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Tour de France 2010

Date range:
July 3-25, 2010
  • Tour de France, France, GT
  • Stages Expand the race menu
    • Prologue

      Distance:
      8.9km
      Start location:
      Rotterdam
      End location:
      Rotterdam
    • Stage 1

      Distance:
      223.5km
      Start location:
      Rotterdam
      End location:
      Brussels
    • Stage 2

      Distance:
      201km
      Start location:
      Brussels
      End location:
      Spa
    • Stage 3

      Distance:
      213km
      Start location:
      Wanze
      End location:
      Arenberg Porte du Hainaut
    • Stage 4

      Distance:
      153.5km
      Start location:
      Cambrai
      End location:
      Reims
    • Stage 5

      Distance:
      187.5km
      Start location:
      Epernay
      End location:
      Montargis
    • Stage 6

      Distance:
      227.5km
      Start location:
      Montargis
      End location:
      Gueugnon
    • Stage 7

      Distance:
      165.5km
      Start location:
      Tournus
      End location:
      Station des Rousses
    • Stage 8

      Distance:
      189km
      Start location:
      Station des Rousses
      End location:
      Morzine-Avoriaz
    • Rest day one

      Location
      Morzine-Avoriaz
    • Stage 9

      Distance:
      204.5km
      Start location:
      Morzine-Avoriaz
      End location:
      Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
    • Stage 10

      Distance:
      179km
      Start location:
      Chambery
      End location:
      Gap
    • Stage 11

      Distance:
      184.5km
      Start location:
      Sisteron
      End location:
      Bourg-les-Valence
    • Stage 12

      Distance:
      210.5km
      Start location:
      Bourg-de-Peage
      End location:
      Mende
    • Stage 13

      Distance:
      196km
      Start location:
      Rodez
      End location:
      Revel
    • Stage 14

      Distance:
      184.5km
      Start location:
      Revel
      End location:
      Ax-3 Domaines
    • Stage 15

      Distance:
      187.5km
      Start location:
      Pamiers
      End location:
      Bagneres-de-Luchon
    • Stage 16

      Distance:
      199.5km
      Start location:
      Bagneres-de-Luchon
      End location:
      Pau
    • Rest day two

      Location
      Pau
    • Stage 17

      Distance:
      174km
      Start location:
      Pau
      End location:
      Col du Tourmalet
    • Stage 18

      Distance:
      198km
      Start location:
      Salies-de-Bearn
      End location:
      Bordeaux
    • Stage 19

      Distance:
      52km
      Start location:
      Bordeaux
      End location:
      Pauillac
    • Stage 20

      Distance:
      102.5km
      Start location:
      Longjumeau
      End location:
      Paris
  • Race history

July 09, Stage 6: Montargis - Gueugnon 227.5km

Cavendish sprints for second consecutive stage win

By:
Les Clarke
Published:
July 09, 2010, 16:49 BST,
Updated:
July 09, 2010, 20:30 BST

Cancellara retains his yellow jersey

Untouchable. Just 24 hours after taking his first win of this year's Tour de France, Mark Cavendish equalled the record of his sprinting mentor, Erik Zabel, and with a superb sprint in Gueugnon indicated that yesterday was no fluke for the Isle of Man's greatest cycling export, who now has 12 Tour de France stage victories to his name.

As fans witnessed the 'real' Cavendish over the final 200 metres of yesterday's run into Montargis, the Manxman's trademark sprint was again on show - albeit with even more panache, lustre and confidence - following another brilliant dose of team work from HTC-Columbia throughout the day's 227.5km parcours.

With a commanding winning margin of two bike lengths, Cavendish celebrated with contented pleasure after the finish, yesterday's drought breaker giving him the confidence needed to get back on track despite a less-than-ideal start to this year's Tour.

"It's incredible. The guys were perfect today," said Cavendish before heading to the podium. "Kanstantin [Siutsou] has had to do a lot of work the last couple of days so we gave him a rest. Bert Grabsch started riding [in pursuit of the break] then Maxime Monfort took over."

Cavendish explained that although the day's parcours may have appeared simple on paper, the reality was something else; with just a day before the event heads into the first of its mountainous stages, today was a 'climbing hors d'oeuvre', albeit with a sprint finish. Therefore team work was vital. "We did 2,000 feet of climbing and it was up and down all day," said Cavendish.

