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France, July 1-23, 2006

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Stage 17 - Thursday, July 20: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne- Morzine, 200.5 km

Hors catégorie Landis!

Raging Phonak freak turns groupe maillot jaune upside down

By Anthony Tan, Hedwig Kröner and Brecht Decaluwé in Morzine

Floyd Landis (Phonak)
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Without a shadow of a doubt, today will go down as one of the finest stages in modern Tour de France history. Today, a 28 year-old American by the name of Floyd Landis, written off by most after his collapse of yesterday, staged a comeback that defied logic. And in one fell swoop, he finds himself back in contention to win the 2006 Tour de France. His stage win was reminiscent of Charly Gaul's 100 km breakaway in the Alps in the 1958 Tour to put himself back into contention from a seemingly lost position, before Gaul went onto win the final time trial and the Tour de France.

"I don't expect to win the Tour at this point," said Landis after his ride yesterday. "It's not easy to get back eight minutes. But I'm gonna fight, because you never know what's going to happen next."

No, Floyd, we didn't expect you to win, either. No, Floyd, it's not easy to reverse an eight-minute time deficit four days from the finish of a Grand Tour. No, Floyd, we didn't know what would happen next...

... But Floyd, when did you know you were going to do what you did today?

"The plan was from the beginning," he replied. "I was very disappointed yesterday. For me to have a bad day was something I couldn't control. But today I thought, 'I could at least show them that I could keep fighting'.

"After that, all I could do was hope that behind me they were disorganised or not strong enough to catch me. I didn't have a whole lot of information. I only had the time differences every now and then. It's hard to tell what's going on behind."

Going alone
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His solo move, on the first of the day's five climbs and 128.5 kilometres from the finish in Morzine, quite simply looked irrational by the very nature of what lay ahead. However, as the fiery-eyed Phonak leader continued to turn a massive gear kilometre after kilometre, downing bidon after bidon, and picking off and spitting out each of the eleven members of the early breakaway one by one, the numbers game began turning in Floyd's favour.

"When the time gaps didn't change for a long period of time, I was pretty sure that they were working as hard as they could, and that I was going to be okay," he said.

By the summit of the final ascent of the Col de Joux-Plane, Landis had turned the groupe maillot jaune inside out and upside down. Sastre was five minutes down. Moreau was six. And Schleck, Klöden, Sinkewitz, Evans, Zubeldia and maillot jaune Pereiro were almost seven minutes in arrears.

Carlos Sastre (CSC)
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Crossing the line outside Morzine's Place de l'Office de Tourisme, the time gaps remained much the same. It took some time after crossing the line till Landis launched into his victory salute: a powerful, swinging right-hander, filled with fire and anger. Much the same treatment he gave to his rivals today, which left each and every one of them lying on the ground, winded, battered to a pulp.

"No matter what, whether I win or not, I'm going to prove to my team that I deserved to be a leader," said Landis. "But I didn't expect that I could do it quite so well."

Pereiro keeps maillot jaune

When Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears' Oscar Pereiro managed to get up, the 28 year-old discovered he was still the maillot jaune, but only by a matter of twelve seconds from Team CSC's Carlos Sastre.

Oscar Pereiro (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Nervously fidgeting with his golden tunic on the podium, Oscar Pereiro looked as if he'd seen a ghost. His decision not to attend the post-race press conference was a giveaway sign of the frailty with which he now holds it; as a friend and former team-mate, Pereiro knows Landis well, and with half a minute separating the two, he also knows his days are numbered.

"It took me four minutes to realize that I still had the yellow jersey," Pereiro told Cyclingnews. "During the stage, I thought it was over for me."

"Keeping the yellow jersey is a nice prize for my team," he added. "Yesterday, we thought that Floyd was out of GC, and today he's got the Tour in his hands. Theoretically, he's going to win it. He's the hot favourite now."

An exhausted Carlos Sastre told Cyclingnews, "I'm happy, as I've done the best I could do. This Tour has certainly been the most spectacular ever.

"The Tour has been very hard, and we are all very tired now, so I don't know how we will end up. I'll try to recuperate tomorrow and do the time trial flat-out. The gaps between the top three riders are very tight... "

Asked what he thought of Landis' performance today, he replied: "I have a lot of respect for him; he is a great rider. Today, he had a sensational ride."

What about the others?

Andreas Kloden (T-Mobile)
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Based on his performances this week, Andreas Klöden's final day out in the Alps was as expected. His fourth-place overall, two and half minutes behind Pereiro, puts the T-Mobile captain within an arm's reach of the Paris podium - but the 31 year-old will need to ride the time trial of his life on Saturday to make it.

"At this Tour, anything's possible," he said. "I knew the climb, but I had bad legs today and just tried to follow."

Said Klöden said of his decision not to follow Landis early on: "I don't play roulette that early in the stage. It was [an] all or nothing [move]. Tomorrow, I'll just try to recuperate as much as I can and stay cool."

Davitamon-Lotto's Cadel Evans, a further 39 seconds behind, has about as much chance as Klöden, perhaps a little more, given his pedigree in the contre-la-montre. However, ever since the start of the race, one has the feeling we haven't seen the 29 year-old thoroughbred Aussie at his true best.

For Denis Menchov, Cyril Dessel, Christophe Moreau, Haimar Zubeldia and Michael Rogers, who make up the remaining names on the TdF leaderboard, they're all fighting an uphill battle like they did today, and more than likely, they'll stay pretty much where they are.

Christophe Moreau (AG2R)
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"The Joux-Plane was the hardest climb of the Tour - it wasn't the right day for me on that climb!" said Rogers, half-joking.

