Ask Bike Hugger: Watching Tour de France

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by Byron on Jul 08, 2009 at 1:29 PM

Our Twitter followers ask us questions about gear, bikes, and sometimes their personal lives. We poll a team of experts and respond.

le Tour

We’re getting asked this a lot and le Tour has never been more watchable. Back in the day, we either watched grainy, foreign-language VCR tapes from some dude with a drug habit that had a satellite or worse ABC’s 20 minutes of ridiculous coverage.

Now we’ve got Vs. in HD with web streaming online.

You can also find streams on Cycling.TV. Also check cyclingfans.com and steephill.tv.

Streams come and go and Twitter is a good resource to check where people are watching it. Often times, some race fan in Europe will stream the race until his connection craps out or he gets a cease and desist letter.

We’re live blogging and chatting the tour on The Hub.

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Comments: 2

Forget about *watching* the Tour.  I’m going to be on a boat for the last week of the Tour.  I need to find someone broadcasting audio over shortwave radio.

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