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BeFAST Rolls Out New Website
October 5, 2015
BeFAST, makers of custom headwear (and based here in the Midwest), have just rolled out their new website designed to speed up the ordering process.

Midwest Mountaineering: Fall Specials
October 5, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering has a number of fall specials on camping equipment, footwear, and even a 50% off coupon on a collapsible water bottle. Plus check out their lineup of upcoming events.

Ski Hut: XC Clinic and Pole Demo
October 2, 2015
Ski Hut is hosting a Nordic clinic and pole demo next Saturday, Oct 10th, at Lincoln Park Middle School. Get some top training tips and check out the new poles.

Out There: Halloween Challenge
October 2, 2015
Out There shop is running a Facebook promotion for October -- get your best Halloween costume on and get outdoors, snap a photo and share on their Facebook page. Gift certificates for top two entries!

Borah Teamwear Releases New Race Suit Designs
October 1, 2015
Borah Teamwear is launching four new Nordic ski suit designs for teams and individuals this season.

Madshus: Ida Sargent Signs On
October 1, 2015
Madshus is pleased to announce that Olympian and US Nordic Ski Team Member, Ida Sargent has signed an exclusive deal with Madshus skis and boots. Sargent will race on Madshus equipment for the upcoming World Cup season.

Midwest Mountaineering: Outdoor Diva Night
September 29, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering is showcasing some of the area's top outdoor women in an Outdoor Diva Night, this Thursday, Oct 1st. Start off with a Mississippi River walk, enjoy wine, cheese and beverages, free massages, a presentation by Jan Guenther, and much more.

Continental Yard Sale This Weekend
September 29, 2015
Continental Ski and Bike in Duluth is having a Yard Sale -- no really, a yard sale! Find great deals on used equipment like ski gear, clothing, bikes, and much more. Sale starts Friday, Oct 2nd and runs through the weekend.

Gear West: Beginning Rollerski Clinic
September 28, 2015
Gear West will help you get started with your new rollerskis with a free clinic this Saturday afternoon, Oct 3rd (limited rentals available too). Afterwards, stick around for a Kari Traa Trunk show -- the top selling womens base layer lineup in Scandinavia.

Bike Dr: Fall Events
September 25, 2015
The Bicycle Doctor Nordic Ski Shop is featuring a number of events this fall including a free rollerski clinic, the annual Dousman Duathlon, and womens MTB Monday, and with a closeout on their 2015 bikes.

Continental Yard Sale Oct 2-4
September 22, 2015
Continental Ski and Bike in Duluth is having a Yard Sale -- in the best way! Find great deals on used equipment like ski gear, clothing, bikes, and much more. Coming next weekend, Oct 2-4th.

RollerskiShop Fall Specials
September 19, 2015
RollerskiShop.com is offering some fall rollerski specials to get you ready for this winter. Check deals on replacement wheels, rollerskis and how to get a pair of free rollerski ferrules with your order.
Chequamegon Press Release

BNS Midwest Sale Weekend
September 16, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest, in Bloomington, has a number of specials going on this weekend, including a NNN binding exchange program that can make the transition over the NIS quick and easy.

Start/Bliz Twin Cities Tour this Weekend
September 16, 2015
Andy Gerlach from Start, Bliz and SWenor will be the Twin Cities this weekend for the big sales events and ready to answer all your questions. Check out the full flyer for all the locations and times.

Gear West: Learn to Rollerski Event Sunday
September 16, 2015
As part of the Snow Sale this weekend, Gear West is putting on a free Learn to Rollerski event on Sunday morning. Register for equipment (bring your own boots, helmet).

Borah Teamwear Presenting Climb to the Castle Awards
September 16, 2015
The epic Climb to the Castle rollerski race, a 5 mile uphill rollerski race up Whiteface Mtn with an average 8% grade, is happening this Sunday, Sep 20th. Borah Teamwear will be presenting unique custom apparel awards to the top-overall and top-three age class and team event finishers again for 2015.
Video: 2010 Climb to the Castle - Mens Race
Video from Matt Whitcomb: 2013 Climb to the Castle - Womens Race
2015 Climb to the Castle

Finn Sisu: Blue Awning Sale Weekend
September 16, 2015
Finn Sisu is hosting their annual Blue Awning Sale this weekend, Sep 18-20. Special deals for skiers include 40% off last years' skis, free Start base wax service with any skis purchase, plus 50% off select Optiwax, Rex, and Yoko gear.

