Birkie Week 2019

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2019 New Moon Birkie Wax Service

Korte and Haakon Drop-off Deadline: on or before Wednesday, Feb 20th at 5:30PM.

Birkie Drop-off Deadline: On or before Thursday, Feb 21st at 7PM.

Korte and Haakon Ski Pick-up: Korte and Haakon skiers may pick-up finished skis at New Moon Thursday, Feb 21st from 5PM to 7PM, not earlier.

Birkie Ski Pick-up: Birkie skiers may pick-up finished skis at New Moon Friday, Feb 22nd from 5PM to 7PM, not earlier. Skis will NOT be delivered to the start area on race day.


2019 Waxing Service Menu:

Choose from low-fluoro or pure-fluoro glide waxing. Prince Haakon Skiers have a special, budget glide wax option, too. Those with Skin skis have the option of Skin Ski Treatment to prevent icing and improve glide. We also offer Kick Binder Prep for those with waxable classis skis. Final wax choices are made Friday 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, if applicable. Dirty skis will incur additional clean-up charges. Skis will NOT be delivered to the start area on race day.

Pure Fluoro Glide $99: 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 final topcoats.

Low Fluoro Glide $69: 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's responsibility. Common binder choices for our Birkie Wax Service include Toko Base Green and Swix VG35 or klister 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 food stations.


In-Store & Birkie Expo Wax Assistance

Wax experts from Toko, Swix, Fast Wax and our own wax techs will be on-site at New Moon and at New Moon's Birkie Expo booths on pre-race Thursday and Friday. They'll help you come up with a simple and effective Birkie waxing plan. Bring your questions and get the latest info on the wax report for race day!

Birkie Week Stone Grinding Service

Last call for New Moon Stone Grinding Service Birkie Week will be Sunday, 2/17 at 4PM. Completed non-Wax Service grind skis will be available for pick-up Tuesday, 2/19 at 12PM. Grind skis scheduled for New Moon Waxing Service will be available for pick-up Thursday evening for Haakon and Korte Skiers, and Friday evening for Birkie skiers. More stone grind info available on our grind info page. Post-Birkie weekly grind batches resume after race week with last call each Monday or Tuesday, and completed skis available the following Thursday or Friday. Please call ahead with specific grind schedule questions.

Download New Moon Stone Grind Service Form

In-Store Pick-Up - Beat The Rush!

Birkie is a XC skiing feeding frenzy, so skiers are always welcome to place orders for their Birkie supplies ahead of time and pick them up at New Moon during business hours Birkie week. This is a great way to ensure that you get what you need. Give us a call at (800) 754-8685, and we'll set it up for you.