This is exactly what I have done for the last whole bunch of years, except last year was the first with a DVR ... VCR before that. I watched the prime-time coverage a couple-few times after discovering there had been a power failure or cable outage that screwed up the live morning show. I never much enjoyed it.Coolhand said:DVR for the win! I like to record the morning live feed and watch it at night. Pure Phil and Paul, and no filler or "educational" segments.
ah the good old days - Sam Posey drawing on his car racing background to explain/mangle the Tour...Retro Grouch said:I know I'm an old fart but....
Back in the day, TdF coverage was relegated to a 30 minute segment on ABC's Wild World of Sports on a weekend.
I'll take Versus daily coverage with all the "Epic Cycle" hype over that anytime.
... and then during Indurain's reign, we were given a significant upgrade to 30 minutes of late-night coverage per day on ESPN. The first 15 minutes was a recap of what had happened yesterday ... the second 15 covered the current day's stage ... subtract for commercials and the net was *maybe* 10 minutes of fresh, unseen material per day ... and yet we all thought it was wonderful, at the time.Retro Grouch said:Back in the day, TdF coverage was relegated to a 30 minute segment on ABC's Wild World of Sports on a weekend.