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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Rollerskiing fashion files
Rollerskiing fashion files

Rollerskiing fashion files

11/5/2009 - By Justin Demers

This Halloween weekend prompted me to brighten up the atmosphere with all the fallen leaves and usually grey skies.

When is a ski ready?
When is a ski ready?

When is a ski ready?

11/3/2009 - By Rick Halling

There is an eternal conflict shared by car, bike and ski companies. At what point do you unleash a new design unto the public? How much testing, how many races, does a ski or a bike or a car need to undertake before it is ready for the market?

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New grinds at Nordic Ultratune

11/2/2009 - By Mark Waechter

With the addition of the new Mantec grinding machine, and also as a result of collaboration with serviceman Stefano Vuerich of Val di Fiemme, Italy, the grind menu has been updated with 4 new offerings.

CXC Skiing releases "Successful Cross Country Coaching" series
CXC Skiing releases "Successful Cross Country Coaching" series

CXC Skiing releases "Successful Cross Country Coaching" series

10/29/2009 - By CXC Skiing

CXC Skiing has produced a 3-DVD set of cross country ski-specific presentations from experts in the fireld.

New Mantec base grinding machine installed

10/27/2009 - By Mark Waechter

Stefano and Giuseppe and I were working to get the Mantec stone grinding machine fine tuned and completely dialed in. Stefano and Giuseppe are here from Italy for just this week, so there's no time to waste.

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