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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

Waxing during the Midwest SuperTour races

2/11/2010 - By Bryan Fish, CXC Head Coach

We tested base glide and pure fluor. The snow was wet, old and dirty. We are alarmed to find that the warmest waxes were not the fastest.

The team behind the team: The Technicians
The team behind the team: The Technicians

The team behind the team: The Technicians

2/9/2010 - By Viktoria Franke

You can be the best biathlete in the world – when you have the wrong skis, you won’t be on the top. Years ago that might have been possible but nowadays waxing seems like its own science

Save those old boots for a rainy day
Save those old boots for a rainy day

Save those old boots for a rainy day

2/4/2010 - By Mike Muha

Just because the heel area of your ski boots are falling apart doesn't mean you have to toss them away.

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Toko reintroduces Wax Coach
Toko reintroduces Wax Coach

Toko reintroduces Wax Coach

2/2/2010 - By Mike Muha

After long neglect, Toko has finally updated its Toko Wax Coach, catching back up to Fast Wax, Solda, and Swix. The Wax Coach lets you input conditions and it makes a wax recommendation.

Skiing in the rain

2/2/2010 - By Josh Korn

What you need to know about having the right skis when it's warm!

The Swix Brush line

2/1/2010 - By Andrew Gerlach

What brushes do you need? An article adpated from Ski Post and the Swix Waxing Manual.

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Swix introduces Swix Triac® 1.0 ski pole
Swix introduces Swix Triac® 1.0 ski pole

Swix introduces Swix Triac® 1.0 ski pole

1/27/2010 - By Swix

Triangular shaft, interchangeable baskets that screw on to the shaft with a nut, better strap. Has Swix built a better pole? See the video.

CXC 2010 Nationals waxing report

1/23/2010 - By Bryan Fish

CXC had a successful national championships.  Out of the 4 races, CXC skiers (including Caitlin Compton who CXC was waxing for) had a total of 9 top 5 finishes. Here are CXC coach Bryan Fish's comments on waxing for the week.

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.

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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.

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.

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