Mar
2
to Mar 8

Bill Koch League Festival

Saturday

Cold snow Temps in single digits

Underglide: Start SG Graphite

Glide: Start SG10 Green

Sunday

Cold snow Temps in single digits

Underglide: Start SG Graphite

Glide: Start SG10 Green

Kick Start Oslo Green kick or Start Blue Klister

 

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Mar
2
to Mar 8

Maine State Qualifiers

Saturday March 4

Classic at 10 am- 12

Skate at 2-4

Old cold snow with some dirty sections

Lows 0F race temps 10 for classic 5F -15F for skate

UnderGlide:  Start SG Graphite or BM6

Glide: Start HF10- Green

Top Coat: Start SFR 92 cold block or SFR 75 Cold Powder

Kick:

Base ; Start base ironed in

Kick Oslo Green or Start Blue Klister

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Mar
2
to Mar 8

Rangeley Lakes Loppet

Saturday March 4th

Cold Old Snow

Old cold snow with some dirty sections

Lows 0F race temps 10 for classic 5F -15F for skate

UnderGlide:  Start SG Graphite or BM6

Glide: Start HF10- Green

Top Coat: Start SFR 92 cold block or SFR 75 Cold Powder

Kick:

Base ; Start base ironed in

Kick Oslo Green or Start Blue Klister

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Mar
2
to Mar 8

NYSSRA Champions Cup

Saturday March 4 Classic

Artificial cold snow with some dirty sections

Lows -5F race temps 5F -15F Cold

UnderGlide:  Start SG Graphite or BM6

Glide: Start HF10 - Green

Top Coat: Start SFR 92 cold block or SFR 75 Cold Powder

Kick: Oslo Green

 

 

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Feb
16
to Feb 22

Strafford Relays

Sunday Jan 19

Snow: New snow: Lows mid 20's high around freezing 

Underglide: Start Graphite SGG

Glide: Start MF6 Purple or HF purple

Top Coats SFR 99 Block

Kick: Base wax ironed in

  • Kick RF Purple

 

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Feb
2
to Feb 8

Empire State Winter Games

SATURDAY 

Snow and temps; Overnights lows single digits race time temps teens new snow furries all day

UnderGlide: SGGraphite

Glide MF10

Top Coat SFR 92 Cold Block or SFR 75 Powder

Kick:

Underkick: Base 

Kick: Synthetic Green and Terva Green

Sunday Freestyle: 

A bit warmer: temps starting at 10 ending at 25

Underglide: SGG

Glide MF 8

Top Coat SFR 92 cold block or SF5 cold powder

 

 

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Jan
26
to Jan 31

Rikert Eastern Cup

Saturday Classic Sprints

Overnights lows Mid 20's Race temps high 20's chance of snow overnight and throughout day

Underglide SGGraphite or BM6

Glide HF6 

Top Coat SFR 99 warm block or sfr 300 sprint liquid

Kick: Oslo Purple

Kick 2 : Base Klister- Special Klister  + BM Klister

Sunday Freestyle

Underglide SGGraphite or BM6

Glide HF6 

Top Coat SFR 60 

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Jan
26
to Jan 31

Craftsbury Marathon

Craftsbury VT 9 am Saturday

Temos and snow  Lows  around 17 -  75 % chance of snow. Temps at start 17 race temps reaching 25 .  New and artificial snow.

Underglide; Start Graphite

Glide HF 8 Blue

Top coat SFR 60 or sfr 92 block

UnderKick: Base Wax ironed in

Kick RF Red - Terva Red cover

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Jan
19
to Jan 25

Mansfield Duathlon Craftsbury

Sunday January 22 5km classic followed by 6km skate

Temps; Overnight Lows 20f race temps 28-34F

Snow Groomed transformed snow 

Glide:

Underglide: BM6 to keep dirt off

Glide HF4 or FHF 4

Top Coat SFR 99 warm block or sfr 40 

Kick: Oslo Purple or Base Klister with UNI Wide

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Jan
19
to Jan 26

NYSEF JNQ

Saturday Freestyle

Temps; Overnight 28 warming to 35-39F

Snow : new wet snow mixed with old transformed snow

Maximum Speed Option

Glide. Base Wax. Start BM6 Green.

Race Wax. Start FHF2 Red.   

Fluoro: Start FHF5 powder. 

Top Coat. If it is raining or the snow is highly saturated with water, FHF1 (formerly called N1) liquid will be UNBEATABLE!

Also Really Fast Options

Glide. Base Wax. Start LF10 Green or Start SGG Graphite

Race Wax. Start BM2 Yellow, BM4 Violet,  HF4 Red, MF4 Red would all be good options. 

Fluoro. SFR99 block, BM5 block, BM1 powder, SF30 powder, SFR300 liquid would all be great options! 

Sunday Classic

Glide Same as Saturday

Kick Wax

Base Wax. Start Base klister, thin and ironed. 

Main Wax. Start FHF10 Red Fluoro klister; add some MFW Yellow or Uni Plus if more kick is needed. Start Uni Plus would also be a good choice.  

Skin Skis

Wipe skin with Fiberlene to clean most of the dirt. Apply Start Skin Grip and wipe clean with Fiberlene. Repeat until Fiberlene shows no more dirt. 

Spray Start Fluoro Skin Grip on the skin.  This should be done on race morning.  

For maximum speed, apply Start SFR300 liquid to skin about 15 minutes before the race start. 

