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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Video: The secret to using Toko Base Green as a kick wax
Video: The secret to using Toko Base Green as a kick wax

Video: The secret to using Toko Base Green as a kick wax

1/26/2012 - By Ian Harvey

For conditions between hard wax and klister, particularly when the snow is abrasive or crushed ice mixed with power, Toko Base Green can be the ticket.

Video: Toko Kick Waxing (Hard Wax)
Video: Toko Kick Waxing (Hard Wax)

Video: Toko Kick Waxing (Hard Wax)

1/25/2012 - By Ian Harvey

There are three scenarios for Toko grip wax (hard wax). The first is if the snow is normal powder snow or skied in powder. The second is if the snow is partially transformed...

Weekend wax recomendations

1/13/2012 - By MIke Muha

Ski waxing recommendations from Fast Wax, Swix, Toko and Solda for this weekend's races.

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Toko 2012 US Nationals 20/30k Classic Report
Toko 2012 US Nationals 20/30k Classic Report

Toko 2012 US Nationals 20/30k Classic Report

1/10/2012 - By Ian Harvey

We tested kick waxes, straight base green, straight klisters, and klisters covered. Before qualifying, our best wax was Nordic Green Klister covered by Nordic Red Klister.

Toko 2012 US Nationals 10/15k Skate Report
Toko 2012 US Nationals 10/15k Skate Report

Toko 2012 US Nationals 10/15k Skate Report

1/6/2012 - By Ian Harvey

For topcoats, we tested many varieties including something less traditional. The less traditional won - our winner was a mix of JetStream Blue and XCold powder (for the topcoat!).

Toko at the US Nationals Skate Sprint
Toko at the US Nationals Skate Sprint

Toko at the US Nationals Skate Sprint

1/3/2012 - By Ian Harvey

We tested continuously today so we'd learn as much as we can and could pass on as much info as we could to teams. Looks like it paid off!!

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Fast Wax – A Great Alternative
Fast Wax – A Great Alternative

Fast Wax – A Great Alternative

12/22/2011 - By Ken Dawson

The best thing about Fast Wax is that you can have your skis waxed with their top of the line fluorinated waxes for the same price as the top line brands storage wax. It is a great value that cannot be ignored.

Applying a Toko HF Blue/XCold Mix
Applying a Toko HF Blue/XCold Mix

Applying a Toko HF Blue/XCold Mix

12/21/2011 - By Ian Harvey

The video below demonstrates how to mix HF Blue and XCold Powder, a very common and successful combination.

Kick Waxing Tip from Marty Hall

12/6/2011 - By Marty Hall

Here is something I've just started doing with Toko Base Green. I did this twice last year with huge success - both for kick and glide.

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Wax report from CXC Team

11/30/2011 - By Jason Cork

This year in Yellowstone, we brought a relatively small group (seven) of skiers and only one coach, so waxing had the potential to get hairy if conditions got completely sketchy.

Post Yellowstone SuperTour waxing report from BSF

11/29/2011 - By Bjørn Bakken

Finally back in the normal routine here in Bozeman. Here is a general recap of what we were finding in West Yellowstone last week.

Saturday SuperTour classic race
Saturday SuperTour classic race

Saturday SuperTour classic race

11/27/2011 - By Ian Harvey

At 7am, it was -17f. Yes, the remnants of the tropical storm were gone! Today was a delight. West Yellowstone was back to its wonderful normal self.

More Equipment News...

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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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