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 four 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 2020! 

August 26, 2019
Van D'am Racing

Butterfields-Appselec Looking to Continue Run of Success at the Tour of the Great South Coast

This will be VDR’s fourth appearance at the Tour of the Great South Coast. Our first year was a largely forgettable affair, and certainly, there were not any results that still make it into the team Palmares. 2017 saw the team step up, taking out the Young Riders Jersey and 10th overall – a performance Read More

August 23, 2019
Van D'am Racing

Recovery Techniques and Tips

By Jason Thomason With the longest NRS tour of the year, the 6 day, 8 stage Tour of the Great South Coast next week, I thought I would share some of my tips to consistently be able to perform each day during stage races. While some of my techniques may not be scientifically proven, my Read More

August 15, 2019
Van D'am Racing

Power- How do we compare? By Daniel Siwek When it comes to training most of the boys on VDR use a power meter, power meters allow riders to complete controlled efforts and track progress in training.  Using a functional threshold power (FTP) generated from the power meter is one of the most popular ways of Read More

August 12, 2019
Van D'am Racing

Butterfields – Appselec p/b Van D’am Racing Pushing to New Levels at the Tour de Tweed

When VDR was founded in 2015, we set about building a team that could be competitive with the best. The reality is that we probably could have got to this result quicker if we had just brought in a heap of proven riders, but we were determined to build a team with our own riders, Read More

August 8, 2019
Van D'am Racing

Tour of Tweed Preview

The winter National Road Series hibernation period is definitely over with the second tour of the season about to kick off in the warmer northern New South Wales climate. Tour of Tweed has always been a favourable destination for the team offering a brief period of warmth for riders who have struggled through training in Read More