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Jan
5
to Jan 11

Trapps Race to the Cabin

Trapps Family Lodge, Stowe VT  Saturday Jan 7

temps: Cold single digits 

snow: cold dry

Glide:

Underglide: Start SG10 Green

Glide Start LF MF  HF 10 Green

Top Coat SFR 92 Codl Block

Underskick; Base wax

Kick Synthetic Green with Teva Green Top

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Dec
29
to Jan 4

New Year’s Resolution Day Race, NY

McCauley Mountain, Old Forge, NY Sunday Jan 1

Skate

Weather: Overnight low 27 race temps 30. 

Snow New Clean Hardpack

Glide:

Underlayer - Start SG Graphite for new snow:

Red Glider - Start RED HF4-MF4-LF4

 Finishing Flour- Start SFR99 Warm Block or Start SFR 300 Liquid, Start  SFR40 Powder   

 

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Dec
15
to Dec 21

North Creek Nordic Festival

North Creek Nordic Festival Gore Mountain NY

Saturday Dec 17 Sunday Dec 18

Saturday Classic 5km and 10 km

Overnight low 10F, race temps around 15F. Artificial now, frozen granular, with fresh

Snow- new powder mixed with artificial . New snow and falling snow.

Glider Start Blue HF 8 Covered by SFR 92 Cold Block

Kick- Base Extra Ironed in

RF Blue layers - 

Sunday Skate Sprints

Heat wave coming in Sunday temps in the mid to high 30's

snow ran mix

Glider;

FHF 2 ( or HF 2 ) 

FHF 5 power orFHF 3 liquid Top coat 

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Dec
15
to Dec 21

Eastern Cup #1 Season Opener

Craftsbury Nordic Center, Craftsbury, VT

Saturday Dec 17 classic - Sunday, December 18 skate

Saturday Classic Weather - Overnight low 0F. 9:30 A.M. start temps in 14F or so riasing to 22 at 2pm. New falling snow. 

Snow Saturday New cold snow mixed with Artificial. 

Glider: Start Graphite Glider SGG underlayer covered by Start MF 10 Green 

Kick; Base Wax Binder ironed in: Terva Green and Blue on top.  

 

Sunday Weather - Overnight lows around 28F Temperature at 9:30am  34 remaining in mid 30s all day with new snow/ rain.

Snow- Mixture of new and artificial snow.

Glide Wax: Start FHF 4 would be very best for high moisture conditions. 

http://www.startskiwax.com/en/skiwaxes/gliders/fhf/product/1635/start-fhf4

HF 4 or MF 4 would be good substitute. 

Finishing Powder if FHF3 woudl be great Pure Fluor

http://www.startskiwax.com/en/skiwaxes/gliders/fhf/product/1641/start-fhf3

 


 

 

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Dec
8
to Dec 14

NYSEF Season Opener

Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY Sunday, December 11  10:30 AM

Freestyle Races

Weather: Overnight Low 7 F Race Time Temps 15 

Snow: Transformed frozen snow with chance of new powder 

Glider : Start LF 10 or SG10 Green - Over Start SDG graphite

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Mar
3
to Mar 9

NENSA BK festival

Great Glen, NH

Saturday and Sunday

Saturday Classic Sprint;

Snow: Overnight low 10F with temps rising fast into high 20's. Artificial snow.

Glide: SG Graphite under SG6 Purple

Kick: Olso Purple

Sunday Glide:

Glide: SG Graphite under SG6 Purple

 

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Jan
21
to Jan 27

NH Coaches Series #1

NH Coaches Series Race #1

Bretton Woods, NH

Jan 23

Snow:Temps

Cold

Cold overnight -3F

Race time 10-15 F

 Base layer:  Start SG10- Start Green Hydrocarbon for cold dry snow.

Glider:

Better: Start Green LF8   ~ 5% Cold Fluor will help shed moisture & dirt

Best: Start Green MF8 ~10% Cold Flour will help shed more moisture & dirt

100% Fluor Finishing Wax: Start SFR 99 blockor Start SFR 75 powder

Kick Wax:

Base wax Ironed in;

Terva Green layered

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Jan
21
to Jan 27

White Mountain Classic

White Mountain Classic

Jackson, NH

Jan 23

Snow:Temps

Cold

Cold overnight -3F

Race time 10-15 F

 Base layer:  Start SG10- Start Green Hydrocarbon for cold dry snow.

Glider:

Better: Start Green LF8   ~ 5% Cold Fluor will help shed moisture & dirt

Best: Start Green MF8 ~10% Cold Flour will help shed more moisture & dirt

100% Fluor Finishing Wax: Start SFR 99 blockor Start SFR 75 powder

Kick Wax:

Base wax Ironed in;

Terva Green layered

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Jan
21
to Jan 27

Mansfield Duathlon

Craftsbury Nordic Center, VT

Snow:Temps Cold

Cold overnight 3F

Race time 15ish F

 Base layer:  Start SG10- Start Green Hydrocarbon for cold dry snow.

Glider:

Better: Start Green LF8   ~ 5% Cold Fluor will help shed moisture & dirt

Best: Start Green MF8 ~10% Cold Flour will help shed more moisture & dirt

100% Fluor Finishing Wax: Start SFR 99 blockor Start SFR 75 powder

Kick Wax:

Base wax Ironed in;

Terva Green layered

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Jan
21
to Jan 27

Shenendehowa NYSSRA Qualifier

Shenendehowa NYSSRA Qualifier

Snow:Temps Cold

Cold overnight 3F

Race time 17ish F

 Base layer:  Start SG10- Start Green Hydrocarbon for cold dry snow.

Glider:

Better: Start Green LF8   ~ 5% Cold Fluor will help shed moisture & dirt

Best: Start Green MF8 ~10% Cold Flour will help shed more moisture & dirt

100% Fluor Finishing Wax: Start SFR 99 blockor Start SFR 75 powder

Kick Wax:

Base wax Ironed in;

Terva Green layered

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