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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Now's The Time to Get your Skis Ready!
Now's The Time to Get your Skis Ready!

Now's The Time to Get your Skis Ready!

11/16/2011 - By Benjamin Lannin

Personally I prefer to spend some of the cold rainy in-between weather knocking out skis in the Wax Dungeon than when powder-sugar coated trees are shouting my name.

Using the Toko Structurite tool
Using the Toko Structurite tool

Using the Toko Structurite tool

11/15/2011 - By Ian Harvey

Ian Harvey demonstrates how to use the Toko Structurite tool to put an appropriate structure for conditions on on cross country skis.

Hot wax ironing technique for cross country skis
Hot wax ironing technique for cross country skis

Hot wax ironing technique for cross country skis

11/8/2011 - By Ian Harvey

Ian Harvey demonstrates proper ironing technique when hot waxing cross country skis

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What's good for your car is good for your skis?
What's good for your car is good for your skis?

What's good for your car is good for your skis?

10/27/2011 - By Joe Gollinger

I enjoyed that Alternative Waxing article, and I have my own story to tell...

What do dish soap, Lemon Pledge, and Rain-X have in common?
What do dish soap, Lemon Pledge, and Rain-X have in common?

What do dish soap, Lemon Pledge, and Rain-X have in common?

10/25/2011 - By Mike Muha

Glenn Goodman and Robin Luce experimented with non-traditional "waxes" in the days leading up to the Nordic Fest Season Opener Race and made some interesting discoveries...

2012 Toko Tech Manual is out
2012 Toko Tech Manual is out

2012 Toko Tech Manual is out

10/19/2011 - By Mike Muha

Just in time for your first ski race at the Nordic Fest in Traverse City, Michigan. No excuse for going slow.

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Summer ski storage waxing

4/6/2011 - By Ian Harvey

Here are Toko's recommendations for storage waxing of skis.

Summer Ski Prep

3/28/2011 - By Swix

New summer prep products for Fluor users, plus advice for everyone.

Something different: Boy Scout sled waxing!
Something different: Boy Scout sled waxing!

Something different: Boy Scout sled waxing!

3/24/2011 - By Ian Harvey

I then cautioned them that they no longer had a pulk sled, but rather a rocketship and to be careful because the thing was going to slide a whole lot faster than they thought it would...

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Something different: Canoe waxing!
Something different: Canoe waxing!

Something different: Canoe waxing!

3/23/2011 - By Eric Fraser

Although ski wax is designed for skiing, there are some who use it for activities that are completely different. An unwaxed canoe can require a bull weight of over 50 pounds compared to a well waxed canoe which can require less than 13 pounds.

Choosing the right ski for the West Yellowstone Rendezvous

3/15/2011 - By Jason Travis

In cross country ski racing, you can be the most fit, have the most savy, eat the best foods, use the best wax, have all the best equipment and get your butt kicked if you choose the wrong skis.

Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend
Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend

Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend

2/22/2011 - By Swix

The benefits of pure Fluoros increase as the length of race increases, humidity/water increases or dirt increases. It should be noted that in most every condition any FC Top Coat is better than using no FC Top Coat

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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