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Old 08-25-20, 08:17 PM
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Cycling TV & Tour De France - Options?

I enjoy watching the TDF and know it starts in a few days. I would also like to watch other cycle races.

What options are there for watching cycling on TV in the USA?
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Old 08-25-20, 08:21 PM
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Paid subscription to one of the streaming companies.
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Old 08-25-20, 08:32 PM
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Old 08-26-20, 06:41 AM
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Flobikes.com will stream to Canada. Use a VPN and you can watch. FuboTV another option. NBCSports Gold Cycling. All need a subscription. A new play is GCN RaceTV but is limited to outside the US. A VPN will help to solve that.
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Old 08-26-20, 09:02 AM
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NBCSports Gold Cycling would probably be the easiest. Should get the Vuelta and some other races too for your money.
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Old 08-26-20, 10:59 AM
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I looked at the menu on the NBCSN network, they have the first three stages of the race scheduled to be show, but after Monday they show they are back to regular programming, and will be showing NHL playoffs in the evenings, which will beat out the TDF replays in the evenings. I hope I don't have to purchase a package to see the rest of this race. Does anyone know if this race will be moved to the Olympic channel, another NBC channel?
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Old 08-27-20, 09:38 AM
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Originally Posted by odanny View Post
I looked at the menu on the NBCSN network, they have the first three stages of the race scheduled to be show, but after Monday they show they are back to regular programming, and will be showing NHL playoffs in the evenings, which will beat out the TDF replays in the evenings. I hope I don't have to purchase a package to see the rest of this race. Does anyone know if this race will be moved to the Olympic channel, another NBC channel?
I looked at NBC Sports last week and it show they are broadcasting each stage on NBCSN every morning, with the exception of a few of the weekend stages live on NBC, and a couple of stages switched to CNBC. I've already set my DVR to watch each stage later that evening... and have the advantage of being able to fast forward through all the repeated commercials for Peloton, The Feed, etc.

The paid Gold Package coverage starts generally earlier each day, and has more analysis after, but is not necessary. Check the schedule:

https://www.nbcsports.com/cycling/tour-de-france

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Old 08-27-20, 09:46 AM
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Or set your alarm clock to watch it every morning NBCSN.. 21st, final day not as early
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Thanks redcon, apparently Comcast has not updated the menu where I live I guess.
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Old 08-28-20, 09:40 AM
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come to pro cycling forum and play TDF fantasy game!
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I can watch NBC sports on my Peacock TV network. Can I watch the TDF with NBC sports if I don't subscribe to NBC sports gold ?
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Old 08-28-20, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by frogman View Post
I can watch NBC sports on my Peacock TV network. Can I watch the TDF with NBC sports if I don't subscribe to NBC sports gold ?
If you have NBC Sports Network you won't need Gold or Cycling Pass to see the NBCSN daily coverage.
As others mention above, sometimes they move stages to NBC (weekend) or to CNBC (conflicts), so you'd need access to those channels too to see that stuff.
One more note is that with NBCSN you'll get the US coverage with NBC commentators, while on Gold / Cycling Pass you'll get the US feed plus the international ad-free broadcast with Australian commentary.
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Old 08-28-20, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by jimmyodonnell View Post
If you have NBC Sports Network you won't need Gold or Cycling Pass to see the NBCSN daily coverage.
As others mention above, sometimes they move stages to NBC (weekend) or to CNBC (conflicts), so you'd need access to those channels too to see that stuff.
One more note is that with NBCSN you'll get the US coverage with NBC commentators, while on Gold / Cycling Pass you'll get the US feed plus the international ad-free broadcast with Australian commentary.

Thanks for the info. !
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Old 08-28-20, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by jimmyodonnell View Post
If you have NBC Sports Network you won't need Gold or Cycling Pass to see the NBCSN daily coverage.
As others mention above, sometimes they move stages to NBC (weekend) or to CNBC (conflicts), so you'd need access to those channels too to see that stuff.
One more note is that with NBCSN you'll get the US coverage with NBC commentators, while on Gold / Cycling Pass you'll get the US feed plus the international ad-free broadcast with Australian commentary.

Thanks for the info. !
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Old 08-28-20, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Flip Flop Rider View Post
come to pro cycling forum and play TDF fantasy game!
Just did build a team, not sure if I did it right cause I was not sure how submit it, but I have my riders all set for tomorrow.
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Old 08-28-20, 07:45 PM
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Paid subscription to one of the streaming companies.

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 show all the professional races and tours. Cyberstreamz, which is a paid streaming service, offers these channels at a very reasonable cost.
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Old 08-30-20, 12:24 PM
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I get NBCSN via Sling TV - which wouldn't accept any logins until late in the race today.
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Old 08-30-20, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by jimmyodonnell View Post
If you have NBC Sports Network you won't need Gold or Cycling Pass to see the NBCSN daily coverage.
As others mention above, sometimes they move stages to NBC (weekend) or to CNBC (conflicts), so you'd need access to those channels too to see that stuff.
One more note is that with NBCSN you'll get the US coverage with NBC commentators, while on Gold / Cycling Pass you'll get the US feed plus the international ad-free broadcast with Australian commentary.
I have Gold but I can only find the international replay broadcast; the US version appears to be a one hour summary or am I not seeing it?

I watched it live yesterday on nbc Roku and I like Van De Veldes commentary etc
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Old 08-30-20, 01:04 PM
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This Morning and last It was on TV Via my cable package .. a summary will show again tonight , Sunday..


Broadcast has commercials, your eyes are what they sold to advertisers.. paying for the streaming app they get paid by each viewer..

Live in France is GMT + an hour.. count down timezones to where you live..






..

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Old 08-30-20, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Grouperdawg View Post
I have Gold but I can only find the international replay broadcast; the US version appears to be a one hour summary or am I not seeing it?

I watched it live yesterday on nbc Roku and I like Van De Veldes commentary etc
That's odd . . . I have 3 different replay options on Gold / Cycling Pass -- he ad-free broadcast, the NBCSN broadcast and the NBCSN 1-hour recap.
I can't imagine it matters what device you use to access Gold Cycling Pass, but I'm on Apple TV.
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Old 08-30-20, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by jimmyodonnell View Post
That's odd . . . I have 3 different replay options on Gold / Cycling Pass -- he ad-free broadcast, the NBCSN broadcast and the NBCSN 1-hour recap.
I can't imagine it matters what device you use to access Gold Cycling Pass, but I'm on Apple TV.
maybe I missed it , Iíll go back and look

was a really good one stage 2
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