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Nordic Waxing Log

Toko Tutorials

  1. Glide Zone
    1. Hot Wax Application and Base Stripping and Brushing
    2. Liquid Parafin Wax Application
    3. Structure Application
    4. X-Cold Powder Application
    5. HelX 2.0 Application
    6. JetStream Bloc Application
    7. Racing Wax Remover
  2. Kick Zone
    1. Cleaning Grip Wax
    2. Grip Wax Application
    3. Klister Wax Application
    4. Klister Spray Application
    5. Skin Care
  3. Express Grip and Glide Application

Wax Log Summary

01: Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic
ID Wax Date Range Distance (km) Time (h:mm:ss)
01 2019-02-28 → 2019-03-03 14.72 1:43:01
02 2019-03-03 → 2019-03-04 0.00 0:00:00
03 2019-03-04 → 2019-03-06 12.02 1:30:33
04 2019-03-06 → 2019-04-07 72.00 6:58:18
05 2019-04-07 → 2019-12-11 8.11 1:10:59
06 2019-12-11 → 2019-12-15 29.61 3:45:12
07 2019-12-15 → 2019-12-21 4.65 0:49:21
08 2019-12-21 → 2020-01-09 21.62 2:22:55
09 2020-01-09 → 2020-01-24 59.48 6:16:43
10 2020-01-24 → 2020-01-31 38.87 4:03:00
11 2020-01-31 → 2020-02-06 46.92 4:16:26
12 2020-02-06 → 2020-02-18 20.63 1:57:02
13 2020-02-18 → 2020-03-02 38.57 3:22:23
14 2020-03-02 → 2020-03-14 87.84 7:58:03
15 2020-03-14 → 2020-03-16 19.24 2:18:53
16 2020-03-16 → 2020-03-19 51.49 5:13:24
17 2020-03-19 → 2020-03-21 36.56 4:42:52
18 2020-03-21 → 2020-03-23 30.44 3:38:03
19 2020-03-23 → 2020-03-24 10.12 0:53:01
20 2020-03-24 → 2020-03-27 18.55 2:12:12
21 2020-03-27 → 2020-04-05 98.29 8:47:58
22 2020-04-05 → 2020-04-14 5.76 0:30:50
23 2020-04-14 → 2020-04-19 75.19 7:16:51
24 2020-04-19 → 2020-05-04 60.03 5:10:32
25 2020-05-04 → 2020-06-03 0.00 0:00:00
02: Salomon S/Race Skin 196 Medium Blue Classic
ID Wax Date Range Distance (km) Time (h:mm:ss)
01 2019-12-13 → 2020-02-06 0.00 0:00:00
02 2020-02-06 → 2020-06-03 0.00 0:00:00
03: Salomon Carbon Skate LAB 187 Red 16/17
ID Wax Date Range Distance (km) Time (h:mm:ss)
01 2020-04-27 → 2020-06-03 0.00 0:00:00


Wax Log Details

2020-05-04 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Storage
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko LF Red
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes

2020-04-27 | Salomon Carbon Skate LAB 187 Red 16/17 | Base Building
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko LF Red 1x
Structure -
Top finish -
Notes

2020-04-19 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Yellow polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Yellow 2x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Swix Skin Cleaner
Base layer -
Notes

2020-04-14 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Red polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Red 2x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Start Skin Grip
Base layer -
Notes

2020-04-05 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Yellow polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Yellow 2x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Start Skin Grip
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-27 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Yellow polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Yellow 2x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Start Skin Grip
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-24 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Red polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Red 2x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-23 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax -
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-21 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Red polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Red 2x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-19 | Rossignol Evo 186 Waxless Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Red polished with a dedicated brush
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-19 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Yellow polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Yellow 1x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-16 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Red polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Red 1x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Start Skin Grip
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-14 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Racing Wax Remover + Toko Copper Brush
Base layer -
Wax Toko Base Performnce Liquid Paraffin Red polished with a dedicated brush
Structure Toko Red 1x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes

2020-03-02 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | 2020 Great Bear Chase
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Racing Wax Remover + Toko Copper Brush
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko HF Red
Structure Toko Red 1x
Top finish Toko JetStream Bloc 2.0 Red polished with a dedicated Toko Nylon Brush and Toko Thermal Cork
Toko HelX Liquid 2.0 Red (ran out of it)
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Toko Skin Cleaner
Base layer Toko Eco Skin Grip
Notes
Event went ok - Turnamic Binding System was set to -1 throughout; should have made time to test the conditions and set it to -2

2020-02-18 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | 2020 American Birkebeiner Kortelopet
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Racing Wax Remover + Toko Copper Brush
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko LF Blue
Toko HF Blue
Structure Toko Blue 1x
Top finish Toko JetStream Bloc 2.0 Blue polished with a dedicated Toko Nylon Brush
Toko HelX Liquid 2.0 Blue polished with Toko Thermo Pad
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes
Event (Kortelopet) went really well - Turnamic Binding System was set to -1 on one ski and -2 on the other - not planned to be that way

2020-02-06 | Salomon S/Race Skin 196 Medium Blue Classic | Base Building
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko LF Blue 2x
Structure
Top finish
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Toko Skin Cleaner
Base layer Toko Eco Skin Grip
Notes Building up wax layers.

