Katusha celebrates five years in the pro peloton

(Image credit: Tino Pohlmann)

The Russian-registered Katusha squad proudly celebrated five years in the peloton during a day of celebrations in Germany yesterday.

Festivities took place in Koblenz, home of the their bike manufacturer Canyon, and included a one-hour team presentation followed by a five-course meal for sponsors, riders and invited guests.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.