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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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From Speedskating to Skiing: Clapskis
From Speedskating to Skiing: Clapskis

From Speedskating to Skiing: Clapskis

11/27/2006 - By Mike Muha

FINN BV in the Netherlands, a producer of clapskates for iceskaters, has a line of clapski bindings. The system apparently is in use on the World Cup sprint circuit.,

Ironing: What to Buy, How to Use, When to Iron

11/25/2006 - By Phil White, SWIX Colorado Racing Service

When you use the iron, go from tip to tail in one continuous motion. Don’t stop in the middle to adjust your iPod, just keep moving.,

SKITRAB Skis Marked for Klister and Hard Wax Conditions
SKITRAB Skis Marked for Klister and Hard Wax Conditions

SKITRAB Skis Marked for Klister and Hard Wax Conditions

11/23/2006 - By Joe Gollinger

SKITRAB classic skis will come with Polka Dot markings for both klister and hard wax kick zones,

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Selecting the Right Kick Wax

11/22/2006 - By Swix

Ski far enough to give the wax a chance to become "conditioned" by the snow. Usually during the first hundred meters or so the wax might feel a bit slippery, which is normal.,

Swix Nordic Walking Poles
Swix Nordic Walking Poles

Swix Nordic Walking Poles

11/21/2006 - By Mike Muha and Julie Pritchard

This is sort of an interesting review: what's a ski racer doing reviewing Nordic Walking Poles? I now understand the the term 'ski walking' can encompass more than walking.,

Part Two: Structure & the use of the Swix T401 & T405 Imprint Tools

11/21/2006 - By Kevin Sweeney

After classifying different structures, Kevin gives some practical guidelines when setting structure with hand held tools.,

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The Fundamentals of Ski Trail Grooming
The Fundamentals of Ski Trail Grooming

The Fundamentals of Ski Trail Grooming

11/20/2006 - By Mike Muha

Eric Anderson has pulled together a wealth of knowledge and practical application to produce a great DVD on trail grooming. Geared mainly to touring centers, the DVD also provides a wealth of information that can be used by the home groomer.,

Pimp My Hot Box!
Pimp My Hot Box!

Pimp My Hot Box!

11/17/2006 - By Ken Roth

Thought you might enjoy these pictures of the latest iteration of my hot box.,

Toko: Strengths and Weaknesses of 4 Kinds of Brushes

11/15/2006 - By Toko

Here's a 2005 season Toko tech bulletin on how and when to use which Toko brush. Compare with the Swix recommendations in the adjoining article!,

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