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Wax Recommendations (Skinny Santa and Duluth CSX)

Posted by David Chamberlain on Jan 21st 2021

Wax Recommendations (Skinny Santa and Duluth CSX)

We have been busy testing the new fluor free waxes this 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.

Skinny Santa Solstice Race

Elk River, MN

Weather-

Friday - Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -10. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night - Mostly clear, with a low around 0. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

Saturday - Snow, mainly after 3pm. High near 20. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Recommendations-

Paraffin – Swix HS5, Rode R20

Liquid – Swix HS6, Rode RL Cold, Vauhti Pure Pro Cold

Structure – LZ0 or LZ2 stone grind

Duluth CXC Super Cup

Grand Avenue

Weather-

Friday- Sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Friday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Saturday - A 30 percent chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. South wind around 5 mph.

Saturday Night - Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday - Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Saturday Recommendations –

Paraffin – Swix PS5, Rode R20, Rex Blue, Start Green

Liquid – Rode RL Cold

Kick – Vauhti SuperBase binder + Rode Green, Rode B310

Structure – LC0 stone grind

Sunday Recommendations –

Paraffin – Swix PS5, Rode R20, Rex Blue

Liquid – Rode RL Cold

Structure – LZ0 or LZ2 stone grind

-Posted by David Chamberlain on Jan 21st 2021

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