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

Tips on staying sane whilst Injured By Matthew de Vroet Being injured sucks. There’s no two ways around it. Sitting on the sidelines whilst your mates are out training and enjoying the sunshine is annoying and often there is nothing you can do. About three weeks ago I experienced some extreme knee pain due to…

May 14, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Often we look at race results, and it doesn’t tell us a very good story of what happened or how it played out. Certainly going into the race; we weren’t expecting to have 4/4 DNFS on the results. Although that’s not what we wanted; we still came out of the race with our heads held…

May 11, 2018 Van D'am Racing No comments exist

Van D’am Racing primed to make debut at Grafton to Inverell Van D’am Racing p/b Butterfields are excited to make their debut at the infamous Grafton to Inverell race. The first race of the 2018 National Road Series is often referred to as the hardest one day race in Australia. The torturous 228km journey will…

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’…