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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Guidelines for prepping hairies skis

12/16/2009 - By Peter Hale

Rubbing the base of the ski makes the hairs, which stand up on the base material. These standing haris provide the grip needed for wet snow conditions.

How to Rotocork

12/15/2009 - By Ian Harvey

Technique is critical in rotocorking cross country skis. There are two general methods: high rpms with light pressure, and low rpms with high pressure.

Toko JetStream application tips

12/11/2009 - By Ian Harvey

There are three main application methods for applying JetStream for Nordic racing.

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Hairy skis for hairy conditions

12/10/2009 - By Peter Hale

For the casual fitness skier, or for skiers from the skating-only crowd starting to embrace classic skiing, the Zero ski allows a more positive kick – and experience – in the most difficult wax conditions.

When to use Swix HF-BD and HF-BDW waxes

12/8/2009 - By Kevin Sweeney

Swix HFBW waxes are frequently used in conditions that are either dirty and / or cold and dry, or a combination of both. In clean, new and newer snow, the HF line runs well alone and the BW additive does not enhance performance.

Norwegian wax truck
Norwegian wax truck

Norwegian wax truck

11/23/2009 - By Knut Nystad

Visit the inside of the Norwegian wax truck with Knut Nystad.

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Toko 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual
Toko 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual

Toko 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual

10/21/2009 - By Toko

UPDATED: Download Toko's 12 page racing tech manual for the 2009-2010 season. It covers structuring, brushing, ironing, skate and kick wax application, and base cleaning.

Swix 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual
Swix 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual

Swix 2009-2010 Nordic Ski Prep Tech Manual

10/19/2009 - By Swix

Download Swix's 37 page racing tech manual for this coming season. It covers structuring, brushing, ironing, skate and kick wax application, and base cleaning.

HOLMENKOL: New distribution network in the USA

8/29/2009 - By Christian Steiler

HOLMENKOL turns to specialist distributers to sell their products in the US.

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Toko Tech Team starts blog
Toko Tech Team starts blog

Toko Tech Team starts blog

8/18/2009 - By Ian Harvey

Our hope in creating this blog is to establish a resource for the general public to learn about waxing as well as to provide some interesting ski related reading.

Spacing, Depth, Interruption, Pattern

7/2/2009 - By Mark Waechter

Working with machine structures on skis, there are only a few variables that can be adjusted to influence the performance of the ski.

Glide Wax Utility for iPhone
Glide Wax Utility for iPhone

Glide Wax Utility for iPhone

6/18/2009 - By Mark Waechter

Hey, check out this new iPhone utility! The Nordic Glide Wax utility for iPhone and iPod Touch, provides glide wax recommendations (Swix, Toko, and Solda) based on temperature, snow type, and humidity.

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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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