Wax Recommendations - City of Lakes Loppet

Wax Recommendations - City of Lakes Loppet

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. 

City of Lakes Loppet

Minneapolis

Weather-

Friday - A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 10. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Friday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

Saturday - Partly sunny, with a high near 32. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Sunday - Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 11. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

 

Saturday Classic Race

Recommendations-

Paraffin – Swix Marathon, Start Green, Rode R20, Toko HP Blue

Liquid – Toko HP Blue, Swix TS6, Rex N-Kinetic Cold, Rode RL Cold

Kick Binder – Vauhti Superbase

Kick – Swix VP30, Guru Green, Rode Multigrade Blue

Structure – LC0, LC2 grind with no additional hand structure

 

Sunday Skate Race

Recommendation -

Paraffin – Swix Marathon, Rode R20, Start Green, Toko HP Blue

Liquid – Rex N-Kinetic Cold, Toko HP Blue, Rode RL Cold, Swix TS6

Structure Skate – LZ0, LZ2 stonegrind, no additional hand structure