Lucinda Brand is one of the best riders on the road and in cyclocross. She balances the two disciplines by taking short breaks and avoiding back-to-back race weekends.
Dutch champion puts on a display of power and faultless skill before next weekend's world championships.
Slippery, technical course gave Brand second World Cup win of the season as she soloed away from Vos, second, and Worst, third.
Cant slip in final lap disrupts lead group's momentum, opens door for Brand
Kirsten Wild took the stage victory on the second stage of the Giro Rosa, while Lucinda Brand took the overall lead.
Wout van Aert and Lucinda Brand each kicked-off the Kerstperiode of 'cross racing with victories in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium on Saturday.