As things currently stand the top 5 in the points classification are:
- 1. Mark Cavendish, HTC-Highroad - 280 points
- 2. Joaquin Rojas Jose, Movistar Team - 265 points
- 3. Philippe Gilbert, Omega Pharma-Lotto - 230 points
- 4. Thor Hushovd, Team Garmin-Cervelo - 195 points
- 5. Cadel Evans, BMC Racing Team - 191 points.
Tomorrow's ITT sees Cadel Evans firmly installed as overall race favourite, even if he is downplaying his chances...