Pre Birkie

Birkie Trail. Hayward, WI

Preceding Weather. After cold temps Wednesday and Thursday (lows around 0F, highs around 10F), Friday will be warmer (apx 35F) with a trace of of icy rain. Overnight temp should drop to 21F on Friday night. 

Race Day Weather. Temp at race start time should be 25F and rising to 34F by the afternoon. 

Snow Conditions. Expect some transformed snow mixed with untransformed snow. 

Glide Wax.

Base Wax. Start BM6 Green.  Start LF10 Green, SG10 Green or Start SGG Graphite are good economy options.  

Race Wax. Start FHF4 Purple or BM4 Purple. MF6 or LF6 Purple would be good economy options. 

Fluoro: Start SFR60 fluor powder. SFR99 block would be good universal options, too. 

Kick Wax

Base Wax. Start Base Extra, thin and ironed. 

Main Wax. Start Oslo Purple. 

Final Layer: FHF60 Red hardwax, thin and lightly smoothed with the palm of your hand. Start RF Red would be a good alternative.  

February 11
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