Successful end to the season! A look back at the season in pictures
1st and 3rd place at the "Giro del Piemonte" – Rodríguez on the podium at the Tour of Lombardy
These were the Katusha team's last two European appearances for the 2011 season. And, in Italy, the Russian team were determined to make them count! Firstly, on Thursday 13 October 2011 at the Giro del Piemonte, Spaniard Dani Moreno raced to victory. Finishing third, his team mate Luca Paolini also secured a place on the winners' podium. Two days later, it was Joaquim Rodríguez who crossed the finishing line of the Tour of Lombard in third place to represent Katusha at the victory ceremony.
The start of autumn and, with it, the end of the season is the ideal time for a first review of the year. Below, some of the best pictures from the 2011 season: