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Indurain TdF videos?

Old 11-09-07, 07:26 PM
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Indurain TdF videos?

I thought I'd treat myself to a set of Indurain era Tour De France videos - I thought there was a 5 video set offered someplace (Cycle Sport I think) but I can't find it anywhere. I dig further and I can't find any pre-Lance TdF videos for sale in North America, except a few Lemond videos. What's up? Not selling well, or is it a rights-licensing issue? I missed the entire Indurain era of the Tour and would like to see a bit of it. BTW, World Cycling (Cycle Sport) doesn't seem to have too many old Giro or Vuelta videos either.
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Old 11-09-07, 08:13 PM
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World Cycling Productions is the company that markets all the TdF DVD sets. They have a huge catalog of sets available, including LeMond, Merckx, Hinault, Indurain. I saw a huge multi page ad in one issue of CycleSport America a couple months ago, but I can't recall the issue date- sorry. I do know that they exist though. Try searching for WCP and see what you get. Hope that helps...
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Old 11-09-07, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by hhabca View Post
I thought I'd treat myself to a set of Indurain era Tour De France videos - I thought there was a 5 video set offered someplace (Cycle Sport I think) but I can't find it anywhere. I dig further and I can't find any pre-Lance TdF videos for sale in North America, except a few Lemond videos. What's up? Not selling well, or is it a rights-licensing issue? I missed the entire Indurain era of the Tour and would like to see a bit of it. BTW, World Cycling (Cycle Sport) doesn't seem to have too many old Giro or Vuelta videos either.
I think you missed the boat on those. They were offered by World Cycling Productions on VHS tape but when the conversion was made to DVD format, I don't think they (WCP) offered them because they were already quite a few years in the past, Miguel was not American (like Greg is, thus not the interest here in the US) and the recent sales of those vintage Tours on VHS indicated that they would not sell enough to be worth it to produce them on DVD. I believe they sold those remaining VHS tapes out on special offers a few years ago.

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Old 11-12-07, 09:45 AM
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Thanks - I figured the ads I saw were a few years old. Lesson learned - don't put things off just because you have a new baby in the house! I guess it's the ebay route, but I did find a few DVDs offered in the UK. Also found the 94 tour in the local library.
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Old 11-12-07, 09:52 AM
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I think Miguelon also has the reputation of being a bit boring.
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