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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School
Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School

Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School

10/6/2005 - By Mike Muha

Swix has released a new free web site called the Swix School that provides excellent narrated videos of how to prepare and wax skis. Each lesson - and there are many! - has a video and illustrations of what operation is taking place.,

New Solda Waxes for the 2005-2006

9/21/2005 - By Mike Muha

Solda has released several new waxes for the 2005-2006 season. Here's the hype with a few comments...,

Toko Tech Manual 2005-2006

9/15/2005 - By Toko

Describes - in great detail - base structuring, glide waxing, kick waxing, waxing tools, ironing techniques, and glide testing. A must read for any racer, even if you don't use Toko waxes. 438KB PDF file,

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START Grip Tape for Classic Skis
START Grip Tape for Classic Skis

START Grip Tape for Classic Skis

3/12/2005 - By John O'Connell

Grip Tape is applied like Scotch Tape to the kick zone of your classic skis. According to Start, 'it's one product for all conditions from +5° to -20°C, Start Grip Tape gives excellent grip, which lasts 250 km or even more.' Here's what I found...,

Toko Wax Secrets

2/16/2004 - By Mike Muha

So when do you use Toko Helix, JetStream, and X-Cold Powder? Well, the first thing you do is ignore the temperature ranges on the wax boxes. Here's some new information from a Toko wax clinic at the National Masters...,

Wax-Tips With SOLDA Glide Wax

11/18/2003 - By Torbjorn Karlsen

Make it simple and focus on three or four waxes for your training needs. Add a few additional waxes for superb race skis. And as for using a large number of glide wax layers? Forget about it!,

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Secret Tool: Your Freezer

4/5/2003 - By Mike Muha

This morning is 'Ski Season Spring Cleaning' morning! Time to do those tasks that need to be done to transition from skiing to spring training: equipment prep and wax tips. And just what does a freezer have to do with this?,

Do-It-Yourself Plastic Scraper Sharpeners

2/10/2003 - By Dan Johnson

Here's a couple of low tech solutions which seem to work very well for making a *flat*, *square* edge on a Plexiglas scraper.,

Toko Waxing & Tuning CD

1/3/2003 - By Mike Muha

Toko has a new "Waxing & Tuning" narrated video CD that reviews base repair, cleaning, and waxing of both classic and skating skis, for both racer and novice waxers.,

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More Equipment News...

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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

Toko Wax Coach

Toko Wax Coach

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