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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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The Five Swix Brushes in My Wax Box

11/15/2006 - By Nick Mahood, Swix Eastern Racing Service

Knowing which brush to use when can be confusing and sometimes, and sometimes controversial. I have five brushes in my wax box.,

Try Swix F4 for a Quick Wax job

11/13/2006 - By Phil White, Colorado Racing Service

In the real world, you don't always have time to iron in glide wax, scrape and brush. So how do you keep your bases from drying out?,

Structure & the use of the Swix T401 & T405 Imprint Tools

11/11/2006 - By Kevin Sweeney, National Nordic Racing Director

The following is our latest and most up to date information on base structure and the use of our world renowned imprint tools, the new T405 and the industry benchmark, the T401.,

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SUN, FEB 17, 2019

Meijer State Games of Michigan / Hanson Hills Classic
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling, MI

Gourmet Chili Bar
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

MON, FEB 18, 2019

Gourmet Chili Bar
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

WED, FEB 20, 2019

Nordic Ski Nights
Nubs Nob, Harbor Springs, MI

THU, FEB 21, 2019

Barnebirkie Youth Ski Tour
Hayward, Wisconson

Junior Birkie
Hayward, Wisconson

FRI, FEB 22, 2019

Adaptive Birkie
Wheeler Road to Hayward, Wisconson

Kortelopet Classic and Skate 29K
OO Trailhead to Downtown Hayward, Wisconson

Prince Haakon 15K
Mosquito Brook Road to Hayward, Wisconson

SAT, FEB 23, 2019

American Birkebeiner
Telmark to Hayward, Wisconson

Team NordicSkiRacer Junior Ski Club skiing
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

Mason Tract Ski Tour (Michigan Backcountry Ski Series)
Chase Bridge Rd. Trailhead, Mason Tract Pathway, Roscommon, MI

Wild Woods Loppet
Wildwood Pathway, West parking lot, between Petoskey and Indian River on Wildwood Road

Boyne Vistas 10K Freestyle
Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls, MI

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

SUN, FEB 24, 2019

26th Annual Junior Muffin Team Sprint Relay - Freestyle
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

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