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Which TdF Commercial was your Favorite?

Old 07-24-11, 06:44 AM
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Which TdF Commercial was your Favorite?

At first I liked the commercial with the little kid riding the big wheel, then that got old.

Then I liked the commercial with the dog and I couldn't get that song out of my head.

Finally, my favorite of the whole TdF broadcast (on Versus anyway) was the Road ID commercial series with Bobke! Poor Bob, no one would ever go for a ride with him. I would. He still probably drop me like a hot potato, but heck yeah I ride with Bob!!

So that was my favorite. which was yours?
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Old 07-24-11, 06:48 AM
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SIDI. CYCLING SHOES.



wait no you said favorite...
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Old 07-24-11, 07:15 AM
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The Chevy Volt commercial.
I'll be glad if I never see that Izod commercial again.
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Old 07-24-11, 07:15 AM
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Tough to pick a favourite ... there have been a few good ones. But the Skoda ad is probably my favourite. It is very well done, and one wonders if those things have actually happened on Tours.

I like the Ballarat one too ... "Create your own cycling moments". I've never lived in a place before where there have been so many relatively local cycling ads encouraging people to get out and ride.

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Old 07-24-11, 07:20 AM
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I just want to be okay, be okay, be okay. I just want to be okay, be okay, be okay........
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Old 07-24-11, 07:32 AM
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I just want to be okay, be okay, be okay. I just want to be okay, be okay, be okay........
That one is catchy, too!
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Old 07-24-11, 07:38 AM
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The one about everything running on gas is clever (Nissan) but over-saturation killed it.

Izod's attempt to become hip again is sad.
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Old 07-24-11, 08:03 AM
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You really are in dire need of a DVR / Tivo so you can fast forward through the endless commercials.
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Old 07-24-11, 08:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Mithrandir View Post
SIDI. CYCLING SHOES.



wait no you said favorite...
*twitch*
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Old 07-24-11, 08:16 AM
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The one for the arm wrestling coverage coming up on Eurosport
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Originally Posted by Walter View Post
The one about everything running on gas is clever (Nissan) but over-saturation killed it.
I must have tuned out at the end of that commercial every time. I thought it was a Chevy Volt commercial until I paid closer attention a few minutes ago. The guy was filling up his Volt with gas as the Leaf drove away.
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Old 07-24-11, 10:59 AM
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Not sure what my favorite was (most likely the Nissan Leaf) but certainly the stupid Izod one was the LEAST favorite.
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Old 07-24-11, 11:04 AM
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Originally Posted by bengreen79 View Post
I must have tuned out at the end of that commercial every time. I thought it was a Chevy Volt commercial until I paid closer attention a few minutes ago. The guy was filling up his Volt with gas as the Leaf drove away.
And 2 hours later, it shows the Volt passing the Leaf on the side of the road after it ran out of juice.
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VW Pinata commercial with the little kid pounding away. Loved it.
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Old 07-24-11, 11:27 AM
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I don't know. I'm trying so hard to forget them...all of them.
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VW Pinata commercial with the little kid pounding away. Loved it.
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Old 07-24-11, 01:32 PM
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SCOTT........because it was over quickly!

ps: I'd like to shoot that damned dog (Ok the dog was cute, but the song drove me crazy)
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Old 07-24-11, 01:37 PM
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SCOTT........because it was over quickly!

ps: I'd like to shoot that damned dog (Ok the dog was cute, but the song drove me crazy)
Same here, I can't even tell you what they were selling and I bet I heard it at least 10 times a stage.

I guess I'll show my age..but everytime I heard the IZOD commercial start "It's a dawning...".

I thought in my mind it should be "dawning of the age of aquarius".
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Old 07-24-11, 01:53 PM
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DVR, fast forward. F the commercials, life is too short as is.
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None. The ads that were playing during the TdF were truly horrendous. Bike companies, RoadID, etc.. All completely lacking imagination.

Of course the exception being the Izod and Michelob ads, they were on a completely different level of horrible.
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Those Izod ads have made me seriously consider deleting all Weezer songs from my iPod.
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Old 07-24-11, 02:28 PM
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All the Bobke ads for Road ID. As for all the other ads, some were great the first week, but by the third week...ugg.

I think i will be suffering from IZOD night sweats for the next month or so.
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Old 07-24-11, 02:29 PM
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Favorite: Trek Project One

Least: That one training bike commercial where the guy is wearing a helmet while he's using it.

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