Questions about waxing
I've some questions related to ski waxing. I've been out of x-country skiing for about a decade. I'm now getting back in shape (and on my skis) but I have a little bit of catch-up to do abou...

Re: START kick scotch tape???
--- Mitch Collinsworth <mitch@ccmr.cornell.edu> wrote: > > > I don't understand the big deal here. Swix Cera F is well known to > seal ski bases when app...

Re: START kick scotch tape???
I don't understand the big deal here. Swix Cera F is well known to seal ski bases when applied by iron and it's been around for years. A ski that's had Cera F ironed in has to b...

Plannign that next ski vacation?
Some things defy comment. http://pub.tv2.no/nettavisen/english/article161956.ece

Re: START kick scotch tape???
--- shreddir <shreddir@hotmail.com> wrote: > Rob > Exactly who has determined this problem with Cerax liquid? Who is > your > source? The marketing direct...

Re: Hardwood Hills or Highlands Nordic conditions, anybody?
That's 18cm base, which you'd expect from about 75 cm snowfall. Larry Sinclair has always been very honest about conditions, so I'd bet you couldn't find a single square cm with less than 1...

FS: NEW backcountry touring boots
Brand new Alpina BC 1550 backcountry touring boots, still have tags and original box. Size 42 (US 8.5), Velcro ankle strap for good fit, compatible with NNN-BC bindings. Cost $150, sell for ...

Re: Hardwood Hills or Highlands Nordic conditions, anybody?
Both those places are in the snowbelt off Georgian Bay/Lake Huron. Get out a map of Ontario, or maybe even all of Canada, and you'll see Barrie about 80 miles due north of Toronto, and Colli...

Gatineau Park snow cover
I was in the park Wednesday and P7 was half full of cars at mid-afternoon. Snow coverage on the parkway was complete - betweeen 6 and 8 cm, with no grooming.

Re: START kick scotch tape???
I believe you can do a google search and find me raving about it last winter when I used it to get a silver at Natl Masters and for a brief time to shoot ahead of Audun Endestad. Not ...

Re: Thomas Alsgaard comments on technique...
Geez, you are kicking back man. Watch a clip of Alsgaard. The ski needs to slide forward at the end of the kick. You're killing your momentum in an otherwise smooth and rhythmic stride. <...

Fight with the snowboarders at Como
Last Tues, Jay Tegeder was skiing at Como and he told me that some snowboarders were throwing snowballs and Jay and Mike Mousloff. Due to Jay's courses in anger management and the snowboarde...

Pre Christmas Snow
A lot of you receive Bruce Adelsman's MiniSkinny online xc newsletter. In the most recent issue there was a link to a NASA site where the decrease in pre Christamas snow days was discussed....

Mt Mansfield Gondola accident - late 60's - Remember?
Does anyone remember anything about this: I am just curious if anyone has any information regarding a gondola accident that occurred back in the late 60's in Stowe. When I was about 14 or ...

Follow up: V2 Aero 150 Frame failure
Well, I talked to Jenex on the phone after not getting a reply to my email (complete with color glossy photos of the torn shaft) and I was told the following: A. I'm too heavy fo...

Re: START kick scotch tape???
--- Tim Dudley <tdudley@magma.ca> wrote: > > This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not > understand > this format, some or all of this mess...

A Novice Question
A couple of years ago I went nordic skiing for the first time loved it and now go every opportunity. The first pair of touring skis I bought were fine, but when my son wanted to start going...

Re: Thomas Alsgaard on Drugs
--- Jeff Potter <jp@outyourbackdoor.NOSPAMcom> wrote: > Interesting idea about cheating being a social issue. I tend to > agree, but would > add that it would have ...

Re: Skiing in Ithaca?
Ok, you made me look. :-) That photo wasn't taken anywhere near here though. That page does list most of the local places people go to ski, though a few are missing, such as the hil...

Re: Thomas Alsgaard comments on technique...
> minutia....I found > it interesting that one of the best skaters in the world was > basically > suggesting something I had also decided years ago...that I would try ...

Re: Skiing in Ithaca?
Hi Gary, Never heard of either of those names in this area. We only just got enough snow to ski on last night. But it's been warm and the ground's not frozen yet. The pro...

Re: Sled dog training...
Jeff - it's cool that your dog likes it - my Golden Retriever tried it, and it just was not her style. She just likes to be near her people, and check out whatever else is nearby. I also qu...

Lodge recommendations for Craftsbury marathon, VT?
Can anyone advise from previous experience in Craftsbury vicinity? I called today, local inns are already booked. Thanks, Victor.

Thomas Alsgaard on training
He stated that he generally trained shorter hours but more intensely than his peers and that worked for him...he sayed that you can train longer with less intensity or shorter with more inte...

Thomas Alsgaard on Drugs
I asked him if his peers ever discussed the issue of competitors taking performance enhancing drugs....he stated that they did not talk alot, or concern themselves with such thing and that t...

Thomas Alsgaard comments on technique...
I asked Alsgaard what was the most critical things to focus on as far as technique that yield the most speed. His answer: "go by feel..." he went on to explain that people tend to focus on m...

Shuttlecock??
<Jeff Potter wrote; <Shuttlecock... The Shuttlecock is a turn on the famed Cresta Run as you said. It's a famous turn so wouldn't that qualify for a "the"? Anyway, satire......

Re: Canadian Natl Masters
It's been decades since I drove Sudbury-Ottawa, but 5.5 hours sounds reasonable if the weather cooperates. Certainly it's good highway, mostly 2-lane still I think, but not too much traffic ...

Re: Hardwood Hills or Highlands Nordic conditions, anybody?
You picked a good time to ask. I just got back from Highlands Nordic at Duntroon. The snow they've had since Friday is almost unbelievable! It's closer to 100cm than 50 at the bottom, and mi...

FS: Fischer SCS Skate Skis
For Sale: 1999 Fischer SCS Skate skis, 190 cm. Very good condition. Best fit for a 145 - 160 pound skier. Well prepped and waxed, fast. Mounted with Salomon Profil Skate binding. $135 ...

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