Monthly Archives: February 2011

2011 Birkie Solda wax testing 10:30 AM

I just got back in and my hands are warm enough to type. Tested at Fish Hatchery. Snow Temp was -13C ( 9F). It was snowing lightly. Here is what ran best. Fist layer of Solda HC28 carbon crayoned on. … Continue reading

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Birkie Wax Recommendation

Bert is out testing wax at the fish hatchery. He is testing top coats of HP05, HP06, and HP05/S-30. There is a dusting of new snow, so the HP06 could be the ticket…today…but Bert will update us in an hour … Continue reading

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NENSA SILVER FOX TROT 2011

This is a 10 km skate race at Oak Hill in Hanover, NH. Start time is 11:oo for women and 11:30 for men. The forecast is for rainy followed by cooling.   NOAA forecast is: Friday: A chance of rain … Continue reading

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John Day Memorail 2011

This race is held at Diamond Lake, Oregon. It is a flat 20km skate race of 4 laps on a 5km course.There has been considerable new snow in the last week. The course does not get skied and groomed often, … Continue reading

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Gatineau Lopett 2011

Gatineau Loppett 2011 The local forecast is: Friday: Periods of rain or drizzle ending in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming west 30 km/h gusting to 60 in the morning. High 11C.   Friday night: … Continue reading

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Minnesota Finlandia 2011

Minnesota Finlandia 2011 Ah mid-western winters. Warm today and below zero tomorrow. Enough to give waxers a head ache. The race is near Bemidji, MN, Saturday February 19. Start of 25km classic at 10:00 Am. Start of 50km skate at … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de Meissner, Bend Oregon

The Tour de Meissner is a 15km classic or skate race near Bend Oregon at the Meissner Community Ski Trails. The current NOAA forecast is : Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind at 6 mph becoming … Continue reading

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