Lucinda Brand

Ella Picks: Ferrand-Prevot breaks her leg; 36-year-old makes comeback ahead of Rio, Ale-Cipollini rider tests positive for EPO and more

In this week’s internet roundup, we explore the riders with the most ‘character’. We also want you to meet Rebecca Werner, who’s currently riding from Adelaide to Brisbane in the bike tracks of her parents, and take a trip to Rio with the Dutch national team. And as always, we catch up on latest race news. […]

Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

It’s a special Giro Rosa edition of Ella Picks with a heap-load of our favourite links to one of our favourite races of the year – but beyond the Giro Rosa, we’ve have some great finds for you, too. Our picks this week include fun news from Velocio, an inspiring column from The Nation about […]


Lucinda Brand solos to Giro Rosa stage seven victory as Megan Guarnier extends overall lead

Lucinda Brand (Rabo Liv) added a second stage win to her name in the 26th edition of the Giro Rosa, soloing to victory in Loano. Sixty kilometres from the stage seven finish, Brand attacked out of the select maglia rosa group that formed on the day’s first climb. The Dutchwoman built up her advantage to […]


Breakaway surprises on Giro Rosa ‘sprint stage’

In the first three stages, Lucinda Brand (Rabo Liv) finished second twice, but today Brand climbed on to the top step of the podium in Mantova. The Dutchwoman was quickest from the nine-rider breakaway that formed just after the day’s only categorised climb. Italians Valentina Scandolara (Orica-AIS) and Elena Cecchini (Lotto Soudal Ladies) rounded out […]


Barbara Guarischi makes the most of ‘perfect’ Velocio-SRAM lead-out to win Giro Rosa stage one

Barbara Guarischi (Velocio-SRAM) won the first road stage of the 26th edition of the Giro Rosa on Saturday. The Italian sprinted to victory in Kamnik, Slovenia ahead of Lucinda Brand (Rabo Liv) and teammate Tiffany Cromwell (Velocio-SRAM) Win for @BabyG_90, second Lucinda Brand…..And in more good news @tiffanycromwell third! #GiroRosa2015 — VelocioSRAM (@velociosports) July […]

All Dutch podium at Giro Rosa prologue as Annemiek van Vleuten time trials into pink

Annemiek van Vleuten (Bigla) time trialled to victory on the opening stage prologue of the 26th edition of the Giro Rosa. Having won the Giro Rosa prologue last year and the Euskal Emakumeen Bira prologue last month, van Vleuten, known for her prowess in the short individual efforts, started the stage as the outright favourite. […]

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Winner Anacona claims Vuelta stage 9, Quintana into the overall lead; Pawel Bernas leads Tour of China I after stage 1 win, Mattia Gavazzi takes stage 2; Sylvain Chavanel wins GP Ouest France – Plouay; Lucinda Brand leads Rabo-Liv 1-2-3 at GP de Plouay-Bretagne World […]