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START Grip Tape for Classic Skis
START Grip Tape for Classic Skis

START Grip Tape for Classic Skis

3/12/2005 - By John O'Connell

Grip Tape is applied like Scotch Tape to the kick zone of your classic skis. According to Start, 'it's one product for all conditions from +5° to -20°C, Start Grip Tape gives excellent grip, which lasts 250 km or even more.' Here's what I found...,

Atomic Racing Skis: New Bases, New Shapes, & Waxless
Atomic Racing Skis: New Bases, New Shapes, & Waxless

Atomic Racing Skis: New Bases, New Shapes, & Waxless

1/29/2005 - By Mike Muha

Atomic is making several changes to their lineup for 2005, including new base material, better grinding, new profiles, and a non-fishscale waxless race ski for temperatures around freezing.,

NIS Nordic Integrated System
NIS Nordic Integrated System

NIS Nordic Integrated System

1/26/2005 - By Mike Muha

Rossignol, Madshus, Rottefella, and Alpina announce NIS, the Nordic Integrated System. NIS is an adjustable integrated ski and binding system that is compatible with existing boots and bindings. See exclusive video of the system!,

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A cross-training alternative to skiing!
A cross-training alternative to skiing!

A cross-training alternative to skiing!

1/16/2005 - By Carole Mueller-Brumbaugh

The seasoned diehards of GRNST, Ernie Brumbaugh and Old Steve Smigiel, found a solution to cross country skiing when there's no snow: Ice blades with skate bindings on them.,

Kensington to Milford paved trail on Nov 2 ballot

10/27/2004 10:48:00 AM

Milford Towqnship voters will decide during the October 2 election if they will pay for a paved recreational (rollerski!) trail linking Kensington Metropark and the city of Milford. The trail will be between 2.1 and 2.9 miles long depending on how it meanders along the Huron River.

Toko Wax Secrets

2/16/2004 - By Mike Muha

So when do you use Toko Helix, JetStream, and X-Cold Powder? Well, the first thing you do is ignore the temperature ranges on the wax boxes. Here's some new information from a Toko wax clinic at the National Masters...,

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Rossignol Xium F2 Skate, Boot, & NNN Binding

12/21/2003 - By Jim Hull

Wow. I’ve tried numerous other brands (Madshus, Fischer, Atomic, Peltonen), and to date NONE of them have worked like this. ,

Wax-Tips With SOLDA Glide Wax

11/18/2003 - By Torbjorn Karlsen

Make it simple and focus on three or four waxes for your training needs. Add a few additional waxes for superb race skis. And as for using a large number of glide wax layers? Forget about it!,

Rossignol Xium F2 Skate, Boot, & NNN Binding - An Update

5/17/2003 - By Jim Hull

Now that this is the end of a 45+ outing's season with my 2004 Rossi F2's and my Atomic 2002 RS10's, I'm ready to more fully evaluate them in combination with my switch to NNN and Rossi boots.,

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Secret Tool: Your Freezer

4/5/2003 - By Mike Muha

This morning is 'Ski Season Spring Cleaning' morning! Time to do those tasks that need to be done to transition from skiing to spring training: equipment prep and wax tips. And just what does a freezer have to do with this?,

Do-It-Yourself Plastic Scraper Sharpeners

2/10/2003 - By Dan Johnson

Here's a couple of low tech solutions which seem to work very well for making a *flat*, *square* edge on a Plexiglas scraper.,

Toko Waxing & Tuning CD

1/3/2003 - By Mike Muha

Toko has a new "Waxing & Tuning" narrated video CD that reviews base repair, cleaning, and waxing of both classic and skating skis, for both racer and novice waxers.,

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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

FRI, JAN 26, 2018

Junior Noque
Forestville Trailhead, Marquette, MI

Full Moon Night Skiing
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

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