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Cross Country Skiing, Wax, Wax Recommendations -

We have been busy testing the new fluor free waxes this early winter, if you are looking for a recommendation for this weekend’s races, see below.  We have tested waxes from Swix, Rex, Vauhti, Rode, and Start, among others, below are some recommendations that will make your skis fast in...

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Cross Country Skiing, Wax, Wax Recommendations -

We have been busy testing the new fluor free waxes this early winter, if you are looking for a recommendation for this weekend’s races, see below. We have tested waxes from Swix, Rex, Vauhti, Rode, and Start, among others, below are some recommendations that will make your skis fast in...

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Cross Country Skiing, Wax, Wax Recommendations -

We have been busy testing the new fluor free waxes this early winter, if you are looking for a recommendation for this weekend’s Seeley Hills Classic and Pre-Loppet, see below.  We have tested waxes from Swix, Rex, Vauhti, Rode, and Start, among others, below are some recommendations that will make...

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Cross Country Skiing, Wax, Wax Recommendations -

We have been busy testing the new fluoro free waxes this early winter, if you are looking for a recommendation for this weekend’s Sisu Ski Fest on Saturday, January 2023, see below.  We have tested waxes from Swix, Rex, Vauhti, Rode, and Start, among others, below are some recommendations that...

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Cross Country Skiing, Wax, Wax Recommendations -

We have been busy testing the new fluor free waxes this early winter, if you are looking for a recommendation for this weekend’s JNQ/CCSA, see below.  We have tested waxes from Swix, Rex, Vauhti, Rode, and Start, among others, below are some recommendations that will make your skis fast in...

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Wax, Wax Recommendations -

We have been busy testing the new fluor free waxes this early winter, if you are looking for a recommendation for this weekend’s JNQ/CCSA, read on!

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Jan Guenther, owner of Gear West, and David Chamberlain, Gear West's Nordic Service Manager, weigh in on best trail running practices From Jan Guenther: 1) Focus on time not distance Don’t obsess over mileage completed. Trail running is a lot slower than road running, for all the logical reasons, uneven terrain,...

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A few weeks ago I had the privilege to fly across the Atlantic to a small town called Oberhof, Germany. With a population of just over 1,500 people you wouldn’t think the sleepy town would have much to offer. However, hidden amongst the thick Thuringian Forest, lays a network of...

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Fun does not have to be found in L O N G. (Ironman only triathlons) or by committing to events requiring skills beyond my abilities (Leadville bike, for me). As us indentured athletes age, or experience career or family challenges that constrict available training hours, it is possible to discover...

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