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Upcoming Events
Events coming up over the next 14 days...

Fall Ski Swaps
September 28, 2017
We've been updating our fall ski swap calendar, and with October upon us, the events are starting up!

Cross-Country Ski Rentals
January 11, 2010
Looking for cross-country ski rentals? We've put together a collection of links, both in the Twin Cities and around the region.

ABR Grooming Clinic Set for Jan 30th
November 20, 2017
ABR will be hosting their annual Grooming Clinic on Tuesday, January 30th. The clinic provides a chance to learn about grooming technique from experts in the field, as well as checking out the latest equipment.

Podiumwear: Jessie Diggins Season Storefront Now Open
November 19, 2017
In what has become an annual holiday season tradition, Podiumwear is again offering Nordic apparel with designs by Olympian and hometown hero Jessie Diggins! Check out the new suit designs, the classic "over the top" socks, as well as hats and neck cozy.

New Moon: Skin Skis
November 16, 2017
New Moon has a breakdown on the hot trend in classic skis -- skin skis. Learn what a skin ski is, and how the new versions provide better performance is nearly all conditions. Then stop in their shop to demo a pair!
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Salomon: Jessie Diggins Video Premiere in Yellowstone
November 15, 2017
If you are attending the West Yellowstone Ski Festival, join Salomon at the Holiday Inn on Friday evening, Nov 24th for the World Premiere of Jessie Diggins' Salomon TV Episode. And there will be prize giveaways from Swix, Nuun, Bose, and Salomon!

Gear West: West Metro Ski Swap this Weekend
November 12, 2017
On Saturday, Nov 18th, Gear West will host the West Metro Ski Swap with proceeds benefiting the Nordic teams from Mound-Westonka, Orono and Wayzata. Drop your stuff off Thursday, Friday evenings, then get out there early Saturday morning for the deals!
Fall Ski Swaps

Fischer: Yellowstone Ski Festival Demo Reservations Now Open
November 12, 2017
Heading West for the big Yellowstone Ski Festival around Thanksgiving? Fischer has opened their online reservation system, allowing you to score dibs on some new boards and boots to test drive on snow!

BNS: Jason Cork Clinic Monday
November 10, 2017
BNS Midwest is hosting a clinic with US Ski Team World Cup coach Jason Cork Monday evening, Nov 13th at their Bloomington shop. Cork is Jessie Diggins' coach so expect a report on how she and the rest of the US Team are preparing for the upcoming season.

ABR Weekend Ski Shop Sale
November 8, 2017
ABR is holding their pre-season ski sale this Saturday, November 11th. And if you're lucky, you'll be able to test some of that new equipment on their trails -- they've been clearing trees and hope to have trails open this weekend.

New Moon: Big Nordic Weekend
November 7, 2017
New Moon Ski Shop in Hayward is celebrating 41 years of serving Nordic skiers this weekend with their Annual Customer Appreciation Sale! The Hayward Ski Swap is also this weekend, as well as the annual Fall-Winter Ladies Night out evening on Saturday.
Fall Ski Swaps

Pioneer Midwest Ski Swap this Weekend
November 7, 2017
Pioneer Midwest is running their big fall ski swap this Saturday, Nov 11th. The popular event draws a big crowd, so plan to arrive early for the best selection on a wide array of used items.

Finn Sisu: Greg Weier Talk on New Ski Technology and Innovations
November 7, 2017
Greg Weier will deliver a talk on new ski technology and innovation this Thursday evening, Nov 9th. He'll cover how ski manufacturers are adapting their skis to new weather patterns, man-made snow, grooming developments, and changes in ski technique. Anyone struggling with all the new base options skins, hairies, zeroes and/or the challenges of waxing for man-made snow is encouraged to attend.

CXC SuperFit Weekend: Dousman
November 6, 2017
The CXC SuperFit series wraps up this weekend in Dousman, Wi, stopping at the Bicycle Doctor Ski Shop for the weekend. Check out rollerski and dryland clinics on Saturday, as well as Peak Nordic ski swap.

Salomon TV: Willi
November 5, 2017
Salomon has produced a slick video profile of their master ski selector: Wilheim Engelhardt (Willi). Ever wonder who helps sort, select, and pair the right Salomon skis to fit your profile? Whether you are an athlete, shop, or lifelong skier, Willi may have selected your skis--or might in the future!

CXC SuperFit Weekend: Madison
October 31, 2017
CXC's SuperFit series rolls into Madison for a weekend of equipment advice, ski fitting, and clinics, at Fontana Sports, Nov 3-5th. And MadNorSki will be holding the annual ski swap as part of the weekend.
Fall Ski Swaps

Finn Sisu: Fall Fest, CXC Super Fit Weekend
October 23, 2017
Finn Sisu is running their Fall Fest / CXC Superfit event this coming weekend, Oct 27-29, with CXC staff in the house fitting skis, plus deals on skis and saunas all weekend. Special features include CXC Team Head Coach Eliska Albrigtsen Friday evening talk "How to develop an effective training plan and monitor training progress." and CXC athletes will lead a roller skiing/dryland training session on Saturday morning.

Ski Hut: Trek Travel Night
October 22, 2017
Ski Hut is hosting a Trek Travel Night on Tuesday, Nov 8th. Drop in to find out about (and see) the incredible Trek mountain bike adventures including places like Iceland and Norway.

