Wout van Aert and Lucinda Brand each kicked-off the Kerstperiode of 'cross racing with victories in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium on Saturday.
Lucinda Brand rides clear of breakaway companion Tatiana Riabchenko in stage 8 at the Giro Rosa to win solo.
Dutchwoman Lucinda Brand (Team Sunweb) soloed to victory in the 12th edition of the women's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in Belgium on Saturday.
Lucinda Brand wins her second stage of the Giro Rosa, and American Megan Guarnier sprints to second yet again to defend maglia rosa.
Lucinda Brand extends lead in points classification with breakaway win as American Megan Guarnier keeps the pink jersey
By finishing second on the stage, Lucinda Brand (Rabo-Liv) is the new race leader, taking the maglia rosa from Annemiek Van Vleuten (Bigla)
The Rabo-Liv squad sweeps the podium in the final race, but Lizzie Armitstead collects the overall World Cup title