Bak solos to Eneco Tour win

Lars Ytting Bak of Team Saxo Bank won the "Little Amstel Gold Race" stage of the Eneco Tour on Sunday, attacking out of a lead group with two kilometres remaining. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Columbia-HTC) won the sprint for second from Francesco Gavazzi (Lampre).

Boasson Hagen, who started the day in third place overall only 23 seconds down, picked up enough bonus seconds both underway and at the finish to take over the general classification lead.

“I wasn't sure of the win until 200 metres to go,” said Bak. “I had to go deep, and I was almost faint from the effort.”

Looking to the final two stages, the Dane noted, ”I am an all rounder and can do a lot when I'm in form, also a time trial. But for the overall win I tip my Norwegian friend Edvald Boasson Hagen.”

"It was a very difficult stage today,” said Boasson Hagen. He had two teammates with him in the escape group, and said they were all surprised when Rabobank attacked out of the group on the Eyserbosweg, “because that was the steepest climb.”

The 22-year-old Norwegian had hoped that the others would chase when Bak jumped at the end, since he wanted to save himself for the sprint. It didn't happen, “but I'm happy with second place and the bonus seconds that came with it. Winning the leader's jersey was our team's main goal today.”

Boasson Hagen now hopes for little wind tomorrow, and figures he has a good chance to hold on to the lead at the closing time trial. That final stage “is quite short and technical, which I usually do well at.”

Farrar held on to second place overall by finishing in the first chase group, and is now 15 seconds back, in the same time as third-placed Bak. His Garmin-Slipstream teammate Bradley Wiggins, who was considered a favourite for the overall title, dropped out of contention by finishing over 10 minutes down.

It was a wild race, as a trio got away early, to be joined near the end by a larger group. The chasing peloton came close, but not close enough.

One hundred and fifty-one riders were at the start of Sunday's stage in Roermond, as the race returned to the Netherlands. The day's difficult 204.3-kilometre course took the riders over a grand total of 16 of those short, steep climbs to be found in this part of Europe. The stage started and ended in the Netherlands, but in between dipped its toe into both Belgium and Germany.

The stage has been called "a little Amstel Gold race", as it goes over much of the same roads as the famous Spring Classic. It even paid a visit to the famous Cauberg at km 151.

Missing at the start was Damien Gaudin (Bbox Bouygues Telecom), who was in the previous day's long escape group. In addition, several riders dropped out during the stage, Arnaud Labbe (Bbox Bouygues Telecom) had to leave after crashing in the neutralised section, and later Aurelien Clerc (AG2R) and Ben Hermans (Topsport Vlaanderen) left the race.

Once again, a trio of riders got away early. Only two kilometres into the stage, Sergio de Lis (Euskaltel), David Deroo (Skil-Shimano) and Jens Mouris (Vacansoleil) took off and quickly built up a lead. And what a lead! By km 77, the lead had skyrocketed to 17:35.

But either the peloton finally woke up or the difficult course got to the trio, as the gap fell to just over 10 minutes with 100 km to go. Columbia-HTC led the chase, and brought it down to about eight minutes.

That wasn't enough for Rabobank, which was still looking to do well in its homeland race, and the Dutch team moved to the lead. Rick Flens led the charge, and Nick Nuyens put in such a high pace at the front on the Eyserbosweg that the peloton fell into pieces.

With 81 kilometres to go, a strong 15-man group took off in pursuit. Prologue winner Sylvain Chavanel (Quick Step), third-placed Edvald Boasson Hagen, Maxime Monfort, and Michael Rogers (all Columbia-HTC), Jurgen Van Goolen and Lars Ytting Bak (both Saxo Bank),Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas), Jurgen Van Den Broeck, Greg Van Avermaet and Johan Vansummeren (all Silence-Lotto), Juan Flecha, Sebastian Langefeld and Joost Posthuma (all Rabobank), Francesco Gavazzi (Lampre) and Jan Bakelants (Topsport Vlaanderen) quickly built up a minute lead on the peloton.

Garmin-Slipstream, with race leader Tyler Farrar and overall favourite Bradley Wiggins, was not represented in the group. The American team led the chase.

The gap between the leading trio and the chasing 15 continued to fall while the gap back to the peloton stayed at about one minute.

On the Doodeman climb, with 63 km to go, the peloton came within 30 seconds of the chase group, which was the signal to Rabobank to take action. Flecha and Posthuma took off, exploding the group. Only Gavazzi, Nibali and Van Avermaet were able to go with them.

The other 10 caught them again, though, a few kilometres later. As the race headed up the Cauberg, the three leaders had not quite a minute lead over the chasers. A peloton of about 60 riders, including first and second placed Farrar and Tom Boonen, was only about 45 seconds behind the chasers.

With 48 kilometres to go, the escape of the trio was over, as the 15 chasers caught them. They maintained a one-minute gap on the peloton. Garmin-Slipstream, still unrepresented in the lead, desperately led the chase, with Wiggins himself at the front of the group, but the gap dropped only very slowly, hitting one minute 26 kilometres before the finish.

The lead group stayed together on the difficult short climbs, and entered the final 20-kilometre circuit course with a 1:10 lead. It looked like they would be able to stay away for the win, but Garmin-Slipstream and Caisse d'Epargne put on the pressure and picked up the speed, cutting the lead to 30 seconds within three kilometres.

Farrar and Wiggins joined forces at the head of the chase, and their combined efforts broke the peloton to pieces. Ahead of them, Chavanel jumped from the lead group, followed first by Bakelants and then by the rest of the group. Caisse d'Epargne moved to lead the peloton in chase.

Vansummeren had the bad luck to puncture at six kilometres to go, knocking him out of the lead group. The break went into the final five kilometres with a narrow 26-second lead.

Nibali tried his luck, but was stopped by a crash. Bak took off as the group had a 37-second lead at the two kilometre to go banner. He went under the red kite at one kilometre to go eight seconds ahead of his group, and was able to stay away until the end.

