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Base Binder: The foundation of a good wax build
By:  Team XC Ottawa   (2013/12/19)

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If you follow XC Ottawa wax recommendations, you'll often see references to a base binder that we put on under the kick wax of the day.Our favourites are Vauhti Superbinder,Vauhti K Base, and Vauhti Teho Green.

Most people know that a basebinderis critical to help your kick wax stay on inicy or abrasiveconditions, or in long distance races.But base binder can alsoinfluence the quality of your kick.

Are you curious about base binders? Peter Rozmovitz has written an excellent and in deptharticle that should answer most of your questions (see link below). He's gotten feedback fromsome of the best wax technicians in Canada,goes over some common misconceptions about base binders, and provides plenty of practical tips.

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Base Binder: The foundation of a good wax build

 
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