Thursday, January 18, 2018

Toko Wax Recommendations - Cupid Cup 2018


Cupid Cup
Teton Lakes Golf Course, Rexburg, ID Saturday, January 20
10 A.M.
5/10K, Skate or Classic

Mass start, 2 Laps

Forecast/Conditions: Overnight low of 19, 22 at start, rain/snow mix likely Friday. An 80 percent cloud cover, 30 percent chance of new precipitation during race, 90 percent relative humidity. Track will be hard, transformed snow possibly covered with 1-2” of new snow. Groomers will loosen up surface of skate lanes prior to start. Due to conditions classic lanes likely will be non-existent.

Glidewax: Apply LF Black, scrape and brush, then apply HF Blue, scrape and brush. Finish by crayoning JetStream blue, iron hot (320F)with a layer of fiberlene under the iron, traveling slowly (60 seconds) tip to tail. Brush with a dedicated nylon polishing brush and polish with a

Gripwax: Roughen base with 150 grit sandpaper, apply Nordic Base Klister Green, let cool and apply Nordic Klister Blue/Klister Red mixed 1:1, let cool. If course is covered in new snow, roughen base with 150 grit sandpaper, apply Nordic Base Wax green, let cool. Then apply 2 layers GripWax Red covered with 1 layer of GripWax Blue, corking between layers. If using skin skis, see our skin treatment options for best results.

Structure: A fine structure covered by one pass with the Blue Structurite tool (before JetStream application) will best suit these conditions.

Created by Randy Anderson, Toko Tech Team member since 2015.
Check the Wax Tips page at before all of your races for the latest waxing information. The Toko Race Wax Tips offer racers precise waxing advice on how to make your skis perform optimally for a given event. For racers who don’t have top end waxes, skip the Fluorocarbon (JetStream or HelX) and substitute the LF or NF wax of the same color (Yellow, Red or Blue). To see optimal application procedures for both Glidewax and Gripwax, go to the How To link at

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