2020-02-06 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | 2020 North End Classic
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Racing Wax Remover + Toko Copper Brush
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko LF Blue
Toko HF Blue:Red 1:1
Structure Toko Blue 1x
Top finish Toko HelX Liquid 2.0 Red polished with Toko Thermo Pad
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes
Event went pretty well - Turnamic Binding System was set to -1 throughout

2020-01-31 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | 2020 Wolf Tracks Rendezvous
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Racing Wax Remover
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko LF Red
Toko HF Red
Structure Toko Red 1x
Top finish Toko JetStream Bloc 2.0 Red polished with Toko Thermo Pad
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes
Event went pretty well - Turnamic Binding System was set to -2 throughout

2020-01-24 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | 2020 Noquemanon Ski Marathon
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko Racing Wax Remover + Toko Copper Brush
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko LF Yellow
Toko HF Yellow
Structure Toko Yellow 1x and Toko Red 1x
Top finish Toko HelX Liquid 2.0 Yellow (MikeY) polished with Toko Thermo Pad
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes
Event went pretty well - Turnamic Binding System was changed from -3 to -1 around 3 km and then again to 0 at Forestville

2020-01-09 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | 2020 SISU Ski Fest
Glide Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko LF Blue
Toko HF Blue
Structure Toko Blue 1x
Top finish Toko HelX Liquid 2.0 Blue (Patrick O'Brien)
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Toko Skin Cleaner
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes
Event went pretty well in spite of colder squeaky snow. In hindsight, should have set the Turnamic Binding System to -2 or -3 to gain more glide

2019-12-21 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | 2020 US Pre-Nationals CXC Jr/Youth Cup
Glide Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko HF Red
Structure Toko Red 1x
Top finish
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Swix Skin Cleaner
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes

2019-12-15 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Wax Toko NF Blue:Red 1:1
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes

2019-12-13 | Salomon S/Race Skin 196 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Wax Rex Blue
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes Brand new skis. Dave (CCS) said they had Rex Blue wax (and probably no skin treatment) when I got them.

2019-12-11 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer
Wax Toko NF Red
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes Removed storage wax (applied 2019-04-07), brushed and polished.

2019-12-06 | Rossignol RSkin 203 Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer Toko NF Black
Wax Toko NF Red
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes Removed storage wax (applied on 2019-04-07), brushed and polished. Retired on 2019-12-09 via Down Wind Sports, Houghon, MI.

2019-04-07 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer -
Wax Toko NF Red
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes Not brushed or polished. Storage wax.

2019-04-07 | Rossignol RSkin 203 Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer Toko NF Black
Wax Toko NF Red
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes Not brushed or polished. Storage wax.

2019-04-07 | Rossignol Zymax 201 Waxless Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer
Wax Toko NF Blue:Red 1:1
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes Not brushed or polished. Storage wax. Retired on 2019-11-30 via Down Wind Sports, Houghon, MI.

2019-04-07 | Rossignol X-IUM IFP 186 Skate | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer Toko NF Black
Wax Toko NF Red
Structure -
Top finish -
Notes Not brushed or polished. Storage wax. Retired on 2019-12-08 via Down Wind Sports, Houghon, MI.

2019-04-07 | Rossignol X-IUM 186 Skate | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer
Wax Toko NF Red
Structure -
Top finish -
Notes Not brushed or polished. Storage wax. Retired on 2019-11-30 via Down Wind Sports, Houghon, MI.

2019-03-12 | Rossignol X-IUM 186 Skate | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer -
Wax Toko NF Red
Structure -
Top finish -
Notes

2019-03-06 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | 2019 Great Bear Chase
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer Toko LF Black
Wax Toko HF Blue:Red 1:1
Structure Toko Blue 1x
Top finish Toko JetStream Bloc 2.0 Blue
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Swix Skin Cleaner
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes Mark Mehler helped with JetStream application.
Event went well!

2019-03-04 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer
Wax Toko LF Blue
Toko HF Blue
Structure -
Top finish Toko X-Cold Powder
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes X-Cold Powder is very hard - needed 6-8 passes to get into to the pores.
Tried at Tech Trails on 2019-03-05. Felt smooth in fresh snow and lot of drifts.

2019-03-03 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer -
Wax Toko NF Blue
Structure -
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Notes
Garmin recorded -21 F with wind chill. Glide was ok.

2019-02-28 | Salomon S/Race Skin 201 Medium Blue Classic | Training
Glide Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer -
Wax Toko NF Red
Structure Toko Red 2x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner -
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes Brand new skis. Rick O (CCS) said they had Rex Blue wax (and probably no skin treatment) when I got them.

2019-02-19 | Rossignol RSkin 203 Classic | 2019 American Birkebeiner Kortelopet
Glide Zone
Base cleaner Toko HC3 Wax Remover
Base layer
Wax Toko LF Blue
Toko HF Blue and Red (1:1)
Structure Toko Blue 2x
Top finish -
Grip Zone
Base cleaner Swix Skin Cleaner
Base layer Start Skin Grip
Notes Kortelopet, Classic, Wave #3; The Youngs came over to make sure I did things correctly.
Event went very well!