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Blue Awning Sale at Finn Sisu, 九月 19, 2014

Stonegrinding expert Lars Svensson at Gear West, showcasing their new Tarzzari RP23 stone grinder, 七月 12, 2014

Personalized computer-aided ski selection on Madshus skis, Boulder Nordic Sport, 十月 14, 2014

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Midwest Mountaineering: June Newsletter
五月 26, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering's latest newsletter has their June event/clinics schedule, as well as a free stainless steel mug offer, and details on their $5000 environmental/wilderness grant.

Hoigaards Memorial Day Sale
五月 21, 2015
Hoigaards is kicking off Memorial Day weekend with their lowest prices of the season on camping equipment. And they've added 20% off coupons for a number of hot product lines.

Joes Sporting Goods: Fischer Rollerskis on Sale
五月 21, 2015
Joe's Sporting Goods is now stocking the new Fischer rollerskis, in both classic and skate versions -- and they are on sale now. Plus they have the V2 skis and 50% off Nordic poles as well.

Midwest Mountaineering Memorial Day Sale
五月 18, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering's latest newsletter highlights their Memorial Day Weekend sales including some coupon deals (20% off one item!), and a big list of upcoming events and clinics.

Pioneer Midwest Spring Sale
五月 17, 2015
Pioneer Midwest is running their Spring Sale, and introducing paddle sports, camping gear, and outdoor footwear into their line up. Discounts up to 20% off, the sale runs May 18th to the 25th.

Gear West: Learn to Rollerski Session
五月 17, 2015
Gear West is offering a free learn-to-rollerski clinic on Sunday, May 31st. The clinic is designed for beginners who want to learn the basics of rollerskiing and Gear West will provide rollerskis (skate or classic). Registration is required.

Ski Hut: Celebrate Summer
五月 15, 2015
Ski Hut is ready for summer! Check out the Bell Built contest that could award $100K for Spirit Mountain MTB trails, womens ride day, BBQs, paddling film fest, and group rides.

Boulder Nordic Rollerski Demo
五月 12, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest is hosting a rollerski demo session this Sunday morning, May 17th, at Hyland Park in Bloomington. Come out and try the latest equipment, including a number of rollerski brands.

New Moon: Summer Outreach Events
五月 10, 2015
New Moon Ski Shop in Hayward has a busy summer planned! Check out the event schedule, including tech support at Cable Offroad, weekly singletrack group rides, a womens MTB clinic, and more.

Out There Spring Events
五月 7, 2015
The Out There shop in Rice Lake has a number of great events on tap this spring, including a trail run for Mother Days, masters training starting next week with a potluck, Nordic walks, youth MTB camps, and more.

Finn Sisu: Spring Fest, Saunas, Ski Swap and Diggins!
五月 7, 2015
Finn Sisu is celebrating Spring Fest the weekend of May 15-18, with special deals on saunas, their annual ski swap, barbecue, and Olympian and World Champion Jessie Diggins will be in shop from noon to 2pm on Saturday, May 16th.

Gear West: Mother's Day Sale
五月 5, 2015
Moms get this one day each year and Gear West is helping make it count: Get your 15% off coupon for either Gear West Ski and Run or Gear West Adrenaline and checkout additional discounts on casual clothing, active clothing, run shoes and more.

Finn Sisu: Masters Training, Mothers Day, Deals
四月 29, 2015
Finn Sisu is reminding skiers that training groups fire up next week already, as well as featuring some 20% off specials this week and then next week in honor of Mother's Day.

Hoigaards: North Face Mountain Athletics Event
四月 27, 2015
Hoigaards is hosting a North Face for Mountain Athletics event this Saturday, May 2nd. Training specifically geared towards preparing for and achieving any outdoor goal. Held outdoors, right at Hoigaards, with prizes/swag to follow.

Gear West Trail Running Film Fest
四月 26, 2015
Trails in Motion Film Tour is making a stop in Minnesota, showing the the best trail running films around. The nine short films will be shown Sunday afternoon, May 3rd. Tickets are limited!

Continental Bike Swap This Weekend
四月 22, 2015
Continental in Duluth is hosting their annual spring Bike Swap offering a chance to sell and/or buy used bikes with great deals. Part of the proceeds help benefit the United Way of Duluth.

