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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

Toko HF Blue in dry conditions

2/14/2009 - By Cory Wubbels

From what I have seen, as long as you are in the west with dry air, cool evenings, and clean snow the JetStream Blue will be the wax of the day, even if temperatures are in the mid 20s.

Wax Recommendations:  the History of the Snow
Wax Recommendations:  the History of the Snow

Wax Recommendations: the History of the Snow

2/13/2009 - By Dan Meyer

There are several key aspects that go into making wax recommendations and fast skis. One of the key elements that many times gets missed is the history of the snow and understand the snow type.

Toko waxes in dirty warm snow

2/13/2009 - By Rick Reynolds

When making your wax choice the cleanliness of the snow and the air quality need to be a major consideration. The dirtier the snow the harder the wax needs to be.

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Wax recommendation for Vasa Weekend

2/12/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Check back for updates!

Salice Nordic Shields: An excellent alternative to Casco Nordic Shields
Salice Nordic Shields: An excellent alternative to Casco Nordic Shields

Salice Nordic Shields: An excellent alternative to Casco Nordic Shields

2/11/2009 - By Mike Muha

An alternative to the Casco Nordic Eyewear is Salice's Nordic Shield. I've had an opportunity to train and race in a pair for the past three weeks and thought I provide a review of these value leaders.

Wax recommendation for Feb 10 Traverse City sprints

2/10/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Wax recommendations from Swix for the Feb 10 Traverse City Sprint race.

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Weekend wax recommendations

2/6/2009 - By Mike Muha

UPDATES! Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Says Swix's Pete Edwards: "Looks like it will be warmer and wetter on Saturday and cooler/drier on Sunday."

Wax recommendation for Feb 4 Traverse City sprints

2/2/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Swix wax recommendation for Feb 4 Traverse City sprints at Timber Ridge Nordic.

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush in the dishwasher
Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush in the dishwasher

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush in the dishwasher

1/29/2009 - By Mike Muha

Today we bring out the big gun: a large home appliance! What happens when you try cleaing your ski wax brush in the dishwasher?

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Weekend wax recommendations

1/29/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Check back for updates!

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Vacuum the brush
Cleaning Wax Brushes: Vacuum the brush

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Vacuum the brush

1/28/2009 - By Mike Muha

Here's a really efficient way to clean your ski wax brushes: Use a vacuum cleaner! And there's no messy cleanup...

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush a wire shelf
Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush a wire shelf

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush a wire shelf

1/27/2009 - By Mike Muha

The brush-a-wire-shelf method of keeping ski wax brushes clean is similar to slap-and-scrap, but requires an additional piece of equipment.

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SAT, JAN 20, 2018

Gitchi Gami Games (Junior National Qualifier)
American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

UPDATED! Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet
Forbush Corner, Frederic, MI

Stretch and Slide: A Yoga-Ski Retreat!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Fire Grilled Pizzas on the Sun Deck
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Northbound Outfitters Kids Race
Northbound Outfitters, Grayling,MI

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, JAN 21, 2018

Gitchi Gami Games (Junior National Qualifier) - Day 2
American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

Michigan Backcountry Ski Series: Stinchfield Loppet
Stinchfield Woods between Dexter and Pinckney

Paella on the Sun Deck
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

TUE, JAN 23, 2018

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

Vasa Ski Club Tuesday Night Sprints - Freestyle
Hickory Hills, Traverse City, MI

Team NordicSkiRacer Tuesday Night Sprints
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

WED, JAN 24, 2018

"Cold is Cool": Fourth and Fifth Graders Ski Free!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series - Skate

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