"Floyd went off like a motorbike, unbelievable! He was doing forty kilometres an hour uphill! That he's able to rebound like this is fantastic. Congratulations to him.

"At T-Mobile, we had no tactics today," Rogers continued. "We just tried to hang on as long as possible. We thought the last climb would be the decisive one. Klöden had problems from the start; me too. We both struggled today. We never expected Landis to do so well today."

Strange things have happened at this year's Tour de France. Stranger things could still happen. But to bet against Floyd Landis winning the 93rd edition of La Grande Boucle would take a very brave man indeed.

"It wouldn't be any fun if I told you what was going to happen next!" Landis joked.

"What I hope happens, I think it's obvious. I'd like to win the race. The only decisive day left is the time trial. I'm fairly confident in my time trialling ability, assuming I didn't overdo it today. There's a chance of that, but we'll have to wait and see," he said.

How it unfolded

Oscar Pereiro (Caisse d'Epargne)
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It was already hot (30 degrees) under clear Alpine skies as the riders rolled out of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne with the official start of stage 17 given at 11.45. The beautiful morning saw one rider not start: Jose Rujano (Quick.Step), who had finished last yesterday, and was complaining about a sore throat as well as an inflamed toe.

The climbs on the menu for today were: Col des Saisies (km 82.5, Cat. 1, 14.9 km climb at 6.4 %), Col des Aravis (km 109, Cat. 2, 5.9 km climb at 7.1 %), Col de la Colombière (km 134, Cat. 1, 11.8 km climb at 5.8 %), Côte de Châtillon-sur-Cluses (km 162, Cat. 3, 5.1 km climb at 4.9 %), Col de Joux-Plane (km 188.5, HC, 11.7 km climb at 8.5 %), with two sprints scheduled at Le Grand-Bornand (km 122.0) and Verchaix (km 172.5).

The first attack of the day came from Paolo Tiralongo (Lampre-Fondital), Juan Manuel Garate (Quick-Step-Innergetic), Pietro Caucchioli (Crédit Agricole), Gilberto Simoni (Saunier Duval), Luca Paolini (Liquigas) and Anthony Geslin (Bouygues Telecom), who had 10 seconds at 6 km - but Team CSC found this break too dangerous and caught it only minutes later.

The next escape took 14 riders clear at km 12: Pavel Padrnos (Discovery Channel), Stuart O'Grady (Team CSC), Patrik Sinkewitz (T-Mobile), Joost Posthuma and Pieter Weening (Rabobank), Daniele Righi (Lampre-Fondital), Juan Manuel Garate and Bram Tankink (Quick.Step), Patrice Halgand and Christophe Le Mevel (Crédit Agricole), Stéphane Auge (Cofidis), former mountains leader David De La Fuente (Saunier Duval), Philippe Gilbert (Française Des Jeux), and Luca Paolini (Liquigas). This seemed to be the right breakaway for the GC teams, but for various reasons, three riders had to sit up: De La Fuente (being a threat to Rasmussen), Posthuma and Weening (both probably assigned to support Rabobank leader Denis Menchov).

Jose Vicente Garcia Acosta
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The group was thus left with 11 members and ready to go. At km 30, their lead was already up to 1'30, and increasing rapidly. The average speed in the first hour of racing, on relatively flat terrain, was 50.3 km/h, while the peloton averaged around 43 clicks. The gap at the foot of the first climb, the Col des Saisies, was up to 11 minutes.

Yellow jersey wearer Oscar Pereiro's team, Caisse d'Epargne, and Phonak were driving the bunch, stabilising the break's lead, as the front riders started out on the difficult slopes of the Saisies. Then Phonak took over and quickly decimated the peloton, leaving it with about 30 riders, including all the overall favourites.

But the GC action began right away, as Andreas Klöden (T-Mobile) and Floyd Landis (Phonak) attacked hard after 70 kilometres of racing. Carlos Sastre (Team CSC), Michael Rogers (T-Mobile) and Cadel Evans (Davitamon-Lotto) were also able to follow the impressive move of the American, while Pereiro was in difficulty behind.

Floyd Landis (Phonak)
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After completely missing out on yesterday's chances, the Phonak rider was determined to make up for it all the way today, and attacked again, finally dropping his companions. Klöden, Rogers, Menchov, and Evans were dropped, and opted to go back to the yellow jersey group, where Caisse d'Epargne set up the tempo for Pereiro. Landis quickly reduced the gap to the lead group to about 6 minutes, with the bunch at 6'48 minutes about halfway up the climb.

The American pushed the big chain ring up the Col des Saisies, while the front men disintegrated: Paolini and Le Mevel went out the back, as Le Mevel's teammate Halgand was the one doing the forcing. Soon, the leaders were reduced to seven riders: Patrik Sinkewitz (T-Mobile), Pavel Padrnos (Discovery Channel), Stuart O'Grady (Team CSC), Daniele Righi (Lampre-Fondital), Juan Manuel Garate, Patrice Halgand (Crédit Agricole) and Philippe Gilbert (Française Des Jeux).

At the top of the Saisies, Landis was under three minutes behind the leaders, and over three minutes ahead of the yellow jersey group, led by Pereiro's teammate Vicente Garcia Acosta. He made up more time on the descent, racing down into the valley like a demon.

In front, just after the feed zone after 97 kilometres, Halgand attacked his breakaway companions, who were back to 11 riders. Landis, in aero position, continued on his spectacular journey, catching the remainder of the break at the foot of the second climb of the day, the Col des Aravis. But many could not follow the tempo of the American, and after a few kilometres of climbing, only O'Grady and Righi were left with Padrnos, Garate, Sinkewitz and Landis.

