Friday, 10 February 2017

Birkie Wax Report - Evening Discussion

Birkie Wax Report - Evening Discussion

Grip Waxing:
Sand:
  • Sand grip zone with 100 grit sandpaper, wipe clean. 
Basebinder:
  • Heat in Vauhti Super Base, Swix VG35 or Vauhti K-Base with iron, cork smooth. 
Grip:
  • Vauhti K15/K18 or GF Carrot
  • Ski*Go HF Violet
  • Swix VR45/VR40/VR30
Layering of kick:
Aim for 6-8 layers of wax in total depending on your skis and what you normally apply for layers.

Waxing for glide:
  • 4-6 layers being the full length of your wax pocket
    • 2-3 layers K15 or VR45 / 2-3 layers K18 or VR40 or 6 layers of SkiGo HF Violet
  • 1-2 layers being in your klister pocket
    • 1-2 layers of the K19 or VR30 or 2 layers of SkiGo HF Violet
Waxing for grip:
  • 6-8 layers being the full length of your wax pocket
    • 3-4 layers K15 or VR45 / 3-4 layers K18 or VR40 or 6-8 layers of SkiGo HF Violet
Birkie trail leading to the finish line!
Glide Waxing:

Base wax:
  • Swix LF4
Glide wax:
  • Holmenkol Racing Mix Cold
  • Vauhti LF or HF Green
  • Swix LF4 or HF4
Birkie warming huts awaiting your arrival!
Long live the Birkie!