Van D’am Racing is South Australia’s only elite under 25 cycling team. Not just focused on results, Van D’am Racing is committed to developing balanced cyclists by providing opportunities for them to not only grow as riders but also members of the wider community. Founded in 2015, the team has consistently improved over the past three seasons taking jerseys and stage wins across Australia. With several exciting new signings - we are looking forward to seeing what the season will offer in 2019!
Belgium Bound By Ben Andrews With just over 6 weeks until I jump onto a plane to Belgium, I thought I would take this opportunity to reflect on last year’s trip and expectations for my 2017 trip. Belgium racing is unique and different from competing here in Australia. Like in Australia they have different levels of Read More
Tour of the South West Stage One A short 12.7 km Time Trial kicked off the Tour of the South West. Windy conditions saw the fastest times of the day almost a whole minute down on the previous year’s edition. The team all rode well, with Iven the highest placed finisher, covering the course in Read More
Lachlan Darch: How Cycling Has Changed My Life Like many, cycling has made a big impact on my life. There are the obvious things like helping me get fit, but this is just a fraction of the picture. It’s help give me focus and direction, helped me make new friends and see new places, and most importantly, shown me Read More
“The Team Chat is in English” by Matt de Vroet This was my initial answer to when I was asked what the differences between my previous team, the Belgian outfit Baguet MIBA, and my new South Australian team Van D’am Racing p/b Butterfields were. Obviously the dissimilarities don’t stop there. Being based in Melbourne, I Read More
Jason Thomason: Why Do We Ride? A question I find that, or am noticing more that I am getting asked is “why do you do it, why do you ride?”. After all, riding your bike almost everyday a week for 2-5hrs as a 23-year-old isn’t exactly a social norm, and in some regards, something a Read More