Celebrities on Van Raam bicycles

More and more people are cycling on Van Raam's adapted bicycles. Celebrities are regularly spotted on our adapted bicycles, including Prince Charles and Camilla. See in this article which other famous people have been cycling on a Van Raam bicycle.


Prince Charles and Camilla on the van raam fun2go side by side tandem

Prince Charles and Camilla on the Fun2Go side-by-side tandem

Prince Charles and Camilla tried out the Fun2Go side-by-side tandem. They did this during a visit to Northern Ireland where they visited a charity. They undertook various activities at the Superstars Café, where young people with learning difficulties receive training and can work. Read more about their visit to Northern Ireland in the article 'Prince Charles and Camilla on Van Raam Fun2Go twin bike'.

Chloe Smith MP Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work and Tim Hollingsworth on fun2go twin bike

Also Minister Smith on the Fun2Go

Besides Prince Charles and Camilla, Chloe Smith MP (Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work) and Tim Hollingsworth (Chief Executive of Sport England) in England are also getting acquainted with the Van Raam Fun2Go duo bike. They visited charity Wheels for Wellbeing in 2022 at the Herne Hill Velodrome. "It’s fantastic to see how inclusive it can be - there are cycles here for everyone”, said Chloe Smith.

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on the Fun2Go side by side tandem

Dutch King Willem-Alexander on the Fun2Go side-by-side tandem

During a visit in 2019 to the Fietsmaatjes foundation in Warmond, King Willem-Alexander took a ride on the Van Raam Fun2Go side-by-side tandem. He cycled together with the then 95-year-old Johan Waanders on the bicycle. Waanders regularly makes a guest bicycle tour together with a volunteer. Read more about the work visit of the King to Fietsmaatjes in the article 'Dutch King cycles on Van Raam side-by-side tandem Fun2Go'.

Joop Zoetemelk volunteer Fietsmaatje on Van Raam Fun2Go side by side tandem

Tour de France winner Joop Zoetemelk on the Fun2Go

Tour de France winner Joop Zoetemelk cycled in 2017 as the first volunteer of Fietsmaatjes Leiden-Leiderdorp on a Fun2Go side-by-side tandem. With this, he gave the go-ahead for the Fietsmaatjes Leiden-Leiderdorp project. At the time he said the following about the project and the Fun2Go: "It is a great initiative for people who are disabled or elder and can no longer go on the road alone. The bike is well built and looks sturdy." 

BMX-racer Jelle van Gorkom on the Easy Sport recumbent trike

BMX-racer Jelle van Gorkom on the Easy Sport recumbent trike

Silver medalist at the 2016 Olympics Jelle van Gorkom has purchased an Easy Sport tricycle. He was severely injured in 2018 after a fall with his BMX bike. During his rehabilitation he used the Easy Sport recumbent trike. He said of this, "This was definitely a sense of freedom and most importantly a step in the right direction." Read more in the article: 'Jelle van Gorkom convalesce on Van Raam tricycle'.

Edwin van der Sar visits Van Raam factory

Former goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar visits Van Raam factory

Edwin van der Sar is patron of the Edwin van der Sar Foundation. This foundation wants to help people with brain damage pick up their lives again. They do this by, among other things, donating Fun2Go side-by-side tandems to institutions that have rehabilitation, participation and prevention of brain injury as their top priorities. In 2019, Edwin and Annamarie van der Sar visited the Van Raam bicycle factory. 

Davy Klaassen and Lasse Schöne sign Ajax wheelchair bike

In collaboration with the Ajax Foundation and Van Raam dealer CombiComfort, Van Raam created a special Ajax wheelchair transport bike in 2016. The VeloPlus wheelchair bike was designed for an enthusiastic Ajax fan with a physical disability. The bike was made in Ajax colors with special Ajax wheel discs. To top it off, players from the first team such as Jasper Cillissen, Jairo Riedewald, Riechedly Bazoer, Davy Klaassen and Lasse Schöne put their signatures on the fenders. Read more in the article 'Van Raam produces Ajax Wheelchair Bike'.

Davy Klaassen signs Van Raam fender

Davy Klaassen signs the Van Raam fender.

Lasse Schone signs Van Raam fender

Lasse Schone signs the Van Raam fendern

Van Raam VeloPlus wheelchair bike for Ajax fan

The VeloPlus wheelchair bike in Ajax colors.

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