Patrice Halgand (Credit Agricole)
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Behind, Garcia Acosta dropped down from the maillot jaune group, and there were just two Caisse d'Epargne riders left with Pereiro, with no other team willing to help in the chase. At the top of the Aravis, the Landis group was 1'45 behind leader Halgand, while the main bunch came over 5'45 behind the Phonak rider. On the descent, Landis followed by Righi and Sinkewitz closed the gap to Halgand, putting O'Grady and Padrnos out the back.

There was no mercy in today's race itinerary. After an intermediate sprint in Le Grand-Bornand, the road went uphill again for the third ascent of the day, the Col de la Colombière. Four riders led the race: Landis, Halgand, Sinkewitz and Righi. The peloton, still led by Caisse d'Epargne followed at 5'30.

At the bottom of the Colombière, Landis accelerated and dropped Righi with 76 km to go. Sinkewitz, for his part, stayed in Landis' wheel, with Halgand the third in the chain, as the main bunch was driven by Pereiro's teammates David Arroyo and Xabier Zandio, AG2R and CSC on their wheels.

With 8 km to go before the summit, Landis was given a new bike, because one of his rear wheel's spokes snapped. But he continued straight away, and had no trouble getting back to the front.

Floyd Landis (Phonak)
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The remainder of the chasers were caught by the bunch one by one: Gilbert, Augé... and Halgand also had to let go as Landis forced the tempo up the flatter parts halfway up the climb, on a mission to get back as much time as possible on his rivals. The gap continued to grow to 5'45, then over six minutes...

Landis was incredibly strong, pulling Sinkewitz over the climb like a motorbike. His DS in the car constantly provided him with fresh water bottles, which he mainly used to squirt over his helmet in search for a little relief. As the advantage of the Phonak rider grew over 6'30, the Caisse d'Epargne riders started to discuss things with their team director over the earpiece. T-Mobile, AG2R and Team CSC still waited to take over the work, and the gambling got to a crucial point, as Landis gained more and more time.

At the summit of the Colombière, Landis and Sinkewitz passed one minute behind Patrice Halgand, and the bunch was at 8'30, as De la Fuente sprinted up to take a few more mountain points.

The peloton
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In the back, Pereiro's teammate Zandio finished his work and left Arroyo alone in front. And finally, as Landis's advantage grew over 9 minutes in the descent, virtually putting him back in yellow, the other teams reacted: After 145 km of racing, Danish CSC was the first to live up to its responsibilities within the remaining overall contenders's squads, as Carlos Sastre was second-placed on GC.

Padrnos, O'Grady and Righi were still sandwiched in between the race leaders and the bunch, and in the flat section before the penultimate climb, the Côte de Châtillon-sur-Cluses, Landis again showed his excellent time trial abilities, forearms draped over the handlebars in an aero position.

Padrnos and Righi were caught by the flying bunch with 42 km to go, and the gap slowly decreased. Jens Voigt did a great job for his team - and a few clicks later, T-Mobile finally also sent its troops to the front, with Serguei Gonchar and Matthias Kessler taking over from Voigt and Vandevelde: a temporary alliance between CSC and the German team was established.

The yellow jersey group
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The small penultimate climb of the Côte de Châtillon-sur-Cluses was the last appetizer before the final showdown, the Col de Joux-Plane, another mythical Tour de France ascent. In the flattish part before the last climb, the gap was reduced to a little less than 8 minutes, but Landis was flat out, time trialling at about 55-60 km/h, with a light tailwind, favourable for the solo leader. O'Grady was caught, but couldn't work with his CSC teammates.

As the bunch came under the 25 km-to-go mark, the gap was still at 7'25. As Landis and Sinkewitz attacked the last climb, the Col de Joux-Plane, Halgand got caught by the bunch. This was soon to be the fate of Sinkewitz too, who just simply couldn't hold Landis back on this spectacular ride today. The T-Mobile rider, who hadn't done a turn for many kilometres, was dropped as Landis rode away, once again.

The last mountain was sure to cause some damage in the main bunch: Leipheimer was the first to go out, with most of the most of the Discovery team (Azevedo, Hincapie, Popovych) and the CSC and T-Mobile lead-out men. Soon, Carlos Sastre got a gap over the group, as Schleck drove him on; and then, the Spanish CSC leader went full gas on his own.

Christophe Moreau, who gave up his role as a helper for Dessel then and there, as well as Evans chased Sastre, who with 19 km to go, was riding at 6 minutes behind the incredible Landis. Behind them, Menchov and Boogerd followed, then Cunego and Schleck, then the yellow jersey group with Pereiro, Dessel and Klöden and most of the other GC riders.

Carlos Sastre (CSC)
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But Evans couldn't hold Moreau's pace, and soon enough, the Frenchman was on his own trying to catch Sastre, who made up one minute over Pereiro halfway into the climb, catching Sinkewitz on the way. With 5 km before the summit, Sastre was 5'47 behind Floyd, then Moreau at 6'09, then Menchov at 6'21, then maillot jaune Pereiro at 7 minutes... It all happened there in the quest for GC, as Klöden and Dessel were in difficulty, but yo-yoed back on.

Meanwhile, Cunego accelerated in a bid to take the white jersey of Markus Fothen. He caught Moreau for a while, and even passed him, but the Frenchman came back, and then it was Cunego's turn to get dropped. Behind, Klöden was helped by Sinkewitz, trying to keep in contact with Pereiro, Rasmussen and Zubeldia, and Dessel was out the back.

The cycling world order at the summit of the Joux-Plane was: An absolutely amazing Landis, then Sastre at 5'08, Moreau at 5'58, Cunego at 6'19, Pereiro, Klöden, Schleck, Zubeldia and Boogerd at 6'52, Rasmussen, Evans, Menchov and Sinkewitz at 7'19, Dessel, Guerini and Valjavec at 8'20. Who would have thought that Landis was to make such an extraordinary come-back today?

