Changes in stage 5 compared to stage 4
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +40   Dominique Cornu 
                 +37   Vasili Kiryienka 
                 +34   Sandy Casar 
                 +32   Evgeny Petrov 
                 +32   Andreas Kloden 
                 +31   Stefan Schumacher 
                 +30   Jurgen Van Goolen 
                 +28   Julien Loubet 
                 +27   Tom Stamsnijder 
                 +25   Maarten Tjallingii 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -64   Philippe Gilbert 
                 -58   Koldo Fernandez De Larrea 
                 -50   Paolo Bettini 
                 -43   Filippo Pozzato 
                 -42   Greg Van Avermaet 
                 -34   Inigo Landaluze Intxaurraga 
                 -30   Oscar Freire Gomez 
                 -27   Oliver Zaugg 
                 -26   Egoi Martinez De Esteban 
                 -26   Juan Manuel Garate 
                 -26   Patrice Halgand 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +1:17   Levi Leipheimer 
               +1:05   Sylvain Chavanel 
               +0:44   Manuel Quinziato 
               +0:28   Alberto Contador Velasco 
               +0:18   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
               +0:11   Jurgen Van Goolen 
               +0:10   Michael Blaudzun 
               +0:02   Martin Velits 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -7:29   Artur Gajek 
               -7:08   Francis Mourey 
               -6:59   Olivier Bonnaire 
               -6:55   Sebastian Schwager 
               -6:43   Jesus Rosendo Prado 
               -6:43   Philippe Gilbert 
               -6:24   Wouter Weylandt 
               -6:19   Jelle Vanendert 
               -6:16   Lloyd Mondory 
               -6:14   Ivan Velasco Murillo 
               -6:00   Ivan Santaromita 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +32   Andreas Kloden 
                 +31   Stefan Schumacher 
                 +24   Levi Leipheimer 
                 +22   Davide Rebellin 
                 +19   Alberto Contador Velasco 
                 +18   Robert Gesink 
                 +16   Ezequiel Mosquera Miguez 
                 +15   Carlos Sastre Candil 
                 +13   Damiano Cunego 
                  +8   Marzio Bruseghin 
                  -3   Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau 
                  -7   Yaroslav Popovych 
                  -7   Igor Anton Hernandez 
                 -11   Alessandro Ballan 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +1:17   Levi Leipheimer 
               +0:28   Alberto Contador Velasco 
               +0:18   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
               -0:04   Stefan Schumacher 
               -0:07   Andreas Kloden 
               -0:13   Carlos Sastre Candil 
               -0:51   Robert Gesink 
               -0:52   Ezequiel Mosquera Miguez 
               -0:53   Davide Rebellin 
               -1:08   Marzio Bruseghin 
               -1:15   Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau 
               -1:18   Igor Anton Hernandez 
               -1:24   Alessandro Ballan 
               -1:35   Yaroslav Popovych 
               -2:35   Damiano Cunego 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Levi Leipheimer                            14.16.11
                   2  Sylvain Chavanel                               0.02
                   3  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte                    0.30
                   .....
                   5  Alberto Contador Velasco                       0.47
                   .....
                   7  Carlos Sastre Candil                           1.27
                   .....
                  12  Igor Anton Hernandez                           2.17
                   .....
                  14  Ezequiel Mosquera Miguez                       2.19
                   .....
                  18  Alessandro Ballan                              2.26
                  19  Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau                      2.26
                  20  Marzio Bruseghin                               2.30
                  21  Robert Gesink                                  2.30
                  22  Davide Rebellin                                2.39
                   .....
                  24  Yaroslav Popovych                              2.46
                   .....
                  64  Andreas Kloden                                 5.17
                   .....
                  67  Stefan Schumacher                              5.42
                   .....
                  73  Damiano Cunego                                 5.54
            
           Retirements to date :                                              Stage
              Stef Clement (Ned) Bouygues Telecom                                 5 <<<
              Aurelien Clerc (Swi) Bouygues Telecom                               5 <<<
              Maryan Hary (Fra) Cofidis - Le Credit par Telephone                 5 <<<
              Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Cofidis - Le Credit par Telephone           1
              Ricardo Serrano Gonzalez (Spa) Tinkoff Credit Systems               4
            Total retirements : 5