Changes in stage 7 compared to stage 6
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +76   Charles Wegelius 
                 +71   David De La Fuente Rasilla 
                 +68   Christian Vande Velde 
                 +67   Kjell Carlström 
                 +64   Inigo Landaluze Intxaurraga 
                 +54   Matthieu Sprick 
                 +53   Mauricio Soler 
                 +50   Juan Jose Cobo Acebo 
                 +44   Fabian Wegmann 
                 +42   Alexander Efimkin 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                -107   Fabian Cancellara 
                 -84   Erik Zabel 
                 -70   Filippo Pozzato 
                 -66   Alessandro Ballan 
                 -57   Ruben Perez Moreno 
                 -56   Benoît Vaugrenard 
                 -55   Thomas Voeckler 
                 -54   Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni 
                 -51   Axel Merckx 
                 -49   Cristian Moreni 
                 -49   David Millar 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:58   Linus Gerdemann 
               +0:04   Inigo Landaluze Intxaurraga 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -23:47   Robbie McEwen 
              -23:47   Sébastien Chavanel 
              -23:44   Fred Rodriguez 
              -23:44   Johan Van Summeren 
              -23:44   Leif Hoste 
              -23:44   Wim Vansevenant 
              -23:05   Stéphane Augé 
              -22:15   Alberto Ongarato 
              -22:15   Alessandro Ballan 
              -22:15   Anthony Charteau 
              -22:15   Bernhard Eisel 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +41   Ińigo Cuesta Lopez De Castro 
                 +38   Paolo Savoldelli 
                 +37   Alexandre Vinokourov 
                 +27   Sylvain Chavanel 
                 +26   Juan Miguel Mercado Martin 
                 +23   Michael Boogerd 
                 +23   Manuel Beltran Martinez 
                 +22   Iban Mayo Diez 
                 +20   Haimar Zubeldia Agirre 
                 +20   Frank Schleck 
                 +20   Carlos Sastre Candil 
                 +18   Tadej Valjavec 
                 +15   Christophe Moreau 
                 +14   Kim Kirchen 
                 +13   Yaroslav Popovych 
                  +7   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
                  +6   Levi Leipheimer 
                  +6   Denis Menchov 
                  +4   Oscar Pereiro Sio 
                  +4   Michael Rogers 
                  +3   Cadel Evans 
                  +3   Andrey Kashechkin 
                  +3   Alberto Contador Velasco 
                  -4   Andreas Klöden 
                  -7   Dario David Cioni 
                 -17   Marzio Bruseghin 
                 -48   George Hincapie 
                 -70   Filippo Pozzato 
                -107   Fabian Cancellara 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -3:06   Yaroslav Popovych 
               -3:06   Vladimir Karpets 
               -3:06   Tadej Valjavec 
               -3:06   Oscar Pereiro Sio 
               -3:06   Michael Rogers 
               -3:06   Michael Boogerd 
               -3:06   Manuel Beltran Martinez 
               -3:06   Levi Leipheimer 
               -3:06   Kim Kirchen 
               -3:06   Juan Miguel Mercado Martin 
               -3:06   Iban Mayo Diez 
               -3:06   Haimar Zubeldia Agirre 
               -3:06   Frank Schleck 
               -3:06   Denis Menchov 
               -3:06   Christophe Moreau 
               -3:06   Carlos Sastre Candil 
               -3:06   Cadel Evans 
               -3:06   Andrey Kashechkin 
               -3:06   Andreas Klöden 
               -3:06   Alexandre Vinokourov 
               -3:06   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
               -3:06   Alberto Contador Velasco 
               -4:53   Sylvain Chavanel 
               -6:32   Marzio Bruseghin 
               -6:32   George Hincapie 
               -6:32   Dario David Cioni 
               -9:42   Paolo Savoldelli 
              -12:35   Ińigo Cuesta Lopez De Castro 
              -12:50   Filippo Pozzato 
              -22:15   Fabian Cancellara 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Linus Gerdemann                            34.43.40
                   2  Inigo Landaluze Intxaurraga                    1.24
                   3  David De La Fuente Rasilla                     2.45
                   .....
                   6  Andreas Klöden                                 3.39
                   .....
                   8  Vladimir Karpets                               3.52
                   .....
                  11  Alberto Contador Velasco                       4.01
                  12  Andrey Kashechkin                              4.01
                  13  Cadel Evans                                    4.02
                  14  Michael Rogers                                 4.03
                  15  Oscar Pereiro Sio                              4.03
                  16  Levi Leipheimer                                4.06
                  17  Denis Menchov                                  4.06
                  18  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte                    4.09
                  19  Yaroslav Popovych                              4.14
                  20  Kim Kirchen                                    4.14
                  21  Christophe Moreau                              4.15
                   .....
                  26  Tadej Valjavec                                 4.20
                  27  Carlos Sastre Candil                           4.22
                  28  Frank Schleck                                  4.23
                  29  Haimar Zubeldia Agirre                         4.23
                   .....
                  31  Iban Mayo Diez                                 4.26
                   .....
                  33  Michael Boogerd                                4.28
                  34  Manuel Beltran Martinez                        4.28
                   .....
                  37  Juan Miguel Mercado Martin                     4.32
                   .....
                  44  Alexandre Vinokourov                           5.16
                   .....
                  52  Sylvain Chavanel                               6.49
                   .....
                  54  George Hincapie                                7.15
                   .....
                  56  Marzio Bruseghin                               7.43
                  57  Dario David Cioni                              7.49
                   .....
                  73  Filippo Pozzato                               13.25
                   .....
                  85  Paolo Savoldelli                              17.44
                   .....
                 101  Ińigo Cuesta Lopez De Castro                  21.32
                   .....
                 108  Fabian Cancellara                             22.15
            
           Retirements to date :
               Agritubel                               Eduardo Gonzalo Ramirez 
               Barloworld                              Enrico Degano 
               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 
               Rabobank                                Oscar Freire Gomez 
               Saunier Duval - Prodir                  Ruben Lobato Elvira 
               Team Milram                             Brett Lancaster 
            Total retirements : 9