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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

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.

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.

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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

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.

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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.

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.

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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!"

Waxing with Solda for cold snow
Waxing with Solda for cold snow

Waxing with Solda for cold snow

2/3/2011 - By Bert Hinkley

In cold snow it is a good idea to harden the bases with F15 Blue. Then go with other wax options based on snow and temp and humidity.

Vauhti ski wax manual
Vauhti ski wax manual

Vauhti ski wax manual

2/2/2011 - By Rick Weir

Vauhti ski wax manual: Flour powders, Flour liquids, Flour emulsions, LF Flours, kick waxes, etc. and instructions...

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SUN, FEB 18, 2018

Meijer State Games of Michigan / Hanson Hills Classic
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling, MI

Team NordicSkiRacer Junior Ski Club
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

Gourmet Chili Bar
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

MON, FEB 19, 2018

Gourmet Chili Bar
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

TUE, FEB 20, 2018

Team NordicSkiRacer Tuesday Night Sprints
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

WED, FEB 21, 2018

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series - Skate

SAT, FEB 24, 2018

Birkie Live Stream!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Mason Tract Ski Tour with the Michigan Backcountry Ski Series
Mason Tract Pathway, Roscommon Michigan, Chase Bridge Rd Trailhead

Boyne Vistas 10K Freestyle
Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls, MI

Michigan Backcountry Ski Series: Mason Track Out'n'Back
Chase Bridge Road Trail Head

Taste of Gate's
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, FEB 25, 2018

2018 Pennsylvania Nordic Championships (Rescheduled from Feb 4)
Wilderness Lodge, Wattsburg, PA

25th Annual Junior Muffin Pursuit Races – Classic/Freestyle
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

More events...

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