Midwest Mountaining's Outdoor Adventure Expo this Weekend
四月 20, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering's huge spring Outdoor Adventure Expo kicks off this Friday afternoon and runs through the weekend! Loads of exhibitors and presentations, and their latest newsletter has special event coupons, including a freebie and a number of 60% off deals.

Gear West: Race Ski Selection Service
四月 18, 2015
Gear West is taking reservations for their Race Ski Selection Service. Matt Liebsch will hand select your new skis directly from Fischer's, Salomon's, Atomic's and Rossignol's race ski centers. Sign up now to get the best skis right off the production line.

Finn Sisu: Spring/Summer Training Programs
四月 15, 2015
Finn Sisu has posted updated information on their spring and summer training programs for adults and juniors. Registration is now open.

Midwest Mountaineering April Newsletter
四月 15, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering is winding up for their big spring Outdoor Adventure Expo coming next weekend, April 24-26. Check out current savings, including a coupon for a free titanium spork with qualifying purchase.

Hoigaard's Bike and Boat Sale and Swap this Weekend
四月 14, 2015
Hoigaard's Bike & Boat Sale & Swap starts Friday under the big tent! They'll have a big selection of new and used (swap) bikes, canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boards along with some deals from paddle manufacturers. Registration for the swap is open through Thursday!

Gear West Tri Expo
四月 12, 2015
Gear West is holding a triathlon expo this Saturday and Sunday, Apr 18-19th. Visit with reps from triathlon specific companies, meet local race directors and check out the new 2015 products. Group workouts, demos, deals, and free food for all!

Bike Dr: Whale of a Sale Weekend
四月 10, 2015
The Bicycle Doctor is running their annual spring Whale of a Sale this weekend, April 9-12th. The event features 100s of bikes, along with an expo to get you set for the cycling season.

Hoigaards: Team Gregg Meet and Greet Saturday
四月 7, 2015
Hoigaards is honored to have Team Gregg, Brian and Caitlin, at their shop this Saturday. Stop out and chat with them about their incredible 2014-2015 season.

Midwest Mountaineering: Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo
四月 7, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering's huge Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo is coming up April 24-26. As part of the big show, the Banff Mountain Radical Reels tour will be showing. Check out hundreds of exhibitors, presentations, and of course, Midwest Mountaineering's own big sale!

Bike Dr: Whale Sale Coming, Project One, Happy Easter
四月 3, 2015
Bicycle Doc's annual Whale of a Sale is coming up next weekend, check out their new Project One fit studio, and holiday hours this weekend.

Gear West: Jason Cork Clinic Saturday
四月 2, 2015
US Ski Team's Jason Cork will be holding his final Twin Cities wax clinic at Gear West on Saturday afternoon. If you can't make it out there, they will be attempting a livestream on Youtube!
Video: Jason Cork at Gear West Livestream (starts at noon on Sat)

Gear West: Rollerski Rental Program
四月 1, 2015
Gear West is firing up their summer rollerski rental program, providing a great way for juniors to check out cross-country ski training without having to make the full commitment (and having the option to purchase later on).

BNS April Updates
四月 1, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest isn't putting the skis away just yet -- in fact, they just boosted their inventory! Plus you can order a hand-selected ski straight from the factories in Europe.

Jason Cork at BNS Tonight
三月 30, 2015
Join US Ski Team coach Jason Cork for a World Cup wax clinic at Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest tonight, Monday, March 30 at 6:00pm. Get all the latest waxing info, techniques, and stories direct from the World Cup. Drinks and snacks will be provided!

Out There: Fool Not to Be Out There Contest
三月 28, 2015
Out There shop is running an April Fools promo -- use the hashtag #foolnottobeoutthere in your social media pictures and you could be their winner.

Diggins. Gregg Debut Podiumwear One-Piece Race Suits
三月 27, 2015
Fresh off their World Championship medal earning performances, Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg raced in the SuperTour Spring Series Thursday in Sun Valley sporting brand-new Podiumwear one-piece ski suits. The new one-piece design will be available for order beginning March 30th.

Jason Cork Wax Clinics
三月 25, 2015
US Ski Team mens Nordic coach Jason Cork will be in the Twin Cities next week for a series of wax clinics and discussion sessions: Monday, Mar 30 at BNS, Thursday Apr 2nd at Finn Sisu and Saturday April 4th at Gear West.