"My guys kept riding hard on the front because we knew there would be counter attacks, but we hoped there wouldn't be too many and there weren't too many," he added. "We also knew there would be crosswinds so all the big riders' teams were at the front and then we brought the group back."

After catching the breakaway the onus was on HTC-Columbia to fight off the contenders and again deliver its man to the line. The work of Mark Renshaw was again vital in achieving that, his performance in the final kilometre exceptional. Like yesterday, the Australian never panicked despite the attention of all the other lead-out men.

"We [HTC-Columbia] had four guys for the lead-out and we had to jump from behind one of the other teams who were leading it out. [Mark] Renshaw kept his cool and jumped off Lampre's train and took me to about 150 metres to go... it was great," said Cavendish.

As for a run on the green jersey, the battle for which Cavendish has garnered 70 points in just two days, the 24-year-old is maintaining a daily focus rather than one looking at Paris in two weeks' time.

"I'm just concentrating on wins for now," he said. "I didn't push hard enough on the cobbled day because I thought the group up ahead was much bigger. I lost a lot of points and didn't get much out of the next day so I'm quite far behind [in the points classification]; I'll just keep plugging away."

Today's trio takes the loose leash

With the longest parcours of the Tour on offer today, the early break was always going to be vital to the sprinters' teams. Mathieu Perget (Caisse d'Epargne) was the first to fly the coop very early in proceedings, joined by Germany's Sebastian Lang (Omega Pharma-Lotto) and Spanish rider Ruben Perez Moreno (Euskaltel-Euskadi).

Five kilometres into the stage the leading trio had itself a two-minute lead, adding another minute in the next five kilometres and another five kilometres later. The gap soon opened to a staggering five minutes as the peloton ensured it took in some respite time ahead of tomorrow's first run into some proper climbing.

With a massive 204km left to race the break had already amassed a seven-minute lead which would be extended to eight minutes in quick time; that's as far ahead as the three leading riders got however, the main bunch kicking itself into action and deciding it was time to take back the advantage soon after.

For the next 100km the peloton took an hourglass to the break's lead, whittling it down as Saxo Bank's Stuart O'Grady and Nicki Sorensen could be seen at the front of the peloton in defence of Fabian Cancellara's race lead. Although it was under no serious threat and the Swiss rider remains in yellow for tomorrow's stage, Bjarne Riis's boys maintained appearances and in reality it was again HTC-Columbia driving much of the chase.

With the aforementioned Bert Grabsch and Maxime Monfort on the front for the better part of 100km, the gap was closed to 5:19 as the leading trio passed 100km to go; with 84km remaining that had been whittled down further to 4:25 and with 75km left to race that was reduced further, to a mere four minutes.

The two and one-minute barriers between the peloton and the break were broken with about 50km and 25km remaining in the stage, an indication of the exquisite timing of Bob Stapleton's men. With Rolf Aldag calling the shots in the car the riders in yellow were setting the stage for another well-timed catch.

It's just a matter of time

With almost 20km remaining Perget became the second Caisse d'Epargne rider in two days to try his luck alone near the end of the stage after spending it in an escape group. José Ivan Gutierrez attempted a solo move yesterday but it didn't succeed, and neither did Perget's.

Behind him his breakaway companions - Perez and Lang - were joined by Dmitri Champion (Ag2R-La Mondiale) and Anthony Charteau (BBox Bouygues Telecom), who jumped from the peloton and quickly reeled Perget back into the fold.

Soon after something unusual happened, however: Team RadioShack came to the front for one of the first times in this year's Tour in an effort to keep Lance Armstrong amongst the action as the crosswinds started buffeting riders. Meanwhile Grega Bole and several of the Lampre-Farnese Vini crew had also made their way to the head of proceedings, as did Liquigas-Doimo and BMC Racing Team.

Contrary to the last two days, today's catch was made earlier in the parcours, coming with 10km remaining and leaving the sprinters' teams with more work to do as some of the general classification contenders continued to make their presence felt throughout the fast final kilometres to avoid any potential crashes.

