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  • BOPLAN®, a leading innovator in workplace safety and crash protection solutions, is proud to announce the introduction of the BOPLAN® Race Guard, a distinctive plastic safety cone that takes safety and signalling standards during cycling races to a new level.

    Made from special impact-absorbing polymer, the BOPLAN® Race Guard is designed to clearly indicate changing race situations to riders, such...

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  • World championships cycling in FLANDERS 2021

    The World Cycling Championships are coming to Belgium at the end of September and we are delighted to announce that BOPLAN will be part of it. Together with Flanders 2021, we are joining forces to provide all the time trials in Knokke/Brugge and the road races in Leuven with the necessary safety solutions.

    From Saturday 18 September to Sunday 26...

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  • boplan-partner-tour-de-pologne

    The innovative BOPLAN® RACE BARRIERS among the novelties of the 2021 edition.

    BOPLAN® is pleased to announce the partnership with the Tour de Pologne, UCI WorldTour, as exclusive safety partner for the race. In this capacity BOPLAN® will provide various safety solutions, including the BOPLAN® RACE BUMPERs, RACE TOTEMs and for the finish area the new RACE BARRIERs.

    These safety barriers, already...

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    The country will come to a standstill on Sunday 4 April. With the Tour of Flanders, the second of the absolute top five cycling classics (Milan-San Remo, Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège and the Tour of Lombardy) is on the agenda next Sunday. “Flanders Most Beautiful” is the climax of the cycling season!

    At the start in Antwerp, the world top of global cycling jostles to...

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  • boplan-race-barrier

    The BOPLAN® "RACE BARRIER" is the latest safety solution from BOPLAN® and specially designed for protecting the finish area of ​​cycling races. The 1m40 high yellow plastic (polymer) screens will be used for the first time during the E3 Saxo Bank Classic on March 26, 2021. Riders are thus optimally protected during one of the most critical phases of the race. Risks of serious injuries are limited...

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  • boplan-official-partner-uci-mountain-bike-eliminator-world-cup

    BOPLAN® is pleased to announce its partnership with City Mountainbike as official partner of the UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Cup and the UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Championships.

    In its role as official supplier, BOPLAN® will work closely with City Mountainbike and provide several safety products on strategic points along the race course to secure the safety of all athletes.


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  • Safety totem

    The Safety Totem is the newest safety solution from BOPLAN® and specially designed for cycling races. The plastic (polymer) totem of 2m40 high is used for the first time during the E3 BinckBank Classic race in Belgium on March 27, 2020. Obstacles on the course are now clearly indicated and secured. Risks of collision and injury are drastically reduced, both for participants as for event marshals...

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  • Barba Sport

    Boplan is launching its sports competition safety solutions at Velofollies under the name "Barba Sport". Organisers are responsible for the riders’ safety during cycling races. Every accident has serious consequences – primarily for the victim, but also for your organisation! Although you can never exclude the risk of an accident during such an event, you can minimise it by applying Barba Sport...

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  • Safety barriers for the City Mountainbike cup

    Mountain biking is often associated with forests and muddy paths, but that is not the full picture. The UCI MTB Eliminator World Cup always takes place in a city. Barcelona (ES), Valkenswaard (NL) and Winterberg (DE) were already transformed into challenging mountain bike courses for this event. Extreme sports require extreme safety measures. That is how the organisers found their way to Boplan.


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  • safety buffer

    This year the international UCI Para-cycling Road World Championship is coming to Belgium! The event will be held in Ostend from 16 to 19 May. As many as 42 countries will participate in this prestigious race, with about 450 athletes! The organisation has entrusted the safety of the various courses to Boplan.

    There are three courses for this event: the time trial (9km), the road race (8km) and...

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  • E3 Boplan

    March is when we will hear the starting shot of the E3 Prize for the 62nd time. Just like every year, this promises to be a terrific event with well-known names. As sponsor for the event, Boplan will ensure additional safety on the track!

    A cycle race is not without danger, certainly not when the participants enter the final sprint! Just before the last kilometre, the pack swings at full speed...

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