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Full results
1Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Team Saxo Bank5:13:16
2Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - HTC0:00:02
3Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.Row 2 - Cell 2
4Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Silence-LottoRow 3 - Cell 2
5Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) RabobankRow 4 - Cell 2
6Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) RabobankRow 5 - Cell 2
7Joost Posthuma (Ned) RabobankRow 6 - Cell 2
8Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 7 - Cell 2
9David Deroo (Fra) Skil-ShimanoRow 8 - Cell 2
10Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Team Saxo BankRow 9 - Cell 2
11Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick StepRow 10 - Cell 2
12Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team Columbia - HTCRow 11 - Cell 2
13Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence-LottoRow 12 - Cell 2
14Anthony Geslin (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:00:31
15Roy Sentjens (Bel) Silence-LottoRow 14 - Cell 2
16Robert Forster (Ger) Team MilramRow 15 - Cell 2
17Alexandre Usov (Blr) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 16 - Cell 2
18Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) RabobankRow 17 - Cell 2
19Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'EpargneRow 18 - Cell 2
20Nikolas Maes (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 19 - Cell 2
21Roy Curvers (Ned) Skil-ShimanoRow 20 - Cell 2
22Steven De Jongh (Ned) Quick StepRow 21 - Cell 2
23Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des JeuxRow 22 - Cell 2
24Renaud Dion (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 23 - Cell 2
25Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling TeamRow 24 - Cell 2
26Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Silence-LottoRow 25 - Cell 2
27Guillaume Le Floch (Fra) BBox Bouygues TelecomRow 26 - Cell 2
28Gerben Löwik (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling TeamRow 27 - Cell 2
29Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - N.G.C.Row 28 - Cell 2
30Juan Jose Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - EuskadiRow 29 - Cell 2
31Nick Nuyens (Bel) RabobankRow 30 - Cell 2
32Frank Hoj (Den) Team Saxo BankRow 31 - Cell 2
33Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - SlipstreamRow 32 - Cell 2
34Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick StepRow 33 - Cell 2
35Markus Eichler (Ger) Team MilramRow 34 - Cell 2
36Angel Gomez (Spa) Fuji-ServettoRow 35 - Cell 2
37Daniel Oss (Ita) LiquigasRow 36 - Cell 2
38Mikael Cherel (Fra) Française Des JeuxRow 37 - Cell 2
39Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) AstanaRow 38 - Cell 2
40Laszlo Bodrogi (Fra) Team KatushaRow 39 - Cell 2
41Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 40 - Cell 2
42Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Team Columbia - HTCRow 41 - Cell 2
43Marco Bandiera (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.Row 42 - Cell 2
44Guennadi Mikhailov (Rus) Team KatushaRow 43 - Cell 2
45Steve Morabito (Swi) AstanaRow 44 - Cell 2
46Tanel Kangert (Est) AG2R La MondialeRow 45 - Cell 2
47Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick StepRow 46 - Cell 2
48Tomas Vaitkus (Ltu) AstanaRow 47 - Cell 2
49Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Columbia - HTCRow 48 - Cell 2
50Frederik Willems (Bel) LiquigasRow 49 - Cell 2
51Andrey Amador (CRc) Caisse d'EpargneRow 50 - Cell 2
52Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick StepRow 51 - Cell 2
53Andres Sergio De Lis (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:01:25
54Nikita Eskov (Rus) Team KatushaRow 53 - Cell 2
55Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:02:04
56Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas0:02:00
57Pablo Lastras (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:27
58Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr) AG2R La MondialeRow 57 - Cell 2
59Mathieu Drujon (Fra) Caisse d'EpargneRow 58 - Cell 2
60Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.0:03:42
61Murilo Fischer (Bra) LiquigasRow 60 - Cell 2
62Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:04:30
63Nikolai Troussov (Rus) Team Katusha0:06:44
64Servais Knaven (Ned) Team Milram0:10:21
65Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-ShimanoRow 64 - Cell 2
66Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team MilramRow 65 - Cell 2
67Svein Tuft (Can) Garmin - SlipstreamRow 66 - Cell 2
68Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - SlipstreamRow 67 - Cell 2
69Gatis Smukulis (Lat) AG2R La Mondiale0:22:08
70Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) AG2R La MondialeRow 69 - Cell 2
71Sébastien Portal (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 70 - Cell 2
72Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.Row 71 - Cell 2
73Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - N.G.C.Row 72 - Cell 2
74Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 73 - Cell 2
75Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 74 - Cell 2
76Johan Coenen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 75 - Cell 2
77Bolat Raimbekov (Kaz) AstanaRow 76 - Cell 2
78Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des JeuxRow 77 - Cell 2
79Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Team Saxo BankRow 78 - Cell 2
80Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Team Saxo BankRow 79 - Cell 2
81Biel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 80 - Cell 2
82Maryan Hary (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 81 - Cell 2
83Javier Aramendia (Spa) Euskaltel - EuskadiRow 82 - Cell 2
84Hervé Duclos-Lassalle (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 83 - Cell 2
85Josep Jufre (Spa) Fuji-ServettoRow 84 - Cell 2
86Mathew Hayman (Aus) RabobankRow 85 - Cell 2
87Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTCRow 86 - Cell 2
88Gert Dockx (Bel) Team Columbia - HTCRow 87 - Cell 2
89Rick Flens (Ned) RabobankRow 88 - Cell 2
90Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil-ShimanoRow 89 - Cell 2
91Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Skil-ShimanoRow 90 - Cell 2
92Huub Duyn (Ned) Garmin - SlipstreamRow 91 - Cell 2
93Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBox Bouygues TelecomRow 92 - Cell 2
94Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Quick StepRow 93 - Cell 2
95Cameron Wurf (Aus) Fuji-ServettoRow 94 - Cell 2
96Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des JeuxRow 95 - Cell 2
97Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) BBox Bouygues TelecomRow 96 - Cell 2
98Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) BBox Bouygues TelecomRow 97 - Cell 2
99Sergey Renev (Kaz) AstanaRow 98 - Cell 2
100Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Fuji-ServettoRow 99 - Cell 2
101Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) LiquigasRow 100 - Cell 2
102Brian Vandborg (Den) LiquigasRow 101 - Cell 2
103Ricardo Van Der Velde (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream0:27:42
104Alex Rasmussen (Den) Team Saxo BankRow 103 - Cell 2
105Graeme Brown (Aus) RabobankRow 104 - Cell 2
106Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Lampre - N.G.C.Row 105 - Cell 2
107Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des JeuxRow 106 - Cell 2
108Alexandre Blain (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 107 - Cell 2
109Andrey Zeits (Kaz) AstanaRow 108 - Cell 2
110Timothy Gudsell (NZl) Française Des JeuxRow 109 - Cell 2
111Jean-Charles Senac (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 110 - Cell 2
112Wim De Vocht (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling TeamRow 111 - Cell 2
113Christopher Sutton (Aus) Garmin - SlipstreamRow 112 - Cell 2
114Angel Madrazo (Spa) Caisse d'EpargneRow 113 - Cell 2
115Thierry Hupond (Fra) Skil-ShimanoRow 114 - Cell 2
116Francesco Chicchi (Ita) LiquigasRow 115 - Cell 2
117Maxime Vantomme (Bel) Team KatushaRow 116 - Cell 2
118Baden Cooke (Aus) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling TeamRow 117 - Cell 2
119Fabrice Piemontesi (Ita) Fuji-ServettoRow 118 - Cell 2
120Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Fuji-ServettoRow 119 - Cell 2
121Reinier Honig (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling TeamRow 120 - Cell 2
122Andrea Tonti (Ita) Fuji-ServettoRow 121 - Cell 2
123Domenik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo BankRow 122 - Cell 2
124Steven Cozza (USA) Garmin - SlipstreamRow 123 - Cell 2
125Kristof Goddaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 124 - Cell 2
126Martin Müller (Ger) Team MilramRow 125 - Cell 2
127Aitor Galdos (Spa) Euskaltel - EuskadiRow 126 - Cell 2
128Pablo Urtasun (Spa) Euskaltel - EuskadiRow 127 - Cell 2
129Alexander Serov (Rus) Team KatushaRow 128 - Cell 2
130Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 129 - Cell 2
131Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Silence-LottoRow 130 - Cell 2
132Josu Agirre Aseginolaza (Spa) Euskaltel - EuskadiRow 131 - Cell 2
133Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick StepRow 132 - Cell 2
134Romain Villa (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 133 - Cell 2
135Robert Wagner (Ger) Skil-ShimanoRow 134 - Cell 2
136Aart Vierhouten (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling TeamRow 135 - Cell 2
137Alexei Markov (Rus) Team KatushaRow 136 - Cell 2
138Florent Brard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 137 - Cell 2
139Addy Engels (Ned) Quick StepRow 138 - Cell 2
140Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team Columbia - HTCRow 139 - Cell 2
141Bobbie Traksel (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling TeamRow 140 - Cell 2
142Kenny Dehaes (Bel) Silence-LottoRow 141 - Cell 2
143Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.Row 142 - Cell 2
DNFArnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'EpargneRow 143 - Cell 2
DNFGreg Henderson (NZl) Team Columbia - HTCRow 144 - Cell 2
DNFMaciej Bodnar (Pol) LiquigasRow 145 - Cell 2
DNFStijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team KatushaRow 146 - Cell 2
DNFAurélien Clerc (Swi) AG2R La MondialeRow 147 - Cell 2
DNFArnaud Labbe (Fra) BBox Bouygues TelecomRow 148 - Cell 2
DNFKoen De Kort (Ned) Skil-ShimanoRow 149 - Cell 2
DNFBen Hermans (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 150 - Cell 2
DNSDamien Gaudin (Fra) BBox Bouygues TelecomRow 151 - Cell 2
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Sprint 1 - km 84.1
1Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team8pts
2David Deroo (Fra) Skil-Shimano5Row 1 - Cell 3
3Andres Sergio De Lis (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3Row 2 - Cell 3
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Sprint 2 - km 151.4
1Andres Sergio De Lis (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi8pts
2Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team5Row 1 - Cell 3
3David Deroo (Fra) Skil-Shimano3Row 2 - Cell 3
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Sprint 3 - km 181.8
1Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - HTC8pts
2Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator5Row 1 - Cell 3
3Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team Columbia - HTC3Row 2 - Cell 3
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2Team Saxo Bank0:00:27
3Silence - Lotto0:00:29
4Team Columbia - HTCRow 3 - Cell 2
5Quick Step0:00:58
6Lampre - N.G.CRow 5 - Cell 2
7LiquigasRow 6 - Cell 2
8Française Des Jeux0:01:27
9AstanaRow 8 - Cell 2
10Team Katusha0:02:21
11Caisse d'Epargne0:03:23
12AG2R - La MondialeRow 11 - Cell 2
13Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:05:26
14Skil - Shimano0:10:48
15Team Milram0:11:17
16Garmin - Slipstream0:21:07
17Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:22:35
18Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:23:04
19Euskaltel - Euskadi0:23:58
20Fuji - Servetto0:44:41
21Bbox Bouygues TelecomRow 20 - Cell 2
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General classification after stage 5
1Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - HTC23:04:45
2Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:00:15
3Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Team Saxo BankRow 2 - Cell 2
4Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step0:00:21
5Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas0:00:23
6Joost Posthuma (Ned) RabobankRow 5 - Cell 2
7Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Rabobank0:00:25
8Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.0:00:28
9Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 8 - Cell 2
10Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team Columbia - HTC0:00:29
11Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:00:32
12Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank0:00:33
13Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:00:34
14Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step0:00:35
15Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Team Saxo Bank0:00:36
16Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank0:00:52
17Nikolas Maes (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:55
18Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Silence-Lotto0:00:56
19Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank0:00:59
20Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Team Columbia - HTC0:01:00
21Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC0:01:02
22Laszlo Bodrogi (Fra) Team KatushaRow 21 - Cell 2
23Steve Morabito (Swi) AstanaRow 22 - Cell 2
24Andrey Amador (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne0:01:04
25Juan Jose Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - EuskadiRow 24 - Cell 2
26Tomas Vaitkus (Ltu) Astana0:01:05
27Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:01:06
28Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana0:01:07
29Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - N.G.C.Row 28 - Cell 2
30Roy Sentjens (Bel) Silence-LottoRow 29 - Cell 2
31Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:01:10
32Frank Hoj (Den) Team Saxo BankRow 31 - Cell 2
33Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:01:11
34Gerben Löwik (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:01:12
35Steven De Jongh (Ned) Quick Step0:01:13
36Alexandre Usov (Blr) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:01:16
37Renaud Dion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:18
38Guennadi Mikhailov (Rus) Team Katusha0:01:22
39Mikael Cherel (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:01:24
40Pablo Lastras (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:06
41Mathieu Drujon (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:11
42Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:12
43Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.0:04:20
44Marco Bandiera (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.0:04:52
45Tanel Kangert (Est) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:14
46Anthony Geslin (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:07:18
47Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:07:21
48Markus Eichler (Ger) Team Milram0:07:56
49Nikita Eskov (Rus) Team Katusha0:08:02
50Frederik Willems (Bel) Liquigas0:10:01
51Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream0:10:42
52Angel Gomez (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:11:12
53Guillaume Le Floch (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:11:36
54Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:12:54
55Murilo Fischer (Bra) Liquigas0:17:05
56Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas0:20:55
57Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step0:22:39
58Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) AG2R La Mondiale0:22:42
59Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - N.G.C.0:22:44
60Brian Vandborg (Den) LiquigasRow 59 - Cell 2
61Johan Coenen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - MercatorRow 60 - Cell 2
62Javier Aramendia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:22:48
63Gert Dockx (Bel) Team Columbia - HTC0:22:49
64Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:23:02
65Maxime Vantomme (Bel) Team Katusha0:28:22
66Baden Cooke (Aus) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:28:23
67Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:28:44
68Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:28:52
69Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana0:28:55
70David Deroo (Fra) Skil-Shimano0:30:09
71Roy Curvers (Ned) Skil-Shimano0:30:35
72Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:30:40
73Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step0:30:43
74Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC0:31:29
75Svein Tuft (Can) Garmin - Slipstream0:31:30
76Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas0:32:42
77Maryan Hary (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En LigneRow 76 - Cell 2
78Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux0:32:56
79Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Quick Step0:34:00
80Romain Villa (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:34:15
81Florent Brard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:34:21
82Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana0:34:26
83Aitor Galdos (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:34:36
84Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram0:34:41
85Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:36:26
86Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:37:01
87Kristof Goddaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:38:08
88Thierry Hupond (Fra) Skil-Shimano0:38:21
89Christopher Sutton (Aus) Garmin - Slipstream0:38:49
90Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-Shimano0:39:36
91Hervé Duclos-Lassalle (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:40:10
92Servais Knaven (Ned) Team Milram0:40:12
93Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:40:18
94Nikolai Troussov (Rus) Team Katusha0:40:48
95Andres Sergio De Lis (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:41:40
96Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil-Shimano0:41:59
97Mathew Hayman (Aus) Rabobank0:42:06
98Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux0:42:49
99Biel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:42:52
100Bolat Raimbekov (Kaz) Astana0:42:57
101Fabrice Piemontesi (Ita) Fuji-Servetto0:45:34
102Reinier Honig (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:47:43
103Domenik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo Bank0:47:49
104Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des Jeux0:47:50
105Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick StepRow 104 - Cell 2
106Sébastien Portal (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:48:25
107Robert Wagner (Ger) Skil-Shimano0:48:36
108Alexei Markov (Rus) Team Katusha0:51:20
