Birkie Tour & Coleraine JNQ Wax Recommendation

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Birkie Tour & Coleraine JNQ Wax Recommendation

We have been busy testing the new fluor free waxes this early winter, if you are looking for a recommendation for this weekend’s races, see below. We have tested waxes from Swix, Rex, Vauhti, Rode, and Start, among others, below are some recommendations that will make your skis fast in these fluor-free times.

 

Birkie Tour - Cable, WI - Saturday, Jan. 21st 2023

 

Weather-

Friday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Friday Night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

 

Recommendations

Paraffin – Swix HS5, Rode R20, Start SG Blue

Liquid – Swix HS6, Rode RL Cold, Toko BP Blue

Kick – Toko Green Base Binder ironed in covered with Swix V40 or Rode Super Extra Blue

 

 

Coleraine JNQ - Grand Rapids, MI - Saturday, Jan. 21st-Sunday, Jan. 22nd 2023

 

Weather –

Friday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Friday Night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday- Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

 

Saturday Recommendation

Paraffin – Swix Marathon, Rode Endurance

Topcoat – Swix TSP5 Powder

Structure – LZ2 or PL2+ stonegrind with no additional hand structure

 

Sunday Recommendation

Paraffin – Swix Marathon, Rode Endurance

Topcoat – Swix TSP5 Powder

Kick – Toko Green base binder ironed together with one layer of Swix V40. Race otions to try are Swix VP40, Rode B17, Rode Super Extra Blue

Structure – LC2 stonegrind with no additional hand structure