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The role of the pole in cross country skiing
The role of the pole in cross country skiing

The role of the pole in cross country skiing

6/13/2013 - By Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

What do we know about the modern ski-pole? Well it's important for power transfer in upper body work. So which pole is the best pole? Can we measure this in any way other than length?

Top 5 maintenance tips for your Vasa Ergometer
Top 5 maintenance tips for your Vasa Ergometer

Top 5 maintenance tips for your Vasa Ergometer

5/29/2013 - By Rob Sleamaker

The Vasa Ergometer is built to last a lifetime with minimal maintenance. It's easy to keep your Erg working like new, and it won't cost you much more than some elbow grease.

Toko introduces Care Line to US
Toko introduces Care Line to US

Toko introduces Care Line to US

5/28/2013 - By Ian Harvey

Toko Care Line products are specially tailored to high-quality outdoor gear and footwear and draw from the company's history as a ski wax provider as well as Toko's partnership with outdoor titan, Schoeller Textiles.

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Here's how we recommend you leave your skis for the summer
Here's how we recommend you leave your skis for the summer

Here's how we recommend you leave your skis for the summer

4/26/2013 - By Ian Harvey

Here are Toko’s recommendations for storage waxing of skis. First clean the skis well. This can be done with wax remover or by simply brushing the bases out well with a copper brush depending on how dirty they are. Then...

The Life of a Ski
The Life of a Ski

The Life of a Ski

3/22/2013 - By Jerry Kokesh

The life of a ski from its "birth" at the Fischer factory in Austria to the podium in the women's relay at the Sochi E.ON IBU World Cup Biathlon.

March Into Madness Race Weekend
March Into Madness Race Weekend

March Into Madness Race Weekend

2/20/2013 - By Denny Paull

Preparations are continuing for the 9th annual Black Mountain Nordic Classic 30 km Classic race on Saturday March 2nd and the 1st annual March into Madness 10 km freestyle on Sunday March 3rd.

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Glide waxing for very cold conditions
Glide waxing for very cold conditions

Glide waxing for very cold conditions

2/7/2013 - By Ian Harvey

The most basic aspect to cold waxing is that the base needs to be hardened a lot. Additionally the wax selection needs to be good. Application method is also critical.

Fischer announces new Speedmax skis
Fischer announces new Speedmax skis

Fischer announces new Speedmax skis

2/6/2013 - By Fischer Skis

Fischer has developed Cold Base Bonding: a unique process which retains the homogeneity of the original molecular structures by avoiding heat and pressure when the base is added. As a result, you get unrivaled gliding properties and maximum speed.

Karhu announces the return of its ski line to North America
Karhu announces the return of its ski line to North America

Karhu announces the return of its ski line to North America

1/9/2013 - By Lisa Lazarczyk

Starting now, Karhu North America will begin importing its popular line of skate and classic skis and boots, which are designed, developed and tested in Lahti, Finland.

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Waxing for US Nationals: the 20K/30K classic

1/7/2013 - By Ian Harvey

The snow was quite abrasive and a 30k classic race including climbing up Hermod's Hill 6 times meant that maintaining kick was critical. Green klister covered by Base Green binder offered the best kick and the best glide and was clearly the most durable.

Mt. Borah partners with Madshus and Toko for elite race team
Mt. Borah partners with Madshus and Toko for elite race team

Mt. Borah partners with Madshus and Toko for elite race team

1/4/2013 - By Chris Jackson

Mt. Borah is excited to announce its alliance with Madshus and Toko as they launch the Madshus / Mt. Borah race team. The three companies will combine their specialties to support an elite group of athlete-ambassadors for the upcoming season.

Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski
Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski

Wax Recommendations: Tour de Ski

12/27/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE 2: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan Cup race, the Tour de Ski. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko, SkiGo/Holmenkol...

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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

FRI, FEB 23, 2018

Kortelopet
OO Trailhead to Downtown Hayward, Wisconsin

SAT, FEB 24, 2018

American Birkebeiner
Cable to Hayward, Wisconson

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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