cineteq wrote:Yes I care, I just watched the last 10 minutes of the World's ITT.
1º Judith Arndt (GER)
2º Evelyn Stevens (USA) +33"
3º Linda Villumsen (DEN) +40"
jens_attacks wrote:caring would mean i would follow it like i follow men's pro cycling.
so no i don't
still i watch it whenever it's on tv and i have time
glad to see judith taking the win,very impressive how he rode the cauberg.the only one who went fast there.
Miburo wrote:I see what you did there
mb2612 wrote:People don't care about women's cycling => people don't read the reports on women's cycling => cyclingnews stops writing reports on women's cycling => people care even less about women's cycling
I don't think it's cyclingnews job to write reports that almost no one reads, about races almost no ones following.
It's a sad state of affairs that people finds men's sport so much better than women's sport, but it's not cyclingnews' fault.
El Pistolero wrote:50% of CN articles are from Australian/English crit races or whatever no one has ever heard about.
Leadbelly wrote:"If you build it, they will come" or if we change that to the current discussion "If you screen it, they will watch", but would they? I dunno.
Despite the fact that I'm going to be watching the TT today and the RR later in the week I've voted no to the poll question, but if Eurosport or whoever took the plunge and screened more of the women's races then no doubt I might start taking a bigger interest. I guess like most things it comes down to $$$$$. It's going to be a brave tv company that in this current economic situation invests money and screen time into something that might not initially give much return.
It might be interesting to find out the viewing figures for the races this week and to see how they compare. Maybe even compare the crowds at the side of the road.
One more point of interest. Sixty six people have voted "yes", but no-one as of yet has created a thread for today's TT.
jens_attacks wrote:glad to see judith taking the win,very impressive how she rode the cauberg.the only one who went fast there.
Thanks, she certainly looks Danish.RedheadDane wrote:There! Fixed it for you!
[SIZE="1"]I know she's riding for NZL![/SIZE]
Do you want to watch better bike racing? => Team radios (not race radio) must go!
cineteq wrote:Thanks, she certainly looks Danish.
IndianCyclist wrote:Not much media exposure. Therefore difficult to follow & out of site is out of mind. Don't follow Track either
TheEnoculator wrote:I'm a Giant bike fan, so I follow all the athletes who ride Giant, men or women. So I only started following women's cycling when Vos started riding Giant in 2012. Then I started following Pauline Ferrand-Prevot, mainly because of her multi-talents (her beauty was a factor too, not going to lie), then I started following the whole Rabo women's team. So I guess I care about women's cycling to a certain extent.
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