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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

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.

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.

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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...

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

FRI, JAN 25, 2019

Junior Noque
Forestville Trailhead, Marquette, MI

SAT, JAN 26, 2019

Noquemanon Ski Marathon
Marquette, MI

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson (XCHQ)
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Get your Fill at the Grill – Fire on the Mountain!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, JAN 27, 2019

Get your Fill at the Grill – Fire on the Mountain!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Retro Ski
Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids trail system, Hancock, MI

TUE, JAN 29, 2019

4-H Junior Ski Program
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

More events...

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