As the peloton's swarming mass moved rapidly towards Gueugnon, Garmin-Transitions, HTC-Columbia, Lampre-Farnese Vini and Cervélo TestTeam were the prominent crews at the pointy end of the race, a familiar sight this week, as have been the Italian team's spoiling tactics - namely, throwing Danilo Hondo into the middle of the leading trio - which again featured today in an attempt to derail the hard work done by Bernhard Eisel and the HTC-Columbia train.

Consequently Cavendish's Australian lieutenant was forced to take another bite at the cherry in the final kilometre and nailed it, delivering his man to the last desperate metres and watch as he doubled the team's win tally in two days.

Full Results

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia 5:37:42  
2 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions    
3 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
4 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha    
5 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram    
6 Sébastien Turgot (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
7 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
8 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
9 Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions    
10 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team    
11 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
12 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
13 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia    
14 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team    
15 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:00:03  
16 Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux    
17 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
18 Roger Kluge (Ger) Team Milram    
19 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
20 Luke Roberts (Aus) Team Milram    
21 George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team    
22 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team    
23 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
24 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
25 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram    
26 Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
27 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack    
28 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana    
29 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quick Step    
30 Alexander Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana    
31 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
32 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team    
33 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo    
34 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions    
35 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step    
36 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram    
37 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia    
38 Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack    
39 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack    
40 Daniel Lloyd (GBr) Cervelo Test Team    
41 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank    
42 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale    
43 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step    
44 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
45 Samuel Sánchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
46 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Transitions    
47 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
48 Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
49 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team Radioshack    
50 Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto    
51 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
52 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux    
53 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team HTC - Columbia    
54 Benoït Vaugrenard (Fra) Française des Jeux    
55 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
56 Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
57 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
58 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack    
59 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
60 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
61 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
62 Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) Team Katusha    
63 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank    
64 Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram    
65 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank    
66 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
67 Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank    
68 Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank    
69 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank    
70 Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
71 Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank    
72 Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
73 Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
74 Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Astana    
75 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Française des Jeux    
76 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
77 Arkaitz Duran Daroca (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
78 Michael Barry (Can) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
79 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
80 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française des Jeux    
81 Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
82 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team    
83 Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana    
84 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
85 Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha    
86 Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
87 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank    
88 Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha    
89 Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank    
90 Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
91 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
92 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram    
93 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha    
94 Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
95 Alexander Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo    
96 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
97 Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia    
98 Markus Eibegger (Aut) Footon-Servetto    
99 Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
100 Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
101 Grégory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack    
102 Iban Mayoz Echeverria (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
103 John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
104 Sergio Paulinho (Por) Team Radioshack    
105 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia    
106 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha    
107 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack    
108 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
109 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions    
110 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne    
111 Iban Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
112 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Cervelo Test Team    
113 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
114 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram    
115 Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Cervelo Test Team    
116 Christophe Moreau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne    
117 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
118 Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
119 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
120 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
121 Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française des Jeux    
122 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
123 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
124 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
125 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
126 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
127 Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
128 Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team    
129 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions    
130 Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
131 Steven Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
132 Maarten Wijnants (Bel) Quick Step    
133 Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale    
134 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
135 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
136 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha    
137 Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team    
138 Anthony Charteau (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
139 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
140 Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française des Jeux    
141 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
142 Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
143 Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step    
144 Rémy Di Grégorio (Fra) Française des Jeux    
145 Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
146 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne    
147 Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne    
148 Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
149 Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Team Katusha    
150 Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team    
151 Mario Aerts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
152 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
153 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
154 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
155 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
156 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia    
157 David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Transitions    
158 Kristjan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Doimo    
159 Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:00:34  
160 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team    
161 Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team Katusha    
162 Chris Anker Sørensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
163 Brian Vandborg (Den) Liquigas-Doimo    
164 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 0:00:37  
165 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:00:43  
166 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team 0:01:10  
167 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 0:01:19  
168 Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
169 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana    
170 Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank    
171 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions 0:01:24  
