Lucinda Brand to skip Paris-Roubaix for American cyclo-cross World Cups

Lucinda Brand (Trek-Segafredo)
Lucinda Brand won't be riding Paris-Roubaix this year (Image credit: Getty Images)

Cyclo-cross World Champion Lucinda Brand (Trek-Segafredo) will not race the first edition of the women's Paris-Roubaix held on October 2. 

The Dutch rider will instead focus on the upcoming cyclo-cross calendar beginning at the Superprestige in Gieten (October 3) before travelling to the US to race the Waterloo World Cup (October 10), Fayetteville World Cup (October 13) and Iowa City World Cup (October 17).

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