Enjoy Birkie Week - leave the waxing to New Moon!
Choose from low-fluoro or pure-fluoro glide waxing, as well as classic
binder wax options. Final wax decisions are made Thursday and Friday
only after the weather forecast for race day stabilizes. Be sure to
drop-off or ship your skis scraped and stripped of all glide and kick
wax. Dirty skis will incur additional clean-up charges. Final wax coats
are applied the day prior to your respective race.
BIRKIE WAX MENU
Pure Fluoro Glide $89: For both Skate and Classic skis. Treat your
skis to World Cup-grade waxing for maximum possible durability and glide
performance. This service includes many preparation layers and special
Low Fluoro Glide $60: For both Skate and Classic skis.
High value performance for Citizen racers. This service also includes
several prep layers and a final layer of wax such as Swix LF, Toko LF,
Fast Wax, Rex LF, or Start LF.
Budget Glide - Haakon Race Only - $40. For both Skate and Classic skis. Race prep at a lower cost. Everyone should enjoy fast skis. This option is an affordable option for the more casual racer.
Skin Ski Treatment $15: For Classic Skin skis. Includes skin pattern cleaning and
high-performance glide anti-icing and glide treatment applied to the
skin pattern. Important for all snow conditions, but vital for dirty or
wet snow conditions.
Binder Wax $35: For Waxable Classic skis only. Includes all
necessary kick zone prep and binder layers. Final race-day kick wax will
not be applied. Final kick wax application is the skier'sresponsibility.
Common binder choices for our Birkie Wax Service include Toko Base
Green and Swix VG35 or lister binder if appropriate. Very important -
Please read notes below...
For classic binder wax customers, please mark your kick zone. If you are
unsure, please indicate your weight and experience in detail in the
'comments' field when ordering wax service; we'll help you determine
your kick zone. Classic skiers will need apply their final kick wax and
carry a back-up kick wax or two and a cork during the race to
accommodate changing conditions or if more kick is needed. We'll provide
detailed recommendations for back-up waxes and wax experts will be
on-hand at New Moon Thursday and Friday race week to assist with
technical questions. In addition, kick wax supplies can be found at some
A Few Simple Steps to Follow:
1) Pre-order Birkie Wax Service here on this page.
2) Print your order confirmation and secure to your skis with masking tape.
3) Mark your skis with your name and phone # on masking tape.
4) Drop your skis off at New Moon OR carefully pack, insure, and ship your skis to:
New Moon Prince Haakon Wax Service,
15569 US Hwy 63,
Hayward WI 54843
5) Allow sufficient travel or transit time so that your skis arrive
at New Moon on or before Wednesday Feb 22nd. Thursday the 23rd, space
in our Prince Haakon Wax Service is first come, first served.
6) Skiers also may simply drop off skis anytime at New Moon without pre-ordering if there is still space available.
7) Ski Pick-up: Birkie skiers may pick-up finished skis at New Moon
Thursday, Feb 23rd from 5pm to 7pm, not earlier. Skis will not be
delivered to the start area on race day.
Good Luck at the 2018 Kortelopet!