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