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BNS Wax Recommendation

Categories: Wax Reports | Author: SuperUser Account | Posted: 1/19/2017 | Views: 2141
Truckee SuperTour

BNS Wax Recommendation

Auburn Ski Club Super Tour Weekend 1/21/17-1/22/17

Event Information-

Classic Sprint on Saturday Prelims start at 10 AM, Heats at 12:30

Skate Distance 10/5 km on Sunday. Interval start at 10 AM.

Race Wax Service-

Tech Rep Martin Benes will be on site testing kick on Saturday, and topcoats/powders and structure both days.



Snow before 11am, then snow showers after 11am. High near 30. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

Friday Night

Snow showers. Low around 23. South southwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.


Snow showers likely before 5pm, then snow after 5pm. High near 30. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Saturday Night

Snow. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.


Snow showers. High near 31. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.


Base Layer: SkiGo LF Blue

Race Paraffin: SkiGo Orange/Green Premix

Fluoro Powder: C105 Powder Topcoat: C22/C105 Block 1:1. 22 block down, 105 block over, rotofleece together, and brush out well.

Structure: For Saturday’s classic sprint, a light linear structure from the back of the kick zone back. For heats, probably add linear in front as well. For the skate distance day, V05 or V075 will be in the mix, and we will be testing the morning of to confirm.

Kick: Check in for latest results. We’ve had great luck with SkiGo HF Red out here in similar conditions and Guru Red is a favorite in the Sierra Snow.

Test Discussion-

SkiGo Orange/Green premix has won multiple tests in new snow here in California, beating many industry standards. C105 powder is a safe call given the amount of new snow coming in. It might be sped up with

some C22 powder mixed in, especially for later starters. C22/105 block combo has already won multiple tests in new snow this year and continues to be a standout.

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.

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

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