Changes in stage 4 compared to stage 3
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +65   Giovanni Visconti 
                 +61   Iban Velasco 
                 +58   Dionisio Galparsoro Martinez 
                 +52   Pavel Padrnos 
                 +52   Brian Vandborg 
                 +49   Mauro Facci 
                 +49   Francis Mourey 
                 +47   Christophe Riblon 
                 +47   Alessandro Cortinovis 
                 +46   Julio Alberto Perez Cuapio 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                -113   Enrico Gasparotto 
                 -92   Julian Dean 
                 -91   Robbie McEwen 
                 -82   Fabio Sabatini 
                 -70   Alessandro Petacchi 
                 -69   Alberto Ongarato 
                 -69   Brett Lancaster 
                 -66   Max Van Heeswijk 
                 -64   Pavel Brutt 
                 -63   Axel Merckx 
                 -61   Joan Horrach Rippoll 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -16:01   Fabio Sabatini 
              -15:05   Jurgen Van De Walle 
              -14:44   Alessandro Vanotti 
              -14:44   Daniele Contrini 
              -14:44   Danilo Napolitano 
              -14:44   Enrico Gasparotto 
              -14:44   Eric Berthou 
              -14:44   Stefano Zanini 
              -14:32   Leon Van Bon 
              -14:22   Aaron Olson 
              -14:22   Addy Engels 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +26   Riccardo Ricco 
                 +24   Dario David Cioni 
                 +23   Leonardo Piepoli 
                 +20   Gilberto Simoni 
                 +19   Iban Mayo Diez 
                 +11   Damiano Cunego 
                  +8   Stefano Garzelli 
                  +3   Yaroslav Popovych 
                  +2   Franco Pellizotti 
                  +1   Danilo Di Luca 
                  -1   Paolo Savoldelli 
                 -11   Davide Rebellin 
                 -15   Fabian Cancellara 
                 -25   Pietro Caucchioli 
                 -45   Paolo Bettini 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:08   Riccardo Ricco 
               -0:12   Damiano Cunego 
               -0:23   Stefano Garzelli 
               -0:26   Franco Pellizotti 
               -0:35   Leonardo Piepoli 
               -0:35   Gilberto Simoni 
               -0:35   Andrea Noe' 
               -0:54   Yaroslav Popovych 
               -0:54   Paolo Savoldelli 
               -0:54   Iban Mayo Diez 
               -0:54   Dario David Cioni 
               -2:52   Pietro Caucchioli 
               -3:00   Davide Rebellin 
               -5:21   Paolo Bettini 
              -11:26   Thomas Voeckler 
              -11:26   Fabian Cancellara 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Danilo Di Luca                             14.26.10
                   2  Franco Pellizotti                              0.26
                   3  Andrea Noe'                                    0.35
                   .....
                   6  Damiano Cunego                                 0.54
                   .....
                   8  Paolo Savoldelli                               1.07
                   .....
                  17  Stefano Garzelli                               1.25
                  18  Riccardo Ricco                                 1.33
                  19  Yaroslav Popovych                              1.43
                   .....
                  23  Gilberto Simoni                                2.00
                  24  Leonardo Piepoli                               2.00
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                  26  Iban Mayo Diez                                 2.19
                   .....
                  28  Dario David Cioni                              2.22
                   .....
                  61  Pietro Caucchioli                              4.05
                   .....
                  66  Davide Rebellin                                4.32
                   .....
                  82  Paolo Bettini                                  6.35
                   .....
                 110  Fabian Cancellara                             14.06
                   .....
                 127  Thomas Voeckler                               15.50
            
           Retirements to date :
               Franšaise des Jeux                      Ian McLeod 
               Gerolsteiner                            Volker Ordowski 
               Quickstep - Innergetic                  Andrea Tonti 
               Rabobank                                Graeme Brown 
               T-Mobile Team                           Adam Hansen 
                  "                                    Michael Barry 
            Total retirements : 6