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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...24 February 2020in Sporting events
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...16 January 2020in Sporting events
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.
...21 August 2019in Sporting events
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...17 May 2019in Sporting events
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...27 February 2019in Sporting events