Race Wax & Grind Services
Last day for Stone Grinding 2021 will be March 29th. Please have your skis to New Moon by Sunday, March 28th, 4:00pm.
$69.99 - $99.99
Approximate temp range: 20F and colder, fresh to lightly transformed snows. Perfect for your cold day race skis, this is an ultra-fine, linear grind for the really cold days on the trail. A fine linear pattern minimizes friction on cold, fresh snow crystals and is recommended for those days you walk out and hear the snow squeak under your feet. Old Man Winter is a shallow, low-impact grind that can be refreshed and repeated many times. Extremely popular in the Upper Midwest and Rockies. In the Spring, skis will be scheduled to be ground on a batch by batch basis. Call New Moon for grind dates. 800-754-8685.
$69.99 - $99.99
Approximate temp range: 32F, wet slop or corn snow. We’ve all been there, and you must be ready with some special skis. As the title suggests, this grind can channel water like a rain gutter, — a necessity for warm weather racing. Intended for 32°F and warmer, this grind utilizes deep channels to handle snow moisture and reduce speed-killing suction, while helping your skis move over wet transformed and corn snow crystals that are associated with warm-weather and spring skiing. Are your sleeves and tights rolled up? Are your boots soaking wet? This is the grind! In the Spring, skis will be scheduled to be ground on a batch by batch basis. Call New Moon for grind dates. 800-754-8685.
$69.99 - $99.99
Approximate temp range: 0F to 30F, fresh to moderately transformed snows. The New Moon Universal Cold is a versatile grind that will bring new and old skis back to factory condition with fast, flat bases. We recommend this grind if you ski one pair of skis in many different conditions. This versatile grind works especially well for highly variable Midwestern and New England snow conditions, including new snow, moderately transformed snow, machine-tilled and man-made snow — always a safe choice for the high school or citizen racer. A super grind for racers relying on one pair of skis. Single pair owners skiing in regions with faster snow transformation due to freeze-thaw cycles, heavy traffic, or heavy tilling should consider the Universal Warm grind In the Spring, skis will be scheduled to be ground on a batch by batch basis. Call New Moon for grind dates. 800-754-8685.
$69.99 - $99.99
Approximate temp range: 20F to 35F, moderately to heavily transformed and refrozen or icy snows. Transformed snows are the real key here, more so than temperature. This is a moisture management grind ideal for regions or calendar periods with freeze-thaw cycles. Perfect for glazed classic tracks – even well below 20F. This can be an excellent race grind for late season, but not for wet, slop snow or corn snow. For slop see the "t-shirt grind". In the Spring, skis will be scheduled to be ground on a batch by batch basis. Call New Moon for grind dates. 800-754-8685.
Skis should arrive at New Moon at a minimum of two days before your race date. The lastest we will accept skis is 10 a.m the day before your event to have them ready for pickup by 5 pm that same day. You may opt-in to receive a text when they are finished. Keep in mind we do not receive UPS or FedEx deliveries on Saturday and Sunday. Power to the podium with the fastest possible skis with New Moon's Waxing Service for Birkie®. Our wax techs carefully study the snow conditions and test waxes to provide you with World-Cup grade performance. All skis are carefully cleaned and prepared with the fastest race waxes available. Only after the best possible combination is found do we proceed with your final race-day application. As a US Ski & Snowboard sanctioned event, no fluoro wax will be allowed at the 2021 Birkie events. Testing by USSA *Note to Classic Skiers: To avoid additional charges please make sure all kick wax is removed prior to drop off. A Few Simple Steps to Follow: 1) Pre-order Birkie Events 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 Birkie Wax Service, 15569 US Hwy 63, Hayward WI 54843 5) Allow sufficient travel or transit time so that your skis arrive in a timely manner. Skis will not be delivered to the start area on race day. If you wish to have New Moon ship your skis back to you post-race, please make arrangements with us during your Birkie visit. Good Luck at the 2021 American Birkebeiner!
For skiers interested in touring the Birkie events or skiing around the area Birkie Weekend, we offer a recreational waxless XC ski package rental that includes Rossignol EVO skis, boots, bindings, and poles. Note that reservations are required and pick-up & drop-off time time restrictions. Please fill out the "Required With Purchase" form. Be accurate in your sizing requirements! We can not guarantee availability if ski or boot size requests are incorrect. Pick up anytime Tuesday-Thursday. Return Saturday or Sunday. Non-Refundable.
This is an add-on service for our Birkie Glide Waxing Service. 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 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.
Kids want to race too! We have Waxless Recreational Packages for kids doing the Barnebirkie. Includes skis, bindings, boots and poles. Models may vary depending on size and age. Note that reservations are required and pick-up & drop-off time time restrictions. Please fill out the "Required With Purchase" form. Be accurate in your sizing requirements. We can not guarantee availability of skis or boots if initial size requests are incorrect. We recommend measuring you child's foot as kids often have grown more than we realize! Pick up anytime Tuesday or Weds. return Saturday or Sunday. Non-Refundable.
This is an add-on service for our Birkie Events Glide Waxing Service. 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.
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