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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

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!

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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...

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?

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