Changes in stage 6 compared to stage 5
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +11   Tom Boonen 
                 +10   Erik Zabel 
                  +8   Oscar Freire Gomez 
                  +2   William Bonnet 
                  +2   Steven De Jongh 
                  +2   Staf Scheirlinckx 
                  +2   Simon Gerrans 
                  +2   Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho 
                  +2   Robert Hunter 
                  +2   Pieter Weening 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -38   Bradley Wiggins 
                 -14   Marcus Burghardt 
                  -7   Giampaolo Cheula 
                  -2   Alberto Contador Velasco 
                  -2   Benoît Vaugrenard 
                  -2   José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios 
                  -2   Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau 
                  -2   Thomas Dekker 
                  -1   Andrey Kashechkin 
                  -1   Cadel Evans 
                  -1   Daniele Bennati 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:28   Tom Boonen 
               +0:12   Oscar Freire Gomez 
               +0:10   Erik Zabel 
               +0:04   Steven De Jongh 
               +0:02   Robert Hunter 
               +0:02   Gert Steegmans 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -3:24   Bradley Wiggins 
               -2:00   Giampaolo Cheula 
               -2:00   Marcus Burghardt 
               -0:56   Félix Rafael Cardenas Ravalo 
               -0:53   David Zabriskie 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +2   Paolo Savoldelli 
                  +1   Iñigo Cuesta Lopez De Castro 
                  -1   Vladimir Karpets 
                  -1   Sylvain Chavanel 
                  -1   Oscar Pereiro Sio 
                  -1   Michael Rogers 
                  -1   George Hincapie 
                  -1   Cadel Evans 
                  -1   Andrey Kashechkin 
                  -2   Alberto Contador Velasco 
            
           Favourites by time :
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Fabian Cancellara                          29.49.55
                   2  Andreas Klöden                                 0.33
                   3  Filippo Pozzato                                0.35
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                   6  George Hincapie                                0.43
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                   8  Vladimir Karpets                               0.46
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                  14  Alberto Contador Velasco                       0.55
                  15  Andrey Kashechkin                              0.55
                  16  Cadel Evans                                    0.56
                   .....
                  18  Michael Rogers                                 0.57
                  19  Oscar Pereiro Sio                              0.57
                   .....
                  22  Levi Leipheimer                                1.00
                  23  Denis Menchov                                  1.00
                   .....
                  25  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte                    1.03
                   .....
                  32  Yaroslav Popovych                              1.08
                   .....
                  34  Kim Kirchen                                    1.08
                   .....
                  36  Christophe Moreau                              1.09
                   .....
                  39  Marzio Bruseghin                               1.11
                   .....
                  44  Tadej Valjavec                                 1.14
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                  47  Carlos Sastre Candil                           1.16
                  48  Frank Schleck                                  1.17
                  49  Haimar Zubeldia Agirre                         1.17
                  50  Dario David Cioni                              1.17
                   .....
                  53  Iban Mayo Diez                                 1.20
                   .....
                  56  Michael Boogerd                                1.22
                  57  Manuel Beltran Martinez                        1.22
                   .....
                  63  Juan Miguel Mercado Martin                     1.26
                   .....
                  79  Sylvain Chavanel                               1.56
                   .....
                  81  Alexandre Vinokourov                           2.10
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                 123  Paolo Savoldelli                               8.02
                   .....
                 142  Iñigo Cuesta Lopez De Castro                   8.57
            
           Retirements to date :
               Agritubel                               Eduardo Gonzalo Ramirez 
               Caisse d'Epargne                        Xabier Zandio Echaide 
               Cofidis - Le Crédit par Téléphone       Geoffroy Lequatre 
               Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team      Tomas Vaitkus 
               Française des Jeux                      Rémy Di Grégorio 
               Team Milram                             Brett Lancaster 
            Total retirements : 6