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Diamond Storm 10Max Extra Hot One Way pole announced
Diamond Storm 10Max Extra Hot One Way pole announced

Diamond Storm 10Max Extra Hot One Way pole announced

1/20/2010 - By One Way

The shaft is built with 4 different kinds of High Modulus Diamond carbon fabrics and a unique layer construction with more than 11 different layers.

Using Fast Wax Ski Wax Base Prep
Using Fast Wax Ski Wax Base Prep

Using Fast Wax Ski Wax Base Prep

1/14/2010 - By Dan Meyer

Properly prepared ski bases accept and retain wax more effectively. Fast Wax Base Prep contains a microwax formula which penetrates the ski base more deeply than standard hydrocarbon wax.

Weekend race wax recommentations

1/8/2010 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED 3. Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, and Toko for this weekend's Michigan Cup races. Check back for updates.

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Video: How to choose the right cross-country ski
Video: How to choose the right cross-country ski

Video: How to choose the right cross-country ski

1/6/2010 - By MyNorth.com

Dick Fultz of the Cross Country Ski Shop in Grayling offers some terrific tips on how to choose just the right cross-country ski for beginners to the most experienced skier.

Vasa Ergometer named to Top 10 Gear of the Year list
Vasa Ergometer named to Top 10 Gear of the Year list

Vasa Ergometer named to Top 10 Gear of the Year list

1/6/2010 - By Rob Sleamaker

I wanted to let you know about some big news for Vasa. The Vasa Kayak Ergometer was just named to The Gear Junkie's Top 10 Gear of the Year list.

Waxing cold for the sprints at US Nationals

1/6/2010 - 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

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Vancouver 2010: The success story of the Red Mittens
Vancouver 2010: The success story of the Red Mittens

Vancouver 2010: The success story of the Red Mittens

12/31/2009 - 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.

Weekend race wax recommendations

12/31/2009 - 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
The Fast Wax ski wax story

The Fast Wax ski wax story

12/23/2009 - 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.

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XCold Application

12/22/2009 - 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

12/16/2009 - 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
Testing grinds for cold temps

Testing grinds for cold temps

12/15/2009 - By Mark Waechter

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

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