Changes in stage 2 compared to stage 1
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +83   Wesley Sulzberger 
                 +73   Matthew Lloyd 
                 +62   Hubert Schwab 
                 +58   Tom Leezer 
                 +55   Remy Di Gregorio 
                 +53   Laurent Lefevre 
                 +52   Steve Morabito 
                 +52   Lance Armstrong 
                 +51   Mickael Buffaz 
                 +49   Jens Voigt 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                -117   Andoni Lafuente 
                -105   Willem Stroetinga 
                -102   Jacopo Guanieri 
                 -98   Andrea Grendene 
                 -94   Guillaume Blot 
                 -89   Mark Renshaw 
                 -79   Chris Sutton 
                 -76   Aaron Kemps 
                 -76   Gert Steegmans 
                 -74   Cameron Meyer 
                 -71   Timothy Gudsell 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:11   Allan Davis 
               +0:07   Graeme Brown 
               +0:03   Martin Elmiger 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -18:03   Andoni Lafuente 
              -18:03   Bernhard Eisel 
              -18:03   Cameron Meyer 
              -18:03   Florent Brard 
              -18:03   Francesco Chicchi 
              -18:03   Ivan Dominquez 
              -18:03   Julian Dean 
              -18:03   Kenny de Haes 
              -18:03   Matthieu Sprick 
              -18:03   Pablo Urtasun 
              -18:03   Sergio De Lis 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +49   Jens Voigt 
                 +43   Michael Rogers 
                 +42   Oscar Pereiro 
                 +41   Jose Luis Rubiera 
                 +37   Vladimir Efimkin 
                 +27   Tom Stubbe 
                 +25   Ryder Hesjedal 
                 +24   Jussi Veikkanen 
                 +19   Alexander Efimkin 
                  +9   Pablo Lastras 
                  +5   Christian Knees 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:01   Stuart O'Grady 
               -0:03   Ryder Hesjedal 
               -0:03   Michael Rogers 
               -0:03   Jussi Veikkanen 
               -0:07   Christian Knees 
               -0:12   Vladimir Efimkin 
               -0:12   Pablo Lastras 
               -0:12   Oscar Pereiro 
               -0:12   Jose Luis Rubiera 
               -0:12   Jens Voigt 
               -0:12   Alexander Efimkin 
               -0:35   Tom Stubbe 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Allan Davis                                 7.31.42
                   2  Andre Greipel                                  0.03
                   3  Graeme Brown                                   0.04
                   4  Stuart O'Grady                                 0.08
                   .....
                   9  Jussi Veikkanen                                0.14
                  10  Ryder Hesjedal                                 0.14
                   .....
                  14  Michael Rogers                                 0.14
                   .....
                  21  Christian Knees                                0.18
                   .....
                  42  Pablo Lastras                                  0.23
                   .....
                  49  Alexander Efimkin                              0.23
                   .....
                  51  Vladimir Efimkin                               0.23
                   .....
                  55  Oscar Pereiro                                  0.23
                   .....
                  62  Jens Voigt                                     0.23
                   .....
                  65  Jose Luis Rubiera                              0.23
                   .....
                  76  Tom Stubbe                                     0.46
            
           Retirements to date :                            Stage
            Total retirements : 0