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BNS Wax Recommendation

Categories: Wax Reports | Author: SuperUser Account | Posted: 12/30/2016 | Views: 1554
Bogus Basin Challenge

BNS Wax Recommendation

December 31, 2016 Bogus Basin Challenge

(5 & 10k skate options – 1 & 3k youth races)

Saturday December 31, 2016

Located at the Bogus Basin Nordic Facility – Boise, ID

Event Information-

This is a low key but fun local skate race with a non-timed event for those intimidated by the race scene.

§  Weather- NOAA Forecast
Friday: Scattered snow showers, mostly cloudy with a high near 24.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.  Total daytime snow accumulation is less than a half inch possible.

§  Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with low around 9. Wind chill values between -3 and 7

§  Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 19.  Wind chill values between zero and 10.

§  Recommendation: This is a forecast based recommendation; will try and make updates again Friday afternoon/evening if necessary. 

Base Layer: Ski*Go LF Graphite

Race Paraffin: Holmenkol Racing Mix Blue or Ski*Go HF Blue

Fluoro Powder: Probably not necessary but if you must! Holmenkol Speed Powder MID or Ski*Go C105 powder should do the job.
Topcoat: Holmenkol Speed block MID or Ski*Go C105 block

Structure: Testing Recommended: A fine linear structure, brushed out with horsehair brush should free up the ski in these conditions.

CONCLUSIONARY NOTES –  Have fun.

 

 

note: BNS imports Holmenkol and SkiGo waxes, and also sells waxes from Swix, Toko, Rode, Solda, Rex, Guru, Innovax, Magnar and others. We search for the fastest waxes for our customers and our testing is professional, objective and transparent. We make our best effort to test what we think is the best from each brand.  However, given that we are testing more options from Holmenkol and SkiGo, there is a bias toward those brands.  With this full disclosure, you can assess the legitimacy of our testing yourself. Visit Swix and Toko for their official recommendations. If you have any questions please contact us.



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