Floyd Landis (Phonak)
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All he had to do now was power on to the finish, which did even though the descent was quite dangerous: the tarmac, again, had melted in some parts, and the Phonak leader was cautious enough while still putting 30 seconds into Sastre. Dessel crashed on the descent, but luckily without hurting himself, as Landis celebrated his victory in the crowded Morzine.

Stage 18 - Friday, July 21: Morzine - Mâcon, 197 km

A classic transitional stage heading west out of the Alpes from Morzine with three rated climbs including the Col de Berthiand with 66km to go. The Tour's GC is not likely to change much, as the favourites will want to rest their legs for Saturday's ITT. With the rest of the Tour peloton dog-tired, this will be a stage where strong riders can get in a break and hang on until the end. Will Chris Horner finally score a stage win in Mâcon in the heart of the Burgundy wine region?


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1 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                            5.23.36 (37.175 km/h)
2 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Team CSC                                            5.42
3 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                 5.58
4 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                    6.40
5 Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank                                          7.08
6 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team CSC                                                
7 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                          
8 Andreas Klöden (Ger) T-Mobile                                               
9 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                     
10 Cadel Evans (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto                                      7.20
11 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Rabobank                                       7.24
12 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank                                               
13 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                            
14 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Lampre-Fondital                                   8.37
15 Giuseppe Guerini (Ita) T-Mobile                                            
16 Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                     8.49
17 José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R-Prevoyance                                9.27
18 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                           
19 Eddy Mazzoleni (Ita) T-Mobile                                              
20 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                     
21 Pietro Caucchioli (Ita) Crédit Agricole                                    
22 Michael Rogers (Aus) T-Mobile                                         12.34
23 Patxi Vila (Spa) Lampre-Fondital                                      13.37
24 David De La Fuente (Spa) Saunier Duval                                     
25 Cristian Moreni (Ita) Cofidis                                         14.35
26 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                               15.39
27 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) AG2R-Prevoyance                                 15.49
28 David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                          
29 Salvatore Commesso (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                              17.27
30 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                 19.53
31 Egoi Martinez (Spa) Discovery Channel                                 21.23
32 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Discovery Channel                                  
33 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team CSC                                                  
34 José Azevedo (Por) Discovery Channel                                       
35 Christian Vandevelde (USA) Team CSC                                        
36 George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel                                    
37 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team CSC                                              
38 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Gerolsteiner                                         
39 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                      
40 Christopher Horner (USA) Davitamon-Lotto                              26.06
41 Matthias Kessler (Ger) T-Mobile                                       31.03
42 Serguei Gonchar (Ukr) T-Mobile                                             
43 Pavel Padrnos (Cze) Discovery Channel                                 31.12
44 Iker Camano (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                        
45 Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                         
46 Stephane Goubert (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                     
47 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                     
48 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                     
49 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                               32.22
50 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Quick-Step-Innergetic                             
51 Bram Tankink (Ned) Quick-Step-Innergetic                                   
52 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                        
53 David Lopez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                        
54 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Francaise Des Jeux                             33.05
55 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis                                                
56 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Liquigas                                       36.29
57 Luca Paolini (Ita) Liquigas                                                
58 Anthony Charteau (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                37.27
59 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                  
60 David Millar (GBr) Saunier Duval                                      43.44
61 Sandy Casar (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                       
62 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto                                   52.02
63 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Francaise Des Jeux                                    
64 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas                                            
65 Marco Velo (Ita) Milram                                                    
66 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                     
67 Axel Merckx (Bel) Phonak                                                   
68 Didier Rous (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                         
69 Kjell Carlström (Fin) Liquigas                                             
70 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Quick-Step-Innergetic                                
71 Mario Aerts (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                          
72 Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                    
73 Matej Mugerli (Slo) Liquigas                                               
74 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Crédit Agricole                                  
75 Robert Hunter (RSA) Phonak                                                 
76 Erik Zabel (Ger) Milram                                                    
77 Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank                                              
78 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                          
79 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak                                                  
80 Georg Totschnig (Aut) Gerolsteiner                                         
81 Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Phonak                                               
82 Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Francaise Des Jeux                                   
83 Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                 
84 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                      
85 Christophe Brandt (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                    
86 Gorka Verdugo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                      
87 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                      
88 Ralf Grabsch (Ger) Milram                                                  
89 Viatscheslav Ekimov (Rus) Discovery Channel                                
90 Unai Etxebarria (Ven) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                    
91 Gustav Larsson (Swe) Francaise Des Jeux                                    
92 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                       
93 Benoît Salmon (Fra) Agritubel                                              
94 Christian Knees (Ger) Milram                                               
95 Manuel Calvente (Spa) Agritubel                                            
96 Riccardo Ricco (Ita) Saunier Duval                                         
97 Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank                                              
98 Alexandre Moos (Swi) Phonak                                                
99 Björn Schröder (Ger) Milram                                                
100 Inaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                       
101 Nicolas Jalabert (Fra) Phonak                                             
102 Carlos Da Cruz (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                   
103 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Cofidis                                            
104 Jimmy Casper (Fra) Cofidis                                                
105 Christophe Laurent (Fra) Agritubel                                        
106 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                         
107 Simon Gerrans (Aus) AG2R-Prevoyance                                       
108 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                    
109 Patrick Calcagni (Swi) Liquigas                                           
110 Michael Albasini (Swi) Liquigas                                           
111 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saunier Duval                                  52.13
112 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick-Step-Innergetic                                
113 Ruben Lobato (Spa) Saunier Duval                                          
114 Cédric Vasseur (Fra) Quick-Step-Innergetic                                
115 Julian Dean (NZl) Crédit Agricole                                         
116 Moises Duenas (Spa) Agritubel                                             
117 Ivan Ramiro Parra (Col) Cofidis                                           
