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2001 TDF DVD. Should I get the 3 hour or 10 hour version?(5 posts)

2001 TDF DVD. Should I get the 3 hour or 10 hour version?Ken of Fresno
Jul 11, 2002 6:23 AM
For those of you who have seen both, is the 10 hr version worth the price of admission, or is it full fo "filler" footage just to make up 10 hrs? I'll probably order one of them and pre order the 2002 at the same time.

Thanks for your advice,
10hr, no question... n/mWannabe
Jul 11, 2002 7:08 AM
I'd get the three.djg
Jul 11, 2002 9:28 AM
It's really just a matter of what interests you and how much. For me, three hours is a plenty long high-light reel for revisiting an old race that's by now pretty familiar; I don't know if I'd want to sit through 10 hours of rehash (and I'm pretty sure my family wouldn't let me). But if you have the time and think you'd enjoy it...
Don't make the same mistake as I did...eschelon
Jul 11, 2002 7:23 AM
get the whole 10 hr version. I got the shorter video version and it is nice, but I sure wish I got the 10 hour version because they really do put in some cool "filler" stuff and commentary that I loved when I got the 8 hour video of the '00 Tour.
know what you're getting...EpicX
Jul 11, 2002 7:23 AM
I have the 4 hour version. that's what it says on the box anyway. The ONLY thing that makes it better than the VHS tape version is being able to jump right to a stage. VIDEO QUALITY IS NO BETTER THAN WATCHING OLN ON TV!! So, if you're hoping to have some DVD quality footage you're SOL, it looks like crap most of the time. damn euro tv.
I was a bit disappointed, but it was a gift so i didn't bitch. Had I spent my own $50 however...

As far as length goes, how much are you willing to sit thru? I've seen some of the longer VHS version, and it looked like filler to me.