172 Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step    
173 Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto    
174 Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo 0:01:26  
175 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 0:01:40  
176 Kevin Seeldrayers (Bel) Quick Step 0:01:42  
177 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:01:52  
178 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step 0:01:58  
179 Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step    
180 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank    
181 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana 0:02:52  
182 David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Astana 0:06:19  
183 Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Astana 0:08:45  
184 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Astana    
185 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack    
186 Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux    
187 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia 0:10:58  
188 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
Sprint 1 - Saint-Fargeau, 47.0km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 6  pts
2 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 4  
3 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 2  
Sprint 2 - Moulins-Engilbert, 163.0km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 6  pts
2 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 4  
3 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
Sprint 3 - Luzy, 195.5km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 6  pts
2 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 4  
3 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 2  
Sprint 4 - Gueugnon, 227.5km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia 35  pts
2 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions 30  
3 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 26  
4 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha 24  
5 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram 22  
6 Sébastien Turgot (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 20  
7 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 19  
8 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team 18  
9 Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions 17  
10 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team 16  
11 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 15  
12 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 14  
13 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 13  
14 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team 12  
15 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 11  
16 Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux 10  
17 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 9  
18 Roger Kluge (Ger) Team Milram 8  
19 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 7  
20 Luke Roberts (Aus) Team Milram 6  
21 George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team 5  
22 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 4  
23 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank 3  
24 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2  
25 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram 1  
Mountain 1 - Côte de Bouhy, 69.5km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 3  pts
2 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 2  
3 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 1  
Mountain 2 - Côte de La Chapelle-Saint-André, 91.5 Km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 3  pts
2 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
3 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1  
Mountain 3 - Côte des Montarons, 179.5km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 3  pts
2 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 2  
3 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 1  
Mountain 4 - Côte de la Croix de l'Arbrem 204.5 Km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 3  pts
2 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 2  
3 Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1  
Most combative rider
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne    
Best young rider
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia 5:37:42  
2 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram    
3 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
4 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
5 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
6 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:00:03  
7 Roger Kluge (Ger) Team Milram    
8 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo    
9 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
10 Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto    
11 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
12 Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) Team Katusha    
13 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank    
14 Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
15 Arkaitz Duran Daroca (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
16 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
17 Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
18 Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia    
19 Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
20 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne    
21 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram    
22 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
23 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
24 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
25 Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
26 Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française des Jeux    
27 Rémy Di Grégorio (Fra) Française des Jeux    
28 Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
29 Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team    
30 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
31 Kristjan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Doimo    
32 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:00:43  
33 Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank 0:01:19  
34 Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto 0:01:24  
35 Kevin Seeldrayers (Bel) Quick Step 0:01:42  
36 Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:08:45  
Teams
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Garmin - Transitions 16:53:09  
2 Team HTC - Columbia    
3 Cervelo Test Team    
4 Sky Pro Cycling    
5 Team Milram 0:00:03  
6 Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
7 AG2R La Mondiale    
8 Lampre - Farnese    
9 Katusha Team    
10 Caisse d'Epargne    
11 Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne 0:00:06  
12 Team Radioshack    
13 Quick Step    
14 Omega Pharma - Lotto    
15 Team Saxo Bank    
16 Française Des Jeux    
17 BMC Racing Team    
18 Astana    
19 Euskaltel - Euskadi    
20 Liquigas-Doimo    
21 Rabobank    
22 Footon-Servetto    
General classification after stage 6
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 28:37:30  
2 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:00:20  
3 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 0:00:39  
4 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions 0:00:46  
5 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step 0:01:01  
6 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:01:09  
7 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team 0:01:16  
8 Alexander Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana 0:01:31  
9 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana 0:01:40  
10 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:01:42  
11 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale    
12 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Transitions 0:01:47  
13 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank 0:01:49  
14 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
15 David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Transitions 0:02:06  
16 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 0:02:24  
17 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:02:25  
18 Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack 0:02:30  
19 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:02:32  
20 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:02:34  
21 Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia 0:02:35  
22 Arkaitz Duran Daroca (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:02:49  
23 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha    
24 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack 0:02:53  
25 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:02:58  
26 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team Radioshack 0:03:00  
27 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia    
28 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack 0:03:01  
29 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:03:02  
30 Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank    
31 Samuel Sánchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:03:04  
32 Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana 0:03:05  
33 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha    
34 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia 0:03:06  
35 Kristjan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Doimo 0:03:07  
36 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:03:10  
37 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:03:12  
38 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne 0:03:14  
39 Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux    
40 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux    
41 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank 0:03:15  
42 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 0:03:16  
43 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack 0:03:17  
44 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram 0:03:18  
45 Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank    
46 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 0:03:19  
47 Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:03:20  
48 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:03:24  
49 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:03:25  
50 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team    
51 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack 0:03:26  
52 Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale    
53 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:03:27  
54 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:03:29  
55 John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:03:30  
56 Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:03:31  
57 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:03:32  
58 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 0:03:33  
59 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
60 Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Astana    
61 Michael Barry (Can) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
62 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:03:34  