118 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                     
119 Victor Hugo Pena (Col) Phonak                                             
120 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Gerolsteiner                                          
121 Inigo Landaluze (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                   
122 David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis                                             
123 Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Cofidis                                                
124 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Cofidis                                             
125 Ronny Scholz (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                           
126 Christophe Mengin (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                
127 Wim Vansevenant (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                     
128 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                     
129 Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Rabobank                                        
130 David Zabriskie (USA) Team CSC                                            
131 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank                                               
132 Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                   
133 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                   
134 Eduardo Gonzalo (Spa) Agritubel                                           
135 Florent Brard (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                        
136 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Crédit Agricole                                        
137 Cédric Coutouly (Fra) Agritubel                                           
138 Jose Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears           
139 José Luis Rubiera (Spa) Discovery Channel                                 
140 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                      
141 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                       
142 Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Saunier Duval                                     
143 Christophe Rinero (Fra) Saunier Duval                                     
DNS José Rujano (Ven) Quick-Step-Innergetic                                   
DNF Miguel Angel Martin Perdiguero (Spa) Phonak                               
DNF José Angel Gomez (Spa) Saunier Duval                                      
DNF Juan Miguel Mercado (Spa) Agritubel                                       
1 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                 20 pts
2 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Team CSC                                              17
3 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                   15
4 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                      13
5 Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank                                            12
6 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team CSC                                              10
7 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                         9
8 Andreas Klöden (Ger) T-Mobile                                              8
9 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                    7
10 Cadel Evans (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto                                         6
11 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Rabobank                                          5
12 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank                                              4
13 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                           3
14 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Lampre-Fondital                                      2
15 Giuseppe Guerini (Ita) T-Mobile                                           1
Col Des Saisies - Cat. 1, km 82.5
1 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                     15 pts
2 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Francaise Des Jeux                                 13
3 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Quick-Step-Innergetic                            11
4 Pavel Padrnos (Cze) Discovery Channel                                      9
5 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team CSC                                              8
6 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                            7
7 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                        6
8 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                  5
Col des Aravis - Cat. 2, km 109
1 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                     10 pts
2 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                  9
3 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                            8
4 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                        7
5 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team CSC                                              6
6 Pavel Padrnos (Cze) Discovery Channel                                      5
Col De la Colombière - Cat. 1, km 134
1 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                 15 pts
2 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                           13
3 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                     11
4 Pavel Padrnos (Cze) Discovery Channel                                      9
5 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team CSC                                              8
6 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                        7
7 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Quick-Step-Innergetic                             6
8 David De La Fuente (Spa) Saunier Duval                                     5
Côte De Châtillon-Sur-Cluses - Cat. 3, km 162
1 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                  4 pts
2 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                            3
3 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                      2
4 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team CSC                                                  1
Col De Joux-Plane - HC, km 188.5
1 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                 40 pts
2 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Team CSC                                              36
3 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                   32
4 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                      28
5 Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank                                            24
6 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team CSC                                              20
7 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                        16
8 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                   14
9 Andreas Klöden (Ger) T-Mobile                                             12
10 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Rabobank                                         10
Le Grand-bornand, km 122
1 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                      6 pts
2 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                  4
3 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                            2
Verchaix, km 172.5
1 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                  6 pts
2 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                            4
3 Christian Vandevelde (USA) Team CSC                                        2
Young rider
1 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                 5.30.16
2 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                        2.47
3 David De La Fuente (Spa) Saunier Duval                                  6.57
4 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                 24.32
5 David Lopez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                    25.42
6 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Francaise Des Jeux                              26.25
7 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Francaise Des Jeux                                45.22
8 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Quick-Step-Innergetic                                 
9 Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                     
10 Matej Mugerli (Slo) Liquigas                                               
11 Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank                                              
12 Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Francaise Des Jeux                                   
13 Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                 
14 Christian Knees (Ger) Milram                                               
15 Riccardo Ricco (Ita) Saunier Duval                                         
16 Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank                                              
17 Moises Duenas (Spa) Agritubel                                         45.33
18 Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                    
19 Eduardo Gonzalo (Spa) Agritubel                                            
20 Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Saunier Duval                                      
Most combative
1 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                   
1 Rabobank                                                            16.32.44
2 T-Mobile Team                                                           1.13
3 AG2R Prevoyance                                                         2.18
4 Lampre-Fondital                                                         2.48
5 Team CSC                                                               12.17
6 Caisse D’Epargne-Illes Balears                                         32.13
7 Discovery Channel Team                                                 42.13
8 Credit Agricole                                                        44.51
9 Euskaltel - Euskadi                                                    48.46
10 Bouygues Telecom                                                      56.07
11 Gerolsteiner                                                        1.00.56
12 Davitamon - Lotto                                                   1.03.32
13 Cofidis Credit Par Telephone                                        1.17.46
14 Phonak Hearing Systems                                              1.22.08
15 Saunier Duval - Prodir                                              1.27.27
16 Quick Step - Innergetic                                             1.34.50
17 Liquigas                                                            1.43.04
18 Francaise Des Jeux                                                  1.46.55
19 Team Milram                                                         2.14.10
