Monthly Archives: February 2015

2015 Lake Placid Loppett, Mt VanHovenberg, NY

This 25 or 50km race with classes for classic or freestyle. Start times are 9:00 classic 50km; 9:15 classic 25km; 10:00 skate 50km; 10:15 25km skate. The area continues in a long period of cold winter temps. Tonight’s low (Friday) … Continue reading

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2015 Black Mountain Freestyle, Cheboygan, MI

This freestyle race has a mass start at 10:00 a.m. The area continues in a long period of cold winter temps.  Saturday high at 1:00 p.m. about 19F (-7C). Saturday overnight prior to the race should be around 9F (-12C). Start … Continue reading

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2015 Foxy Freestyle, Grand Lake, CO

This 15km freestyle race has a mass start at 10:30 a.m. The area continues in a wintery pattern of light snow fall and seasonably cold temps.  Tonight’s low (Thursday) is forecast at -1F with a high of 28F Friday and snow … Continue reading

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2015 Squirrel Hill Skiathlon. Minoqua, WI

This 31km classic and skate skiathlon race has wave starts beginning at 9:00 a.m. The area continues in a long period of cold winter temps. Tonight’s low (Thursday) is forecast at -25F with a high of 16F Friday. Friday night … Continue reading

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2015 Black Mountain Classic, Cheboygan, MI

This 31km classic race has a mass start at 10:00 a.m. The area continues in a long period of cold winter temps. Tonight’s low (Thursday) is forecast at -15F with a high of 13F Friday. Friday night low looks around … Continue reading

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2015 Birkie Wax Report

2015 Birkie Wax Report Another Birkie is in the books. This one, as so many others, presented us with plenty of variables to consider as we tested and recommended Solda glide wax for the race. The week prior to the … Continue reading

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2015 Solda Powders test for Birkie

Test at Mosquito Brook Air Temp 12F (-11C); Snow Temp -10C (14F); light snow falling.: 11:30 a.m. Winner: HP06 with S30 over it. 2.HP05 3. HP06 4. HP05 S30 mix 70/30 5. Powerjet 4 6. Powerjet 3 If I were … Continue reading

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