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Old 04-28-12, 05:51 PM   #1
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televised women's races?

sorry if this has been hashed over recently, but a search turned up nothing.

I would like to watch women's pro cycling. willing to pay for it. love watching latecomers like Evie tear up the field (as a latecomer myself).

can't find anything on Versus/NBC, and from what I can see Cycling.tv has very little. i read something about 'UCI doesn't film the races'.

is it simply the case that these races are not televised? i could certainly believe it if so given the smaller audience, but i thought I'd ask to make sure I wasn't missing something.

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Are you talking about American races or European races? In America, most pro races (mens and womens) are not televised. Not enough interest among sponsors and broadcasters.
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Either or. Would have loved to see Evie's triumph at Flech Wallone for example
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ok, here's the best source I've found so far:
http://women.cyclingfever.com/video.html

no full-length coverage :-( but some fairly decent recaps, more than the 10-second blips on Versus
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Local coverage , like on Belgian TV, probably means going to a Pub there.
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Either or. Would have loved to see Evie's triumph at Flech Wallone for example
Somewhat uncharacteristically, NBC sports did include a short recap of the Womens FW race during coverage of the Mens event. Universal sports covered many of the Womens world cup Cyclocross races this past season.
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