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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

One Way launches line of cross country skis and boots in 2012

3/11/2011 - By One Way

ONE WAY is launching a full range of Cross-Country skis and boots from 2012 and joins Salomon SNS system as for partner for the Cross-Country binding.

Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend
Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend

Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend

2/22/2011 - By Swix

The benefits of pure Fluoros increase as the length of race increases, humidity/water increases or dirt increases. It should be noted that in most every condition any FC Top Coat is better than using no FC Top Coat

Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter
Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter

Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter

2/21/2011 - By Peter Foley

Human Powered Trail Grooming announced today that it has begun selling a classic track setter for those who want to groom their own ski trails but don’t have access to a snowmobile or mechanized groomer.

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New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski
New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski

New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski

2/18/2011 - By Mark Waechter

Atomic is bringing a new skate ski to the table that should have everyone licking their chops. Atomic calls it the World Cup HT skate ski. The new ski isn’t just a tweaked version of their all-around favorite, but a whole new ski.

Waxing for VASA with Eli
Waxing for VASA with Eli

Waxing for VASA with Eli

2/10/2011 - By Eli Brown

Getting tuned in and ready for the big weekend at the Vasa. Just wanted to go over some waxing ideas and methods to get you tuned up for the Vasa.

Information on Fluorinated Waxes
Information on Fluorinated Waxes

Information on Fluorinated Waxes

2/9/2011 - By Ian Harvey

One quirk about Fluorocarbon waxes is that they do not "like" hydrocarbon waxes (think oil and water). Fluorinated hydrocarbons (Dibloc LF and HF) are the link between them. They are a hybrid between the two types (hence the name Toko Dibloc).

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Q&A with Eli Brown at Noon TODAY

2/9/2011 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown was asked to do a weekly live web chat on waxing with the local NBC affiliate; the third session is at noon today. You can ask him questions online at UpNorthLive.com.

Why Not Use Isotropic Surface Structures?
Why Not Use Isotropic Surface Structures?

Why Not Use Isotropic Surface Structures?

2/4/2011 - By Mark Waechter

I am occasionally asked why ski bases don't have random or non-directional structures. Typically the question is posed with the addition of "...like a golf ball!"

Waxing with Solda for cold snow
Waxing with Solda for cold snow

Waxing with Solda for cold snow

2/3/2011 - By Bert Hinkley

In cold snow it is a good idea to harden the bases with F15 Blue. Then go with other wax options based on snow and temp and humidity.

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Vauhti ski wax manual
Vauhti ski wax manual

Vauhti ski wax manual

2/2/2011 - By Rick Weir

Vauhti ski wax manual: Flour powders, Flour liquids, Flour emulsions, LF Flours, kick waxes, etc. and instructions...

Q&A with Eli Brown at Noon Today..OR NOT.

2/2/2011 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE: Eli and the station got their signals crossed. The chat will be NEXT Tuesday...

JetStream Application and Rotocorking Tips
JetStream Application and Rotocorking Tips

JetStream Application and Rotocorking Tips

2/2/2011 - By Ian Harvey

There are various ways to apply JetStream (or any other fluorocarbon). Sometimes the end result is the same and sometimes one method of application yields an advantage over another. Here are 3 main options and their merits.

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

WED, FEB 20, 2019

Nordic Ski Nights
Nubs Nob, Harbor Springs, MI

THU, FEB 21, 2019

Barnebirkie Youth Ski Tour
Hayward, Wisconson

Junior Birkie
Hayward, Wisconson

FRI, FEB 22, 2019

Adaptive Birkie
Wheeler Road to Hayward, Wisconson

Kortelopet Classic and Skate 29K
OO Trailhead to Downtown Hayward, Wisconson

Prince Haakon 15K
Mosquito Brook Road to Hayward, Wisconson

SAT, FEB 23, 2019

American Birkebeiner
Telmark to Hayward, Wisconson

Team NordicSkiRacer Junior Ski Club skiing
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

Mason Tract Ski Tour (Michigan Backcountry Ski Series)
Chase Bridge Rd. Trailhead, Mason Tract Pathway, Roscommon, MI

Wild Woods Loppet
Wildwood Pathway, West parking lot, between Petoskey and Indian River on Wildwood Road

Boyne Vistas 10K Freestyle
Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls, MI

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson (XCHQ)
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, FEB 24, 2019

26th Annual Junior Muffin Team Sprint Relay - Freestyle
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

TUE, FEB 26, 2019

Tech Trails Citizen’s Night Race Series
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

More events...

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