|Full name Ramon Sinkeldam|
Name Ramon Sinkeldam
Height 1.93 m
Weight 75 kg
2012– Project 1t4i
Current team Team Skil-Shimano
|Born 9 February 1989 (age 26)
Wormer, the Netherlands (1989-02-09) |
Rider type Sprinter/Classics rider
2007–2011 Rabobank Continental Team
Ramon Sinkeldam (born 9 February 1989) is a Dutch cyclist, currently riding for Team Sunweb.
- Ramon sinkeldam
- Ramon sinkeldam wins u23 national road championship netherlands 2011
- Amateur career
- Professional career
Ramon sinkeldam wins u23 national road championship netherlands 2011
Born in Wormer, Sinkeldam rode for the Rabobank Continental Team for his entire amateur career, between 2007 and 2011. During this time, he won the Paris–Roubaix Espoirs race in 2011, as well as winning the 2011 Ronde van Limburg and the national under-23 road race championships in 2011, having finished second in the two previous years. In his youth Sinkeldam was also active in mountain biking and in cyclocross.
Sinkeldam turned professional for the 2012 season, joining the Project 1t4i team. He achieved his first professional victories with the team in October 2012, winning two stages at the Tour of Hainan in China. He finished the race sixth overall. He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France. He earned no wins in 2013, but did place 3rd overall at 2.HC race Four Days of Dunkirk. In 2014, Sinkeldam won the second stage of the World Ports Classic and finished in 2nd overall. 2015 was his most successful season yet, as he won one day events Velothon Berlin and Binche–Chimay–Binche. Sinkeldam was also 2nd of the National Road Race Championships to Niki Terpstra.
On 23 January 2016, he was one of the six members of the Team Giant–Alpecin who were hit by a car which drove into on-coming traffic while they were training in Spain. All riders were in stable condition.