January 16, 2018 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Comparing Nationals By Lachlan Darch A lot can happen in a year, and the experience gained in racing over a year is immeasurable. I came into the 2017 Nationals with very little experience, I had raced U19 Nationals the year previous, but that was my only “big event” experience. Before last years race, I only…

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

U23 TT Report The team had 5 riders facing the 29.5km TT in our new Nalini skinsuits today, Randall, Egglestone, De Vroet, Darch, and Bennett. In what was a miracle of seeding, Ethan, Matt, and Lachlan all started one after another (or maybe it was just alphabetical), so there was a lot of banter about…

January 4, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

U23 National Crit Report By Liam Lawlor With fresh Nalini kit and a new Suomy Sfera helmet, I was eager to line up on the start line for the U/23 National criterium race along with over 80 other riders. Being eager was pretty imperative for this field size, as it would take a sizeable chunk…

January 3, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Van D’am Ready for Road Nationals The team are excited to kick off the 2018 season with the Australian Road National titles in Ballarat starting this afternoon with the criterium. We will have a strong squad present throughout the championships with every Australian registered rider present from the team. A small but strong trio will…

December 29, 2017 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Van D’am Partner with Nalini for 2018 Van D’am Racing are excited to be kitted out by Italian brand Nalini for the 2018 season. The world-class brand stems from the passion Vincezno and Claudio Mantovani and they have built strong relationships with some of the best teams in the world. From its debut till their…

December 22, 2017 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Sampson Signs Van D’am Racing p/b Butterfields are proud to announce exciting local rider Mark Sampson as the last rider for our 2018 roster. The Exercise and Sports Science/Food Nutrition student at the University of South Australia student hails originally from Hong Kong and adds some youthful jubilance to the sprint train. Recently making the…

December 20, 2017 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Suomy protecting Van D’am After announcing Appselec as the first new sponsor for the 2018 season, we are excited to reveal that Suomy will be providing helmets for the Van D’am team next season. Helmets serve an incredibly vital role in cycling and especially for a young racing team, only the best will do. They…

December 19, 2017 Van D'am Racing 1 comment

Siwek joins VDR as Development Rider Whyalla local Daniel Siwek has joined the Van D’am squad for 2018 as our first development rider for the year. Hopeful for a spot studying accounting at the University of South Australia next year, Siwek demonstrates the qualities set out for the team. Development is a key part to…

December 17, 2017 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Tour of Bright Training Camp 2017 It was a later than usual departure as the team sat around waiting for the pre-empted 10am ESDT announcement of the cancellation of the Tour of Bright due to a severe storm forecast. While some of the boys decided against the long-haul drive across the country from Adelaide to…

December 13, 2017 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Dowdell adds climbing threat Van D’am Racing are excited to announce our second signing of the season with local South Australian Rylan Dowdell strengthening the teams climbing ability. Starting the sport relatively late at 23, cycling quickly became more than a way to simply stay fit for Dowdell and started racing in 2013. His progress…