Changes in stage 5 compared to stage 4
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +32   David Zabriskie 
                 +22   Manuel Quinziato 
                 +19   Bert Grabsch 
                 +13   Matteo Priamo 
                 +11   Giovanni Visconti 
                 +11   Filippo Savini 
                 +11   Evgeny Petrov 
                 +10   Vasili Kiryienka 
                 +10   Mikhail Ignatiev 
                 +10   Imanol Erviti Ollo 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -24   Heinrich Haussler 
                 -16   Gorik Gardeyn 
                 -15   Roy Sentjens 
                 -13   Marco Bandiera 
                 -12   Danilo Di Luca 
                 -11   Roger Hammond 
                 -10   Daniele Pietropolli 
                 -10   Paolo Longo Borghini 
                  -9   Felix Rafael Cardenas Ravalo 
                  -9   Joaquim Rodriguez 
                  -9   Luca Mazzanti 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:54   Fabian Cancellara 
               +0:32   David Zabriskie 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -6:39   Claudio Cucinotta 
               -6:05   Francesco Tomei 
               -5:56   Oscar Gatto 
               -5:52   Marco Corti 
               -5:49   Danilo Napolitano 
               -5:35   Enrico Poitschke 
               -5:25   Heinrich Haussler 
               -5:23   Leonardo Piepoli 
               -5:12   Paolo Fornaciari 
               -5:09   Jose Vicente Garcia Acosta 
               -5:03   Gorik Gardeyn 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +32   David Zabriskie 
                 +10   Franco Pellizotti 
                  +9   Kim Kirchen 
                  +8   Vladimir Karpets 
                  +7   Stijn Devolder 
                  +3   Stuart O'Grady 
                  +3   Marzio Bruseghin 
                  +3   George Hincapie 
                  +1   Andy Schleck 
                  -1   Paolo Savoldelli 
                  -7   Leonardo Piepoli 
                 -12   Danilo Di Luca 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:32   David Zabriskie 
               -0:22   Linus Gerdemann 
               -0:26   Stijn Devolder 
               -0:32   Franco Pellizotti 
               -0:59   Tadej Valjavec 
               -1:07   Marzio Bruseghin 
               -1:11   Vladimir Karpets 
               -1:29   George Hincapie 
               -1:45   Kim Kirchen 
               -1:50   Paolo Savoldelli 
               -1:55   Stuart O'Grady 
               -2:03   Danilo Di Luca 
               -2:31   Andy Schleck 
               -3:02   Vladimir Efimkin 
               -5:23   Leonardo Piepoli 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Fabian Cancellara                          18.30.47
                   2  Enrico Gasparotto                              0.16
                   3  Thomas Lovkvist                                0.40
                   4  Linus Gerdemann                                0.46
                   .....
                  10  Tadej Valjavec                                 1.53
                   .....
                  16  Franco Pellizotti                              2.35
                  17  Danilo Di Luca                                 2.35
                   .....
                  28  Stijn Devolder                                 4.25
                  29  George Hincapie                                4.40
                   .....
                  31  Paolo Savoldelli                               4.55
                   .....
                  37  Vladimir Efimkin                               7.17
                   .....
                  44  Andy Schleck                                  11.02
                   .....
                  46  Marzio Bruseghin                              11.50
                   .....
                  48  Vladimir Karpets                              13.08
                   .....
                  53  Leonardo Piepoli                              14.48
                   .....
                  71  Stuart O'Grady                                20.01
                   .....
                  73  Kim Kirchen                                   20.30
                   .....
                  79  David Zabriskie                               21.39
            
           Retirements to date :                                                          Stage
              Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Serramenti PVC Diquigiovanni-Androni Giocattol   1
              Antton Luengo Celaya (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi                                  2
              Sebastian Lang (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                               2
              Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank                                                   4
              Rubens Bertogliati (Swi) Saunier Duval - Scott                                  3
            Total retirements : 5