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BNS Wax Recommendation: Snow Mountain Ranch Stampede

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Snow Mountain Ranch Stampede
BNS Wax Recommendation

Snow Mountain Ranch Stampede

3/11/17 & 3/12/17

Event Information -

Schedule:
       Saturday - 50k Skate 9am, 25k skate 9:15am, 10k skate 9:45am
       Sunday - 50k classic 9am, 25k classic 9:15am, 10k classic 9:45am

Event details can be found at:  http://snowmountainranch.org/event/snow-mountain-ranch-stampede-2/

Race Wax Service -

BNS will be offering a race wax service for the weekend. Skis will be ready for pick-up both days at the SMR Nordic Center starting at 8am. Here are the details to get your skis to us:

Saturday skate race:
-At BNS before the close of business, 6pm, on Thursday, March 9
-At the BNS truck at SMR Nordic Center from 2pm to 4pm on Friday, March 10

Sunday classic race:
Please have your kick zones clearly marked!
-At BNS before the close of business, 6pm, on Thursday March 9
-At the BNS truck at SMR Nordic Center from 2pm to 4pm on Friday, March 10
-At the BNS truck at SMR Nordic Center from 3pm to 4pm on Saturday, March 11

Give us a call at the Boulder shop if you have more questions

Weather - from noaa.gov

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.


Wax Recommendation-

Updated (3/10/17) for Saturday- Following Friday testing:

Base Layer - Ski*Go LF Graphite

Paraffin - Holmenkol RacingMix Wet

Powder - Ski*Go C22 Powder

Topcoat - Ski*Go CM10 Block

Structure - Warm grinds will help a lot, our S2.2 or S3.2. Hand structure should also be considered. Stop by the trailer in the morning for our thoughts.

Kick Wax for Sunday: It is still early to make an official recommendation, but it will definitely be a klister day. Some options to consider are the Ski*Go HF Klister, definitely have Universal available, Guru Extreme 39, Start Universal Wide, 


Early Recommendation:
Early wax recommendation based on forecast. BNS will be testing on course of Friday and will post updated recommendations.

Base Layer - Ski*Go LF Graphite, Holmenkol LF21

Paraffin - Ski*Go HF Orange, Holmenkol SpeedBase Wet, Holmenkol RacingMix Wet, Ski*Go HF Universal

Powder -  Ski*Go C22 Powder, Holmenkol Speedpowder Wet, Holmenkol Syntec Wet,

Topcoat - Ski*Go C22 Block, Holmenkol Speedblock Wet

Kick - Check back for more details after testing Friday


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