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WebSkis.com, the US distributor for Pro-Ski Rollerskis and Solda ski wax, is offering a drawing for a pair of Pro-Ski S5E skate rollerskis. To be eligible for this opportunity all you need to  do is become a Facebook friend of WebSkis before August 1, 2010. On August 2, the folks at WebSkis will do the drawing and post the winner on the WebSkis Facebook page and the WebSkis website. The ProSki S5E skate rollerski was...

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I was skiing this morning at 7. My back was a little stiff from the 2.5 hours of trail riding on my cross bike on Sunday and the trail run I did last night. But the snow was perfect and the temperature about 30 with a light snow falling. At first I str...

At Mt Bachelor at the moment, it is 22F, snowing and there are 112 inches of snow on the ground. The skiing is going to be good for another month. But the days are lighter and the daffodils are up. The bike business is picking up and we had our first k...

All over the world those who wax skis for both nordic and alpine racing are familiar with Solda HP05. National teams buy it and use it for cold, transformed snow in conditions of high humidity. br /br /There are many other Solda waxes that may be less ...

One of the great things about my job is that I get to hang out with and correspond with a group of active people who really add spice to life. Here are a few examples of what members of the WebSkis Team have been up to recently.br /br /Pat Lanin br /br...

Those who have been in Hayward and Cable, Wisconsin, have told me that the snow is abrasive and dirty. It snowed a little today, a very fine snow coming off the lake. The forecast from NOAA:divbr //divdivspan class="Apple-style-span" style="font-famil...

span class="Apple-style-span" style=" -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 5px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 5px; font-family:Times;font-size:medium;"preWebSkis and WebCyclery uber endurance athlete Dan Packman /prepreis in Falun Sweden for Master...

I received a note from Luciano, the owner of SOLDA Wax. He was at the Marcialonga Marathon in Italy helping to wax skis for the Italian Teams. They also provided wax to other teams. Turns out that both the women's and men's winners, Oskar Svärd amp; ...

I met Dan Bulkley when he was 53 years old. I was dating his daughter and we were both teaching skiing at Mt Ashland in southern Oregon. Dan was the track and cross country running coach at Southern Oregon College and he was director of the PE ski prog...

I have been following the qualification for the US Team for the Winter Olympic Games. I also have the good fortune to know some of these athletes. Some I don't know, but hope to meet at some future date. Having known a few for many years and watching t...

Last weekend I had a lesson. Luciano at Solda had sent me some super new wax to try. It's not on the market yet. Weather forecast was for new snow, 28F . So I waxed up my favorite pair of old soft Fischer RCS skis with the new wax. Dani's skis needed w...

This is a 30 km classic race in Jackson NH. The NOAA forecast is :br /br /bThis Afternoon: /bSunny, with a high near 31. North wind around 10 mph.br /br /bTonight: /bMostly clear, with a low around -6. Northwest wind between 3 and 9 mph.br /br /bSaturd...

Skiing has always and will always have weather as a variable in racing.br /Last weekend at the Methow Super Tour it was magnified. To begin with, thebr /Methow Valley in north central Washington state has received very littlebr /snow this year. Talking...

I am headed up to the Methow tomorrow. I checked on the snow up there today. It has good coverage and is wet. The forecast is fairly warm and wet. I am prepping skis tonight with SOLDA UF7. My guess is that the glide will be similar to last week at the...

Here is my gut.br /br /Best Glide: Base of SOLDA UF7 scraped and brushed. Mix SOLDA F40 Red and F40 Yellow 50/50. Scrape and brush. Finish with SOLDA Fluor 100 powder or spray.br /br /Good glide: Solda UF7 base with F15 Orange and F15 Yellow mixed 50/...

MICHIGAN CUP RELAYSbr /Saturday January 9br /NOAA weather forecast:br /br /Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -6. North wind around 5 mph.br /Saturday: Scattered flurries. Partly cloudy, with a high near 17. W...