Please please tape the Olympic Cycling for

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by BluesDave, 27 Jul 2012.

  1. BluesDave

    BluesDave Formerly known as DavidDecorator

    Hi folks, I'm pretty sure you can guess what event in the Olympics we've all been looking forward to. For me its the two days of Cycling especially as it goes through Putney and Kingston which are my areas in my case.
    Unfortunately an unfortunate series of events have transpired to prevent from watching this in person or on telly. Such as family illness, etc etc.
    I don't have the facility to record this, a vcr, so I was hoping very fervently that a very kind soul on here might tape it for me. It would be the absolute highlight of my entire life to be able to see this. Well apart from my twins of course.
    I can afford to pay £50 + postage for doing this.
    Not bad for switching on yer video.
    So please and from the depths of my heart and soul thankyou.
     
    Mad Doug Biker likes this.
  2. Sherwood

    Sherwood Active Member

    Are you sure it's not going to be on Iplayer. I think most Olympic stuff will be?
     
  3. OP
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    BluesDave

    BluesDave Formerly known as DavidDecorator

    If Zuzana didn't have the laptop in the Czech republic then maybe but she's away till September. I can't record from Iplayer though.
     
  4. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    Location:
    Brighton
    Do you mean DVD?
     
  5. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    I will be recording Saturday and Sunday (most of the day) but it's on a Topfield Hard Drive Recorder - I can get the files off onto PC and they could be played by VLC media player. Getting them onto DVD is tricky though !

    This could be a backup solution though it's Best is if someone is able to DVD record it and then copy for DD ?
     
  6. Mad Doug Biker

    Mad Doug Biker Bikeoholics Anonymous

    Location:
    Craggy Island
    I'll happily record it all for you, don't worry!
     
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  7. MossCommuter

    MossCommuter Guru

    Location:
    Salford
    Google get_iplayer for how to download and keep iPlayer content
     
  8. Melonfish

    Melonfish Evil Genius in training.

    Location:
    Warrington, UK
    also get the bbc olympics app for your phone and watch it live wherever you are!
     
  9. Mad Doug Biker

    Mad Doug Biker Bikeoholics Anonymous

    Location:
    Craggy Island
    I'll do it, we are checking the tv schedule now.
     
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    BluesDave

    BluesDave Formerly known as DavidDecorator

    I will take you up on that Doug. PM sent.
     
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