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November 2006 Nordic Ultratune Update

Tue, Oct 31, 2006 - By Mark Waechter

Mark dissects Kuzmin's thesis that unstructured and unwaxed skis are faster than structured and waxed skis, plus the usual articles on skiing and taking care of your bases!

The Science behind Swix BD Waxes

Tue, Oct 31, 2006 - By Lars Karlof and Leif Torgersen Axell

What are BD waxes and when do you use them? The following article adapted from a paper written by the two top Swix Chemists in Norway should help to answer some of those questions.

Swix Wax Tips

How to Use Swix FC8L and FC10L Liquid Cera

Sat, Oct 28, 2006 - By Swix Racing

There are three ways to apply Cera FC8L and FC10L Liquid wax: Hand-corking, roto-corking, and ironing. Here's when to use each method.

Kick Waxing

Easy Grip Paper Strip Wax at Opet Spar

Tue, Mar 14, 2006 - By Howard Feit

The day before the Opet Spar cross country ski race, thousands of skiers drop off their skis at the Intersport shop in Mora where wax reps will wax your skis. I had them use the new Rex Easy Grip Paper Strip Wax.

Waxing Tip

The Ski Bro

Wed, Jan 25, 2006 - By Tim Feldkamp

Team NordicSkiRacer introduces the Ski Bro, an easy to use classic ski covering to keep kick wax off your ski bag and hands during transport. The Ski Bro is made from an ordinary plastic grocery bag. If you use klister, you'll want your own Ski Bro!

Hotbox vs. Iron Shootout!

Wed, Dec 14, 2005 - By Mike Muha

What the advantage of hotboxing your skis over ironing wax into the bases? What's the advantage of ironing over hotboxing? Find out!

Build Your Own Hot Box

Sat, Dec 10, 2005 - By Rob Blazoff

Here's the story of how I built a wall-mount wax box based on instructions provide by Nat Brown, former owner of Nordic Ultratune. I can probably put 6 pairs of skis in the box at one time.

New Swix Racing Service and US Web Site

Sun, Dec 4, 2005 - By Mike Muha

Swix develops racing service team to support major Nordic events in the US and launches a Swix Racing USA web site that will post wax reports, recommendations, and racing service notes.

Swix, Toko, Holmenkol, Rossi

Waxing Secrets from West Yellowstone

Fri, Dec 2, 2005 - By Curt Peterson

At West Yellowstone, I attended most of the wax information meetings by Swix, Toko, and Holmenkol and talked to factory representatives. Here are some of the highlights.

How to wax

Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School

Thu, Oct 6, 2005 - By Mike Muha

Swix has released a new free web site called the Swix School that provides excellent narrated videos of how to prepare and wax skis. Each lesson - and there are many! - has a video and illustrations of what operation is taking place.

New Solda Waxes for the 2005-2006

Wed, Sep 21, 2005 - By Mike Muha

Solda has released several new waxes for the 2005-2006 season. Here's the hype with a few comments...

Toko Tech Manual 2005-2006

Thu, Sep 15, 2005 - By Toko

Describes - in great detail - base structuring, glide waxing, kick waxing, waxing tools, ironing techniques, and glide testing. A must read for any racer, even if you don't use Toko waxes. 438KB PDF file

Filed Test

START Grip Tape for Classic Skis

Sat, Mar 12, 2005 - By John O'Connell

Grip Tape is applied like Scotch Tape to the kick zone of your classic skis. According to Start, 'it's one product for all conditions from +5 to -20C, Start Grip Tape gives excellent grip, which lasts 250 km or even more.' Here's what I found...

Waxing Secrets

Toko Wax Secrets

Mon, Feb 16, 2004 - By Mike Muha

So when do you use Toko Helix, JetStream, and X-Cold Powder? Well, the first thing you do is ignore the temperature ranges on the wax boxes. Here's some new information from a Toko wax clinic at the National Masters...

Waxing Guide

Wax-Tips With SOLDA Glide Wax

Tue, Nov 18, 2003 - By Torbjorn Karlsen

Make it simple and focus on three or four waxes for your training needs. Add a few additional waxes for superb race skis. And as for using a large number of glide wax layers? Forget about it!

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