Boulder Nordic Sport Announces Race Wax Service for 2018 Masters World Cup
October 18, 2017
BNS Mobile will once again be performing professional race waxing service at the World Masters Cup (WMC), taking place in Minneapolis Jan 20-26th. After traveling to previous WMC races in British Columbia, Idaho, Italy, and Switzerland, BNS staff are excited to set up at this year's event, only minutes away from the BNS Midwest shop. Register for your wax service now and receive $10 off.

BNS Midwest Fall Sale
October 12, 2017
BNS is running their fall sale this weekend, Oct 14-15: Two days to get their best prices on skis, boots, and poles before the snow flies. Up to 50% off closeout equipment and last season's apparel. 10% off new skis, boots, and poles this weekend only.

Weekend Ski Swaps
October 12, 2017
The fall ski swaps are starting to fire up. This weekend you'll find events at Hyland and Afton downhill areas, Rochester, Traverse City and Thunder Bay.

Pioneer Midwest: Oktoberfest Sale
October 8, 2017
Pioneer Midwest is ramping up for winter with their Oktoberfest Sale this week, Oct 12-15th. Find savings on this year's and previous year's XC ski gear and apparel, 10% to 50% off. And stop in Thursday for their Rossignol Launch party with National Champion Kyle Bratrud.
Pioneer Midwest: Rossignol Launch Party with Kyle Bratrud

CXC: Kent Eriksen Bike Drawing Final Weeks
October 4, 2017
Less than three weeks left to enter into CXC's Eriksen Bike Drawing and show your support for CXC as well. There are only 250 tickets being sold, so the odds are quite good! Deadline is Oct 24th.

Pioneer Midwest: Turnamic is Here
October 3, 2017
Matt Liebsch of Pioneer Midwest has been working with the new binding system called Turnamic, co-developed by Fischer and Rossignol. Liebsch shares his notes and experience with the new system.
Pioneer Midwest: Rossignol Factory Ski Selection Trip

Pioneer Midwest: Salomon / Atomic Ski Selection Process
September 21, 2017
Engineer, and store co-owner, as well as Birkie champ, Matt Liebsch shares a recap of the racing ski selection process as he recently hand-picked at Salomon and Atomic factory in Austria.

Finn Sisu: Blue Awning Sale
September 19, 2017
Finn Sisus is running their annual Blue Awning sale this weekend, Sep 22-24, beginning Friday. Get their best deals include high school pricing on all 2017-18 gear, 40% off all Peltonen skis, and 40% off all YOKO Optigrip skis. Plus select clothing 50% off.

Out There: Winter Kits Available for Order
September 19, 2017
Out There shop has the 2017-18 winter kits now available for order, including newly designed warmup tops and pants. Orders must be placed by Oct 14th!

Ski Hut: Shoulder Season
September 13, 2017
Ski Hut is between seasons - summer and winter - and is stocked up and ready to sell! Stop in and check out their new inventory including Fischer Speedmax skate and classic deals, along with deals on past season apparel.

Borah Teamwear Preseason Nordic Program
September 8, 2017
Fall is here and that means winter is just around the corner... Borah Teamwear is cranking up the Nordic uniforms orders and offering preseason deals, including a discount for orders placed by Oct 1st.

Finn Sisu Summer Lecture Series: Dr. Heather Cichanowski
September 8, 2017
Dr. Heather Cichanowski, MD, speaks at Finn Sisu this Monday evening, Sep 11th on how to prevent shoulder and knee injuries. Dr. Cichanowski will also demonstrate exercises that will strengthen the stabilizer muscles so important to skiers.

Charlene's 5K Dog Run this Weekend
September 5, 2017
Family and friends of the late Charlene Barron a dedicated runner, biker and swimmer are sponsoring Charlene's Dog Run on September 10 at Baker Park to support brain injury research at Hennepin County Medical Center.

New Moon: Fall Newsletter
August 30, 2017
New Moon is ramping up for the Chequamegon races in September, kicking off the fall training with some tips on pole hiking, and highlighting the Gitchi Gumee Grand Fondo event this weekend, all in their latest newsletter.

Pioneer Midwest: Ski Picking
August 27, 2017
Matt Liebsch is hitting the factories to pull hand-selected racing skis this week. Liebsch's experience in shop and on snow has helped him develop a system for selecting the best skis from manufacturing runs. Place your order now if you'd like to get his personal expertise.

Finn Sisu: State Fair Specials
August 23, 2017
It's time for Finn Sisu's State Fair special: 15% off all saunas and accessories through Labor Day. Nothing better after skiing than some time in the sauna.

Finn Sisu Summer Lecture Series: Dr. Mindy Benton
August 18, 2017
Dr. Mindy Benton, podiatrist and elite wave classic Birkie skier, will be speaking on common foot and ankle problems of the Nordic skier on Monday evening, Aug 21st at Finn Sisu.

BNS: Rollerskiing Intro
July 18, 2017
Boulder Nordic Sport offers a primer on getting started with rollerskiing, including information on equipment selection.

Finn Sisu: Happy Birthday Finland Sale
July 10, 2017
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence, FInn Sisu has some of their best Finnish brands at 50% off this week: Optiwax, Peltonen, Rex, and Yoko. All Finn Sisu logo product are included in the sale.

New Moon: Bike Demo Friday
June 26, 2017
New Moon and Specialized are holding a bike demo at the OO CAMBA/Birkie Trailhead on Friday, June 30th. Come test our new gear and snag some beverages and treats as well!

New Moon: Kids Biking
June 6, 2017
New Moon's latest newsletter highlights everything revolving around kids biking: local trails and pump tracks, events, and bikes for sale and even bike rentals.

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