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Unpredictable weather for SuperTour skate race
Unpredictable weather for SuperTour skate race

Unpredictable weather for SuperTour skate race

11/26/2011 - By Ian Harvey

The forecast for last night was predictably off. They had called for the temperatures to sink dramatically and for a bunch of snow to fall. It has been my experience that when the weather is warm and a front is supposed to come and kick it out...

Eastern snow in West  Yellowstone
Eastern snow in West  Yellowstone

Eastern snow in West Yellowstone

11/25/2011 - By Ian Harvey

esterday while it was snowing the snow was acting predictably "cold" despite the warm temperatures. Then after it stopped snowing, it got very wet and the warmer waxes were far better.

Did you lose a Fischer ski in the Traverse City area?

11/23/2011 - By Bob Frye

I received a call form a fellow who found a single light blue Fischer ski on the side of the road in the Traverse City area...

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Skiing on Atomic's new Skintec waxless ski
Skiing on Atomic's new Skintec waxless ski

Skiing on Atomic's new Skintec waxless ski

11/21/2011 - By Mike Muha

Atomic's new Skintec classic ski could have you replacing your nowax fishscale and "Zero" classic racing skis, and maybe your waxable skis as well.

Now's The Time to Get your Skis Ready!
Now's The Time to Get your Skis Ready!

Now's The Time to Get your Skis Ready!

11/16/2011 - By Benjamin Lannin

Personally I prefer to spend some of the cold rainy in-between weather knocking out skis in the Wax Dungeon than when powder-sugar coated trees are shouting my name.

Using the Toko Structurite tool
Using the Toko Structurite tool

Using the Toko Structurite tool

11/15/2011 - By Ian Harvey

Ian Harvey demonstrates how to use the Toko Structurite tool to put an appropriate structure for conditions on on cross country skis.

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Hot wax ironing technique for cross country skis
Hot wax ironing technique for cross country skis

Hot wax ironing technique for cross country skis

11/8/2011 - By Ian Harvey

Ian Harvey demonstrates proper ironing technique when hot waxing cross country skis

What's good for your car is good for your skis?
What's good for your car is good for your skis?

What's good for your car is good for your skis?

10/27/2011 - By Joe Gollinger

I enjoyed that Alternative Waxing article, and I have my own story to tell...

Cross Country Ski Shop supersizes, changes hands
Cross Country Ski Shop supersizes, changes hands

Cross Country Ski Shop supersizes, changes hands

10/26/2011 - By Mike Muha

We have purchased the business from Dick Fultz and look forward to carrying on his 34-year presence in the Grayling community. It will be our goal to continue the customer service the Nordic skiing community has come to expect from Dick and his staff.

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What do dish soap, Lemon Pledge, and Rain-X have in common?
What do dish soap, Lemon Pledge, and Rain-X have in common?

What do dish soap, Lemon Pledge, and Rain-X have in common?

10/25/2011 - By Mike Muha

Glenn Goodman and Robin Luce experimented with non-traditional "waxes" in the days leading up to the Nordic Fest Season Opener Race and made some interesting discoveries...

Fischer: Exceptional pre-season sales; New Offtrack ski
Fischer: Exceptional pre-season sales; New Offtrack ski

Fischer: Exceptional pre-season sales; New Offtrack ski

10/25/2011 - By Holly Wolfe

Fischer Skis announced an increase of more than 20% in pre-season sales of Nordic ski products as cross country skiing experiences a surge in popularity across the nation. There are now more than 4.5 million cross country skiers in the U.S.

2012 Toko Tech Manual is out
2012 Toko Tech Manual is out

2012 Toko Tech Manual is out

10/19/2011 - By Mike Muha

Just in time for your first ski race at the Nordic Fest in Traverse City, Michigan. No excuse for going slow.

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

TUE, JAN 16, 2018

4-H Junior Ski Program
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Vasa Ski Club Tuesday Night Sprints - Classic
Timber Ridge Resort, Traverse City, MI

Team NordicSkiRacer Tuesday Night Sprints
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

WED, JAN 17, 2018

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series - Classic

SAT, JAN 20, 2018

Gitchi Gami Games (Junior National Qualifier)
American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Graying, MI

Stretch and Slide: A Yoga-Ski Retreat!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Fire Grilled Pizzas on the Sun Deck
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Northbound Outfitters Kids Race
Northbound Outfitters, Grayling,MI

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, JAN 21, 2018

Gitchi Gami Games (Junior National Qualifier) - Day 2
American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

Michigan Backcountry Ski Series: Stinchfield Loppet
Stinchfield Woods between Dexter and Pinckney

Paella on the Sun Deck
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

TUE, JAN 23, 2018

4-H Junior Ski Program
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Vasa Ski Club Tuesday Night Sprints - Freestyle
Hickory Hills, Traverse City, MI

Team NordicSkiRacer Tuesday Night Sprints
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

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