63 Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team 0:03:38  
64 Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:03:41  
65 Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:03:43  
66 Steven Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:03:44  
67 Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:03:46  
68 Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
69 Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Cervelo Test Team    
70 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:03:47  
71 Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:03:48  
72 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:03:53  
73 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:03:54  
74 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:03:56  
75 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:03:57  
76 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:04:27  
77 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram 0:04:33  
78 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions 0:04:41  
79 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
80 Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step 0:04:44  
81 Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:04:45  
82 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quick Step 0:04:47  
83 Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) Team Katusha 0:04:49  
84 Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:04:53  
85 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana 0:04:57  
86 Alexander Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo 0:05:02  
87 Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:07:04  
88 Christophe Moreau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 0:07:20  
89 Luke Roberts (Aus) Team Milram 0:07:25  
90 Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:07:32  
91 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram    
92 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step 0:07:33  
93 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:07:34  
94 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team HTC - Columbia 0:07:36  
95 Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram 0:07:37  
96 Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team Katusha 0:07:38  
97 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:07:41  
98 Rémy Di Grégorio (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:07:47  
99 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram 0:07:53  
100 Sébastien Turgot (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom    
101 Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:08:06  
102 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:08:07  
103 Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank 0:08:16  
104 Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française des Jeux 0:08:18  
105 Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions 0:08:54  
106 Mario Aerts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:08:58  
107 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia 0:09:08  
108 George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:09:12  
109 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:09:18  
110 Markus Eibegger (Aut) Footon-Servetto 0:10:05  
111 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:10:39  
112 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:10:47  
113 Anthony Charteau (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:10:55  
114 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team    
115 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank 0:11:01  
116 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:11:06  
117 Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto 0:11:15  
118 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:11:23  
119 Maarten Wijnants (Bel) Quick Step    
120 Sergio Paulinho (Por) Team Radioshack 0:12:17  
121 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:12:34  
122 Grégory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack 0:12:35  
123 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram 0:12:39  
124 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia 0:12:41  
125 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:13:05  
126 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 0:13:26  
127 Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:13:29  
128 Iban Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:13:57  
129 Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank 0:14:48  
130 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team 0:15:07  
131 Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:15:33  
132 Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:15:36  
133 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 0:15:58  
134 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:15:59  
135 Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank 0:16:11  
136 Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step 0:16:33  
137 Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne 0:16:48  
138 Iban Mayoz Echeverria (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:17:19  
139 Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:17:31  
140 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 0:17:34  
141 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions 0:17:42  
142 Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:17:50  
143 Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:17:56  
144 Benoït Vaugrenard (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:18:31  
145 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 0:18:45  
146 Daniel Lloyd (GBr) Cervelo Test Team 0:19:23  
147 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank 0:19:25  
148 Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:19:29  
149 Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo 0:20:10  
150 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:20:12  
151 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team 0:20:16  
152 Brian Vandborg (Den) Liquigas-Doimo 0:20:20  
153 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:20:27  
154 Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:20:29  
155 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:21:15  
156 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions 0:21:20  
157 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana 0:21:46  
158 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia 0:21:50  
159 Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step 0:21:59  
160 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions 0:22:00  
161 Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha 0:22:18  
162 Kevin Seeldrayers (Bel) Quick Step 0:22:26  
163 Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:22:29  
164 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:22:57  
165 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 0:23:08  
166 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:23:11  
167 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:23:23  
168 Roger Kluge (Ger) Team Milram 0:23:42  
169 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team 0:24:57  
170 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:26:36  
171 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:27:15  
172 Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team 0:27:40  
173 Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto 0:27:55  
174 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step 0:29:35  
175 Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team    
176 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:29:42  
177 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Astana 0:30:36  
178 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:30:47  
179 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:31:01  
180 Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:31:28  
181 David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Astana 0:35:16  
182 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:35:39  
183 Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:35:45  
184 Chris Anker Sørensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:36:27  
185 Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:37:59  
186 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack 0:39:03  
187 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:40:04  
188 Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Astana 0:42:55  
Points classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team 118  pts
2 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 114  
3 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha 105  
4 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 92  
5 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia 85  
6 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team 82  
7 Sébastien Turgot (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 79  
8 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 74  
9 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram 71  
10 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 54  
11 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions 53  
12 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 48  
13 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 47  
14 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 46  
15 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step 44  
16 Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions 39  
17 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 37  
18 Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux 34  
19 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 33  
20 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 31  
21 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions 30  
22 Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 29  
23 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 29  
24 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 28  
25 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana 27  
26 Roger Kluge (Ger) Team Milram 26  
27 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions 25  
28 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 24  
29 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 24  
30 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram 22  
31 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 21  
32 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Transitions 21  
33 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 20  
34 Luke Roberts (Aus) Team Milram 20  
35 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 19  
36 Alexander Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana 18  
37 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank 18  
38 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank 17  
39 David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Transitions 17  
40 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram 17  
41 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 16  
42 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team 16  
43 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini 15  
44 Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step 15  
