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Cross Country Ski Gear and Reviews

Wax recommendation for Vasa Weekend

2/12/2009 - 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!

Salice Nordic Shields: An excellent alternative to Casco Nordic Shields
Salice Nordic Shields: An excellent alternative to Casco Nordic Shields

Salice Nordic Shields: An excellent alternative to Casco Nordic Shields

2/11/2009 - By Mike Muha

An alternative to the Casco Nordic Eyewear is Salice's Nordic Shield. I've had an opportunity to train and race in a pair for the past three weeks and thought I provide a review of these value leaders.

Wax recommendation for Feb 10 Traverse City sprints

2/10/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Wax recommendations from Swix for the Feb 10 Traverse City Sprint race.

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Weekend wax recommendations

2/6/2009 - By Mike Muha

UPDATES! Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Says Swix's Pete Edwards: "Looks like it will be warmer and wetter on Saturday and cooler/drier on Sunday."

Wax recommendation for Feb 4 Traverse City sprints

2/2/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Swix wax recommendation for Feb 4 Traverse City sprints at Timber Ridge Nordic.

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush in the dishwasher
Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush in the dishwasher

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush in the dishwasher

1/29/2009 - By Mike Muha

Today we bring out the big gun: a large home appliance! What happens when you try cleaing your ski wax brush in the dishwasher?

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Weekend wax recommendations

1/29/2009 - 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!

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Vacuum the brush
Cleaning Wax Brushes: Vacuum the brush

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Vacuum the brush

1/28/2009 - By Mike Muha

Here's a really efficient way to clean your ski wax brushes: Use a vacuum cleaner! And there's no messy cleanup...

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush a wire shelf
Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush a wire shelf

Cleaning Wax Brushes: Brush a wire shelf

1/27/2009 - By Mike Muha

The brush-a-wire-shelf method of keeping ski wax brushes clean is similar to slap-and-scrap, but requires an additional piece of equipment.

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Cleaning Wax Brushes: The slap and scrape method
Cleaning Wax Brushes: The slap and scrape method

Cleaning Wax Brushes: The slap and scrape method

1/26/2009 - By Mike Muha

The why and how of keping wax brushes clean. Over the next four articles, I'll show four different ways to keep your brushes clean, in order of increasing mechanization. Today: The slap and scrape method.

Weekend wax recommendations for the Noquemmanon

1/22/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the Noquemanon Ski Marathon. Check back for updates!

Snow Versus Air Temperature - Why?

1/21/2009 - By Ian Harvey

Your hot wax products should be chosen according to snow temperature. It is not always possible to establish the snow temperature in advance. Is there a way I can approximate the snow temperature from an accurate air temperature reading at the venue?

More Equipment News...

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SAT, DEC 16, 2017

Michigan Tech CCSA Race & CXC Junior Cup (Junior National Qualifier)
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

Lakes of the North Freestyle
Lakes of the North, Mancelona, MI

Trapper Santa at the Cabin!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

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

SUN, DEC 17, 2017

Michigan Tech CCSA Race & CXC Junior Cup (Junior National Qualifier)
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

Forbush Time Trial
Forbush Corner, Frederic, MI

WED, DEC 20, 2017

Cross-Country Ski lessons at Huron Meadows
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

More events...

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