Matthew de Vroet
Joining Van D’am Racing in 2017, de Vroet holds immense experience at such a young age. Originally from Perth, de Vroet relocated to to Melbourne to study Journalism at Monash University whilst continuing to race the National Road Series.
de Vroet specialises on the flat hard races which has seen him gain success over in Europe the previous two years. He hopes to step up another level in 2018 and become competitive in the National Road Series as well as overseas.
“I’m extremely happy to be staying with Van D’am Racing for 2018. I had a lot of fun in 2017 and received invaluable support from director Lachlan Ambrose with my university studies. Can’t wait to get 2018 started with the boys.”
Quick Fire Round
First bike? 9-speed Merida alloy- weighed about 12kg
Dream bike? Bianchi Oltre XR4
Brew choice? Flat white
Favourite cycling memory? Watching the Track World Champs in Melbourne 2012, got me hooked on the sport.
Best cycling result? State Criterium Champion WA
Biggest inspiration? Tom Dumoulin
If you could win one race what would it be? Tour of Flanders
Best place to ride your bike? Lake Como
Favourite Pedalit product? Degreaser- extremely underrated
Favourite SIS flavour? Chocolate Rego