45 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 15  
46 Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 14  
47 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 14  
48 Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia 14  
49 Samuel Sánchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 14  
50 Maarten Wijnants (Bel) Quick Step 12  
51 Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank 12  
52 Arkaitz Duran Daroca (Spa) Footon-Servetto 12  
53 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team 12  
54 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team HTC - Columbia 12  
55 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team 12  
56 Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana 11  
57 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux 11  
58 Mario Aerts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 11  
59 Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne 11  
60 Iban Mayoz Echeverria (Spa) Footon-Servetto 10  
61 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 10  
62 Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack 10  
63 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack 10  
64 Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step 10  
65 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 10  
66 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 9  
67 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 9  
68 Michael Barry (Can) Sky Professional Cycling Team 8  
69 Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 8  
70 Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 6  
71 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 6  
72 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 6  
73 George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team 6  
74 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack 5  
75 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step 5  
76 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia 4  
77 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team 4  
78 Steven Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 4  
79 Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 4  
80 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram 4  
81 Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 4  
82 Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha 4  
83 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha 3  
84 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram 3  
85 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank 3  
86 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 2  
87 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team Radioshack 2  
88 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 2  
89 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack 2  
90 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 2  
91 Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank 2  
92 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 2  
93 Kristjan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
94 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française des Jeux 2  
95 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne 2  
96 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank 2  
97 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 2  
98 Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank 2  
99 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 2  
100 Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
101 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto 2  
102 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team 2  
103 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack 2  
104 Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale 2  
105 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2  
106 John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 2  
107 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 2  
108 Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Astana 2  
109 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 2  
110 Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team 2  
111 Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 2  
112 Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto 2  
113 Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Cervelo Test Team 2  
114 Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha 2  
115 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 2  
116 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions 2  
117 Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2  
118 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quick Step 2  
119 Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) Team Katusha 2  
120 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana 2  
121 Alexander Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
122 Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 2  
123 Christophe Moreau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 2  
124 Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram 2  
125 Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team Katusha 2  
126 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 2  
127 Rémy Di Grégorio (Fra) Française des Jeux 2  
128 Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Footon-Servetto 2  
129 Markus Eibegger (Aut) Footon-Servetto 2  
130 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team 2  
131 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
132 Anthony Charteau (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 2  
133 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 2  
134 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia 2  
135 Iban Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
136 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team 2  
137 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 2  
138 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 2  
139 Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
140 Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
141 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2  
142 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana 2  
143 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia 2  
144 Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step 2  
145 Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 2  
146 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Astana 2  
147 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 1  
148 Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne -3  
149 Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini -5  
Mountains classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quick Step 13  pts
2 Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 12  
3 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step 8  
4 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 8  
5 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 7  
6 Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step 6  
7 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia 5  
8 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 4  
9 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 4  
10 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto 4  
11 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions 3  
12 Iban Mayoz Echeverria (Spa) Footon-Servetto 3  
13 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 3  
14 Steven Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 2  
15 Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step 2  
16 Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2  
17 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 2  
18 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 2  
19 Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 2  
20 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 1  
21 Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 1  
22 Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1  
23 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 1  
Best young rider classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 28:37:50  
2 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:00:49  
3 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 0:02:04  
4 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:02:12  
5 Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia 0:02:15  
6 Arkaitz Duran Daroca (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:02:29  
7 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:02:38  
8 Kristjan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Doimo 0:02:47  
9 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:02:50  
10 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne 0:02:54  
11 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 0:02:56  
12 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:03:14  
13 Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:03:23  
14 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:03:33  
15 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:04:07  
16 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:04:21  
17 Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) Team Katusha 0:04:29  
18 Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:07:12  
19 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram    
20 Rémy Di Grégorio (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:07:27  
21 Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française des Jeux 0:07:58  
22 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia 0:08:48  
23 Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto 0:10:55  
24 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram 0:12:19  
25 Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank 0:15:51  
26 Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:17:11  
27 Kevin Seeldrayers (Bel) Quick Step 0:22:06  
28 Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:22:09  
29 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:23:03  
30 Roger Kluge (Ger) Team Milram 0:23:22  
31 Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team 0:27:20  
32 Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto 0:27:35  
33 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:30:41  
34 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:35:19  
35 Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:35:25  
36 Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:37:39  
Teams classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Team Saxo Bank 85:56:25  
2 Garmin - Transitions 0:00:05  
3 Sky Pro Cycling 0:00:19  
4 Astana 0:02:21  
5 BMC Racing Team 0:02:50  
6 Cervelo Test Team 0:03:16  
7 Rabobank 0:03:37  
8 Omega Pharma - Lotto 0:03:40  
9 AG2R La Mondiale 0:03:46  
10 Caisse d'Epargne 0:03:52  
11 Team HTC - Columbia 0:04:23  
12 Team Radioshack 0:04:28  
13 Liquigas-Doimo 0:04:42  
14 Katusha Team 0:05:08  
15 Française Des Jeux 0:05:30  
16 Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne 0:05:31  
17 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:06:03  
18 Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:06:08  
19 Quick Step 0:06:33  
20 Team Milram 0:06:34  
21 Lampre - Farnese 0:10:05  
22 Footon-Servetto 0:10:06  

