Changes in stage 7 compared to stage 6
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +43   Kevin De Weert 
                 +39   Simon Gerrans 
                 +38   Alessandro Ballan 
                 +35   Sergio Ghisalberti 
                 +33   Grégory Rast 
                 +32   Sébastien Minard 
                 +30   Marcus Burghardt 
                 +30   Ivan Mayoz 
                 +28   Markus Zberg 
                 +25   Anders Lund 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -30   Hubert Schwab 
                 -30   Ivan Velasco Murillo 
                 -30   Mariusz Witecki 
                 -30   Vincent Jerome 
                 -27   Fabian Cancellara 
                 -27   Jon Bru Pascal 
                 -26   Björn Schröder 
                 -26   Stefan Schumacher 
                 -25   Cristian Moreni 
                 -25   Michael Schär 
                 -25   Yannick Talabardon 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +4:30   Vladimir Gusev 
               +2:19   Christopher Horner 
               +1:42   Andreas Klöden 
               +1:38   Marzio Bruseghin 
               +1:18   Beat Zberg 
               +0:06   Kim Kirchen 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -35:31   Alberto Ongarato 
              -35:31   Alessandro Proni 
              -35:31   Alexandre Usau 
              -35:31   Arnaud Labbe 
              -35:31   Aurélien Clerc 
              -35:31   Benoît Poilvet 
              -35:31   Björn Schröder 
              -35:31   Carlos Da Cruz 
              -35:31   Christophe Laurent 
              -35:31   Christopher Sutton 
              -35:31   Cristian Moreni 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +24   Marzio Bruseghin 
                 +22   Michael Boogerd 
                 +20   Vladimir Gusev 
                  +9   Jens Voigt 
                  +9   Andreas Klöden 
                  +5   Carlos Sastre Candil 
                  +4   Kim Kirchen 
                  +2   Vladimir Karpets 
                  +1   Gilberto Simoni 
                  +1   Damiano Cunego 
                  -2   Frank Schleck 
                 -11   José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios 
                 -27   Fabian Cancellara 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +4:30   Vladimir Gusev 
               +1:42   Andreas Klöden 
               +1:38   Marzio Bruseghin 
               +0:06   Kim Kirchen 
               -0:12   Frank Schleck 
               -0:50   Gilberto Simoni 
               -0:50   Carlos Sastre Candil 
               -2:44   Michael Boogerd 
               -3:09   Jens Voigt 
              -18:37   José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios 
              -35:31   Fabian Cancellara 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Vladimir Efimkin                           25.55.08
                   2  Kim Kirchen                                    0.24
                   3  Vladimir Karpets                               0.30
                   .....
                   5  Frank Schleck                                  0.33
                   6  Damiano Cunego                                 0.57
                   .....
                   8  Gilberto Simoni                                2.03
                   .....
                  14  Andreas Klöden                                 4.39
                   .....
                  17  Vladimir Gusev                                 6.35
                   .....
                  20  Carlos Sastre Candil                           7.22
                   .....
                  45  Jens Voigt                                    24.10
                   .....
                  49  Marzio Bruseghin                              29.24
                   .....
                  51  José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios                  31.00
                   .....
                  55  Michael Boogerd                               35.43
                   .....
                  84  Fabian Cancellara                             58.03
            
           Retirements to date :
               Ag2r Prevoyance                         John Gadret 
                  "                                    Rinaldo Nocentini 
               Astana                                  Igor Abakoumov 
               Bouygues Telecom                        Saďd Haddou 
               Caisse d'Epargne                        Sébastien Portal 
               Cofidis, le Credit Par Telephone        Tristan Valentin 
               Credit Agricole                         Francesco C. Bellotti 
               Euskaltel - Euskadi                     Aitor Galdos Alonso 
                  "                                    Andoni Aranaga Azkune 
                  "                                    Anton Luengo Celaya 
                  "                                    Benat Albizuri Aransolo 
               Française Des Jeux                      Jussi Veikkanen 
                  "                                    Thierry Marichal 
               Lampre-Fondital                         Paolo Tiralongo 
               Liquigas                                Francesco Chicchi 
                  "                                    Franco Pellizotti 
               Predictor-Lotto                         Jurgen Van Den Broeck 
                  "                                    Robbie Mcewen 
               Quick Step - Innergetic                 Giovanni Visconti 
               Rabobank                                Mauricio Alberto Ardila Cano 
                  "                                    Oscar Freire Gomez 
               T-Mobile Team                           Andreas Klier 
                  "                                    Giuseppe Guerini 
                  "                                    Michael Rogers 
               Unibet.com                              Pieter Jacobs 
            Total retirements : 25