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View Poll Results: Do You Care About Woman Cycling?
No. 70 43.21%
Yes. 71 43.83%
I only care about Marianne Vos, truly amazing. 21 12.96%
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Old 09-16-12, 21:05
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With that garbage, i couldn't give a toss about anything you think
Alright, maybe I was a bit too crass there.

I do care about women's cycling, it's just it depends on the camera angles.
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Very little. The Olympics was an exellent race but the few races I've previously watched were rather poor - topped with the WC 2011 which was pretty much a big fat middle finger towards the sport of cycling itself. (And no - the bad route wasn't to blame solely).
Just mostly to blame. The men's race was not any better. The people who okayed that course should be put up against the wall. The men ended up with the disgrace of Cavendish as world champion.

Women's racing can offer more exciting racing because there is a large variance in performance, much larger than there is for the men. A lot of one day races should have a women's race that finishes an hour before the men's.
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For the moment i don't care too.much about women's cycling for the same reason i don't care about omloop het neiusbald and kbk- its is not shown on eurosport. If women's races were on tv i definitely would care.
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Maybe I already expressed my opinion, no?

Maybe because it is crazy to think that any women can push the same watts for an hour as Tony
According to es today Emma pooley has a higher power to weight ratio than any man or woman.
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According to es today Emma pooley has a higher power to weight ratio than any man or woman.
I don't suppose there is a table for that anywhere? Be interesting to see a top 10 or something like that.
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Now that's a very bold claim, that might need a poll too
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Sports marketing is geared toward men who likely participated in said sport at some level. I'd say a lot of men are living vicariously through whomever they identify with as their favourite.

I've seen a lot of great games (hockey) and races (cycling) in which men did not participate. But that doesn't matter unless there's a huge female audience in order to justify networks or publications pushing the sport.
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I don't suppose there is a table for that anywhere? Be interesting to see a top 10 or something like that.
I dont but twas harmonn that said it. Maybe if you tweet him he will have a source for it.
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I dont but twas harmonn that said it. Maybe if you tweet him he will have a source for it.
She's about the same size as Josť Rujano, so that could be really interesting information if true.
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I'm just reading up on women's cycling and watching what I can on youtube after the Olympics and in preparation for the Worlds.
It's one of those things where you kind of have to go out of your way to find out about it and keep up to date.

The solution, I guess, is more televised women's races (I find when they're on concurrently with the men's people watch them and enjoy them) and more support from the UCI. I'm sure with a bit of attention and investment it would grow and grow.
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