American Birkebeiner 2021 Wax Recommendations | START

Feb 22nd 2021

American Birkebeiner 2021 Wax Recommendations | START

American Birkebeiner 2021 Wax Recommendations | START

Recommendations will be updated daily, with new recommendations posted up to 4 days in advance. 

Please note: all wax recommendations are written for the American Birkebeiner trail. These recommendations will be close to the wax you will use if you are skiing in parts of Minnesota or southern Wisconsin. 

Wednesday, Feb 24th: Skate

Glide: Start RG RACE Purple (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA purple (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA Finish gel purple

Thursday, Feb 25th: Skate

Glide: Start RG RACE Blue (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA purple (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA Finish gel purple

Friday, Feb 26th: Classic

Glide: Start RG RACE Purple (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA purple (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA Finish gel purple

Kick: Iron on Start Synthetic Base, apply thin layers of Start Oslo purple, for more kick, add a thin layer of Start Universal Wide Klister under the toe in your kick pocket. Apply a thin layer of Terva Violet over the kick zone as a speed cover. 

Alternative for waxable classic skis: Start Grip tape

Alternative for skin skis: Start Skin glide

Saturday, Feb 27th: Skate

Glide: Start RG RACE Purple (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA purple (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA Finish gel purple

Saturday, Feb 28th: Classic

Glide: Start RG RACE Purple (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA Red (solid or liquid) then Start RG ULTRA Finish gel Red

Kick: Iron on Start Synthetic Base, apply thin layers of Start Oslo purple, for more kick, add a thin layer of Start Universal Wide Klister under the toe in your kick pocket. Apply a thin layer of Terva Violet over the kick zone as a speed cover.

Alternative for waxable classic skis: Start Grip tape

Either liquid or solid waxes may be used. Read about liquid waxes by clicking here.

Read more about Start Oslo by clicking here

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