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US Championships

Waxing cold for the sprints at US Nationals

Wed, Jan 6, 2010 - By Ian Harvey, Toko

Waxing today was pretty simple especially as we have some superb glide waxes for the cold. If it is cold, the starting point is LF Moly/Blue mix as a base followed by HF Blue followed by JetStream Blue. This is what we at Toko call "Old Faithful" as it


Vancouver 2010: The success story of the Red Mittens

Thu, Dec 31, 2009 - By FIS

Who would have thought that one of the best selling items this Christmas would be a pair of red mittens? But the truth is, a pair of red mittens is a hit in Canada with the Vancouver 2010 Games set to begin in just 43 days.

Michigan Cup

Weekend race wax recommendations

Thu, Dec 31, 2009 - By Mike Muha

Race wax recommendations for the Nubs Nob Freestyle, Boyne Highlands Classic, and Boyne Highlands JOQ Sprints. Check back for updates!

The Fast Wax ski wax story

Wed, Dec 23, 2009 - By Dan Meyers

The Fast Wax development really began when I first started skiing. I soon learned that if my skis were waxed really well there was distinct advantage over other skiers.

XCold Application

Tue, Dec 22, 2009 - By Ian Harvey

XCold powder is one of Toko's standout products. It really is an essential part of any competitive skier's wax box. Here is information on when and how to use it.

Guidelines for prepping hairies skis

Wed, Dec 16, 2009 - By Peter Hale

Rubbing the base of the ski makes the hairs, which stand up on the base material. These standing haris provide the grip needed for wet snow conditions.

Testing grinds for cold temps

Tue, Dec 15, 2009 - By Mark Waechter

Tuesday is a ski testing day. A few new experimental structures were tested by feel and in a speed trap.

How to Rotocork

Tue, Dec 15, 2009 - By Ian Harvey

Technique is critical in rotocorking cross country skis. There are two general methods: high rpms with light pressure, and low rpms with high pressure.

Toko JetStream application tips

Fri, Dec 11, 2009 - By Ian Harvey

There are three main application methods for applying JetStream for Nordic racing.

Calendars, the Bill Koch Experience DVD and More

Fri, Dec 11, 2009 - By Nordic Ski Racer

Still time to get these great gift items before the holidays...

Hairy skis for hairy conditions

Thu, Dec 10, 2009 - By Peter Hale

For the casual fitness skier, or for skiers from the skating-only crowd starting to embrace classic skiing, the Zero ski allows a more positive kick and experience in the most difficult wax conditions.

Choosing the optimum ski length

Wed, Dec 9, 2009 - By Andy Gerlach

Most ski models offer at least two possible lengths for my height and weight. What criteria should guide my decision for choosing the optimum ski length?

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