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…

January 5, 2020 Van D'am Racing

VDR is excited to be racing under the name “Butterfields-Insurance Advisernet p/b VDR” in 2020. This name change sees Appselec step out of the limelight after supporting the team for the past two seasons, and Insurance Advisernet steps in to continue the team’s push forward. Insurance Advisernet is one of the largest and most highly…

December 31, 2019 Van D'am Racing

We are excited to finally announce our full roster for 2020 (in no particular order): Jason Thomason (Norwood CC)Iven Bennett (Norwood CC) Tristan Saunders (Norwood CC)Will Golding (Norwood CC)Matt Hutchinson (Norwood CC)Daniel Siwek (Whyalla CC)Lachlan Marshall (Footscray CC)Rylan Dowdell (Norwood CC)Curtis Dowdell (Norwood CC)David Randall (Melbourne Uni CC) 2020 sees many of the same faces…

December 29, 2019 Van D'am Racing

VDR is excited to announce our youngest signing for 2020 in Will Golding. At just 18, Will has been a quiet achiever over the past two years. Like many, Will’s cycling journey started as a young child. Progressing through to racing cross-country MTB at a state and national level before switching his focus to the…

December 23, 2019 Van D'am Racing

Coming in hot with a fierce nickname as well as a huge engine, VDR are happy to present our third signing for the 2020 team with Matt Hutchinson joining the roster. Known as “the predator” for his dreadlocks back in the day, Hutchinson comes from a professional triathlon background and has been riding bikes his…