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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

How to Rotocork

12/15/2009 - By Ian Harvey

Technique is critical in rotocorking cross country skis. There are two general methods: high rpms with light pressure, and low rpms with high pressure.

Toko JetStream application tips

12/11/2009 - By Ian Harvey

There are three main application methods for applying JetStream for Nordic racing.

Calendars, the Bill Koch Experience DVD and More
Calendars, the Bill Koch Experience DVD and More

Calendars, the Bill Koch Experience DVD and More

12/11/2009 - By Nordic Ski Racer

Still time to get these great gift items before the holidays...

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Hairy skis for hairy conditions

12/10/2009 - By Peter Hale

For the casual fitness skier, or for skiers from the skating-only crowd starting to embrace classic skiing, the Zero ski allows a more positive kick – and experience – in the most difficult wax conditions.

Choosing the optimum ski length

12/9/2009 - By Andy Gerlach

Most ski models offer at least two possible lengths for my height and weight. What criteria should guide my decision for choosing the optimum ski length?

When to use Swix HF-BD and HF-BDW waxes

12/8/2009 - By Kevin Sweeney

Swix HFBW waxes are frequently used in conditions that are either dirty and / or cold and dry, or a combination of both. In clean, new and newer snow, the HF line runs well alone and the BW additive does not enhance performance.

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Salomon stepping up to the plate?
Salomon stepping up to the plate?

Salomon stepping up to the plate?

12/3/2009 - By Mark Waechter

I was perusing some European patent documents today, and saw that Salomon has recently applied for a patent that would incorporate some great ideas that have been available only on the NNN/NIS bindings up until now.

Norwegian wax truck
Norwegian wax truck

Norwegian wax truck

11/23/2009 - By Knut Nystad

Visit the inside of the Norwegian wax truck with Knut Nystad.

What's new in skating skis

11/12/2009 - By Bob Frye

Here's rating and recommendations for a few of the new skating cross country skis from Salomon, Rossignol, Fischer, and Atomic.

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Cross country ski pole length
Cross country ski pole length

Cross country ski pole length

11/10/2009 - By Dick Fultz

First off there is room for individual preference when it comes to pole length. So if you like your pole length don't let someone tell you it is too short or too long.

Human-powered skate lane groomer
Human-powered skate lane groomer

Human-powered skate lane groomer

11/9/2009 - By Peter Foley

The Human Powered Trail Groomer, HPTG3 for short, is a unit that skiers can pull behind them as they snowshoe along a trail or across a local field creating a skate lane. he groomer creates a better skate lane easier than homemade devices.

Nordic Chill game
Nordic Chill game

Nordic Chill game

11/8/2009 - By Mike Muha

Something to waste your time on while you wait for the November sleet to stop so you can rollerski. Nordic Chill -Compete in 4 winter sports events in this challenging game: Cross country, shooting, jumping, and curling.

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