20 Agritubel                                                                  
General classification after stage 17
1 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                  80.08.49 (40.528 km/h)
2 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Team CSC                                            0.12
3 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                               0.30
4 Andreas Klöden (Ger) T-Mobile                                           2.29
5 Cadel Evans (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto                                       3.08
6 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank                                            4.14
7 Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                      4.24
8 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                 5.45
9 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                 8.16
10 Michael Rogers (Aus) T-Mobile                                         12.13
11 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team CSC                                          13.48
12 Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank                                        13.52
13 Pietro Caucchioli (Ita) Crédit Agricole                               15.46
14 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                  17.18
15 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                      17.23
16 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Lampre-Fondital                                  20.50
17 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Rabobank                                      21.04
18 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Gerolsteiner                                    22.01
19 José Azevedo (Por) Discovery Channel                                  34.01
20 David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                     37.11
21 Patxi Vila (Spa) Lampre-Fondital                                      37.45
22 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                39.47
23 Christian Vandevelde (USA) Team CSC                                   47.16
24 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Discovery Channel                             48.51
25 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                       50.07
26 Giuseppe Guerini (Ita) T-Mobile                                       51.48
27 José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R-Prevoyance                               55.43
28 Eddy Mazzoleni (Ita) T-Mobile                                         57.52
29 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                             1.00.48
30 Axel Merckx (Bel) Phonak                                            1.03.27
31 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears               1.04.02
32 George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel                             1.07.33
33 Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                  1.10.43
34 Iker Camano (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                 1.14.19
35 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) AG2R-Prevoyance                               1.17.00
36 Benoît Salmon (Fra) Agritubel                                       1.18.35
37 Stephane Goubert (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                              1.19.12
38 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                               1.19.31
39 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                              1.23.11
40 Christophe Rinero (Fra) Saunier Duval                               1.25.53
41 Christophe Brandt (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                    
42 Ruben Lobato (Spa) Saunier Duval                                    1.28.20
43 Ivan Ramiro Parra (Col) Cofidis                                     1.28.57
44 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                               1.34.33
45 Egoi Martinez (Spa) Discovery Channel                               1.35.22
46 Cristian Moreni (Ita) Cofidis                                       1.36.13
47 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Cofidis                                      1.36.55
48 Georg Totschnig (Aut) Gerolsteiner                                  1.37.52
49 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Crédit Agricole                           1.37.55
50 Inigo Landaluze (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                             1.39.34
51 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                              1.40.26
52 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Liquigas                                     1.44.09
53 Matthias Kessler (Ger) T-Mobile                                     1.46.26
54 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team CSC                                           1.48.08
55 David De La Fuente (Spa) Saunier Duval                              1.48.43
56 Salvatore Commesso (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                            1.48.55
57 Serguei Gonchar (Ukr) T-Mobile                                      1.51.03
58 David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis                                       1.52.41
59 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saunier Duval                                 1.56.57
60 Moises Duenas (Spa) Agritubel                                       1.59.58
61 David Millar (GBr) Saunier Duval                                    2.00.20
62 Christopher Horner (USA) Davitamon-Lotto                            2.03.11
63 Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Phonak                                        2.05.51
64 Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Francaise Des Jeux                            2.06.39
65 Pavel Padrnos (Cze) Discovery Channel                               2.13.21
66 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                             2.20.52
67 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                   2.21.06
68 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                               2.22.15
69 Sandy Casar (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                2.22.38
70 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                   2.23.38
71 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Quick-Step-Innergetic                      2.24.12
72 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Crédit Agricole                           2.26.26
73 Gorka Verdugo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                               2.26.41
74 Didier Rous (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                  2.27.39
75 Inaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                 2.30.49
76 Carlos Da Cruz (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                             2.33.16
77 Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Saunier Duval                               2.34.25
78 Simon Gerrans (Aus) AG2R-Prevoyance                                 2.37.26
79 David Zabriskie (USA) Team CSC                                      2.37.27
80 Manuel Calvente (Spa) Agritubel                                     2.41.20
81 Björn Schröder (Ger) Milram                                         2.41.31
82 Erik Zabel (Ger) Milram                                             2.43.45
83 David Lopez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                 2.45.02
84 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                               2.46.25
85 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas                                     2.46.48
86 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                              2.46.55
87 Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank                                       2.48.28
88 José Luis Rubiera (Spa) Discovery Channel                           2.48.58
89 Viatscheslav Ekimov (Rus) Discovery Channel                         2.49.33
90 Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank                                       2.49.38
91 Bram Tankink (Ned) Quick-Step-Innergetic                            2.49.45
92 Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Rabobank                                  2.50.00
93 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                2.50.32
94 Cédric Vasseur (Fra) Quick-Step-Innergetic                          2.51.11
95 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team CSC                                       2.52.36
96 Riccardo Ricco (Ita) Saunier Duval                                  2.53.22
97 Marco Velo (Ita) Milram                                             2.53.57
98 Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                          2.54.37
99 Alexandre Moos (Swi) Phonak                                         2.55.15
100 Luca Paolini (Ita) Liquigas                                        2.55.31
101 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                2.59.26
102 Ralf Grabsch (Ger) Milram                                          2.59.27
103 Christian Knees (Ger) Milram                                       3.00.04
104 Nicolas Jalabert (Fra) Phonak                                      3.00.13
105 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank                                        3.00.52
106 Ronny Scholz (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                    3.01.49
107 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Francaise Des Jeux                            3.02.09
108 Gustav Larsson (Swe) Francaise Des Jeux                            3.03.34
109 Mario Aerts (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                  3.03.40
110 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                3.04.00
111 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak                                          3.06.21
112 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Francaise Des Jeux                          3.07.45
113 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                             3.09.01
114 Anthony Charteau (Fra) Crédit Agricole                             3.10.09
115 Robert Hunter (RSA) Phonak                                         3.10.48
116 Jose Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears    3.12.34
117 Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                            3.12.39
118 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto                                3.14.10
119 Eduardo Gonzalo (Spa) Agritubel                                    3.15.15
120 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Crédit Agricole                            3.15.37
121 Michael Albasini (Swi) Liquigas                                    3.15.53
122 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                              3.15.56
123 Matej Mugerli (Slo) Liquigas                                       3.16.01
124 Victor Hugo Pena (Col) Phonak                                      3.16.40
