Boo Tour de France

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by chichick, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    Does anyone else think it's rediculous how versus shows sports now one cares about, like the tour de france... it's ALWAYS on. They need to play something good.
  2. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2010
    San Diego
    I don't mind the Tour de France, I think it's interesting. But, have you watched the Universal Sports Network? All kinds of stuff you would never see anywhere--ever. But, they're getting better with more interesting shows.
  3. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    "sports now one cares about, like the tour de france"

    The Tour de France is one of the most 'cared about' sports events in the entire world.

    A LOT of people 'care about' it very much, including me. Cycling may not be that big among NASCAR fans, but it's huge in the rest of the world.

    Just because YOU aren't interested, doesn't mean the rest of the world agrees with you. 'I think this so everyone else does' is a really, really bad state of mind to be in.
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2011
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I cant watch bike racing. We have several of those big races here every year. Its not a big deal to me now but years ago I drove rescue an fire trucks an the bike racers take over the road when they are here an do not let anyone threw including EMS.
  5. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I drove some rescue years ago, too, when people tended not to get out of the way. The laws have changed dramatically since then and I would be surprised to see anyone interfere with a fire truck or ambulance these days -- not and get away with it.

    I don't watch bike racing, either - or versus, for that matter. To each his own. Seems to me they are going to run what they can afford that will draw advertisers. It's a business.
  6. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Ga law to this day still does not require anyone to get out of the way of emergency vehicles.
    (I've been out of that game 3 years now)
  7. KristyHall

    KristyHall Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 27, 2011
    North Alabama
    Quote:i didn't know you drove rescue?
  8. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

    May 22, 2010
    Planet Earth
    Are you kidding?!?!? I LOVE the Tour de France!!!!!!
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    I do enjoy watching Tour de France with that famous biker, forgot his name. [​IMG]
  10. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    Lance Armstrong, big name around here.

    7 time winner, still facing doping charges, the French seem to have a grudge.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by