April 12, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Van D’am Racing take on Tour of Brisbane With colder temperatures starting to hit the southern states it’s no surprise that most of the team were keen for a trip up to BrisVegas for the inaugural edition of the Tour of Brisbane. The split two days of racing will mark the first time the National…

April 8, 2019 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Why We Do What We Do Lachie Ambrose As part of my day job, I get to attend a lot of different workshops. Some are a tedious use of time, others provide valuable insights into how we do things, and more importantly, how we should do things. Recently I was fortunate enough to attend a…

March 25, 2019 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Mansfield Subaru Tour Stage 3 By Daniel Siwek  Stage 3 of the Mansfield Subaru Tour is definitely one for the climbers, finishing on Mount Buller, a 15.1km climb averaging 6.2%. The stage is relatively short at only 47km, but this can be just as brutal as those 100km days, especially when you have 2 stages…

March 23, 2019 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Tour of Mansfield Stage 1&2 Race Report By Tristan Saunders   Tour of Mansfield is definitely a race for the climbers. Three stages – two of which finish at the top of the mountain it probably shouldn’t have been a race for me. One of the benefits of team racing is that we only needed…

March 22, 2019 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

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…