Changes in stage 2 compared to stage 1
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +62   Erik Zabel 
                 +46   Florian Stalder 
                 +44   Pascal Hungerbühler 
                 +43   Mariusz Witecki 
                 +42   Marco Marzano 
                 +41   Wim Van Huffel 
                 +41   Sergio Ghisalberti 
                 +41   Michael Boogerd 
                 +41   Jon Bru Pascal 
                 +41   Janez Brajkovic 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                -122   Leif Hoste 
                -110   Andoni Aranaga Azkune 
                -107   Andreas Klöden 
                -105   Cyrille Monnerais 
                -104   Aurélien Clerc 
                 -97   Lars Ytting Bak 
                 -93   René Weissinger 
                 -89   Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde 
                 -88   Sébastien Hinault 
                 -87   Sébastien Minard 
                 -79   Roger Hammond 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:04   Erik Zabel 
               +0:01   Daniele Bennati 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -20:11   Andoni Aranaga Azkune 
               -9:55   Thierry Marichal 
               -6:24   Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde 
               -6:19   Cyrille Monnerais 
               -6:19   Saďd Haddou 
               -4:28   Johannes Fröhlinger 
               -4:06   Anton Luengo Celaya 
               -4:06   Aurélien Clerc 
               -4:06   Bart Dockx 
               -4:06   Benat Albizuri Aransolo 
               -4:06   Carlos Da Cruz 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +41   Michael Boogerd 
                 +26   Damiano Cunego 
                 +14   Giuseppe Guerini 
                 +14   Gilberto Simoni 
                 +11   Marzio Bruseghin 
                 +11   Jens Voigt 
                  +3   Michael Rogers 
                  +3   Frank Schleck 
                  +3   Carlos Sastre Candil 
                  +1   Vladimir Karpets 
                  -1   Kim Kirchen 
                -107   Andreas Klöden 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:06   Vladimir Karpets 
               -0:06   Vladimir Gusev 
               -0:06   Michael Rogers 
               -0:06   Michael Boogerd 
               -0:06   Marzio Bruseghin 
               -0:06   Kim Kirchen 
               -0:06   José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios 
               -0:06   Jens Voigt 
               -0:06   Giuseppe Guerini 
               -0:06   Gilberto Simoni 
               -0:06   Frank Schleck 
               -0:06   Franco Pellizotti 
               -0:06   Damiano Cunego 
               -0:06   Carlos Sastre Candil 
               -1:02   Andreas Klöden 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Fabian Cancellara                           4.09.10
                   2  Daniele Bennati                                0.07
                   3  José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios                   0.15
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                   6  Vladimir Gusev                                 0.16
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                  12  Kim Kirchen                                    0.18
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                  18  Franco Pellizotti                              0.20
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                  22  Vladimir Karpets                               0.21
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                  27  Carlos Sastre Candil                           0.22
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                  35  Michael Rogers                                 0.23
                  36  Frank Schleck                                  0.23
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                  48  Marzio Bruseghin                               0.26
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                  53  Jens Voigt                                     0.27
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                  63  Giuseppe Guerini                               0.28
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                  66  Gilberto Simoni                                0.29
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                  93  Damiano Cunego                                 0.34
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                 112  Michael Boogerd                                0.39
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                 120  Andreas Klöden                                 1.15
            
           Retirements to date :
               Euskaltel - Euskadi                     Aitor Galdos Alonso 
            Total retirements : 1