Borah Teamwear Custom Pro Kit Giveaway
三月 23, 2015
Borah Teamwear is offering five custom pro cycling kits, to be awarded by random drawing from all the entries they receive by next Monday, March 30th.

Gear West: Alpine for XC
三月 20, 2015
For those into both cross-country and downhill, Gear West is offering a free performance tune for those purchasing Alpine skis -- with up to 50% off Alpine skis, boots and casual winter clothing.

Bike Dr: New Website, Rides begin, Road Bike Closeout Sale
三月 20, 2015
Bicycle Doctor rolls out a new website, fires up their spring rides, offering closeouts on some road bikes, and final call for stonegrinding.

Finn Sisu: Race Skis, Wax and Trail Running
三月 19, 2015
Finn Sisu is offering sales on race skis (up to 40% off), deals on wax and waxing accessories, and discounts on trail running shoes for the spring.

Midwest Mountaineering March Newsletter
三月 19, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering's latest newsletter has some coupons on keeping your equipment secure, plus highlights of upcoming clinics and seminars.

Gear West: Ski Base Analysis
三月 9, 2015
Matt Liebsch covers ski bases and shows how many skis can get "burned out" by season end, and the benefits of a fresh stonegrinding. Bring your skis in, they will analyze the bases for free.

BNS: Spring Sale, Warm Waxing
三月 9, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport is running their Spring Sale with discounts on a wide array of Nordic products including top-of-the-line skis and boots, and also has some suggestions for warm weather waxing as the season winds down.

Hoigaards: Final Markdowns in Winter Clearance
三月 6, 2015
Hoigaard's is on their final markdowns as they clear out remaining winter equipment with savings of up to 50% on skiing equipment and apparel.

Gear West: Skin Sale
三月 5, 2015
Just in time for the spring skiing, Gear West is cutting prices on skintec skis including the Atomic Sport Skintec, Salomon Equipe RC Skin, and Atomic Redster Skintec models.

Ski Hut: Best Weekend of the Season
三月 5, 2015
Ski Hut is celebrating one of the best weekends of the season -- fresh snowfall, great weather, and equipment on sale 20-60% off store wide. Plus info on the Balsam Basher Fat Bike race next week.

Joes Ski Shop: Final Winter Clearance
三月 5, 2015
Joe's Ski Shop is St. Paul is running their final winter clearance sale this weekend, March 6-8th. Savings of 50-70% off Nordic and accessories!

Midwest Mountaineering March Newsletter
三月 4, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering rolls out their March newsletter with some big coupons on kayaks and SUPs, clearance pricing on cross-country equipment, and a list of March events.

Podiumwear Offers New Jessie Diggins Products Celebrating Historic World Championships
三月 4, 2015
Podiumwear is celebrating Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg's historic World Championship medals with a new line up of hats, headbands and buffs. Designs include a World Championship theme, as well as items matching the Jessie Diggins ski suit designs.

Fitzharris: End of Year Blowout
三月 3, 2015
Fitzharris Ski Shop in St. Cloud has cut their remaining inventory even lower, with Salomon Equipe 10 and Madshus Nanosonic Skate skis more than 50% off, plus deals on poles and bindings.

BeFAST Licensed for Univ of Minnesota, Michigan
三月 1, 2015
BeFAST Sportgear is announcing that they are now licensed to teams and clubs at both the University of Minnesota and the University of Michigan! You can use official school logos in your new BeFAST designs.

Pioneer Midwest: Winter Clearance
二月 26, 2015
The snow may not have been deep this year, but Pioneer Midwest discounts on all winter products are stacking up -- stop in now through Mar 15th for savings on all winter products. And check back throughout the spring as they bring in new summer products.

Fitzharris: End of Season Blowout
二月 26, 2015
Fitzharris Ski and Sport in St. Cloud is clearing out their remaining winter gear, including huge savings on Madshus and Salomon skis, Swix poles, and winter clothing.

Out There: World Championships Celebration Deals
二月 25, 2015
Out There shop in Rice Lake has special offers on Johaug gloves and Madshus skis, in celebration of the awesome results by the US skiers at the World Championships. For each pair sold, Out There will contribute a portion of the proceeds to support the athlete.