125 Florent Brard (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                 3.16.47
126 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Crédit Agricole                                 3.17.41
127 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis                                        3.18.52
128 Christophe Laurent (Fra) Agritubel                                 3.19.18
129 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Cofidis                                      3.19.19
130 Unai Etxebarria (Ven) Euskaltel-Euskadi                            3.19.56
131 Julian Dean (NZl) Crédit Agricole                                  3.22.02
132 Patrick Calcagni (Swi) Liquigas                                    3.23.54
133 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick-Step-Innergetic                         3.24.02
134 Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Cofidis                                         3.27.21
135 Christophe Mengin (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                         3.28.22
136 Kjell Carlström (Fin) Liquigas                                     3.28.34
137 Cédric Coutouly (Fra) Agritubel                                    3.30.56
138 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Quick-Step-Innergetic                        3.31.03
139 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Gerolsteiner                                   3.31.16
140 Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                            3.43.21
141 Jimmy Casper (Fra) Cofidis                                         3.46.37
142 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                               3.50.05
143 Wim Vansevenant (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                              3.50.36
Points classification
1 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto                                      252 pts
2 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank                                              207
3 Erik Zabel (Ger) Milram                                                  172
4 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Crédit Agricole                                       159
5 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Francaise Des Jeux                                  152
6 Luca Paolini (Ita) Liquigas                                              148
7 Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Saunier Duval                                    115
8 Inaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                       99
9 Jimmy Casper (Fra) Cofidis                                                98
10 Cristian Moreni (Ita) Cofidis                                            84
11 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                83
12 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                       76
13 Michael Rogers (Aus) T-Mobile                                            72
14 Andreas Klöden (Ger) T-Mobile                                            66
15 George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel                                  62
16 Cadel Evans (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto                                        58
17 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team CSC                                                57
18 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Team CSC                                             57
19 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                     51
20 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Liquigas                                          50
21 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                  49
22 Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Cofidis                                               49
23 Carlos Da Cruz (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                  48
24 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                  46
25 Eddy Mazzoleni (Ita) T-Mobile                                            44
26 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team CSC                                            43
27 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank                                             42
28 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Crédit Agricole                                42
29 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team CSC                                             41
30 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Discovery Channel                                40
31 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                     40
32 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Cofidis                                           40
33 Marco Velo (Ita) Milram                                                  40
34 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                    39
35 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Gerolsteiner                                         39
36 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                    38
37 Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank                                           37
38 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                   34
39 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Rabobank                                         33
40 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                  33
41 Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                       33
42 Georg Totschnig (Aut) Gerolsteiner                                       33
43 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                    32
44 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Gerolsteiner                                       30
45 Michael Albasini (Swi) Liquigas                                          30
46 Salvatore Commesso (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                 28
47 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Francaise Des Jeux                                28
48 Kjell Carlström (Fin) Liquigas                                           27
49 David Zabriskie (USA) Team CSC                                           26
50 Björn Schröder (Ger) Milram                                              26
51 Matthias Kessler (Ger) T-Mobile                                          25
52 David De La Fuente (Spa) Saunier Duval                                   24
53 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                    24
54 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                        24
55 Egoi Martinez (Spa) Discovery Channel                                    22
56 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas                                          22
57 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                  22
58 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                         22
59 Christian Vandevelde (USA) Team CSC                                      22
60 Christophe Rinero (Fra) Saunier Duval                                    22
61 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                        21
62 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                20
63 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                          19
64 Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                               16
65 Mario Aerts (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                        16
66 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                  16
67 Christophe Laurent (Fra) Agritubel                                       16
68 Serguei Gonchar (Ukr) T-Mobile                                           15
69 Inigo Landaluze (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                  15
70 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Lampre-Fondital                                     14
71 José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R-Prevoyance                                  14
72 Ruben Lobato (Spa) Saunier Duval                                         14
73 Florent Brard (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                       12
74 Pietro Caucchioli (Ita) Crédit Agricole                                  12
75 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                   10
76 Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Rabobank                                       10
77 Christian Knees (Ger) Milram                                             10
78 José Luis Rubiera (Spa) Discovery Channel                                 9
79 Axel Merckx (Bel) Phonak                                                  8
80 Sandy Casar (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                      8
81 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                    7
82 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis                                               7
83 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                       6
84 Gustav Larsson (Swe) Francaise Des Jeux                                   6
85 Robert Hunter (RSA) Phonak                                                6
86 Giuseppe Guerini (Ita) T-Mobile                                           5
87 Wim Vansevenant (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                     5
88 David Millar (GBr) Saunier Duval                                          4
89 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                    4
90 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                      4
91 Jose Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears           4
92 Eduardo Gonzalo (Spa) Agritubel                                           3
93 Matej Mugerli (Slo) Liquigas                                              3
94 Julian Dean (NZl) Crédit Agricole                                         3
95 Patxi Vila (Spa) Lampre-Fondital                                          2
96 Ivan Ramiro Parra (Col) Cofidis                                           2
97 Riccardo Ricco (Ita) Saunier Duval                                        2
98 Nicolas Jalabert (Fra) Phonak                                             2
99 Cédric Coutouly (Fra) Agritubel                                           2
100 José Azevedo (Por) Discovery Channel                                     1
101 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                    1
102 Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank                                            1
103 Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                  1
104 Christophe Mengin (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                               1
105 Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                   
106 Cédric Vasseur (Fra) Quick-Step-Innergetic                              -1
107 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                  -3
108 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) AG2R-Prevoyance                                   -5
