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Cross Country Skiing, Cycling, Training -

Having bought my first mountain bike in 2014 because my best friend (and 2018 Birkie Warrior Inga) Eleanor Bacso traded her rollerskis for fat tires upon moving to Duluth. It became increasingly apparent that when visiting her and her husband Mason – shredding single track was the activity, and it...

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Cross Country Skiing -

(Photo: David Norris) I’m David Norris and I am a professional skier and part-time bookkeeper. I grew up in Fairbanks, AK and skied NCAAs for Montana State University where I graduated with a degree in accounting in 2014. I currently live in Anchorage and ski for the Alaska Pacific University...

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Cross Country Skiing -

Suggestions on dressing for cold weather and best practices for cross country ski racing apparel. Cold weather is always a shock to the system when the weather has been drizzly all fall and into winter. Even after cross country ski racing for 31 years I have to take extra time...

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Cross Country Skiing, Service, Wax -

When the goal is to get skis to glide faster, wax is often the focus and ski selection and structure are overlooked. Waxing is the easiest way to change the condition a given ski will function but is in fact the last and least effective solution. Changing the wax will...

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Cycling, Service -

The purpose of a suspension system on a bicycle is to give the rider more traction and therefore more control while riding and to improve overall rider comfort by absorbing bumps. During a typical ride a bike’s suspension system will cycle through its travel hundreds if not thousands of times....

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