Author: Van D'am Racing

August 22, 2018 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

The Tiers of Professional Cycling Like many other sports, professional cycling has divisions. The higher the division/tier the faster the riders, the bigger the teams, competition and prize money. There are two professional levels where riders are paid a minimum yearly salary and a semi-professional level where a minimum salary is not required but racing…

August 20, 2018 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

The NRS has a loyal following. Anyone who comes in contact with the series becomes an instant advocate. There is so much passion, drive and support for the sport, but it has been so rarely captured. One of the biggest advocates for the sport, and one committed to documenting it is Jamie Finch-Penninger.  Jamie is…

August 18, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Stage 5 – Tour of the Great South Coast Today saw the NRS peloton take on the fifth of six stages at this year’s Tour of the Great South Coast. On the cards was a 120km road race which included four laps of a 29km loop, featuring a tough hill climb and narrow crosswind sections….

August 16, 2018 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Stage 3 – Tour of the Great South Coast By Jason Thomason Stage 3 of the Tour of the South Coast was a 125km race based out of Port Macdonnell, a South Australian sea side town. The stage included 5x25km laps of an almost rectangular loop. With one side of the loop being on the…

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

Tour of the Great South Coast: Stage 1 The team is always excited for the Tour of the Great South Coast. As close to a local race as we’d ever get (a casual 4 hour drive from Adelaide), we have been regulars in the area over the last few years.  Coming off a strong Battle…

August 7, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

The Hidden Secrets of Kensington By Daniel Siwek Kensington Road is one of Adelaide’s major roads connecting the CBD to the eastern suburbs – little does the public know that at the end of this road lies a little hidden gem. The route technically labelled as Upper Kensington Road leads to one of the greatest…

August 5, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

de Vroet Changing Roles The cycling landscape in Australia has long been an odd one. Riders have a bad habit of completely burning out and leaving the sport in its entirety behind. There is no culture of riders wanting to give back, possibly coming from the fact of an undeserved sense of entitlement combined with…

July 29, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Battle Day 3 The third and final day of Battle Recharge saw the boys tackle a 9.9km time trial beginning and finishing in the town Murwillumbah. Stage 2 saw Seb climb into 5th on the young riders classification. We knew he was a strong chance to pick up some seconds in the TT and hopefully…

July 28, 2018 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Battle Recharge Stage 2 Report Van D’am Racing had a successful day at Battle Recharge on stage 2 with the team putting Sebastian Presley in a strong position to contest the overall young riders category in tomorrows final day. An aggressive start saw young gun Liam Lawlor sneak into the early move before a puzzling…