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Wax Rec: Far West JNQ Weekend 12/15-12/16

BNS Wax Recommendation

Far West JNQ Weekend 12/15-12/16

Event Information:

Saturday: Classic Sprint

Sunday: 5/10 km Freestyle

10 AM start both days

 

Race Wax Service:

Tech Rep Martin Benes will be on site both days testing kick/structure/top coats. Stop by the table for the latest updates and recommendations.

 

Weather:

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a northeast wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Saturday Night: Areas of frost after 10 pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 21. Northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday: Areas of frost before 10 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 41. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Recommendation:

Base Layer: Ski*Go LF Graphite

Race Paraffin: Holmenkol Racing Mix Mid

Fluoro Powder: Ski*Go OR Powder Topcoat: Ski*Go C22 Block

Structure: For Saturday, a linear structure for the heats will make a difference, probably a L04 in front and back and L200 in the back. For Sunday, the Finite V075 will be a good choice.

Kick: Guru Extreme 39 is a good starting point for kick. Application will be key here to keep skis fast enough for the sprint.

 

Test Discussion:

Testing was done by feel. Racing Mid was clear winner for paraffin layer and the LF Graphite will be key for durability.

 

CONCLUSIONARY NOTES:

BNS will have a table set up and will be testing top coats, kick, and hand structure at the venue. Come by to get our latest test results and recommendations.

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