109Angel Madrazo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:51:37
110Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Lampre - N.G.C.0:51:43
111Josep Jufre (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:52:03
112Cameron Wurf (Aus) Fuji-Servetto0:52:07
113Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:52:13
114Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram0:53:23
115Alex Rasmussen (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:53:31
116Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank0:54:40
117Jean-Charles Senac (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:55:30
118Addy Engels (Ned) Quick Step0:56:09
119Wim De Vocht (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:57:34
120Alexander Serov (Rus) Team Katusha0:57:36
121Alexandre Blain (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:57:43
122Aart Vierhouten (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:57:46
123Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:59:52
124Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom1:00:05
125Huub Duyn (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream1:00:14
126Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator1:02:06
127Gatis Smukulis (Lat) AG2R La Mondiale1:02:08
128Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Skil-Shimano1:02:15
129Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.1:02:37
130Pablo Urtasun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1:05:38
131Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC1:07:42
132Josu Agirre Aseginolaza (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1:07:47
133Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Liquigas1:07:48
134Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Fuji-Servetto1:07:51
135Andrea Tonti (Ita) Fuji-Servetto1:08:11
136Kenny Dehaes (Bel) Silence-Lotto1:08:24
137Martin Müller (Ger) Team Milram1:08:25
138Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.1:09:11
139Timothy Gudsell (NZl) Française Des Jeux1:09:45
140Bobbie Traksel (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team1:10:14
141Ricardo Van Der Velde (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream1:10:31
142Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank1:10:32
143Steven Cozza (USA) Garmin - Slipstream1:10:33
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Sprint classification
1Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Slipstream115pts
2Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - HTC110Row 1 - Cell 3
3Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step65Row 2 - Cell 3
4Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Team Saxo Bank59Row 3 - Cell 3
5Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.59Row 4 - Cell 3
6Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne45Row 5 - Cell 3
7Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des Jeux40Row 6 - Cell 3
8Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Silence-Lotto38Row 7 - Cell 3
9Alexandre Usov (Blr) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne33Row 8 - Cell 3
10Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil-Shimano30Row 9 - Cell 3
11Mathew Hayman (Aus) Rabobank27Row 10 - Cell 3
12Baden Cooke (Aus) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team25Row 11 - Cell 3
13Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step24Row 12 - Cell 3
14Roy Sentjens (Bel) Silence-Lotto24Row 13 - Cell 3
15Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram22Row 14 - Cell 3
16Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Liquigas22Row 15 - Cell 3
17Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-Shimano19Row 16 - Cell 3
18David Deroo (Fra) Skil-Shimano19Row 17 - Cell 3
19Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank19Row 18 - Cell 3
20Wim De Vocht (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team18Row 19 - Cell 3
21Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator17Row 20 - Cell 3
22Alexei Markov (Rus) Team Katusha17Row 21 - Cell 3
23Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Rabobank17Row 22 - Cell 3
24Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram17Row 23 - Cell 3
25Kristof Goddaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator17Row 24 - Cell 3
26Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Team Saxo Bank15Row 25 - Cell 3
27Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank15Row 26 - Cell 3
28Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team13Row 27 - Cell 3
29Reinier Honig (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team13Row 28 - Cell 3
30Romain Villa (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne13Row 29 - Cell 3
31Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC13Row 30 - Cell 3
32Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank13Row 31 - Cell 3
33Aitor Galdos (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi13Row 32 - Cell 3
34Andres Sergio De Lis (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi11Row 33 - Cell 3
35Robert Wagner (Ger) Skil-Shimano11Row 34 - Cell 3
36Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Team Saxo Bank10Row 35 - Cell 3
37Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank8Row 36 - Cell 3
38Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux8Row 37 - Cell 3
39Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas5Row 38 - Cell 3
40Tanel Kangert (Est) AG2R La Mondiale5Row 39 - Cell 3
41Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team Columbia - HTC3Row 40 - Cell 3
42Nikita Eskov (Rus) Team Katusha3Row 41 - Cell 3
43Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) BBox Bouygues Telecom3Row 42 - Cell 3
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Teams classification
2Team Columbia - HTC0:00:39
3Silence - Lotto0:00:48
4Team Saxo BankRow 3 - Cell 2
5Quick Step0:01:06
6Lampre - N.G.C0:01:36
9Française Des Jeux0:02:08
10Team Katusha0:02:45
11Caisse d'Epargne0:03:49
12AG2R - La Mondiale0:04:07
13Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:06:06
14Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:22:48
15Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:23:48
16Euskaltel - Euskadi0:30:43
17Garmin - Slipstream0:31:37
18Skil - Shimano0:48:37
19Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:57:46
20Team Milram1:21:22
21Fuji - Servetto1:26:23


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