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Setting First Tracks, by Arvid Møller
Setting First Tracks, by Arvid Møller

Setting First Tracks, by Arvid Møller

1/26/2007 - By Mark Waechter

In the mail this week, I received a beautiful hard-bound copy of the book 'Setting First Tracks'. It's the big centennial book from Madshus; a coffee-table book packed with ski history, and tons of old ski pictures and race pictures. ,

Swix Digital Iron Review
Swix Digital Iron Review

Swix Digital Iron Review

1/25/2007 - By Zachary Caldwell

At the beginning of last season Kevin Sweeney came to visit and dropped off a newly redesigned digital iron. This one has a much thicker aluminum base plate and has been the best iron I've ever used,,

Thoughts of Proper Wax Iron Temperature

1/18/2007 - By Zachary Caldwell

Everybody understands the importance of good thermostatic control. But why spend hundreds of dollars on a digital iron? Most people figure that its to avoid burning your bases, and that is certainly a major consideration. But there's more.,

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Fischer Carbonlite Field Test
Fischer Carbonlite Field Test

Fischer Carbonlite Field Test

1/12/2007 - By Karl Saidla

While the skiing conditions in Ottawa have made it difficult for very much testing of new equipment, at this point I can say that I have spent enough time skiing with the Carbonlites, both skate and classic versions, to provide a brief review.,

Swix V50L Violet Liquid Kick Wax

12/25/2006 - By Nick Mahood, SWIX Racing Service

Application of the Liquid kick is fast and easy. Starting with a clean kick zone, I lightly sanded and then sprayed on the wax in two thin strips on either side of the groove. Done in 30 seconds! ,

Use Masking Tape to Protect Your Kick Zone
Use Masking Tape to Protect Your Kick Zone

Use Masking Tape to Protect Your Kick Zone

12/19/2006 - By Mike Muha

Here's an easy way top keep glide wax from getting in your classic ski's kick zone when you're glide waxing: use masking tape to cover the kick zone.,

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SIA Works to Reduce Tariffs on Cross Country Ski Footwear

12/15/2006 - By SAI

SnowSports Industries America has had another success in its efforts to reduce tariffs on imports of manufactured snow sports products.,

Just Say NO! to Wax Remover

12/14/2006 - By Mike Muha

Using wax remover on your skis is generally not the optimal method for cleaning your skis. It's not that waxing solvents are necessarily bad for the base material, it really has to do with how it impacts your ski's performance.,

How to put on Kick Wax

12/10/2006 - By Phil White, SWIX Colorado Racing Service

Putting on kick wax can be simple and easy, if you have the technique down. Once you’ve chosen the wax du jour (Norwegian for “what to put on today”), you need to apply it correctly.,

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Try SuperSkis!
Try SuperSkis!

Try SuperSkis!

12/6/2006 - By Mike Muha

Superskis! Able to cross gravel, rocks, and sticks in a single stride!,

Mike Temkin Gets Secret Training on Base Grinding
Mike Temkin Gets Secret Training on Base Grinding

Mike Temkin Gets Secret Training on Base Grinding

12/2/2006 - By Zach Caldwell

Well, not so secret now! We caught him on camera after he made the 12 hour journey to Engineered Tuning out in West Townshend, Vermont.,

Regarding Mark Waechter’s Remarks in 'Dissecting Kuzmin'

11/29/2006 - By Leonid Kuzmin

Leonid Kuzmin has been a the center of a controversy regarding the structuring and waxing xc skis. Here, he responds to an article written by Mark Waechter or Nordic Ultratune.,

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

WED, JAN 17, 2018

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series - Classic

SAT, JAN 20, 2018

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

Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Graying, 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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