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blog 2014.04.12, 21:15
Cathy’s Corner: Decca Sportswear hosts Team Katusha
Even the day after a tough race like Sunday’s Tour of Flanders isn’t a ‘day off’ or enough to keep the hard-working riders and staff of Team Katusha from resuming training rides and job duties. But this past Monday did bring a fun visit to the factory of our technical clothing sponsor.
blog 2014.04.12, 01:41
Cathy’s Corner: Getting Ready for Roubaix
It’s only two days before Roubaix and as the anticipation builds for the big day, what’s going on in the team as they wait to take to the start line on Sunday? Is everyone sitting around with all the work taken care of and nothing much to do to pass the time? No, no, and no.
blog 2014.04.11, 11:55
Cathy’s Corner: Paying Homage to the Pavé
A trip to recon the 2014 course for Paris - Roubaix conjures up memories of races past, but also heightens anticipation for what is still to come in Sunday’s race.
blog 2014.04.09, 10:50
Cathy’s Corner: Experiencing Flanders, Katusha style
Sunday’s Ronde Van Vlaanderen was an amazing experience, full of color, sights, sounds and enthusiastic fans lining the route. While the peloton rode 260 km, the tens of thousands of fans lined the climbs and the roadways, packed the VIP tens and ran from helling to helling, hoping to catch a glimpse of favorite riders and share in the pure joy of bike racing.
blog 2014.04.04, 20:10
Cathy’s Corner: Showing One’s Colors
Joaquim Rodriguez’ recent win in la Volta Ciclista a Catalunya reminded me what it’s like to watch champions at work. On the first of two days in the mountains with a finish on La Molina, Purito took the win, his first of the season, and the culmination of incredible teamwork paid off in a stage victory.
blog 2014.03.25, 13:39
Cathy’s Corner: A Monumental Win for Alexander Kristoff and Katusha Team
The day started like any other race day for Alexander Kristoff as he headed down to breakfast with the team, loaded up on calories from bread and cereals and shared a laugh with Luca Paolini and his teammates. He was anxious to get racing. The only downside was the weather – it was rainy and cold, but hey, at least it wasn’t snowing.
blog 2014.02.26, 09:02
Cathy’s Corner: “Maintaining Momentum and Motivation”
It isn’t easy to win in sport. It always takes a fair amount of skill but also includes a certain sprinkling of luck to produce a win, especially in professional cycling when so many small things can add up to the big thing that keeps the win from happening.