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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

US Nationals Waxing Commentary

1/16/2009 - By Bryan Fish

Head Coach Bryan Fish of CXC Team talks about his waxing experience at US Nationals. CXC member Caitlin Compton won the women's 5k skate and Matt Liebsch finished 3rd in the men's 10k skate, and were observed as having had extremely fast skis.

Weekend wax recommendations

1/15/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the Garland Gripper and Garland Glide. Check back for updates!

Wax Recommendations for TC Sprints, Jan 13

1/13/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Swix Traverse City Sprint wax report for this Tuesday.

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Applying Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste
Applying Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste

Applying Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste

1/8/2009 - By Dan Meyer

Fast Wax Slick Pro Speed Paste combines the simplicity of paste wax with the performance of fluorinated temperature-specific hot wax. A great training wax for the days when there's no time to hot wax, and a paste wax you can race on.

Weekend race wax recommendations

12/26/2008 - By Mike Muha

Updated Friday 5:11pm: Wax recommendations for the Holiday Classic (a Michigan Cup Race) and maybe the Holiday Sprints. Check back for additional recommendations or updates.

New Toko Tech Manual for 2009

12/26/2008 - By Ian Harvey

The Toko Tech Manual has been updated for the 2008/9 season and is readily accessible on the www.TokoUS.com website.

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The Science Behind Black Wolf Waxes

12/24/2008 - By Lars Karlof and Leif Torgersen Axell

Many times at Swix we are asked what our BW waxes are, and when to use them. The following article adapted from a paper written by the two top Swix Chemists in Norway should help to answer some of those questions.

SOLDA Bulk Waxes
SOLDA Bulk Waxes

SOLDA Bulk Waxes

12/20/2008 - By Bert Hinkley

Great all around performance waxes for those that wax a LOT of skis!

SOLDA Performance Red & UF7
SOLDA Performance Red & UF7

SOLDA Performance Red & UF7

12/19/2008 - By Bert Hinkley

Two low fluoro waxes that we have found to be excellent are SOLDA Performance Red & UF7.,

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SOLDA HC Series Waxes
SOLDA HC Series Waxes

SOLDA HC Series Waxes

12/18/2008 - By Bert Hinkley

These are traditional paraffin waxes made from very clean, high quality paraffin.

SOLDA Fluoro Powders
SOLDA Fluoro Powders

SOLDA Fluoro Powders

12/17/2008 - By Bert Hinkley

The most sought after waxes by the coaches and high level racers are the Fluoro Powders, HP04, HP05 and HP06. The HP05 is a fluroro powder that stretches to a wide range far beyond the temperatures listed on the label.

Weekend race wax recommendations

12/12/2008 - By Ian Harvey and Pete Edwards

Toko and Swix wax tips for this weekend's racing in the Midwest, including the Grand View XC Ski Challenge in Ironwood.

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WAXING WIZARDS

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

SOLDA Ski Wax Maestro

Toko Wax Coach

Toko Wax Coach

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