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Korteloppet Wax Rec

American Birkebeiner 2018 Waxing Suggestions

Long Term Forecast: as of 2/20

For Korteloppet: Friday Feb 23

Lows Friday morning of around 15F

First Waves start at 10:45 finish at 11:50 temps 15-25F

Last Waves start at 11:50 last finish at 4pm finishing temps 25F-33F.



Start Blue #8 (10F-20F) is best hardness for early finishers.

Start Purple #6 (19-28F) is best hardness for late finishers.

Good = LF Proper hardness + ~ 5% Fluor for humidity & dirt

Better = MF Proper hardness + ~ 10% Fluor for humidity & dirt

Best = HF Proper hardness + ~ 20% Fluor for humidity & dirt

Rocket Fuel = FHF Freaking High Fluor Proper Hardness + 20% Nano Fluor


Finishing Fluor: Over your Glider for humidity and dirt management

Fast = MF3 Liquid lots of fluor at a low price

Faster = HF11 Purple block or FHF11 Universal block

Faster yet = HF9 Blue Powder for early finishers - HF7 Purple powder late finishers

Rocket Fuel= FHF9 Freaking High Fluor Powder (7-23F) Blue Powder early finishers

FHF7 purple powder(23-30F) late finishers




Start Oslo Blue for early finishers covered by FHF Blue 80

Start Oslo Purple for late finishers covered by FHF Red 60

Skin Skis:

Start Skin Grip Paste to clean followed by Skin Grip HF Spray or FHF1

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Get the wax at your local race centers including;

Bike Doc, BNS, Continental, FinnSisu, Gear West, Hoigaards, Ski Hut, Mels, Minocqua,

and our Birkie expo wax partner, Pioneer Midwest.

 At in Hayward  Seeley Cable area get our products at New Moon, Riverbrook and Start Line Inn

See you at the Birkie Expo.

Later Event: February 20
Birkie Wax Rec