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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Abrasive? Ice crystals? Go Toko Black
Abrasive? Ice crystals? Go Toko Black

Abrasive? Ice crystals? Go Toko Black

2/21/2017 - By Ian Harvey

The "black" in HF Black is a shear lubricant and antistatic (conductor). You can say that is minimizes dry or mechanical friction and also enhances the "black" aspect of black bases.

Should I use stiff skis or soft skis in soft snow conditions? Yes!
Should I use stiff skis or soft skis in soft snow conditions? Yes!

Should I use stiff skis or soft skis in soft snow conditions? Yes!

2/7/2017 - By Toko

The snow is soft. Should you use stiff skis or soft skis? It depends on temperature and moisture content!

Treatment options for Cross Country Skin-Skis
Treatment options for Cross Country Skin-Skis

Treatment options for Cross Country Skin-Skis

1/17/2017 - By Ian Harvey

There are four recommended methods for treating the "skins" for glide on "Skin Skis"...

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How to have fast skis ALL THE TIME and in EVERY CONDITION
How to have fast skis ALL THE TIME and in EVERY CONDITION

How to have fast skis ALL THE TIME and in EVERY CONDITION

12/21/2016 - By Ian Harvey

In order to have fast skis in all conditions, the skis need to be the right flex and design for the conditions and they need to fit the skier such that the contact area matches the intent of the ski design.

Toko introduces table and two ski vises for Nordic waxing
Toko introduces table and two ski vises for Nordic waxing

Toko introduces table and two ski vises for Nordic waxing

11/17/2016 - By Ian Harvey

Toko introduces an inexpensive workbench with good vise options: a XC Profile Set and a Ski Vise Nordic

Why Toko Waxes?  How Toko is different
Why Toko Waxes?  How Toko is different

Why Toko Waxes? How Toko is different

11/9/2016 - By Ian Harvey

Innovation. Simplicity. No compromise / performance. Service.

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How well did you wax for the Birkie?
How well did you wax for the Birkie?

How well did you wax for the Birkie?

2/23/2016 - By Toko

Three wax reports: How did things go during the 2016 Americna Birkebeiner under difficult wax conditions???

The right way to apply a Toko Tribloc HF Blue and XCold Powder mix
The right way to apply a Toko Tribloc HF Blue and XCold Powder mix

The right way to apply a Toko Tribloc HF Blue and XCold Powder mix

2/2/2016 - By Ian Harvey

The XCold Powder makes your skis have better breakaway speed - they accelerate better in cold snow...but only if you apply it correctly!

Don't forget to wax your skis for the summer!
Don't forget to wax your skis for the summer!

Don't forget to wax your skis for the summer!

3/25/2015 - By Ian Harvey

Red is our choice for storage waxing as Blue is so hard that it is more difficult to make sure that there is no air between the ski and base and Yellow is so soft that it gets "eaten away" quicker.

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Toko HF Black for wet, dirty snow
Toko HF Black for wet, dirty snow

Toko HF Black for wet, dirty snow

2/11/2015 - By Toko

Toko HF Black is most effective in snow that contains both free moisture and dirt. It can be used straight or mixed with another wax such as HF Yellow depending on conditions.

Stop prying eyes: Toko JetStream 2.0 waxes are all white!
Stop prying eyes: Toko JetStream 2.0 waxes are all white!

Stop prying eyes: Toko JetStream 2.0 waxes are all white!

1/7/2015 - By Ian Harvey

Over the past few years, teams had asked us to make the bloc waxes the same color so it was more difficult for prying eyes to see what they were using. For this reason, all 3 colors are white.

Field reports from the Rossland, Canada SuperTour Races
Field reports from the Rossland, Canada SuperTour Races

Field reports from the Rossland, Canada SuperTour Races

12/18/2014 - By Patrick O'Brien

Conditions starting out on Thursday and Friday were warm with lots of rain falling and temperatures above freezing. Temperatures were projected to fall a bit overnight but never dropped super low due to cloud cover...

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