Eurosport also seem to find it impossible to get a commentator who (a) can work out what's going on and (b) can get the best out of Sean Kelly who has huge knowledge but which needs drawing out.

One example from yesterday: after part of the race was held up by the level crossing, a commissaire (the pillion passenger dressed in red) could clearly be seen instructing the front part of the bunch to wait for the second part which had been held up. That was described by the commentator (sorry - I don't know his name) as some sort of sporting gesture by the riders. Come back Duffers. All is forgiven.

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

11 April 2015 - 10:43pm
Cheers Nick, I was on there earlier but nothing seemed to be available - guessing Eurosport are pretty hot on blocking out any competition [emoji19]

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

11 April 2015 - 1:23pm
take a look at steephill tv

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

11 April 2015 - 10:17am
Ah, that website appears to be subscription

Any other ideas where I might be able to watch it?!

I'm in Stockport and can bring quality beer and/or coffee if anyone's offering! [emoji8]

Re: Don't forget you know who - Sunday

11 April 2015 - 8:27am
A friend mentioned cycling.tv as a possible source, I haven't checked it yet though. If only I could find a pub showing it!!!

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