Wick’s Evan Oliphant carried on for his Plowman Craven team where Tony Gibb left off at last week’s Eddie Soens’ Memorial Race, by winning the second stage of the Bikeline two day in North Wales yesterday, and finishing up the two-day race in second overall today.
The man in pink and blue won the stage yesterday despite the presence of three of the Rapha team in the finale. VeloVeritas spoke to Evan shortly after his win, and again today once the race was finished.
How did the prologue go for you?
“It was 1.6 kilometres uphill into the wind, so it was about power. Ian Wilkinson (last year’s Girvan winner, from Science in Sport) won it; he wa