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FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!
FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!

FIS recommendations on cleaning out that fluoro!

11/23/2020 - By Ian Harvey

We realize that the FIS fluorine ban has been postponed for a year, but there are many who will be entering a fluorine free racing year that will want to consider taking these steps.

New Toko Glove models for this winter...and color options!
New Toko Glove models for this winter...and color options!

New Toko Glove models for this winter...and color options!

11/20/2020 - By Ian Harvey

Toko has two new cold weather glove models this year. Think about those cold years for the White Pine Stampede and North American Vasa...

Toko waxing and tuning kits on sales
Toko waxing and tuning kits on sales

Toko waxing and tuning kits on sales

11/18/2020 - By Ian Harvey

All hot waxing kits come with a high quality Cordura bag that can serve as a wax kit for years. Take advantage of these deals!

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Fischer wins 4 of 6 awards in Cross Country Skier 2021 Gear Guide
Fischer wins 4 of 6 awards in Cross Country Skier 2021 Gear Guide

Fischer wins 4 of 6 awards in Cross Country Skier 2021 Gear Guide

10/29/2020 - By Fischer Skis

Cross Country Skier magazine’s 2021 Gear Guide — the most comprehensive nordic review in the industry — has just been released and Fischer was well praised in its pages.

SWIX debuts Triac 4.0 Aero ski pole
SWIX debuts Triac 4.0 Aero ski pole

SWIX debuts Triac 4.0 Aero ski pole

10/16/2020 - By SWIX

Swix is proud to present the next generation of ski pole innovation. Triac 4.0 is a culmination of research, design, stress and durability testing that pushes the bounds of carbon technology.

The Cross Country Ski Shop at Northbound Outfitters is fully stocked!
The Cross Country Ski Shop at Northbound Outfitters is fully stocked!

The Cross Country Ski Shop at Northbound Outfitters is fully stocked!

10/15/2020 - By Northbound Outfitters/Cross Country Ski Shop

From backcountry, to classic touring, to racing or skating- these boys know it (and ski it) all and can recommend the best equipment for you and your style of skiing.

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Garmin has been hacked: No syncing your devices today....
Garmin has been hacked: No syncing your devices today....

Garmin has been hacked: No syncing your devices today....

7/23/2020 - By Mike Muha

You're going to have to delay syncing your Garmin devices today...and maybe for the next several days: Garmin's been hacked.

Fluorocarbon Free Policy Working Group formed
Fluorocarbon Free Policy Working Group formed

Fluorocarbon Free Policy Working Group formed

6/16/2020 - By U.S. Ski and Snowboard

The working group is setting policy to eliminate the use of fluorinated ski wax from all sanctioned levels of snow sports competition in North America beginning with the 2020-21 season.

Are Fluoros still banned for 2020-2021?
Are Fluoros still banned for 2020-2021?

Are Fluoros still banned for 2020-2021?

5/27/2020 - By Mike Muha

The FIS Council confirms that fluoros are still banned this coming season, but testing will account for contaminated skis, brushes, and snow for the first season.

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Solda introduces non-fluoro ski waxes
Solda introduces non-fluoro ski waxes

Solda introduces non-fluoro ski waxes

2/28/2020 - By Bert Hinkley

Solda began to reformulate their waxes with fluorocarbon compounds of C6 or less. These new formulas conformed to the 2020 European Union regulations.

Testing Toko Base Performance Liquid Paraffin in cold conditions
Testing Toko Base Performance Liquid Paraffin in cold conditions

Testing Toko Base Performance Liquid Paraffin in cold conditions

1/3/2020 - By Ian Harvey

It has been cold lately where I have been, so I have been testing cold waxes. The performance of Base Performance Liquid Paraffin has totally surprised me to the point where it is now my new favorite glide wax.

What wax to use when?
What wax to use when?

What wax to use when?

12/12/2019 - By Ian Harvey

Picking the right wax is more complicated than simply looking at a wax chart. Snow and air temperature, free moisture, and snow crystal type all play a role.

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

FRI, NOV 27, 2020

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

SAT, NOV 28, 2020

Rollerski Intervals Saturday Mornings
Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

SUN, NOV 29, 2020

Sunday Rollerski with Team NordicSKiRacer
Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

MON, NOV 30, 2020

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

TUE, DEC 1, 2020

Giving Week Fundraiser for Farmer's Footprint
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

WED, DEC 2, 2020

Giving Week Fundraiser for Farmer's Footprint
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

THU, DEC 3, 2020

Giving Week Fundraiser for Farmer's Footprint
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

FRI, DEC 4, 2020

Giving Week Fundraiser for Farmer's Footprint
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

SAT, DEC 12, 2020

Regional Super CXC Cup - Season Kick Off
Grand Avenue Nordic Center, Duluth, MN

Free Beginner Ski Lesson
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

Skate and Classic Ski Clinics with Jordyn Ross
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

Lakes of the North Freestyle
Lakes of the North, 8151 Pineview Drive, Mancelona, MI

XC Ski HQ Team Potluck on the Sun Deck and Season Kick-Off Race Weekend
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

SUN, DEC 13, 2020

Regional Super CXC Cup - Season Kick Off
Grand Avenue Nordic Center, Duluth, MN

Skate and Classic Ski Clinics with Jordyn Ross
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, 9435 N Cut Rd, Roscommon, MI 48653

Forbush Time Trial
Forbush Corner, 4971 W Co Rd 612, Frederic, MI 49733

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