I have been trying to get my head round watching the Tour de France from British Columbia. Particularly this year because of the British interest with Wiggins and Cavendish. So I just sat down with the official Tour web site and the trusty time zone calculator to discover that Wiggo should be donning the yellow jersey for the first time around 8.30 am tomorrow.*
And after that the stage finishes should all be around the same time each day. Amazing – able to watch the sport without the slightest guilt that I am wasting the day, not sold out because I am watching not riding, not having to do the ironing to justify watching sport all afternoon. And then I can go ride my bike afterwards.
*Over-optimism may be creeping in with the joy of this discovery.
right with you! I love watching the tour!
Somewhat thrown today when it wasn’t live on any of the Canadian channels in my hotel – had to stream it from the web.
we only got the replays as well. I liked when verses had it all, not sure what espn or whoever bought them will do.