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Contest #3 - Voting

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Contest #3 - Voting

Post by emmea90 » 28/06/2019, 23:01

In this topic you can vote for the Tour de France 2019 Contest, according to the following rules.


How to vote

1 - You have to judge the track according to the requirements.
Time for the annual Tour de France contest.

You have to re-draw and improve 2019 Tour de France

- Gran Depart should be kept the same way (Stage 1 and 2 starts and finishing in Bruxelles, in same points. You can switch finish of stage 1 and 2 or also starts, but a finish point should remain a finish point and a start point should remain a start point)
- Of course you have to end TDF in Champs-Elysees. This means that stage 20 must end near the start of Stage 21 or (hopefully) near a city that has TGV
- You cannot repeat key parts of Tour de France 2018 real stages
- You have to put a stage start or a stage finish in at least 7 different france regions
- You can freely choose what to do before Alps or Pyrenees
- 2019 Tour is dedicated to Merckx, so you have to reference him in at least three stages after Bruxelles. The reference could be whatever you want... same final of a famous stage that wins, passage on birthplace or his house and on
- You can do at least another stage in Belgium and you cannot go out of France after the Belgium Stages
- You must have from 5 to 7 stages for pure sprinters, Paris included - and no more than 2 of them consequently
- There should be at least 2 high mountain stages that does NOT end in a MTF

Tour must be done using Tour de France - 2019 profiles, with Large X-Size and slopes on to have an easy comparison between different routes.

Everyone who will present the route also posting in the topic profiles and descriptions in this topic will start the voting phase with 3 points bonus

Good luck to all
2 - You have to write in a post your best FIVE routes, from worse to best, providing a brief motivation for each choice




How does it work?
- First choice got 6 points, second 4, third 3, fourth 2 and fifth 1 point.
- Presentation bonus grant you 3 points (we will add later with penalties who took the bonus)
- Ranking will be made according to points obtained
- In case of equality I will decide the winner
- You can also comment other people's reviews regarding your or other one's routes

Who can vote?
- Every user that submitted a contest (full points vote)
- Every user in the La Flamme Rouge Staff (Emmea90, Pigna, Sagan99, Matthorse, Nasdon33, Linkinito, Bose12)
- Every user that has registered BEFORE june 27 2019 and has at least 10 tracks in the editor. In this case, his votes counts half of the points scale

- Every user that submitted a contest and doesn't submit a valid vote (with 5 choices and motivations) will get a 10 points penalty for all his routes.
- It's FORBBIDDEN to ask for votes. Who will be caught public or privately asking for a vote to some users will get a 50 points penalty in first instance, then the exclusion from all the contests of the year
- Vote penalties for unpracticable routes will be assigned by staff during this phase

Voting will close when first rider will pass the finish line of Tour de France 2019 Stage 21.

emilio.torre: maps/tours/view/11920
mauro: maps/tours/view/11874 +3 presentation
diego12alpe: maps/tours/view/11932
yellowjersey: maps/tours/view/11875 +3 presentation
alfa: maps/tours/view/11906 +3 presentation
IamCeeKae: maps/tours/view/12014 +3 presentation
Benoit.Guillot: maps/tours/view/11942 +3 presentation
Joostvandebeek: maps/tours/view/11929 +3 presentation maps/tours/view/12025 +3 presentation
jibvalverde: maps/tours/view/11937 +3 presentation
JADmeal: maps/tours/view/11939 +3 presentation
Comme: contests/maps/tours/view/11917
Rober_VLC: maps/tours/view/12084
luigi.russo: maps/tours/view/6294 +3 presentation
Arnorius: maps/tours/view/11901 +3 presentation
Bolieubeach: maps/tours/view/11964 +3 presentation
Tomremn: maps/tours/view/11948
jajoiejoe: maps/tours/view/12096
chiumiento: maps/tours/view/11946 +3 presentation
bocmanis82: maps/tours/view/12106 +3 presentation
coliandro: maps/tours/view/11960 +3 presentation
pastkaz: maps/tours/view/11845 +3 presentation
anderson: maps/tours/view/11928 +3 presentation
mels2309: maps/tours/view/12122 +3 presentation
Xander66: maps/tours/view/11899
MountainMaster: maps/tours/view/12125 +3 presentation

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Re: Contest #3 - Voting

Post by jajoejoe » 29/06/2019, 19:48

Deadline for voting phase is May 10th?

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Re: Contest #3 - Voting

Post by YellowJersey » 01/07/2019, 3:04

5th - Anderson
Pretty similar idea of mine in the Pyrinees with similar stage structures and climbs, with a nice finish in the Alps aswell.

4th - jibvalverde
Didn't like that the elevations weren't right (the keep elevation thingy), but the route overall is awesome specially the final mountain stage in the Grand Ballon, pretty much ideal ending for a GT.

3rd - Arnorius
Big fan of the time-trials, structure is nice with big stages all around the race and the country. Final weekend is pretty cool, specially the Barcelonette stage, I've loved the stage I made around it aswell.

