Author: Van D'am Racing

April 15, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Bike Maintenance Tips By Rylan Dowdell After rain and wind cancelled the Milang Classic over the weekend, it is evident that summer is now well over, and the constant bike maintenance battle we all go through during the dirtier months of the year is now upon us. Not only is the weather less inspiring or…

April 9, 2018 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Race Analysis: Mt. Baw Baw Classic Mt. Baw Baw, feared by many in the Australian cycling community as the toughest climb in the country. It’s renowned for its unrelenting last 6kms of ascent which averages a gradient of 12%. In this race analysis, we wish to offer some insight into the team strategy and the…

April 6, 2018 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Giving back- Three of a Kind By Matthew de Vroet As many of you know, I will be spending the first half of the season over in Europe racing for Belgian team ASFRA Flanders. Racing has been hard and the weather has been cold but there have been many positives to take away from the…

March 27, 2018 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Whyalla vs Adelaide  By Daniel Siwek Riding/training in Whyalla for the last 2 years was mentally challenging, to be honest, probably more than it was physically. Given the short supply of roads around the area and the insufficient supply of hills, an Everesting attempt in Whyalla would probably take a couple thousand kms!  For all its…

March 19, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Tour of Mansfield Stage Three By Rylan Dowdell Stage 3 of the Tour of Mansfield was a flat out race to the ski resort at the top of Mt. Buller. Coming off a double stage day, and being so early in the season, it was hard to predict how the legs were going to react. We…

March 17, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Tour of Mansfield – Day One The Shire of Mansfield today hosted the first and second stages of the Mansfield Tour, the 2nd round of the 2018 Towards Zero Victorian Road Series. We came into the race with some GC aspirations, but the heat and wind of North-East Victoria often takes no prisoners. The mornings’…

March 15, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Peak Super Join the Team South Australian elite cycling team Van D’am Racing and Adelaide superannuation experts Peak Super have joined forces in a partnership for the new season. The Self-Managed Super Fund administrator said this week that it saw the Van D’am Racing team as the perfect platform to highlight their shared values. Under…

March 1, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

David Randall Interview By Rob Cumine In the second of our 2018 interviews, we sat down with David Randall. One of two Victorian’s on the team we got to learn a little more about where he’s come from and what he wants to achieve this year. Q So how did the Nationals go for you?…

March 1, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Introducing Chapters Van D’am Racing has some clear goals – to support good people doing a sport that we love. Another driving force is to ensure that we give as much as we can to the sport that has given us so much. This defines our culture – one which we want to share with…

February 23, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

The Importance of Team By Mark Sampson Many people would have heard, perhaps more than once that, ‘There is no I in Team.’ The saying goes that no matter who you are, if you are in team, you must be a team player. No one plays for themselves. In light of our fruitful racing culture…