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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Download the Toko 2010-2011 Nordic Wax Technical Manual
Download the Toko 2010-2011 Nordic Wax Technical Manual

Download the Toko 2010-2011 Nordic Wax Technical Manual

11/12/2010 - By Mike Muha

Toko's Nordic Wax Technical Manual is always a good read, even if you don't use Toko waxes. If you do use Toko waxes, it's a must have!

Classic ski glide considerations

11/4/2010 - By Mark Waechter, Nordic Ultratune

When classic skiing, compared to skate skiing, there are significant differences in the factors that influence ski speed. I'll address some of the variables and how ski preparation can optimize performance.

Fischer Nordic Classic ZERO Ski Preparation
Fischer Nordic Classic ZERO Ski Preparation

Fischer Nordic Classic ZERO Ski Preparation

11/2/2010 - By Fischer

Video on prepping the kick zone on Fischer Nordic Classic ZERO skis (i.e., the "hairies").

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Mammut sells Toko to Swix Sport
Mammut sells Toko to Swix Sport

Mammut sells Toko to Swix Sport

8/11/2010 - By Steve Poulin and Ian Harvey

Toko will maintain its Swiss identity and Swix Sport AS will pursue a two brand strategy, with separate product portfolios and distribution channels. Both brands will benefit from collective investments in product development, production and logistics.

Understanding variables in base structures
Understanding variables in base structures

Understanding variables in base structures

6/29/2010 - By Mark Waechter, Nordic Ultratune

Working with machine structures on skis, there are only a few variables that can be adjusted to influence the performance of the ski. Primarily these variables are depth, spacing, interruption, and patterns.

Still haven't prepped your skis for summer?

4/13/2010 - By Kevin Sweeney

Cleaning your ski bases and proper base wax saturation are perhaps two of the best ways to protect your ski bases during the summer. Store skis properly and you'll be ready to go come early winter.

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Cleaning and Storage Wax

3/20/2010 - By Bert Hinkley, WebSkis.com

Cleaning and storage wax is in order for the skis that will sleep until next year. This end of season layer of storage wax protects the ski base from dust, dirt, the extremes of summertime temps.

How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis
How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis

How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis

3/3/2010 - By Frank Lundeen

How to apply pure fluro wax to your cross country skis using the corking method.

Ski waxing with Wally
Ski waxing with Wally

Ski waxing with Wally

2/27/2010 - By wurlybird

Wally the Wombat puts the final touches on the Australian Ski Team skis. Special guest appearance by BK, the Boxing Kangaroo

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Waxing during the Midwest SuperTour races

2/11/2010 - By Bryan Fish, CXC Head Coach

We tested base glide and pure fluor. The snow was wet, old and dirty. We are alarmed to find that the warmest waxes were not the fastest.

The team behind the team: The Technicians
The team behind the team: The Technicians

The team behind the team: The Technicians

2/9/2010 - By Viktoria Franke

You can be the best biathlete in the world – when you have the wrong skis, you won’t be on the top. Years ago that might have been possible but nowadays waxing seems like its own science

Toko reintroduces Wax Coach
Toko reintroduces Wax Coach

Toko reintroduces Wax Coach

2/2/2010 - By Mike Muha

After long neglect, Toko has finally updated its Toko Wax Coach, catching back up to Fast Wax, Solda, and Swix. The Wax Coach lets you input conditions and it makes a wax recommendation.

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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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