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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

The secret to fast skis
The secret to fast skis

The secret to fast skis

12/2/2008 - By Rick Reynolds

I've got almost 50 years of skiing experience and some people think I've got fast skis. If this is true it's because I keep things simple.

How to prep Salomon Zero Classic skis
How to prep Salomon Zero Classic skis

How to prep Salomon Zero Classic skis

11/25/2008 - By Andrew Gerlach

Zero skis have a rubber inlay in the wax pocket zone that needs to be prepared before skiing. Rubbing the base of the ski makes the hairs, which lie in the base material, stand up. These standing hairs provide the grip needed for wet/zero snow conditions.

Toko HelX Spray Bargains

11/6/2008 - By Mike Muha

Dick Fultz at the Cross Country Ski Shop in Grayling, MI, has last year's Toko HelX spray on sale for $79.00.

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Toko JetStream and HelX in Blue, Red, Yellow
Toko JetStream and HelX in Blue, Red, Yellow

Toko JetStream and HelX in Blue, Red, Yellow

11/3/2008 - By Toko

Toko has introduced three new sets of top-coat races waxes for the 2008-2009 cross country ski season. JetStream Bloc, JetStream Powder, and HelX now come in Blue, Red and Yellow formulations.

Quick tips for testing glide

2/5/2008 - By Dan Meyer

Test glide skis often. And test glide differently depending on conditions and technique.,

Quick Waxing Tips

1/29/2008 - By Dan Meyer

Here are a few tips that will make your waxing and skiing better.,

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Prepping skis for World Cup Biathletes

1/24/2008 - By US Biathlon Association

US Wax Technician Andreas Emslander discusses preparation of race skis for World Cup biathletes.,

Tips for Applying HS-0 Extreme White for cold conditions

1/22/2008 - By Dan Meyer

Here are a few tips on using HS-0 Extreme White from the experts who have spent years testing it in Minnesota's coldest snow conditions.,

Waxing for Extreme Cold Conditions

1/18/2008 - By Ian Harvey

In extremely cold conditions (snow temperatures below 10F), a great disparity in the gliding performance of skis is often found. gliding performance of skis is often found.,

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Waxing at the US National Sprints

1/11/2008 - By Ian Harvey

We had anticipated warmer temperatures and more moisture in the snow. The MTU trails in Houghton glaze up really easy normally, but today seemed out of the ordinary. The snow was colder then I had expected and also did not glaze like I figured it would.,

Stonegrinding Recommendations

1/8/2008 - By Dan Meyer

Most of the top racers today custom grind their skis for peak performance in all conditions. To help you select a pattern, here are some of the popular grinds used by area racers.,

And you thought Sunday's waxing was difficult...

1/7/2008 - By Mike Muha

Here's what ALMOST happened at Sunday's klister-fest at the Boyne Highlands 10km Classic race...

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WAXING WIZARDS

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

SOLDA Ski Wax Maestro

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