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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.

Three things that you need to get right to have really good skis

3/16/2011 - By Ian Harvey

The three big factors are ski selection, structure, and wax. Sometimes one of these factors plays a more influential role than the others, but in general, in order to have decent skis, you can't miss on any of the three.

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.

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Oslo: A debrief
Oslo: A debrief

Oslo: A debrief

3/11/2011 - By Rick Halling

We called Atomic’s Nordic Race Director, the outrageous Roman Toferer, to get his perspectives on what it is like to be a technician at the World Championships.

One Way launches line of cross country skis and boots in 2012

3/11/2011 - By One Way

ONE WAY is launching a full range of Cross-Country skis and boots from 2012 and joins Salomon SNS system as for partner for the Cross-Country binding.

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

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Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter
Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter

Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter

2/21/2011 - By Peter Foley

Human Powered Trail Grooming announced today that it has begun selling a classic track setter for those who want to groom their own ski trails but don’t have access to a snowmobile or mechanized groomer.

New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski
New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski

New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski

2/18/2011 - By Mark Waechter

Atomic is bringing a new skate ski to the table that should have everyone licking their chops. Atomic calls it the World Cup HT skate ski. The new ski isn’t just a tweaked version of their all-around favorite, but a whole new ski.

Waxing for VASA with Eli
Waxing for VASA with Eli

Waxing for VASA with Eli

2/10/2011 - By Eli Brown

Getting tuned in and ready for the big weekend at the Vasa. Just wanted to go over some waxing ideas and methods to get you tuned up for the Vasa.

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Information on Fluorinated Waxes
Information on Fluorinated Waxes

Information on Fluorinated Waxes

2/9/2011 - By Ian Harvey

One quirk about Fluorocarbon waxes is that they do not "like" hydrocarbon waxes (think oil and water). Fluorinated hydrocarbons (Dibloc LF and HF) are the link between them. They are a hybrid between the two types (hence the name Toko Dibloc).

Q&A with Eli Brown at Noon TODAY

2/9/2011 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown was asked to do a weekly live web chat on waxing with the local NBC affiliate; the third session is at noon today. You can ask him questions online at UpNorthLive.com.

Why Not Use Isotropic Surface Structures?
Why Not Use Isotropic Surface Structures?

Why Not Use Isotropic Surface Structures?

2/4/2011 - By Mark Waechter

I am occasionally asked why ski bases don't have random or non-directional structures. Typically the question is posed with the addition of "...like a golf ball!"

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

TUE, AUG 21, 2018

Team NordicSkiRacer Road Ride: King of the Hills
East Boat Launch Parking, Kensington Metropark, Mildford, MI

SUN, AUG 26, 2018

Michigan Cup Committee Meeting
The Brumbaugh's House

TUE, AUG 28, 2018

Team NordicSkiRacer Road Ride: King of the Hills
East Boat Launch Parking, Kensington Metropark, Mildford, MI

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