Stage 18 : Jul 18, Gap - l'Alpe d'Huez, 172.5 km                 
            
             1 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                                       4.51.32
             2 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team                                          0.59
             3 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling                                         1.27
             4 Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team                                2.12
             5 Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha                                            2.15
             6 Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling                                                 3.18
             7 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling                                               
             8 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team                                   3.22
             9 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                      4.15
            10 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team                                                  
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 18 compared to stage 17 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +25   Moreno Moser 
                 +24   Alessandro De Marchi 
                 +20   Guillaume Levarlet 
                 +13   Lars Boom 
                 +11   Tejay Van Garderen 
                 +11   Bart De Clercq 
                 +10   Przemyslaw Niemiec 
                 +10   Pierrick Fedrigo 
                 +10   Jens Voigt 
                  +9   Thomas Voeckler 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -12   Philippe Gilbert 
                 -11   Cadel Evans 
                 -11   Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa 
                 -11   Yury Trofimov 
                 -10   Alberto Losada Alguacil 
                  -9   Daniel Martin 
                  -8   Andreas Kloden 
                  -8   Christophe Le Mevel 
                  -8   Daniele Bennati 
                  -8   Nicholas Roche 
                  -8   Simon Gerrans 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +3:38   Christophe Riblon 
               +2:39   Tejay Van Garderen 
               +2:11   Moreno Moser 
               +1:26   Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas 
               +1:23   Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver 
               +0:16   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -29:40   Tom Veelers 
              -28:24   Daniele Bennati 
              -28:24   Davide Cimolai 
              -28:24   Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle 
              -28:24   Matteo Trentin 
              -27:13   Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho 
              -26:48   Roberto Ferrari 
              -26:38   Jean Marc Marino 
              -26:25   Alberto Losada Alguacil 
              -26:25   Aleksandr Kuschynski 
              -26:25   Alexander Kristoff 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +11   Tejay Van Garderen 
                  +7   Richie Porte 
                  +7   Damiano Cunego 
                  +5   Robert Gesink 
                  +3   Ryder Hesjedal 
                  +3   Michael Rogers 
                  +1   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
                  -2   Bauke Mollema 
                  -2   Andy Schleck 
                 -11   Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa 
                 -11   Cadel Evans 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +2:39   Tejay Van Garderen 
               +0:16   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
               -0:37   Alberto Contador Velasco 
               -1:07   Michael Rogers 
               -2:35   Robert Gesink 
               -2:35   Bauke Mollema 
               -5:39   Damiano Cunego 
               -7:45   Andy Schleck 
               -9:14   Ryder Hesjedal 
              -21:32   Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa 
              -21:32   Cadel Evans 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Christopher Froome                    71:02:19         (unchanged)
                   2  Alberto Contador Velasco                  5:11         (was 2nd at 4:34)
                   3  Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas            5:32         (was 5th at 6:58)
                   4  Roman Kreuziger                           5:44         (was 3rd at 4:51)
                   5  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver                  5:58         (was 6th at 7:21)
                   6  Bauke Mollema                             8:58         (was 4th at 6:23)
                   7  Jakob Fuglsang                            9:33         (was 8th at 8:56)
                   8  Michael Rogers                           14:26         (was 11th at 13:19)
                   9  Michal Kwiatkowski                       14:38         (was 9th at 11:10)
                  10  Laurens Ten Dam                          14:39         (was 7th at 8:23)
                  11  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte              14:56         (was 12th at 15:12)
                   .....
                  18  Andy Schleck                             31:19         (was 16th at 23:34)
                   .....
                  20  Richie Porte                             37:42         (was 27th at 37:42)
                   .....
                  25  Robert Gesink                            43:48         (was 30th at 41:13)
                   .....
                  29  Cadel Evans                              46:16         (was 18th at 24:44)
                   .....
                  32  Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa               50:56         (was 21st at 29:24)
                   .....
                  39  Tejay Van Garderen                     1:07:22         (was 50th at 1:10:01)
                   .....
                  50  Damiano Cunego                         1:26:50         (was 57th at 1:21:11)
                   .....
                  62  Ryder Hesjedal                         1:41:15         (was 65th at 1:32:01)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Peter Sagan                                380         (was 1st with 377 points)
                   2  Mark Cavendish                             278         (unchanged)
                   3  Andre Greipel                              227         (was 3rd with 223 points)
                   4  Marcel Kittel                              177         (unchanged)
                   5  Alexander Kristoff                         157         (unchanged)
                   6  Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil                     145         (unchanged)
                   7  Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni               110         (was 8th with 110 points)
                   8  Michal Kwiatkowski                         110         (was 7th with 110 points)
                   9  Christopher Froome                          92         (was 11th with 83 points)
                  10  Daryl Impey                                 91         (was 9th with 91 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Christopher Froome                         104         (was 1st with 88 points)
                   2  Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas              97         (was 2nd with 69 points)
                   3  Christophe Riblon                           77         (was 34th with 3 points)
                   4  Mikel Nieve Ituralde                        63         (was 3rd with 53 points)
                   5  Tejay van Garderen                          62         (was 52nd with 1 points)
                   6  Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver                    59         (was 5th with 35 points)
                   7  Moreno Moser                                58         (was 0 points)
                   8  Pierre Rolland                              51         (was 4th with 51 points)
                   9  Richie Porte                                48         (was 7th with 28 points)
                  10  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte                 34         (was 10th with 22 points)
            
           Retirements to date :                                                Stage
              Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team                                18 <<<
              William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ                                             18 <<<
              Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel Euskadi                     17
              Jean Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                        17
              Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team              16
              Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ                                              16
              Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling                            13
              Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff                       9
              Jose Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team                      9
              Michael Schar (Swi) BMC Racing Team                                   9
              Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp                                       9
              Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling                                  9
              Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida                                       8
              Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida                                    7
              Christian Vandevelde (USA) Garmin-Sharp                               7
              Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team                                 7
              Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team                              6
              Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol                             6
              Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                                   6
              Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ                                              6
              Edward King (USA) Cannondale                                          4
              Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team                               3
              Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits                          3
            Total retirements : 23