Author: Van D'am Racing

March 22, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Mansfield Tour Preview Butterfields – Appselec p/b Van D’am Racing heads this weekend to the Mansfield Tour, a two-day, three-stage race that culminates with the traditional battle on the slopes of Mount Buller on Sunday. The race is only 137km over three stages but will be one of the toughest of the 2019 Towards Zero…

March 20, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Ethan Egglestone – 2018 Season Personal Review The 2018 season for me was filled with peaks and troughs, and it seemed like there was more time spent recovering from illness/injury than on the bike. I started off with some pretty good form, nationals was a little underwhelming, but after a decent training block through January-March…

March 15, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

David Randall races in Tokyo, Japan As mentioned in our most recent blog, Butterfields-Appselec p/b VDR Van D’am often makes a big deal about following best practice, and that includes making a big deal about fostering life skills off the bike through sport. Elite sport doesn’t often have a whole lot of perks, but if…

March 12, 2019 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Van D’am Racing sews up a new partnership with BUCK!T Butterfields-Appselec p/b VDR has always prided ourselves on how we go about what we do. We never wanted to be just another cycling team, churning through riders and sponsors chasing token success on the road. We wanted to follow best practice. And we wanted to…

March 1, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Fred Icke Road Race Preview This year the Fred Icke road race is the first round of the Towards Zero 2019 Victorian Road Series. Based in Creswick, the prestigious 138km race features 3 laps of an undulating exposed course. With hot weather and moderate winds forecasting a tough day in the saddle, the boys will…

February 18, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Melbourne to Warrnambool 2019 Race Report We kicked off the 2019 National Road Series with the big one, Melbourne to Warrnambool, or more commonly known in Australian folk as “The Warnie”. After a brief hiatus this years edition featured a new route that prompted much excitement, especially for the last 60kms that took the riders…

February 15, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Strong Butterfields – Appselec Team ready for “the Warny” After a one year hiatus, Australia’s most prestigious one-day race is back on the calendar. The Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool kicks off the 2019 National Road Series and Butterfields-Appselec are looking to get it off to a flying start. With a new course which will take…

January 9, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

2019 Elite Road Nationals Report By Rylan Dowdell Nationals, the race where even finishing is considered a fantastic result for most. After seeing the new kids on the block Blake Agnoletto and Henry Dietze both finishing top 10 in the Under 19’s road race and Iven Bennett’s fantastic result finishing 15th in the under 23’s,…

January 7, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

2019 U23 Road Nationals The U23 national road race saw seven of the boys lining up in kinder weather than previous years, making us the fourth best represented team in the race. The second time the course had gone through federation uni – the team had maximum g for what to come. Team boss Lachie…

January 3, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Australian National Championship Preview The Australian cycling scene will once again make the annual pilgrimage to the infamous Mount Buninyong just outside of Ballarat for the Australian National Championships. The courses may be unchanged but Buttefields-Appselec powered by Van D’am Racing will enter unchartered territory with the addition of u19 riders meaning the team will be…