Scott Sunderland's stage analysis:

The Manx missile strikes again. And whatever nickname people use for Mark Cavendish, it has to be about his speed and his sprinting because that is what makes him so special.

It's been impressive how young Mark has managed to turn his season around with his two sprint victories. He's been through some tough times but what happened has grounded and matured him, both as a person and as a rider. The people in his team have worked hard to help him get things back on track and its all been worth it.

The key to both of Cav's successes was without a doubt Mark Renshaw. So much so, that I'm not sure that Cav would have won either sprint if he had not had Renshaw there to lead him out like he did.

Renshaw is absolutely clinical in the chaos and knows exactly what to do at the exactly the right time. He is probably as good as Giovanni Lombardi was when he used to lead out Mario Cipollini to victory so many times. Cav is the best sprinter in the peloton and Renshaw is the best lead out man in the peloton. It is a perfect combination. They are very different characters but fit together perfectly. Of course the work the rest of the HTC-Columbia team is vital too because they make sure the break is caught at the right time and look after Mark and Mark all day, so they can then do their stuff. All the team deserves to celebrate together for a job well done.

We've had a pretty crazy first week of drama, chaos, crashes and great racing. Some have said it's been the best week of the Tour for years. I'd agree. But now it's time for the overall contenders to take centre stage as the battle for overall success begins.

Trust me, the next three days will be important. They may not decide who wins the Tour de France but some riders are going to have to be aggressive and try and take back the time they lost on the cobbles. It's as if they are one goal down as the second half of the world cup final begins.

It's going to be fascinating watching what Lance Armstrong, Alberto Contador, Ivan Basso and Carlos Sastre do in the Alps. Andy Schleck and Cadel Evans can afford to play a waiting game and let the race come to them, especially Cadel, who should be able to move into yellow. Lance and Contador know they will gain some time in the Bordeaux time trial but Basso and Sastre have pull back time on the mountain finishes. They will have a three-week game plan but will have to be aggressive.

We're only just entering the second week of the Tour. It is the third week in the Pyrenees that will be decisive, But the way the race is balanced now, will make the Alps a lot more important than they seem on paper.