Gazprom-funded Russian-based team Katusha looked to be running on empty during the Tour
but now their engine is really hitting top gear.
wins from Daniel Moreno and now Joaquim Rodriguez means Katusha are the
Vuelta's in-form team, with both Spanish riders currently sitting comfortably
in second and third in the GC, ready to pounce on the next Sylvain Chavanel
Named after a type of rocket artillery first built and fielded by the Soviet
Union in World War Two, Katusha always had big ambitions. Yet in recent races,
we've seen a Katusha team firing nothing but blanks - a