Re: 2003 in review
> 1. How many miles/kilometres (or hours) did you ski/run/rollerski/mtn bike this year? 460.75 hours Bike (road/tri, mtn, transport): 5836K Skate Ski: 427K Clas...

classic xc near Toronto now?
any snow closer than Gatineau? Robert Karen

Re: learning V1: my videos + story from last week
At 07:42 31 12 03 Wednesday, Ken Roberts wrote: >The "full weight commitment" religion says that as long as I make the full >weight commitment, that's good. But physics says tha...

Re: 2003 in review
> 1. How many miles/kilometres (or hours) did you ski/run/rollerski/mtn > bike > this year? 523 hours total Rollerski: 133 hrs Ski: 131 hrs

T'is the season for Nordic Skiing videos
Borowski's "The Secrets of Dynamic Ski-Skating" Video is the latest cross country skiing video to hit the shelves since the release of the Unlimited Nordic Skiing DVD by xczone.tv earlier th...

XC in movie, "In America"
I cringed when I saw yellow Solomon boots on the feet of an "extra" dressed in street clothes during a winter scene in the movie "In America". What abomination was I going to see? Passgang w...

V1 / videos
Just had a chance to look at Ken's videos, & to look again at the Alsgar= d = videos Some thoughts: 1) you're right about Quicktime -- the arrow key = / = frame-by-fra...

Re: Salomon 9 vs Carbon
--0-1634447870-1072820565=:95490 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Hi Griss- Simplest solution: try the boots on, and ideally, demo them on snow. There are weight and (...

Re: Jay T's Holiday Adirondack Vay Kay '03
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Jay Tegeder wrote: > That brings me up to the RSN posters I've met; >... > Norway's Terje Mathisen who I met in the fall of '97 when he came to...

Marwe 610 binding placement??
I finally took the plunge and got a pair of Marwe 610 RSs. Actually I received them as a Christmas present which is even better. When I received them I found that the bindings were mounted...

Re: learning V1: my videos + story from last week
> hand is attached to a shoulder that just isn't getting over there, > which is > attached to a hip that just isn't getting over there. That's right. It's the hip ...

Salomon 9 vs Carbon
OK, I'm in the market for new striding/classic boots. The boots I have were top of the line about 10 years ago. I ski about 75 times per year, about 1/3 of that striding. I race only a fe...

Looking for Borowski's "The Secrets of Dynamic Ski-Skating" Video
I have done a search on google and I don't seem to be able to find where I can order one from. Any suggestions. BTW, I live in Ottawa, Canada, where it's raining right now :-((( T...

Fischer RSC and SCR?
Question for everyone: While at Reliable Racing, Dave Matthews showed me a pair of Fischer RSC skis. He thought they were a Euro only model and thinks they fall between the RCS and the SCS i...

Re: learning V1: my videos + story from last week
At 18:36 29 12 03 Monday, Ken Roberts wrote: >I like Gene's point that there's too much "straddling" in my V1 skate. I'm >not seeing enough side-to-side motion, compared with t...

2003 in review
Greetings, rec.skiing. nordic Please feel free to join this thread and submit any information you have compiled regarding your year. You don't have to answer all the question - fe...

Re: Trip report - Craftsbury, Vermont - 28 Dec 2003
On 28/12/03 11:35 pm, "Lew Lasher" <LewLasher@att.net> wrote: > I skied today at the Craftsbury Nordic Center. Conditions were > generally good, with only a few obstacles ...

Re: There goes the snow ... buh bye.
On 28/12/03 8:06 pm, "J999w" <j999w@aol.com> wrote: > Nice report from afar. I think on an ungroomed trail, 12 to 15 mph would feel > pretty fast. > > Uno...

Ski Trab evaluation
Joe Gollinger asked me to evaluate a pair of the Ski Trab top-level skate skis that he's distributing. I'm happy to evaluate anything anybody sends me - provided I've got the time. Christmas...

Greg Marr
From Ron Bergin of Cross Country Skier Magazine.. ====== Several people have inquired about a memorial fund. Here's what I found out. Anyone wishing to make...

classic xcountry downhill turns
What is the technique for making downhill turns on classic xc skis when there is fresh snow and you can't snowplow? What speed do you have to be going to execute the turn? novice...

learning V1: my videos + story from last week
I've tried a big make-over of my V1 skate technique since last Monday. Yesterday Sharon took some video clips of how it looks so far. Two of them are on this web page: http://roberts-1...

Inexpensive skiing Italy - UK Half term week
We have another trip this year to Italy. It is the week of the UK school half term. Have a look at www.setafs.co.uk for details. or email setafs@cheerful.com. This is a good trip for UK...

Re: Ski Clinic with Kris Freeman
So what are the dates of the natls in other countries? Do the Red Group skiers participate? --- Terje Mathisen <terje.mathisen@hda.hydro.com> wrote: > Rob Bradlee ...

Sore throat blues...rats!
OK, I made it thru my first week of having a chest cold and was clearing up and looking forward to real life again...when I started getting a sore throat every evening. Yuck. I'm not used to...

Re: exploiting the head loop in V1 skate
Another move in the upper body sequence of the V1 skate of World Cup winners is the raising of the hang-side shoulder at the start of the pole-push. Climbing the hills at Mt Van Ho las...

Re: videos of my skating with poles (was Poles / No-poles Skating experiment)
I meant to ask, Ken, but forgot: my assumption was that the main supercomputer in your mysterious post about Aalsgard a few weeks ago was his cerebellum, and the four auxiliary computers wer...

Re: There goes the snow ... buh bye.
That Timex GPS thingee has not yet exceeded 50kph on snow, but close, and we had very fast conditions (and very nice) at Highlands this weekend. (I think the good conditions will survive thi...

Jay T's Holiday Adirondack Vay Kay '03
Tuesday December 23rd: We (my wife Kathleen and I) arrived in Albany at 1:45PM. Our original flight was scheduled to get in to Albany 2 hours earlier after a connection in Detroit. However, ...

Jay T's Holiday Adirondack Vay Kay '03
Tuesday December 23rd: We (my wife Kathleen and I) arrived in Albany at 1:45PM. Our original flight was scheduled to get in to Albany 2 hours earlier after a connection in Detroit. However, ...

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