Changes in stage 4 compared to stage 3
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +48   Juan Jose Cobo Acebo 
                 +40   Lars Ytting Bak 
                 +39   Bj÷rn Schr÷der 
                 +38   Gilberto Simoni 
                 +36   Thomas Frei 
                 +31   Laurent Brochard 
                 +29   Vladimir Efimkin 
                 +29   Johannes Fr÷hlinger 
                 +28   Theo Eltink 
                 +27   Pierre Rolland 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -73   Alessandro Proni 
                 -58   Christopher Horner 
                 -53   Carlos Barredo Llamazales 
                 -47   Fabian Cancellara 
                 -47   Oscar Freire Gomez 
                 -33   Thomas Dekker 
                 -31   Arkaitz Duran Aroca 
                 -25   Kevin De Weert 
                 -22   Fernandez De La Puebla Ramos 
                 -22   Michael Schńr 
                 -21   Jurgen Van Goolen 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:23   Frank Schleck 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -26:24   Victor Hugo Pena Grisales 
              -26:04   Mauricio Alberto Ardila Cano 
              -26:04   Pieter Jacobs 
              -26:02   Arkaitz Duran Aroca 
              -24:37   Tristan Valentin 
              -24:12   Benat Albizuri Aransolo 
              -23:56   Kevin De Weert 
              -23:43   Guido Trenti 
              -23:43   Oscar Freire Gomez 
              -21:09   Markus Zberg 
              -20:48   RenÚ Weissinger 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +38   Gilberto Simoni 
                 +19   Damiano Cunego 
                 +18   Marzio Bruseghin 
                 +17   Jens Voigt 
                 +16   Andreas Kl÷den 
                 +12   Frank Schleck 
                  +8   Giuseppe Guerini 
                  +5   Carlos Sastre Candil 
                  +3   Vladimir Karpets 
                  -2   Franco Pellizotti 
                  -4   Michael Boogerd 
                  -9   Michael Rogers 
                 -12   JosÚ Ivan Gutierrez Palacios 
                 -20   Vladimir Gusev 
                 -47   Fabian Cancellara 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:23   Frank Schleck 
               -0:35   Kim Kirchen 
               -0:52   Gilberto Simoni 
               -0:58   Vladimir Karpets 
               -1:12   Damiano Cunego 
               -3:38   Michael Rogers 
               -5:35   Carlos Sastre Candil 
               -5:35   Andreas Kl÷den 
               -5:44   Giuseppe Guerini 
               -6:20   JosÚ Ivan Gutierrez Palacios 
               -7:15   Marzio Bruseghin 
               -8:40   Vladimir Gusev 
              -10:36   Jens Voigt 
              -10:36   Fabian Cancellara 
              -16:57   Franco Pellizotti 
              -20:14   Michael Boogerd 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Frank Schleck                              14.32.24
                   2  Vladimir Efimkin                               0.49
                   3  Kim Kirchen                                    0.49
                   .....
                   6  Vladimir Karpets                               1.19
                   .....
                   8  Damiano Cunego                                 1.46
                   .....
                  10  Gilberto Simoni                                2.06
                   .....
                  21  Michael Rogers                                 4.01
                   .....
                  28  Carlos Sastre Candil                           6.11
                   .....
                  31  Giuseppe Guerini                               6.26
                  32  JosÚ Ivan Gutierrez Palacios                   6.49
                  33  Andreas Kl÷den                                 6.50
                   .....
                  44  Vladimir Gusev                                 9.10
                   .....
                  48  Fabian Cancellara                             10.36
                   .....
                  52  Marzio Bruseghin                              11.03
                   .....
                  74  Jens Voigt                                    18.28
                   .....
                  91  Franco Pellizotti                             24.42
                   .....
                 103  Michael Boogerd                               28.18
            
           Retirements to date :
               Bouygues Telecom                        Sa´d Haddou 
               Caisse d'Epargne                        SÚbastien Portal 
               Credit Agricole                         Francesco C. Bellotti 
               Euskaltel - Euskadi                     Aitor Galdos Alonso 
                  "                                    Andoni Aranaga Azkune 
                  "                                    Anton Luengo Celaya 
               Franšaise Des Jeux                      Jussi Veikkanen 
                  "                                    Thierry Marichal 
               Liquigas                                Francesco Chicchi 
            Total retirements : 9