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Cleaning Wax Brushes: The slap and scrape method
Cleaning Wax Brushes: The slap and scrape method

Cleaning Wax Brushes: The slap and scrape method

1/26/2009 - By Mike Muha

The why and how of keping wax brushes clean. Over the next four articles, I'll show four different ways to keep your brushes clean, in order of increasing mechanization. Today: The slap and scrape method.

Weekend wax recommendations for the Noquemmanon

1/22/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the Noquemanon Ski Marathon. Check back for updates!

Snow Versus Air Temperature - Why?

1/21/2009 - By Ian Harvey

Your hot wax products should be chosen according to snow temperature. It is not always possible to establish the snow temperature in advance. Is there a way I can approximate the snow temperature from an accurate air temperature reading at the venue?

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Wax Recommendations for TC Sprints, Jan 20

1/19/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Swix Traverse City Sprint wax recommendation for this Tuesday's sprint race.

2009 US Nationals and Swix LF3 Cold Powder

1/16/2009 - By Swix Technical Team

2009 US Nationals proved to be some of the coldest racing we have experienced in a long time. The race organizers did a great job, but the weather just did not cooperate. The result was two of four events were cancelled due to cold temperatures.

US Nationals Waxing Commentary

1/16/2009 - By Bryan Fish

Head Coach Bryan Fish of CXC Team talks about his waxing experience at US Nationals. CXC member Caitlin Compton won the women's 5k skate and Matt Liebsch finished 3rd in the men's 10k skate, and were observed as having had extremely fast skis.

www.cxcacademy.com/

Weekend wax recommendations

1/15/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the Garland Gripper and Garland Glide. Check back for updates!

Wax Recommendations for TC Sprints, Jan 13

1/13/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Swix Traverse City Sprint wax report for this Tuesday.

Applying Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste
Applying Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste

Applying Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste

1/8/2009 - By Dan Meyer

Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste combines the simplicity of paste wax with the performance of fluorinated temperature-specific hot wax. A great training wax for the days when there's no time to hot wax, and a paste wax you can race on.

www.usskipoles.com/

Weekend race wax recommendations

12/26/2008 - By Mike Muha

Updated Friday 5:11pm: Wax recommendations for the Holiday Classic (a Michigan Cup Race) and maybe the Holiday Sprints. Check back for additional recommendations or updates.

New Toko Tech Manual for 2009

12/26/2008 - By Ian Harvey

The Toko Tech Manual has been updated for the 2008/9 season and is readily accessible on the www.TokoUS.com website.

The Science Behind Black Wolf Waxes

12/24/2008 - By Lars Karlof and Leif Torgersen Axell

Many times at Swix we are asked what our BW waxes are, and when to use them. The following article adapted from a paper written by the two top Swix Chemists in Norway should help to answer some of those questions.

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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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