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!
Moving Things Forward The cornerstone of Van D’am Racing will always be the team. However it has also given us opportunities to work on other projects, mainly here in South Australia, to help grow the sport and return it to a more sustainable model. We wrote a list of things we wanted to achieve this Read More
Adelaide’s Best Cycling Roads – David Fumpson I often receive requests for suggestions of Adelaide’s best cycling roads to ride on. For my first blog for the year I thought I’d try to answer this question with some of my favourite roads in Adelaide. As I live south of the city, most of my rides Read More
What is the National Road Series Missing? Following on from the articles I wrote a few weeks ago on the topic (here and here), I think it’s time to throw my thoughts on where domestic cycling in Australia, and in particular the National Road Series (NRS) is struggling. With cycling becoming more and more popular Read More
2016 Mansfield Tour Now I think over time its become general knowledge that sprinters don’t go up hills quickly, but I won’t let that pigeonhole me. Growing up training in the hills and now spending most of my time around Adelaide chasing Rhys through the hills, they are yet to become my friend, but we Read More
2016 Oceania Road Cycling Championships After almost two months without any racing bigger than a club TT or criterium, the team was finally able to dust of the race wheels and break out our Sportful skin and road suits. The 2016 Oceania Road Cycling Championships were the start of what is going to be a Read More