Changes in stage 2 compared to stage 1
           
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +84   Brett Lancaster
                 +50   Allan Davis
                 +47   Lukasz Bodnar
                 +19   Jurgen Roelandts
                 +17   Mirco Lorenzetto
                 +13   Pietro Caucchioli
                 +13   Elia Rigotto
                 +12   Vladimir Karpets
                 +11   Steve Zampieri
                 +11   Alberto Ongarato
           
           Biggest losers by position :
                -103   Tony Martin
                 -78   Jussi Veikkanen
                 -66   Luca Barla
                 -65   Herve Duclos-Lassalle
                 -53   Andoni Lafuente
                 -52   Josu Agirre Aseginolaza
                 -18   Dennis Haueisen
                 -16   Gerald Ciolek
                 -11   Leonardo Scarselli
                  -9   Morris Possoni
                  -9   Paul Martens
           
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:29   Brett Lancaster
               +0:17   Steve Zampieri
               +0:07   Allan Davis
               +0:03   Murilo Fischer
               +0:03   Lukasz Bodnar
               +0:01   Mirco Lorenzetto
           
           Biggest losers by time :
               -7:24   Josu Agirre Aseginolaza
               -7:15   Andoni Lafuente
               -4:18   Javier Megias Leal
               -4:18   Rene Mandri
               -3:30   Tony Martin
               -3:17   Herve Duclos-Lassalle
               -1:18   Roberto Longo
               -1:15   Jussi Veikkanen
               -0:24   Dennis Haueisen
               -0:14   Luca Barla
               -0:03   Adam Wadecki
           
           Favourites by position :
                 +12   Vladimir Karpets
                  +9   Tadej Valjavec
                  +8   Stijn Devolder
                  +5   Maxime Monfort
                  +5   Johan Van Summeren
                  +2   Cadel Evans
                  +1   Remi Pauriol
                  -3   Frank Schleck
                  -4   Thomas Lovkvist
                  -4   Rigoberto Uran
                  -4   Franco Pellizotti
                  -4   Fabian Cancellara
           
           Favourites by time :
               -0:03   Vladimir Karpets
               -0:03   Thomas Lovkvist
               -0:03   Tadej Valjavec
               -0:03   Stijn Devolder
               -0:03   Rigoberto Uran
               -0:03   Remi Pauriol
               -0:03   Maxime Monfort
               -0:03   Johan Van Summeren
               -0:03   Jens Voigt
               -0:03   Frank Schleck
               -0:03   Franco Pellizotti
               -0:03   Fabian Cancellara
               -0:03   Cadel Evans
               -0:03   Andy Schleck
           
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Murilo Fischer                              6.14.55
                   2  Allan Davis                                    0.00
                   3  Lars Ytting Bak                                0.03
                   4  Andy Schleck                                   0.03
                   5  Frank Schleck                                  0.03
                   6  Jens Voigt                                     0.03
                   7  Fabian Cancellara                              0.03
                   .....
                  11  Franco Pellizotti                              0.06
                   .....
                  20  Rigoberto Uran                                 0.07
                   .....
                  37  Thomas Lovkvist                                0.10
                   .....
                  41  Vladimir Karpets                               0.10
                   .....
                  43  Stijn Devolder                                 0.10
                   .....
                  67  Maxime Monfort                                 0.13
                   .....
                  79  Remi Pauriol                                   0.15
                   .....
                 115  Tadej Valjavec                                 0.24
                   .....
                 125  Johan Van Summeren                             0.36
                   .....
                 127  Cadel Evans                                    0.36
           
           Retirements to date :                                          Stage
              Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence - Lotto                     2 <<<
              Andrey Mizurov (Kaz) Astana                                     1
            Total retirements : 2