Author: Van D'am Racing

June 21, 2020 Van D'am Racing

Photos Courtesy of Frame & Spear, & Chameleon Photograhpy/CSA After blowing our expectations out of the water in year one, we’re looking to regain the momentum that was stollen by COVID, and launch into year two of our development team. We’re calling for South Australian Riders to put their applications in for our Dev Team,…

June 5, 2020 Van D'am Racing

The current COVID19 pandemic has hit the world hard and the team has also felt the impact of the global virus. Our riders, like most racing cyclists, have been left without a definite calendar for the first time in most of their careers. With no racing on the horizon when the lockdown was introduced across…

April 28, 2020 Van D'am Racing

With bike racing put on hold across the world due to the ongoing COVID19 crisis, Zwift have stepped up to provide some much wanted competition between the NRS riders. The cancellation and postponement of a number of key events mean the series won’t be back until at least September which left a lot of riders…

April 9, 2020 Van D'am Racing

The Tour de Brisbane was meant to be our second NRS hitout of the year. In its second edition, we were excited to see what we could do. We enjoyed the first edition – starting in the middle of a city (albeit at 6 in the morning) was not something we get to experience very…

March 24, 2020 Van D'am Racing

With not a lot going on at the moment, we decided to check in with our riders and hear their thoughts on their 2019 season and what’s ahead for them on and off the bike. Here’s Dan’s, first cab off the rank! VDR: Hey mate, how’s it going? DS: Yeah not bad. Bit bored, not…

February 17, 2020 Van D'am Racing

The Warnie is always a highlight of the year, a true bucket list item for every bike racer in the country. It’s old, it’s long (267km), its normally windy and it’s hard. It may not be Grafton hard, but it’s a race where you have to be mentally switched on, and fight for position from…

February 14, 2020 Van D'am Racing

The 2020 National Road Series kicks off on the Saturday with the longest bike race in Australia, the Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic. The unchanged 267km journey starts from Avalon Airport before making its way towards the coast and the famous Great Ocean Road before finishing on the slight uphill drag into Warrnambool. There are…

January 27, 2020 Van D'am Racing

By David Randall For many Australian cycling fans, the Tour Down Under is a highlight and is definitely worth a trip to Adelaide from all parts of the country. Having made the trip a couple of times before, I was already excited to return to watch the WorldTour riders and to race in Norwood Cycling…

January 10, 2020 Van D'am Racing

The start of the New Year signifies one thing to the Australian cycling community; Road Nationals time. One of the highlights of the calendar for most National Road Series riders, it is the favourite week of racing for the Butterfields- Insurance Advisernet p/b VDR team. With no team riders opting to race the time-trial it…