Joe's Preseason Ski Sale and Swap
September 14, 2015
Joe's Sporting Goods in St. Paul is running their big preseason ski sale and swap this weekend. Starting Thursday, Sep 16th and running through the weekend, get up to 20% many current items, and 50% off some previous season equipment. And checkout the ski swap items when you stop in.

Gear West's Snow Sale Sep 17-20
September 13, 2015
Gear West's Mighty Snow Sale (AKA Pig Sale) starts this Thursday and runs through Sunday, Sept 17-20. Get the best deals of the year on cross-country and Alpine skis, along with up to 40% on cross country ski and casual clothes.

Borah Teamwear Launches Custom Merino wool Cycling Jerseys
September 11, 2015
Just in time for fall, Borah Teamwear has announced their new lineup of merino wool cycling jerseys. The collection offers multiple styles and base merino colors, with the ability to customize each jersey's collar, sleeve and torso panels.

Hoigaards 48th Annual Tent Sale Sep 18-20th
September 11, 2015
Hoigaards is ramping up for their big Tent Sale, next weekend, Sep 18-20th. Check out some of their best deals of the year, and stop out to meet Olympians Brian and Caitlin Gregg!
Midwest Sales and Ski Swaps Calendar

Madshus:Team Gregg Commits to Two More Years
September 10, 2015
Madshus is pleased to announce that Olympians Brian and Caitlin Gregg (Team Gregg) have signed on to continue racing exclusively in Madshus skis, boots, and poles for another two seasons.

Riverbrook Ladies Night Saturday
September 9, 2015
Riverbrook in Hayward is hosting a special Ladies Night event this Saturday, Sep 12th, with wine, snacks and 25% to 70% off on a variety items.

BNS Fall Update
September 9, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport is ramping up their fall activities with a CXC Open Masters Technique Clinic this weekend, a weekly Wednesday evening rollerski session at Hyland, and their big fall sale coming up next weekend.
Sep 13 Twin Cities CXC Open Masters/Citizen Clinic

Fischer: Introducing Twin Skin
September 8, 2015
Fischer unveils their new Twin Skin technology, which features a pair of Mohair strips custom molded into the base to more closely replicate the true kick wax performance, resulting in solid kick and great glide performance.
Fischer: Summer Grand Prix Top 11 on Fischer

Madshus: Team Gregg Meet and Greet
September 4, 2015
Head to Hoigaards Sep 18-20th for a chance to meet the Olympic couple, Team Gregg. Pick up posters, chat about their incredible year, and get answers on Madshus skis, boots, and poles.

Bike Dr: Bike Sale, Wheeling Wednesday, Ride to the Barns
August 19, 2015
The Bicycle Doctor's latest newsletter highlights Wednesday evening rides, upcoming Ride to the Barns, women's Mountain Bike Monday, and a number of sale items.

Finn Sisu: Trail Marathon Deals, Dryland Training Discussion
August 18, 2015
In support of the Saint Paul Urban Trail Marathon on Saturday, Finn Sisu is featuring 40% off all running gear this week, plus race bag pickup on Wednesday, Aug 19th from 4 to 8 pm.

Borah Epic Donates $17,500 to CAMBA
August 12, 2015
In only its third year, the Borah Epic was able to generate a donation over $17K to directly benefit the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association. The funds will be used to create new trails, reroute existing trails, and maintain one of the top single track trail systems in the country.
Borah Teamwear Seeking Print Technician

Madshus Announces 2nd Annual Peter Hale Memorial Scholarship Program
August 12, 2015
Madshus has announced their 2nd annual Peter Hale Memorial Scholarship Program. Madshus will select one upcoming young male and female athlete, whose team will then receive a full Madshus set up of skis, bindings, boots and poles to aid in their continued ski development. Application deadline is Sept 15th!

Rossignol Names new Nordic Racing Manager
August 10, 2015
Rossignol has announced Evan Pengelly has been hired as their new Nordic Racing Manager. Pengelly will take over duties for the elite program management, tech support for athletes and coaches, and support for retail partners.

Gear West: Adventure Scavenger Hunt this Wednesday
August 8, 2015
Gear West is hosting an Adventure Scavenger Hunt this Wednesday, Aug 12th. High School athletes are invited to explore the trails around Long Lake, find treasures, treats, and plenty of prizes! Enjoy a roughly 5 mile course and get your workout for the day to boot.