Birkie: iSUP Fundraising Partnership Announced
二月 25, 2015
The Birkie has partnered with Mike Cichanowski, 38-year Birkie vet and owner of Wenonah Canoe and C4Waterman paddle boards to help ensure the Birkie future. Buy any new iSUP (inflatable stand-up paddleboard) and C4Waterman will donate 20% of the sale to the Birkie Capital Campaign.

CyclovaXC: Padding Adventures, Fat Bike Tech
二月 25, 2015
CyclovaXC in St. Croix Falls is continuing their Adventure and Tech Social Series this Thursday evening, Feb 26th, with presentations on paddling adventures and the trends in Fat Bike technology.

ONEWAY: Mathias Wibault Skis to 4th at Birkie
二月 25, 2015
Athletes using ONE WAY poles and skis did very well at the American Birkebeiner, including Mathias Wibault fourth place finish on the new ONE WAYT Premio HD skis in the mens 51K skate race.

2014-2015 Contest Winners
二月 25, 2015
With the wrap up of our trail drawings, we post a summary of all the prize drawings and winners. Thanks to everyone that contributed trail reports, and especially the fine sponsors.

Finn Sisu: End-of-Season Sale
二月 24, 2015
Finn Sisu is having an end-of-the-season blowout, with 40% off all winter clothes, 30% off all skis, 20% off all saunas, plus special deals on select boots and poles.

Hoigaard's Winter Clearance Sale
二月 23, 2015
Hoigaard's is running their Winter Clearance sale, with savings up to 25% Off XC apparel for men, women and kids along with deals on all XC skis, boots, bindings and poles!

Finn Sisu: Birkie Week
二月 16, 2015
Birkie week at Finn Sisu with wax clinics, wax service and recommendations plus thoughts on what to wear and deals on skis, poles, and boots.

Salomon: Tad Elliott's Birkie Smash Mode
二月 16, 2015
Tad Elliott blogs on his Birkie, sharing his secrets to preparing for a major event like the Birkie and handling a case of the Birkie Fever.

Salomon Introduces New Carbon Skate Lab Ski
二月 15, 2015
Salomon is rolling out a new Carbon Skate Lab ski, and you can test drive the models yourself at the Birkie Demos on Sunday, Feb 23rd. Check out the product promotional video of their latest black beauty!
Birkie Sunday Ski Demos

Hoigaards: Birkie Clinic with Brian Gregg
二月 13, 2015
Olympian Brian Gregg will be at Hoigaards Wednesday evening, giving a presentation and answering questions on preparing for the Birkie.
Hoigaards Five Star Waxing Service for the Birkie
Feb 17 Fast Wax Founder Dan Meyer on Birkie Wax Prep

Ski Hut: Fastest Birkie Ever
二月 13, 2015
Ski Hut in Duluth is offering to make it your fastest Birkie ever with their Birkie Race Wax Service. Skis must be in by Wednesday for wax service. Also stop in to check out their sale on demo equipment.

Gear West: Birkie Week Wax Clinics
二月 12, 2015
Gear West is got their Birkie Week events rolling, including a number of waxing clinics. Sunday it's Evan Pengelly from Start Wax, Monday night Brian Knutson, Gear West owner and kick wax guru will demo. Tuesday Chris Hall from Swix will introduce the Cera Nova X line of waxes.

Birkie Fever Sale and Service
二月 12, 2015
Get your prescription for Birkie Fever starting today at Pioneer Midwest! Stop in for savings on race supplies for the big day including apparel, accessories, wax and nutrition. Service requests for race waxing are already lining up, bring your skis in today.

Bike Dr: Ski Sale, Birkie Waxing and Wax Clinic
二月 11, 2015
The Bike Doctor has dropped the pricing on their remaining skis to the lowest prices this season, and they've got your Birkie Fever covered with waxing service and clinics next week!

Madshus Birkie Skis Drawing
二月 10, 2015
Madshus is showing their Birkie Fever and will be giving away a pair Madshus REDLINE Commemorative American Birkie Skate skis! Enter into their drawing for your chance to win.

Joes Ski Shop: President's Day Sale
二月 10, 2015
Joe's is running their President's Day Sale starting Wedneday running through Monday the 16th. Lots of great gear on sale before the Birkie!

Hoigaards: Winter Clearance Blowout
二月 9, 2015
Hoigaards is into their Winter Clearance Sale, with savings like 25% off XC ski apparel, and running their Five Star Wax service.