109 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                   -5
110 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Quick-Step-Innergetic                             -5
111 Bram Tankink (Ned) Quick-Step-Innergetic                               -10
112 Unai Etxebarria (Ven) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                -13
113 Iker Camano (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                    -15
114 Patrick Calcagni (Swi) Liquigas                                        -15
Mountains classification
1 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Rabobank                                         163 pts
2 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak                                                131
3 David De La Fuente (Spa) Saunier Duval                                   113
4 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Team CSC                                              99
5 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team CSC                                              94
6 Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank                                            93
7 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                      80
8 Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                        72
9 Andreas Klöden (Ger) T-Mobile                                             64
10 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Gerolsteiner                                       63
11 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                       63
12 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                        61
13 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Liquigas                                          60
14 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                  60
15 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Lampre-Fondital                                     42
16 Patrice Halgand (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                    41
17 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile                                          41
18 Sandy Casar (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                     39
19 Inigo Landaluze (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                  38
20 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                    37
21 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank                                             36
22 Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Rabobank                                       36
23 Christophe Rinero (Fra) Saunier Duval                                    35
24 Cadel Evans (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto                                        34
25 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                  34
26 Salvatore Commesso (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                 31
27 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team CSC                                                30
28 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                  30
29 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                     28
30 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Cofidis                                           26
31 Inaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                      26
32 Iker Camano (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                      25
33 Cristian Moreni (Ita) Cofidis                                            24
34 Pietro Caucchioli (Ita) Crédit Agricole                                  24
35 Patxi Vila (Spa) Lampre-Fondital                                         23
36 Pavel Padrnos (Cze) Discovery Channel                                    23
37 Cédric Vasseur (Fra) Quick-Step-Innergetic                               22
38 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team CSC                                            22
39 Ruben Lobato (Spa) Saunier Duval                                         20
40 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                   20
41 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                      20
42 José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R-Prevoyance                                  19
43 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Quick-Step-Innergetic                           18
44 Eddy Mazzoleni (Ita) T-Mobile                                            17
45 Mario Aerts (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                                        17
46 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Francaise Des Jeux                                16
47 Matthias Kessler (Ger) T-Mobile                                          14
48 Egoi Martinez (Spa) Discovery Channel                                    14
49 Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                       13
50 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                   12
51 David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis                                            12
52 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                   11
53 Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                  10
54 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Discovery Channel                                10
55 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                10
56 Giuseppe Guerini (Ita) T-Mobile                                           9
57 Björn Schröder (Ger) Milram                                               9
58 George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel                                   9
59 David Zabriskie (USA) Team CSC                                            9
60 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) AG2R-Prevoyance                                     8
61 Anthony Charteau (Fra) Crédit Agricole                                    8
62 Georg Totschnig (Aut) Gerolsteiner                                        7
63 José Luis Rubiera (Spa) Discovery Channel                                 7
64 Unai Etxebarria (Ven) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                   7
65 Stephane Goubert (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                    6
66 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance                                     6
67 Christophe Laurent (Fra) Agritubel                                        6
68 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                    5
69 David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears                         5
70 Axel Merckx (Bel) Phonak                                                  5
71 Ivan Ramiro Parra (Col) Cofidis                                           5
72 Carlos Da Cruz (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                                   5
73 David Millar (GBr) Saunier Duval                                          3
74 David Lopez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                       3
75 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas                                           3
76 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank                                               2
77 Kjell Carlström (Fin) Liquigas                                            2
78 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                   1
79 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                                     1
80 Cédric Coutouly (Fra) Agritubel                                           1
Young rider classification
1 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital                                80.26.07
2 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Gerolsteiner                                        0.05
3 Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bouygues Telecom                               1.23.08
4 David De La Fuente (Spa) Saunier Duval                               1.31.25
5 Moises Duenas (Spa) Agritubel                                        1.42.40
6 Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Francaise Des Jeux                             1.49.21
7 Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Saunier Duval                                2.17.07
8 David Lopez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                  2.27.44
9 Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank                                        2.31.10
10 Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank                                       2.32.20
11 Riccardo Ricco (Ita) Saunier Duval                                  2.36.04
12 Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux                          2.37.19
13 Christian Knees (Ger) Milram                                        2.42.46
14 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Francaise Des Jeux                             2.44.51
15 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Francaise Des Jeux                           2.50.27
16 Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto                             2.55.21
17 Eduardo Gonzalo (Spa) Agritubel                                     2.57.57
18 Matej Mugerli (Slo) Liquigas                                        2.58.43
19 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Quick-Step-Innergetic                         3.13.45
20 Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                             3.26.03
Teams classification
1 T-Mobile Team                                                      240.43.27
2 Team CSC                                                                8.41
3 Rabobank                                                               12.31
4 AG2R Prevoyance                                                        19.06
5 Lampre-Fondital                                                        40.09
6 Caisse D’Epargne-Illes Balears                                         43.02
7 Gerolsteiner                                                         1.45.09
8 Euskaltel - Euskadi                                                  2.09.23
9 Discovery Channel Team                                               2.10.57
10 Phonak Hearing Systems                                              2.37.38
11 Credit Agricole                                                     2.39.43
12 Saunier Duval - Prodir                                              2.53.37
13 Davitamon - Lotto                                                   2.57.10
14 Cofidis Credit Par Telephone                                        3.09.33
15 Bouygues Telecom                                                    3.12.23
16 Agritubel                                                           4.17.55
17 Francaise Des Jeux                                                  5.23.37
18 Team Milram                                                         6.17.13
19 Liquigas                                                            6.21.19
20 Quick Step - Innergetic                                             6.42.49

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