And stage 2 is officially underway: only 160 kilometres to go

The riders have already set off into the neutral zone before the start of the stage.

Just one classified climb on today’s stage, the hill of Saint-Ignace after 19.5km, which measures in at 2.7km long at an average of 5.1%.

We’re just a few minutes away from the start of the stage in Irun.

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of stage 2 of Itzulia Basque Country!