Changes in stage 5 compared to stage 4
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +22   Evert Verbist 
                 +20   Stijn Vandenbergh 
                 +20   Matthias Russ 
                 +18   Arnaud Gerard 
                 +16   Nelson Hugo Rocha 
                 +15   Wim De Vocht 
                 +15   Joăo Cabreira 
                 +15   Erwin Thijs 
                 +15   Claus Michael Möller 
                 +14   Marcus Zberg 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -61   Vladimir Gusev 
                 -32   Bruno Neves 
                 -31   Arjen De Baat 
                 -29   Jörg Ludewig 
                 -26   Carlos Da Cruz 
                 -26   Lars Boom 
                 -24   Steffen Radochla 
                 -20   Bert Roesems 
                 -20   Björn Schröder 
                 -17   Krassimir Vasilev 
                 -17   Stefan Schumacher 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -7:14   Björn Schröder 
               -7:14   Jörg Ludewig 
               -7:14   Marcel Sieberg 
               -7:14   Marco Zanotti 
               -7:14   Markus Eichler 
               -7:14   Steffen Radochla 
               -5:23   Vladimir Gusev 
               -4:23   Bruno Neves 
               -4:10   Carlos Da Cruz 
               -4:10   Christophe Mengin 
               -3:05   Arjen De Baat 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +15   Claus Michael Möller 
                 +13   Steffen Wesemann 
                 +11   Jeremy Hunt 
                  +8   Sébastien Chavanel 
                  +7   Sergio Paulinho 
                  +4   Matthias Kessler 
                  +3   Thomas Fothen 
                  +2   Yaroslav Popovych 
                  +2   Wim Van Huffel 
                  +2   Pedro Cardoso 
                  +2   José Azevedo 
                  +2   Andreas Klöden 
                 -12   Andreas Klier 
                 -17   Stefan Schumacher 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:10   Yaroslav Popovych 
               -0:10   Wim Van Huffel 
               -0:10   Sébastien Chavanel 
               -0:10   Steffen Wesemann 
               -0:10   Pedro Cardoso 
               -0:10   José Azevedo 
               -0:10   Davide Rebellin 
               -0:10   Andreas Klöden 
               -0:54   Sergio Paulinho 
               -0:54   Matthias Kessler 
               -0:54   Jeremy Hunt 
               -0:54   Claus Michael Möller 
               -0:54   Andreas Klier 
               -3:05   Thomas Fothen 
               -3:05   Stefan Schumacher 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Alessandro Petacchi                        23.33.02
                   2  René Haselbacher                               0.20
                   3  Tomas Vaitkus                                  0.22
                   4  Davide Rebellin                                0.27
                   .....
                  15  Pedro Cardoso                                  0.37
                   .....
                  17  José Azevedo                                   0.37
                  18  Wim Van Huffel                                 0.37
                  19  Andreas Klöden                                 0.37
                  20  Yaroslav Popovych                              0.46
                   .....
                  35  Steffen Wesemann                               1.38
                   .....
                  46  Andreas Klier                                  2.22
                   .....
                  53  Sébastien Chavanel                             3.39
                   .....
                  78  Sergio Paulinho                                6.04
                   .....
                  84  Stefan Schumacher                              6.34
                  85  Matthias Kessler                               7.09
                   .....
                 116  Thomas Fothen                                 19.34
                   .....
                 131  Claus Michael Möller                          21.56
                 132  Jeremy Hunt                                   21.56
            
           Retirements to date :
               Astana                                  Serguei Ivanov 
               Barbot-Halcon                           Francisco Jose Pacheco Torres 
                  "                                    Jorge Alberto Brito Ferraz 
                  "                                    Ricardo Horta 
               Barloworld                              Enrico Degano 
                  "                                    Robert Hunter 
                  "                                    Ryan Cox 
               Benfica                                 Renato Silva 
                  "                                    Rui Costa 
               Chocolade Jacques-Topsport Vlaanderen   Dimitri De Fauw 
                  "                                    Nico Eeckhout 
                  "                                    Steven Caethoven 
               Cofidis                                 Tyler Farrar 
               Discovery Channel                       Egoi Martínez 
               Duja-Tavira                             Daniel Petrov 
                  "                                    Martin Garrido Mayorga 
                  "                                    Samuel José Caldeira 
               Liberty Seguros                         César Antunes Quiterio 
               Madeinox-Bric-Loulé                     Helder Oliveira 
                  "                                    José Vaz 
               Milram                                  Alberto Ongarato 
               Murphy & Gunn-Newlyn-Donnelly-Sean Kell Christophe Beddegenoots 
                  "                                    Devi Vervaeke 
                  "                                    Glenn Bak 
                  "                                    Mark Cassidy 
                  "                                    Paidi O'Brien 
                  "                                    Simon Kelly 
                  "                                    Tim Meeusen 
               Paredes Rota dos Móveis                 Alexis Rodríguez 
                  "                                    Bruno Sa 
                  "                                    Marcio Correia 
                  "                                    Pedro Barnabe 
               Predictor-Lotto                         Tom Steels 
               Quickstep-Innergetic                    Addy Engels 
                  "                                    Davide Viganň 
                  "                                    Gert Steegmans 
                  "                                    Juan Manuel Gárate 
                  "                                    Peter Van Petegem 
               Rabobank Continental                    Evgeny Popov 
               T-Mobile                                André Korff 
                  "                                    Scott Davis 
               Unibet.com                              Niels Scheuneman 
               Vitória-ASC                             José Martins 
                  "                                    Micael Isidoro 
                  "                                    Ng Yong Li 
               Wiesenhof-Felt                          Torsten Schmidt 
            Total retirements : 46