Kangaroo Hoppet Report
Sorry for the delay, it's been a rush-rush trip and I haven't stumbled upon many Starbucks with t-mobile wi-fi down here. Here is my stream-of-consciousness report. Some pictures...

moved from NY to CA
Hi all, I've been offline for a while. I am now in the Bay Area, near Menlo Park. Boy, what a paradise for roadbikers. I don't have a roadbike yet, but sure I soon will get one. C...

Re: question about sunglasses
On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, John Forrest Tomlinson wrote: > It seems that in ski racing sunglasses with frames that wrap > completely about the lenses are more common (at least at...

click your heels in V2 skate
I just figured out another reactive-force move in skating -- but then I looked at my videos and saw that (as usual) the elite racers had already been doing it. This little extra m...

question about sunglasses
It seems that in ski racing sunglasses with frames that wrap completely about the lenses are more common (at least at the high end of the sport) than glasse where the lenses are open (no fra...

How Do Clutch Bearings Work?
Are these things like bicycle freewheels and cassette hubs, and socket wrenches with ratchets and pawls? Gary Jacobson Rosendale, NY

OMT - front or rear ratchet?
I suppose that it has been dealt with before but I am too lazy to search. I have ignored classic skiing for the last two seasons. I don't have a set of classic rollerskis. I will be rectifyi...

For Sale: PRO-SKI rollerskis
PRO-SKI Roadline Tech Rollerskis, Rottefella NNN R3 Bindings. MINT condition. Send e-mail to ngervino@msn.com

FS:V2 Aero 150 with NNN3 bindings
Like new less then 250 miles. Here is a link to them. http://www.skiguys.com/rollerskis.asp Scroll down to the Aero 150's Mine have NNN3 bindings mounted on them. Will only sell ...

Re: early fall arrival in Seattle?
On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, Chris Esposito wrote: > On a rollerski workout along the Sammamish slough north out of Redmond > on Sunday I saw something I don't normally see f...

early fall arrival in Seattle?
On a rollerski workout along the Sammamish slough north out of Redmond on Sunday I saw something I don't normally see for another 4 - 6 weeks or so - fuzzy caterpillars. Taking this as a g...

Salmon Hills, Orminski, and Crooks!
A few months back I shared my dealings to buy Salmon Hills from Ed Orminski on this news group. Orminski is the crook whom squatted at Salmon Hills, collected money from skiers, didn't put d...

Re: World Loppet News-Kangaroo Hoppet
--- Greg Fangel <greg@NOSPAMgtfangel.com> wrote: > 18 Americans did the race, including rec.skiing.nordic's BT. > > 66 Bryant TOLLES USA 42km M35 5...

Re: Jay T's Next Master Skier Article Contest
> > > Just contact me offline. I wouldn't want to take up newsgroup space with > drivel. > > Gary Jacobson > Rosendale, NY > <...

World Loppet News-Kangaroo Hoppet
Cut and pasted from www.worldloppet.com: Fast race for 2004 Hoppet Kangaroo Hoppet 29.08.2004 Conditions were just about perfect today for the 2004 Kangaroo Hoppet at <...

Re: Ski shops in NW Washington?
Embarrassing, I answered for northEAST :-( Erik "better read more carefully" Brooks ----- Original Message ----- From: "Erik Brooks" <erikb@wolfenet.com> To: "M...

Re: Ski shops in NW Washington?
If you really mean NW, the only place would be in Spokane. I grew up a bit North of there, but have no real knowledge of the shop scene. Nevertheless, I've heard of a place named, IIRC, Fit...

Ski shops in NW Washington?
Can anyone recommend any good ski shops in northwest Washington state? In particular I'm looking for Rossignol dealers who carry x-ium skate boots. Thanks Eric

Just got a nordic track
So.... I was at this charity sale and they had a bunch of Nordic Tracks there, and I saw one with meter needles so you could tell how much resistance force was set on the feet, and another...

glycogen/protein replenishment (was Re: lifting and sleeping )
This may be mutating this thread a bit, but I saw this posted on another newsgroup shortly after I posted something mentioning the role of carbohydrates and protein in recorvery (e.g., ...

Re: lifting and sleeping
--- Bob <SkiBoyBob@excite.com> wrote: > I thought anti-inflamitories (like ibuprofen or > nuproxin) shouldn't be used > unless there's an injury. I was told t...

Re: lifting and sleeping
--- Mitch Collinsworth <mitch@ccmr.cornell.edu> wrote: > > > On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Bob wrote: > > > I'm just passing the peak of my plann...

Re: lifting and sleeping
On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Bob wrote: > I'm just passing the peak of my planned general strength training (don't > laugh: three 30 minutes sessions out of a total of 7 hour...

Insurance for Ski Education Foundations
We are about to birth the Eastern Sierra Cross Country Ski Club which will be a ski-education-foundation nonprofit corporation. One of the areas we still need help on is insurance. ...

Re: lifting and sleeping
--- Bob <SkiBoyBob@excite.com> wrote: > I'm just passing the peak of my planned general > strength training (don't > laugh: three 30 minutes sessions out of a total...

lifting and sleeping
I'm just passing the peak of my planned general strength training (don't laugh: three 30 minutes sessions out of a total of 7 hours training a week ) and I find that my aching muscles make i...

Helmets helmets helmets
Well I didn't think my "russian roulette" comment would start a war, but ... Eventually, someday, if you roll on pavement long enough, either on your skates, rollerskis, bike, etc...

Re: First snow plow of the year!
On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, J999w wrote: > Yup, dunno where he was going, but had the plow and salt spreader on. Was a > nice truck, but not a *new* one. Maybe he just ...

First snow plow of the year!
Yup, dunno where he was going, but had the plow and salt spreader on. Was a nice truck, but not a *new* one. jw milwaukee

Off the Wall Training Questions
#1 Sweat How do you cope with sweat rolling into the eyes? When I'm done a work out, my eyes are so red that I look like I was on a 12 hour drinking binge. I don't mind th...

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