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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

Hotbox vs. Iron Shootout!

12/14/2005 - By Mike Muha

What the advantage of hotboxing your skis over ironing wax into the bases? What's the advantage of ironing over hotboxing? Find out!,

Build Your Own Hot Box
Build Your Own Hot Box

Build Your Own Hot Box

12/10/2005 - By Rob Blazoff

Here's the story of how I built a wall-mount wax box based on instructions provide by Nat Brown, former owner of Nordic Ultratune. I can probably put 6 pairs of skis in the box at one time.,

Jenex 100SR Issues & Recommendations
Jenex 100SR Issues & Recommendations

Jenex 100SR Issues & Recommendations

12/7/2005 - By Nathan Caproni

I have owned the 100SR (with both ATRA speed reducers and the brake system) this entire past dryland season and skied a few hundred Ks on them. I have a recommendation and a couple issues with the 100SR that need attention.,

www.tokous.com
New Swix Racing Service and US Web Site
New Swix Racing Service and US Web Site

New Swix Racing Service and US Web Site

12/4/2005 - By Mike Muha

Swix develops racing service team to support major Nordic events in the US and launches a Swix Racing USA web site that will post wax reports, recommendations, and racing service notes.,

Waxing Secrets from West Yellowstone

12/2/2005 - By Curt Peterson

At West Yellowstone, I attended most of the wax information meetings by Swix, Toko, and Holmenkol and talked to factory representatives. Here are some of the highlights.,

Jenex Aero 100SR Skating�Rollerski
Jenex Aero 100SR Skating�Rollerski

Jenex Aero 100SR Skating�Rollerski

11/28/2005 - By Mike Muha

This is a nice rollerski for folks who want a little more stability than found on the skinnier 22mm wide rollerskis, and who train mainly on smooth pavement.

www.rundlesport.com

Milan Baic Comments on Fischer Skis & Boots

11/10/2005 - By Milan Baic

Just thought I might comment on the recent report on Fischer skis and boots, since I've been on Fischer skis for the last 13 years and was somewhat of a test pilot on the new Centrix boots last year. ,

Chris Hall joins Fischer Sports as Director of Nordic Racing

11/6/2005 - By Andy Canniff (Fischer Sports)

Fischer VP Sales and Marketing Peter Ashley, has announced Chris Hall as Director of Nordic Racing. Hall will take over the position recently vacated by Eli Brown’s departure to the University of Utah.,

Fischer Skis and Boots 2005/06
Fischer Skis and Boots 2005/06

Fischer Skis and Boots 2005/06

11/6/2005 - By Andy Canniff, Fisher Sports

For 2005/06, Fischer introduces two new classic skis and makes widely available the new dimensional RCS Skating ski. The widely-successful Centrix boots return with upgrades that raise the performance bar even further.,

www.xcskishop.com
Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School
Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School

Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School

10/6/2005 - By Mike Muha

Swix has released a new free web site called the Swix School that provides excellent narrated videos of how to prepare and wax skis. Each lesson - and there are many! - has a video and illustrations of what operation is taking place.,

New Solda Waxes for the 2005-2006

9/21/2005 - By Mike Muha

Solda has released several new waxes for the 2005-2006 season. Here's the hype with a few comments...,

Reuse Old Bearings in New 100mm Rollerski Wheels
Reuse Old Bearings in New 100mm Rollerski Wheels

Reuse Old Bearings in New 100mm Rollerski Wheels

9/18/2005 - By Mike Muha

You can buy 100mm replacement wheels with or without bearings. Buying without bearings - and reusing your existing bearings - can save you 25% of the purchase costs.,

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