Giorgia Bronzini left the field without a win on Monday when she took her second consecutive stage of the Route de France, in Mantes La Jolie. For the second straight day, Bronzini (Wiggle-Honda) was fastest in a bunch sprint, winning stage 2 after 89 kilometers.
Ashleigh Moolman (Lotto-Belisol Ladies) was second in the leg that began in Eghien Les Bains. Thalita De Jong (Rabo Women) was third.
Prologue winner Emma Johannson (GreenEdge-AIS) maintained her overall lead after three days of racing. Linda Villumsen (Wiggle) is second, at one second.
Defending champion Evelyn Stevens (U.S. National Team) is fourth overall, at five seconds.
The eight-day Route de France continues Tuesday with the 123km third stage, from Anet to Mamers.