Gear West: Inga Lami / Snowflake Races this Weekend
二月 9, 2015
Celebrate Valentines Day skiing the Inga-Lami for women or the Snowflake for men. New this year is the Skins + Scales category for no-wax skis (also 11k). There is also a 20k distance ski for high school racers.

BNS: State Meet Waxing, Sales, Birkie Wax Service
二月 9, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport has published their own insight on the waxing conditions for the State Meet, is starting a big sale beginning Feb 11th, and will be offering Birkie Race Wax Service again this year.

Ski Hut Post Snow Show Sale
二月 6, 2015
Ski Hut is back from the Snow Industries Association Snow Show in Denver, and ready to clear out equipment as they make plans for next season. Get great deals on the demo skis, race boots, and much more.

Borah Teamwear Hires Customer Experience Manager
二月 6, 2015
Borah Teamwear is excited to announce its newest team member, Tad Hylkema, as the company's innovative Customer Experience Manager. Tad will lead a team of customer service representatives and focus on refining Borah's custom experience through the eyes of its clients.

Continental: Vasaloppet Wax Service
二月 3, 2015
Nikolai Anikin and Continental Ski Shop staff will be at the Vasaloppet Nordic Center on Friday, hosting a wax clinic as well as performing on-site race wax service for the big races on this weekend. And they'll have wax and accessories for sale to meet your last minute needs.

New Moon Birkie Fever
二月 1, 2015
New Moon ski shop in Hayward is all set for February, offering their expertise for the Birkie, including trail updates and custom wax service. Stop in this weekend while up for the Pre-Birkie and North End Classic, and take in a Pre-Birkie waxing clinic on Friday, Feb 6th with Fast Wax.

Podiumwear: Ambassador Jessie Diggins Named to World Championship Team
一月 28, 2015
Podiumwear Ambassador Jessie Diggins of Afton, Minnesota, is among 16 Americans named to compete at the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Falun, Sweden. In honor of Jessie being named to this year’s World Championship team, Podiumwear will be once again offering for sale special men’s and women’s Gold and Silver nordic suits designed by Jessie Diggins, herself.

Finn Sisu: Get Ready to Race
一月 27, 2015
Finn Sisu is offering Loppet wax service, along with deals on race suits, skis and poles. Dan Meyer of Fast Wax will lead a wax clinic on Thursday evening, Jan 29th.

Gear West Second Annual Wax-A-Palooza
一月 27, 2015
Gear West is hosting their annual waxfest, Wax-A-Palooze, on Wednesday, Feb 4th. Tech reps from Start, Rode, Toko, Swix, Solda and Fast Wax will be demonstrating and answering questions. Plus an elite wax clinic and an alpine ski tuning demo. And refreshments! RSVP requested.

Hoigaards Five Star Waxing Service
一月 26, 2015
With February bring some of the major marathon races on the calendar, Hoigaards has their Five Star Wax Service up and running. Four different options give the aspiring ski racer a wide range to choose from. Get your skis in early!
Jan 27 City of Lakes Loppet Waxing Clinic with Fast Wax

Borah Teamwear Expands Nordic Race Suit Selection
一月 23, 2015
Borah Teamwear has expanded their retail collection with 25 stock XC suit designs, and now with cool matching XC hats! Both stock and individual-custom designs are made-to-order and shipped in just five business days.

Twin Cities Championships On-site Grind Special
一月 22, 2015
Gear West will be on-site at Wirth this weekend, offering a World Cup grind service utilizing their new Tazzari RP23 Stone Grinder.

Finn Sisu: Race Ski Special Offers, Race Wax Service
一月 22, 2015
Finn Sisu is offering some unique deals on race skis, poles, and jackets, plus race wax service for the Loppet, and other major events.

Exel at SIA Trade Show
一月 22, 2015
Exel Ski Poles will be at the Snow Sport Industry Association Trade Show (SIA) January 29th through February 1st. Stop at their booth and check out their latest designs, including the Curve-poles.

Midwest Mountaineering January Newsletter
一月 22, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering latest newsletter has a 20% off coupon (skis!?), along with another 15% coupon, as well as a full list of their upcoming events and clinics this winter.

Ski Hut Newsletter
一月 21, 2015
Ski Hut's latest newsletter features their event at Spirit Mountain this weekend, new stock on skis, a National Forest Lodge special, and the upcoming Winter trails day.

