Changes in stage 5 compared to stage 4
           
           Biggest gainers by position :
                  +9   Paul Martens
                  +8   Stuart O’Grady
                  +8   Sergey Ivanov
                  +8   John Murphy
                  +7   Nicholas Reistad
                  +6   Raivis Belohvosciks
                  +6   Justin Spinelli
                  +6   Dimitri Champion
                  +5   Bernard Van Ulden
                  +4   Scott Nydam
           
           Biggest losers by position :
                  -8   Nicholas Sanderson
                  -6   Robert Gesink
                  -5   Perrig Quemeneur
                  -4   Antonio Cruz
                  -4   Edward King
                  -4   Mathew Hayman
                  -4   Tom Boonen
                  -3   Aaron Kemps
                  -3   Dan Bowman
                  -3   Mario Cipollini
                  -3   Mauricio Alberto Ardila Cano
           
           Biggest gainers by time :
           
           Biggest losers by time :
               -7:02   Caleb Manion
               -6:31   Scott Tietzel
               -6:23   Bryce Mead
               -6:01   Michael Creed
               -6:00   Nicholas Sanderson
               -5:51   Luciano Andre Pagliarini Mendonca
               -5:47   Nicholas Waite
               -5:30   Sebastien Turgot
               -5:28   Thomas Voeckler
               -5:21   Andrea Tonti
               -5:21   Dan Bowman
           
           Favourites by position :
                  +3   Vladimir Gusev
                  +3   Janez Brajkovic
                  +3   George Hincapie
                  +2   David Millar
                  +1   Kim Kirchen
                  +1   Christopher Horner
                  -1   Thomas Voeckler
                  -2   Jens Voigt
                  -2   Fabian Cancellara
                  -4   Tom Boonen
           
           Favourites by time :
               -0:29   David Millar
               -1:05   Fabian Cancellara
               -1:15   David Zabriskie
               -1:19   Janez Brajkovic
               -1:29   Kim Kirchen
               -1:35   Vladimir Gusev
               -1:42   Christopher Horner
               -2:13   George Hincapie
               -2:18   Bobby Julich
               -2:53   Bernhard Kohl
               -3:39   Jens Voigt
               -3:49   Tom Boonen
               -5:28   Thomas Voeckler
           
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Levi Leipheimer                            21.14.52
                   2  David Millar                                   0.49
                   3  Christian Vandevelde                           1.08
                   4  Fabian Cancellara                              1.18
                   .....
                   6  David Zabriskie                                1.36
                   7  Christopher Horner                             2.07
                   .....
                  13  Bernhard Kohl                                  3.34
                   .....
                  18  George Hincapie                                7.30
                   .....
                  21  Kim Kirchen                                    8.34
                   .....
                  25  Janez Brajkovic                                9.58
                   .....
                  28  Jens Voigt                                    11.11
                  29  Bobby Julich                                  11.49
                   .....
                  47  Vladimir Gusev                                25.00
                   .....
                  62  Tom Boonen                                    32.11
                   .....
                  90  Thomas Voeckler                               39.51
           
           Retirements to date :                                            Stage
              Eros Capecchi (Ita) Saunier Duval-Scott                           3
              Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukr) Quick Step                                4
              Adam Hansen (Aus) High Road                                       3
              Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) High Road                              3
              Patrice Halgand (Fra) Credit Agricole                             4
              Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Credit Agricole                             4
              Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Credit Agricole                               3
              Mark Renshaw (Aus) Credit Agricole                                2
              Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                 4
              Johannes Frohlinger (Ger) Gerolsteiner                            4
              Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Gerolsteiner                              4
              Mathias Frank (Swi) Gerolsteiner                                  4
              Peter Wrolich (Aut) Gerolsteiner                                  4
              Laurent Lefevre (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                            3
              Julien Belgy (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                               4
              Thomas Danielson (USA) Slipstream Chipotle Presented by H30       4
              Tyler Farrar (USA) Slipstream Chipotle Presented by H30           3
              Jackson Stewart (USA) BMC Racing Team                             4
              Andrew Bajadali (USA) Kelly Benefit Strategies / Medifast         5 <<<
              Kevin Lacombe (Can) Kelly Benefit Strategies / Medifast           3
              Jonathan Sundt (USA) Kelly Benefit Strategies / Medifast          4
              Philip Zajicek (USA) Health Net presented by Maxxis               5 <<<
              Karl Menzies (Aus) Health Net presented by Maxxis                 3
              Roman Kilun (USA) Health Net presented by Maxxis                  5 <<<
              Matthew Crane (USA) Health Net presented by Maxxis                4
              Hilton Clarke (Aus) Toyota - United Pro Cycling Team              3
              Jonathan Clarke (Aus) Toyota - United Pro Cycling Team            3
              Ivan Dominguez (Cub) Toyota - United Pro Cycling Team             4
              Burke Swindlehurst (USA) Bissell Pro Cycling                      4
              Matthew Rice (Aus) Jelly Belly Cycling Team                       3
            Total retirements : 30