Borah Teamwear Offers Pole and Wax Team Incentive
August 6, 2015
Borah Teamwear has aligned with wax and pole distributors to offer an additional incentive for teams and clubs ordering custom nordic or alpine apparel this season. The Borah Bundle includes includes a 30 percent discount through select retailers - but its a limited offer, acting before Oct 15th to get your deal.

Hoigaards: Final Paddle Derby of the Season
August 2, 2015
Next Thursday, August 6th, is your final chance to race in the Hoigaard's Paddle Derby this year. The last race of the season will be followed by the popular Paddler's Potluck and Racer's Social Hour and the Championship Awards Ceremony.
Results: Hoigaards Paddle Derby Results

Midwest Mountaineering: Mosquito Coupons
August 2, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering's latest newsletter has a couple of 50% off coupons for bug protection products, and highlights upcoming events including the Reel Rock film tour, Customer Appreciation Party, and a load of clinics and special events.

Gear West: Birkie Trail Run Entry Drawing
July 30, 2015
Gear West is drawing names to give away an entry to the Birkie Trail Run and Trek, Sep 26th. Just sign up for one of their email lists and you'll be automatically entered! Contest ends August 23rd

Finn Sisu: Summer Doldrums Sale
July 19, 2015
Finn Sisu is offering 20% off nearly everything in the store. Plus stop in on Monday, July 27 for a presentation by Jill Winegar on dry-land training.

Out There to the Top
July 16, 2015
Out There Shop is on a mission to grow the Nordic sport. This year, they've added Minnesotan Ben Saxton to their list of team athletes. Check out their programs and services to learn how you can be part of the team!

Gear West: 2015 Ski Selection Trip
July 16, 2015
Gear West's Matt Liebsch will be heading east to the U.S. distribution center for Fischer Skis in search of the very best race skis. Liebsch will be taking their Flex Tester to facilitate the ski-picking. Reserve your new race skis now!

Gear West: Threshold Thursday
July 6, 2015
Gear West invites runners and skiers to ramp up their training with Threshold Thursday Series at Baker Park. This will be an out and back timed run for a total of four miles. Meet at Snap Fitness in Maple Plain. First race is July 9th!

Out There: Summer is Flying By
June 26, 2015
Out There shop is celebrating summer with deals on CRAFT Bike & Run, Karhu Shoes, Bjorn Daehlie and FITS with 20% off all instock items.

Hoigaards: Monday Evening Rides
June 19, 2015
Hoigaard's has started up their Monday evening rides. Everyone is welcome, the group ride is moderate pace and usually runs 1.5 to 2 hours.

Finn Sisu: Father's Day Deals
June 17, 2015
Finn Sisu's latest newsletter highlights deals on running gear for Father's Day, plus advice on early summer training.

Gear West: Father's Day Sale
June 16, 2015
Gear West Father's Day Sale runs thru Sunday - Buy one clothing item, get a second at 1/2 price. Plus big savings on run shoes, Nordics skis and boots. And while you're out there, check out the new Gear West Adrenaline building.

Midwest Mountaineering: Father's Day Coupons
June 15, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering celebrates upcoming Father's Day with some freebie and 50% off coupons, plus check out their sales and upcoming events. And the $5,000 wilderness/environmental grant application deadline has been extended to June 30th.

Hoigaards: 120th Anniversary Sale
June 10, 2015
Hoigaards is celebrating their 120th anniversary with a sales event that starts this Friday, June 12th and runs through the 22nd. Nearly everything on sale, plus a $10 of $50 coupon is available.

Continental: Tuesday Night Rides
June 8, 2015
Nikolai Anikin and Continental Ski and Bike will lead a Free Tuesday night no-drop group ride. The location of the ride will rotate each week and will start at 6pm and last around 2 hours. When the mountain bike trails are too wet we will road ride.

Finn Sisu: Vakava Juniors Start Monday
June 4, 2015
Vakava Juniors summer ski training starts next Monday, June 8th, plus Finn Sisu is running a number of special deals on running clothes and gear for Father's Day.

Midwest Mountaineering: June Newsletter
May 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
May 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
May 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
May 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
May 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
May 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
May 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
May 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
May 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
May 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!
May 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
May 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
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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.

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