Drapac Professional Cycling

Keith Flory: taking Drapac’s performance to the next level

In 2014 Drapac Professional Cycling has made the much-publicised jump from being a Continental outfit to Australia’s only ProContinental squad. The promotion has meant the number of riders on the Drapac payroll has increased, and so too has the number of staff. One of new staff members is Keith Flory, the team’s director of performance. […]


Darren Lapthorne’s new beginning

Back in 2007 Darren Lapthorne won the Australian national road race championships with a solo attack 14km from the finish. Seven years on, Lapthorne took to 2014 nationals road race at the head of a 13-strong Drapac squad that was desperate to start its first year as a reborn ProConti squad in style. We caught […]


Behind the scenes of Drapac’s big step up

In 2014 the Drapac Professional Cycling team makes its much publicised jump from UCI Continental to UCI Professional Continental status, a ranking it held briefly back in 2007. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef spent some time with the team to find out what’s involved in making the step up and what Drapac has planned for […]