BNS Waxing Observations
一月 21, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest shares notes on their wax testing so far this winter. BNS will be at the Noquemanon this weekend, or feel free to stop in at their Bloomington location just to talk "shop".

Madshus Race News
一月 20, 2015
Madshus highlights some of the top performances in January, including Heidi Weng's third place in the Tour de Ski and Caitlin Gregg's National Championship title.

Out There: Birkie Wax Service
一月 20, 2015
Out There ski shop in Rice Lake is again offering their premium wax service for the American Birkebeiner. If you'd like you get your boards in top shape, you'd better sign up soon -- they reportedly are already 75% full!

Pioneer Midwest Kick the Cold Sale
一月 17, 2015
Come out of hibernation for Pioneer Midwest's Kick the Cold Sale. They are offering savinges of 30-50% on all clothing, 30% off all classic boots and 20-50% on classic skis. Sale runs January 17-31.

Meet and Greet with Birkie Champ Tad Elliott
一月 17, 2015
Salomon elite skier Tad Elliott will be at Gear West, Tuesday evening, Jan 20th for a meet and greet session. Come out and ask questions on training and racing, and pick up an autographed poster. Gear West will also offer free Salomon bindings with Salomon ski purchase that evening.

Borah Epic Registration Now Open
一月 15, 2015
The Borah Epic, 30 mile point-to-point MTB race through the vaunted CAMBA trail system, has opened their registration. With only 500 spots available, the event is sure to close up quickly.

Hoigaards: Super 16 Hour Sale
一月 15, 2015
Hoigaard's is running their Super 16 Hour Sale this weekend - Saturday and Sunday only. Everything winter is going on sale for two days, plus 20% off already reduced clearance items.

BNS Midwest Updates
一月 15, 2015
BNS Midwest will be holding another equipment demo this Saturday, Jan 17th, at Hyland Park. Test drive some of the latest equipment and get advice on the new gear. Plus, the shop is running a Thursday night waxing clinic.

Salomon Equipe RC Skin Classic Raffle at Seeley Hills
一月 15, 2015
A pair of Salomon's Equipe RC Skin Classic race skis will be raffled off at the Seeley Hills race on Saturday. The RC Skin delivers waxless kick in all conditions.

Bike Dr: Free Ski Lessons, Lapham Loppet, Trail Assail
一月 13, 2015
The Bicycle Doctor's latest newsletter highlights the Lapham Loppet and Winter Trail Assail races, along with their offer of free ski lessons.

Riverbrook Ready to Go
一月 13, 2015
Riverbrook is featuring a ski and boot sale this week, with deals on Atomic, Madshus and Salomon skis and boots. Drop in while you're in town for the races and Birkie Tour.

New Moon: Brand Reps and Wax Clinics for Seeley Classic and Birkie Tour Weekend
一月 12, 2015
New Moon Ski Shop in Hayward has a number of special clinics this weekend, helping skiers with their Seeley Hills race and all their equipment needs for the Birkie Tour.

Matt Liebsch Mora Ski Clinic
一月 12, 2015
Matt Liebsch will be hosting a free ski clinic at the Vasaloppet Nordic Center in Mora, MN, this Wednesday, Jan 14th.

Fischer Nordic Racing Team Highlights
一月 11, 2015
Fischer celebrates another great week of racing by sponsored athletes, including Marit Bj鰎gen and Martin Johnsrud Sundby victories in the Tour de Ski, as well as a number of top biathlon and Nordic combined results.

Midwest Mountaineering Year End Clearance
一月 7, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering is featuring a number of year-end clearance items, including some coupons for deals on LED flashlights, thermometers, and pack cube. Plus a listing of their upcoming January events.

Salomon: Tad Elliott - Confidence
一月 7, 2015
In the latest blog update from Salomon's Tad Elliott, he writes about the line between confidence and cockiness, and how to foster your own confidence.

BNS: US Nationals Freestyle Race Wax Report
一月 5, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport has been on-site at US Nationals, testing wax combos and posting recommendations. Read their recap on Sunday's skate race waxing conditions and waxing solution.

Great Start to New Year for Fischer Skiers
一月 4, 2015
Fischer highlights some of the top performances by sponsored athletes already in 2015, including Marit Bjoergen and Petter Northug as leaders for Tour de Ski.

