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Favorite waxes? Curious!

Postby JeffOYB » Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:10 pm

Do you have favorite waxes?

Waxes that work great in common temps and situations for you.

Not the super tricky solution to a rare situation. Just a wax you're in love with. And have used a lot. And been so happy for it.

Around here I'm looking for the fresh snow 28F solution. We get it a lot around here. I'm gonna try Rode Violet -- Caldwell calls it a good starting point. If it works it'll be a good finishing point. I'm not racing I just want to grip w/o sticking or icing. Fat chance?
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Re: Favorite waxes? Curious!

Postby Montana » Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:21 am

If you're into Rode waxes and Rode still makes the Rode Multigrade Special Violet I'd try that.

I use Swix VR waxes most of the time and it seem VR 40 would work in that snow too,
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Re: Favorite waxes? Curious!

Postby zzzz » Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:56 am

Rode Blue Super Extra for 28 F and fresh or falling snow.
Rode Super Blue for a bit colder.

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Re: Favorite waxes? Curious!

Postby davidb » Sat Feb 04, 2017 2:00 pm

Re. Rode Blue Multigrade : What is "Middle Europe Snow" and "Nord Europe Snow"? (Taken from the side of the Rode tin.)

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Re: Favorite waxes? Curious!

Postby Magnus Johansson » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:02 am

davidb wrote:Re. Rode Blue Multigrade : What is "Middle Europe Snow" and "Nord Europe Snow"? (Taken from the side of the Rode tin.)

A common notion is that Middle European snow is "fatter" than North European snow. What that is in a more scientific way I can't say. I believe that North American snow is considered even "fatter" than Middle European snow.

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