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Selecting a structure for your skis
Selecting a structure for your skis

Selecting a structure for your skis

12/23/2010 - By Swix

Generally, we can say that linear structure and broken linear structure (V) are mostly used in classic races. Screw and cross-structures often give a good “feeling ” in free technique (skating) races.

Which Toko glove or mitten for you?
Which Toko glove or mitten for you?

Which Toko glove or mitten for you?

12/22/2010 - By Ian Harvey

Which Toko glove is the right one for you? Here is a brief overview.

Swix Structure Basics

12/21/2010 - By Andrew Gerlach

Although there are variations in the patterns applied, structures can be classified into “fine”, “medium-fine ”,“medium-coarse ” and “coarse ” structures. The most frequently used structures in World Cup are “fine” and “medium-fine ”.

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Vote in TOKO Coaching Bench Giveaway!

12/10/2010 - By CXC Skiing

Vote on Facebook now: On Monday morning December 13, 2010 we will count the number of 'LIKE' responses under each coach's name, and announce the winner of the wax bench.

12 days of Swixmas
12 days of Swixmas

12 days of Swixmas

12/9/2010 - By Andrew Gerlach

What every Nordic skier needs under the tree.

Adding structure with the Toko Structurite tool
Adding structure with the Toko Structurite tool

Adding structure with the Toko Structurite tool

12/8/2010 - By Ian Harvey

When selecting a structure, there are four main factors to consider: the moisture content of the snow, snow crystal type, dirt content of the snow, and how skied in the snow is going to be. Figure this out THEN apply structure.

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Win your coach a Toko Wax Bench
Win your coach a Toko Wax Bench

Win your coach a Toko Wax Bench

12/5/2010 - By CXC Skiing

CXC Skiing is giving away a Toko Wax Bench! Please send an email to justin.easter@cxcskiing.org with the name and brief summary of who your cross country ski coach is.

Swix's simple secrets to West Yellowstone waxing success
Swix's simple secrets to West Yellowstone waxing success

Swix's simple secrets to West Yellowstone waxing success

12/3/2010 - By Andrew Gerlach

For the first two races we could not conduct speed trap tests or run outs because the snow was too deep and tracks inconsistent so we conducted double blind feel tests on matched and zeros test skis.

Toko Irox: Spray on Flouro
Toko Irox: Spray on Flouro

Toko Irox: Spray on Flouro

12/2/2010 - By Ian Harvey

Simply put, Irox is a spray-on hot wax. It is totally different from other liquid waxes on the market.

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Fischer launches the first Nordic skis with a Natural Basalt Core
Fischer launches the first Nordic skis with a Natural Basalt Core

Fischer launches the first Nordic skis with a Natural Basalt Core

11/30/2010 - By Fischer

Fischer’s new Air Core Basalight technology significantly reduces weight to deliver a superior cross country skiing experience. Furthermore, replacing conventional fiberglass with volcanic basalt fibers supports the environment.

New Solda waxes this season

11/29/2010 - By Bert Kinkley

F40 Carbon waxes will replace F40 Top Race; F15 Green replaces F15 Blue. New: F40 Special Orange and a budget Fluor.

XC Ski exchange programs for kids
XC Ski exchange programs for kids

XC Ski exchange programs for kids

11/19/2010 - By Mike Muha

Both the Cross Country Ski Shop and Cross Country Ski Headquarters offer cross country ski trade-in programs for kids.

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