Wheel & Sprocket Toko Ski Wax Clinic
一月 4, 2015
Ben Lund will be at the Wheel and Sprocket shop in Brookfield on Wednesday evening, January 7th, for a general waxing clinic.

Bike Dr: Birkie Future, Wax Guru, Lessons
一月 2, 2015
The Bicycle Doctor will be hosting a Birkie fundraising event on Thursday, Jan 8th. Waxing and ski lessons are also being offered this winter.

Fast Wax for Cold Snow
十二月 26, 2014
Fast Wax founder Dan Meyer shares tips on creating fast skis for cold snow conditions in a video presentation.

Pioneer Midwest Holiday Ski Sale
十二月 24, 2014
Pioneer Midwest's Holiday Sale starts Friday! Race performance skis from Fischer, Salomon, Atomic and Madshus 20-30% off Dec 26-Jan 4th. Stop in for great deals before you hit the trails!

Midwest Mountaineering After Christmas Sale
十二月 24, 2014
Midwest Mountaineering has a raft of items on sale in their post-Christmas event. Plus a set of coupons with discounts ranging from 15 to 50% off.

BNS Demo, Wax Tips and Nationals Support
十二月 21, 2014
Boulder Nordic Sport will be hosting another equipment demo, this one next Saturday, Dec 27th at Hyland. In addition, their sharing tips on successful waxing combinations with the recent weather, and offering waxing support for US Nationals next month.

Finn Sisu: Last-minute Gift Ideas
十二月 19, 2014
The holidays are nearly upon us and Finn Sisu is highlighting some last minute gift ideas, as well as their JNQ wax service and 30% off Yoko poles.

Salomon: Tad Elliott - Importance of Goals
十二月 18, 2014
Elite skier Tad Elliott reflects on his goals this winter, both daily and long-term. Elliot will be racing for Salomon across the US this season, including a number of races in the Midwest.

New Moon Winter Events
十二月 18, 2014
New Moon has a number of events going on this winter, including the Holiday Demos, Ashland Park Womens Ski Clinic, expert waxing for the Seeley Classic and Pre-Birkie, as well as a weekly Tuesday Night under the Lights ski.

Finn Sisu: JNQ Waxing Service
十二月 16, 2014
Finn Sisu will be providing elite-level racing service at all 4 weekends of Midwest Junior National Qualifying races for the 2014-2015 season. They hope to provide all skiers with access to high quality waxing service (epsecially if they don't have club service) and assist coaches with information and on-site access to the best wax.

December Salomon Demos
十二月 15, 2014
Salomon is making the rounds in December, hosting demos events at a number of venues. Come test their latest equipment, including the new Equipe RC Skin classic skis, at Elm Creek on Dec 17, Hyland on Dec 20 or the Birkie trail on Dec 27.

Holiday XC Ski and Fat Bike Demo
十二月 14, 2014
New Moon and Riverbrook will be hosting a combined Holiday Equipment Demo, Saturday Dec 27th, at the Hwy OO Birkie trailhead. Come out and test drive the latest in ski equipment or take a new Fat Bike for a single on the nearby CAMBA singletrack.

Continental: Anikin Wax Clinic
十二月 14, 2014
Nikolai Anikin will doing a general wax clinic at Continental, Tuesday evening, Dec 16th, discussing both glide and kick wax applications. He will also give some explanation of both grinding and kick zone marking.

Ski Hut: Holiday Gift Ideas
十二月 13, 2014
The Ski Hut in Duluth has suggestions for your Holiday Gift list.

Finn Sisu: Holiday Shopping Ideas
十二月 11, 2014
Finn Sisu has posted more holiday gift ideas for skiers and sauna lovers, plus 20% off hats.

Hoigaards Instant Cash Back Sale
十二月 11, 2014
Hoigaards has begun their Instant Cash Back sale, offering up to 20% off your purchases, running now through Dec 24th.

Bicycle Doctor's 12 Days of Christmas
十二月 11, 2014
The Bicycle Doctor is offering a special deal each day, starting on Dec 12th for .. you got it, 12 days. Check their Facebook page for the daily deals.

Madshus Smart Skis Demo at Birkie Events
十二月 10, 2014
Madshus' new Smart Ski technology, Madshus empower, helps select your perfect ski, and even assists you in tracking its performance. You can test drive these new skis with a pair of on-snow demos being hosted by the American Birkebeiner.

