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DATE ONLINE TIME (live – ET) TV TIME (live – ET) EVENT
Mon., 4/1 9:30am-12:00pm 10:00am-11:30am Stage 1: Elgoibar – Elgoibar
Tues., 4/2 9:30am-12:00pm 10:00am-11:30am Stage 2: Elgoibar – Vitoria-Gasteiz
Wed., 4/3 9:30am-12:00pm 10:00am-11:30am Stage 3: Vitoria-Gasteiz – Trapagaran (La Lejana)
Thurs., 4/4 9:30am-12:00pm 10:00am-11:30am Stage 4: Trapagaran – Eibar (Arrate)
Fri., 4/5 9:30am-12:00pm 10:00am-11:30am Stage 5: Eibar – Beasain
Sat., 4/6 9:45am-12:00pm 10:00am-11:30am Stage 6: Beasain – Beasain (TT)