2nd - PaStKaz
Saint-Girons stage is pretty cool, and besides that I liked every stage you did in the Alps, both profiles and how they're ordered, big big up in my charts.

1st - chuimiento
Clear winner for me, what stood out at first was the actual lap AROUND France which is what everyone (excluding me) didn't do if my memory is working correctly, then the Pyrineen stages are awesome, specially west Pyrinees (Tardets) which I don't know, you got a stage in the Jura very similar to mine in which I see my likings, those final 2 mountain stages are pretty cool.

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Re: Contest #3 - Voting

Post by emilio.torre » 03/07/2019, 21:26

This is my vote for Tour de France 2019's contest

5th place - XANDER66 - maps/tours/view/11899 - Good route but not enough gor time trial specialists but for team working like the official route of Tour 2019

4th place - LUIGI.RUSSO - maps/tours/view/6294 - Nice route for a Tour de France, I like his choose for a final Individual Time Trial, a Tour route if proposed in reality can be change at last stage yellow jersey like at Tour de France where Greg LeMond he beated Laurent Fignon for 8 seconds on a thrilling final

3th place - BENOIT.GUILLOT - maps/tours/view/11942 - Similar a 90s Tour de France for some arrives, a very good work of routing

2th place - ALFA - maps/tours/view/11906 - A good track with not serious mistakes, a very good work

1st place - MAURO - maps/tours/view/11874 - Nice route for the 2019 Tour de France, it's a fantastic track, very nice that

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Re: Contest #3 - Voting

Post by benoît.guillot » 05/07/2019, 9:21

Here's my vote for the contest :

5th choice : Yellow.jersey

A very good tour. It succeed to cover a large part of the France despite the difficulty. Good routing work but too many transfers.

4th choice : Joostvandenbeck

The 8th first stage could be too easy but the last will make the Touyr exploding and I like that !

3rd choice : Arnorius

The Tour is very well balanced but I didn't find enough originality for my taste...

2nd choice :

It was difficult to choose between the 2nd and the 3rd choice but the final stage arriving in Saint-Etienne was original enough to convince me !

1st choice : Bocmanis82

Nothing to say ! The route is well balanced and it visit my birthplace. The final climb at la Planche will also be great !

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Re: Contest #3 - Voting

Post by jibvalverde » 14/07/2019, 13:38

Here's my vote for the contest :

5th choice : Bocmanis82

Good ideas, correct sequences but some mistakes that prevent to be higher.

4th choice : luigi.russo

The sequences are good, the overall layout is excellent with strong points like Isola 2000 or Chalets d'Iraty. But big black spots for me, especially the time trial to finish

3rd choice : benoît.guillot

Real very very good ideas like the stage of Lautaret, that of Lake Cap de Long. But I regret the end of your Tour de France, with zero mountain in the four final stages.

2nd choice : JAdmeal

Perfect first week, the second is almost (disappointed by the layout) but the third is also very good. Doubts however on a possible arrival at the Boullisoire.

1st choice : boileubeach

The only Tour I thought was close to perfection. The Alps are more original. Nice discovery that Issarbe station. The big winner of my point of view.

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Re: Contest #3 - Voting

Post by luigi.russo » 19/07/2019, 20:19

5th -

I liked the idea of having decisive stages not only in Alps or Pyrenees, but the last week is too easy, with no high mountains and no chanche for long range attacks.

4th - chumiento

I like the design of the stages, but not the distribution: there are no high mountain stages in the first 10 and there are 4 very difficult mountain stages just before the last ITT, so it's likely to see a conservative race from the GC riders.

3rd - boileubeach

Very well designed Tour, with a good variety of stages and good possibility for long range attacks. The only thing I didn't like was the absence of a very difficult top mountain finish in the Alps.

2nd - Arnorius

A very balanced Tour, with a lot of spectacular stages.
The things I didn't like was that the 13th e 14th stages, suitable for long range attacks, are just before an ITT and that after there is the rest day: the reverse order would have been much more interesting in my opinion.

1st - jibvalverde

Another very well balanced Tour, with a very good distribution of stages, especially in the ending.
I liked very much the stage in the Massif Central. The only stage i didn't like was Mourenx, because it's one of the only two Pyrenean stages and it's too easy.

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Re: Contest #3 - Voting

Post by PaStKaz » 20/07/2019, 23:08

5th - MountainMaster

Very hard race with many uphill finishes. Maybe too many and too hard, even if stages, when i look at them in spearation, are very nice designed.

4rd - Arnorious

Vety solid route. No big minuses but i didn't felt impressed. Just very solid.

3th - Tomremn

Alpine part of race looks great. Pyrenees not but i take Ballon d'Alsace and Puy de Dome as explanation of easier Pyrenees part. Also good to see no long transfers between stages.

2nd - chiumento

Last week looks epic but i'm afraid it looks too epic and it would be 2 weeks of boring waiting for this Alp stages. Nice that you visit north regions of country.

1st - luigi.rosso

I don't like ITT at the end but let say that reference to Eddy Mercx explain it. The most important is that mountain stages looks very good and balanced, it's pure first place in this contest for me.

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