Hoigaards: Wax Man Cometh
十二月 10, 2014
This Saturday Dan Meyer from Fast Wax will be at Hoigaard's and he's ready to solve all your ski waxing problems. Bring your questions and your skis in for a one-on-one consult. Dan will have his wax bench set up and he will be available from 1 to 4 PM, offering waxing advice, solving base-prep problems and demonstrating waxing techniques to nordic skiers, alpine skiers and snowboarders.

Midwest Mountaineering Holiday Shopping
十二月 9, 2014
Midwest Mountaineering has published their holiday shopping guide, with a number of coupon specials, and plenty of gift ideas for every budget. And check out their line up of clinics and special events for December.

Salomon Demo at Elm Creek Wednesday Evening
十二月 9, 2014
Salomon and Gear West will be hosting a demo of some of the latest Salomon products, include S-Lab skate and classic skis, as well as the new RC Skin classic skis. Stop out at Elm Creek between 5:30 and 8:30 pm Wednesday, Dec 10th.

Boulder Nordic Sport: Hyland Demo Recap, Mantra
十二月 8, 2014
BNS Midwest shares their waxing solutions from last weekend's equipment demos at Hyland, and highlights the upcoming Mantra Wax clinic with wax tech Randy Gibbs.

Complete Guide to Start Waxes
十二月 8, 2014
Start Wax has published their complete guide to the Start wax lineup, including tips and application instructions.

Ski Hut: Skigo/Holmenkol Wax Clinic
十二月 8, 2014
Dave Chamberlain will be at Ski Hut Thursday, Dec 11th, to show the latest and greatest from Skigo and Holmenkol.

Gear West: Enter the Cool
十二月 8, 2014
Gear West is looking for your 20 seconds of skiing fame -- create and share your own 20 second video and have a chance at winning a free Birkie entry or Swix gift card.

Joes Sporting Goods: Fast Wax Clinic Wednesday
十二月 7, 2014
Joes is hosting a Fast Wax clinic this Wednesday evening, with an hour of open forum topics, following by waxing clinic for alpine and Nordic.

Joes Sporting Goods: Customer Appreciation Sale Dec 6-7
十二月 5, 2014
Joe's Sporting Goods in Saint Paul is running their Customer Appreciation sale this Saturday and Sunday, Dec 6-7.

Finn Sisu: Holiday Gift Shopping
十二月 4, 2014
Finn Sisu has Holiday gift ideas for skiers and sauna enthusiasts, plus 20% off base layers through Sunday, December 7th.

Borah Teamwear Nordic Race Suit Giveaway
十二月 3, 2014
Borah Teamwear will be drawing two lucky winners to receive their own custom designed race suit! All you have to do is sign up and wait for the winning names to be drawing on Friday, Dec 12th.

Bike Dr: Ladies Night and Bock with the Doc
十二月 3, 2014
Bicycle Doctor Ski Shop's latest newsletter highlights their Wine and Cheese Skis on Dec 4th, and Bock with the Doc next Thursday, Dec 11th.

Out There: Americans, Finns, and Swiss Wearing Johaug
十二月 2, 2014
Out There ski shop in Rice Lake is featuring Johaug gloves, now the choice for top US skiers including Sophie Caldwell, Jessie Diggins, and Liz Stephen.

Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest Updates
十二月 2, 2014
Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest, located in Bloomington, will be hosting an equipment demo on snow this Saturday at Hyland. Their stonegrinding and hotboxing operation is in full swing, and World Cup and Olympic wax technician Randy Gibbs will be in shop later this month for a special presentation.

Gear West Upcoming Events
十一月 30, 2014
Gear West has a number of upcoming activities...
Tuesday evenings: Custom Boot Fitting (Nordic and Alpine) by Paul Langer, Podiatrist
Wednesdays evenings, Dec 3 - Feb 11: On snow Technique and Training
Dec 13-14: Women's XC Clinic (with wine and chocolate) on the Birkie Trail 
Jan 2: Ski and Tea Women's Technique Clinic, at the 00 Cabin

Gear West Black Friday Sale
十一月 28, 2014
Gear West has jumped into the Black Friday craze with their own set of deals this weekend. Discounts on Atomic race skis, Fischer ski packages, BK's favorite kickwax kit and more.

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