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Get the new 2009 American Birkebeiner video
Get the new 2009 American Birkebeiner video

Get the new 2009 American Birkebeiner video

3/17/2009 - By CXC Skiing

Travel the hills of the Birkie trail with the men competing to win the 36th American Birkebeiner. This exciting video puts you with the lead pack as they seek to drop their competition and strategize with teamates to secure victory on Main St. in Hayward.

Attention skiers who knit!
Attention skiers who knit!

Attention skiers who knit!

3/17/2009 - By Maria Stuber

The Knitters Niche in Marquette, MI (www.knittersniche.com) has offered to help the XC Ski Alliance for the 2009/2010 season.

Factors that affect glide in fresh snow

3/14/2009 - By Ian Harvey

There are four factors that can affect glide regularly in fresh snow: wrong flex, too aggressive structure, base hair, and not enough wax in the ski bases.

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Wax recommendations for this weekend's races

3/13/2009 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Check back for updates!

Wax recommendations for this weekend's races...and a tour!

3/5/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup races, the Great Bear Chase, and the Wabos Loppet (plus others). Check back for updates!

Nordic Ultratune's February Newsletter

2/27/2009 - By Mark Waechter

Good stuff - Successful Birkie grinds, a new groind for warm/moist conditions, using respiorators in the wax room, notes about the Wolrld Cup at Whistler Olympic Park, and more!

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Wax recommendations for the weekend racing scene

2/26/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Check back for updates!

How we did it - Swix at the Birkie

2/26/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Swix Sport Racing Service was extremely confident in this glide wax recommendation. Beginning on Tuesday morning, Swix Racing Service staff in conjunction with the Saab Salomon Factory Team’s wax technician, Fabien Blondeau, began testing waxes.

Testing the 2010 Rossignol Xium WCS skate skis
Testing the 2010 Rossignol Xium WCS skate skis

Testing the 2010 Rossignol Xium WCS skate skis

2/24/2009 - By Mark Waechter

Rossignol has trimmed weight from the tip - that's the most noticeable structural difference. The tip is pared down to the carbon layer with reinforcing remaining around the perimeter.

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What we did, why, and how it worked out

2/24/2009 - By Ian Harvey, Toko

How Toko's wax recommendation for glide and kick evolved from Tuesday through racing morning at the 2009 American Birkebeiner.

Birkie Base Preparation

2/19/2009 - By Kevin Sweeney

Proper base preparation is perhaps one of the best ways to insure you have great kick and glide for the 55km American Birkebeiner. Follow these simple steps and your skis will be ready for race wax application.

Wax recommendations for the weekend racing scene

2/19/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the Birkie, Muffin Race, Race for the Groomer and other races. Check back for updates!

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

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

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