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Fischer: Kikkan Poster Signing at Birkie Expo
February 9, 2016
Olympian and World Cup champ Kikkan Randall will be at the American Birkebeiner festivities next week, including a poster signing session at the Birkie Expo on Friday afternoon.

Hoigaards Winter Clearance
February 4, 2016
Hoigaards is ramping up their own winter clearance, with savings getting larger every few weeks, as inventory drops. Feb 5-19, save 25-35% off all winter goods.

New Moon: Pre-Birkie Madness
February 4, 2016
New Moon has a number of activities surrounding the Pre-Birkie, this weekend, and the build up to the main event in two weeks. Check out wax clinics, wax service and grinding, and the Birkie museum, in their latest newsletter.

Gear West: Loppet Waxing Notes
February 4, 2016
Want to race on the same wax as the five time City of Lakes Loppet champion Matt Liebsch? Keep up to date on what is gliding fast and kicking well on the Gear West Blog. The Gear West team will be testing kick and glide constantly this whole Loppet weekend to give you the best combination for the fastest skis on the course. They also offer race wax service for all the major marathons.
Gear West Premier Wax Service

BNS Midwest and the City of Lakes Loppet
February 3, 2016
Boulder Nordic Sport in Bloomington is amped up for the City of Lakes Ski Festival and is posting regular waxing reports, prepping race skis, and will be at the Vendor Village this weekend.

Fitzharris: Skinny Ski Sale
February 3, 2016
Fitzharris Ski and Sport in St. Cloud is offering a special Skinny Ski sale with big discounts on Nordic products including Salomon Equipe 10 skis, Madshus Nanosonics, rec ski packages, Nordic clothing and more. Sale ends Feb 20th!

Finn Sisu: Enjoy the Snow Deals!
February 2, 2016
Finn Sisu is celebrating the new snowfall with deals on Yoko YXRs and Fischer Carbonlites, with free prep wax included. Plus 40% off Stoneham ski clothing. And check out their race wax service for the big February events.

Out There: Birkie Wax Service Filling Fast
February 2, 2016
Out There's Birkie wax service only has roughly a dozen spots left open for their premiere wax service.

BNS Waxing Reports: Noque, US Nationals
February 1, 2016
Boulder Nordic Sport shares their experiences from race prep at US Nationals and the Noquemanon events. Read about the grinds and wax solutions they put to the test.

Midwest Mountaineering: Ski Clearance, Coupons
January 31, 2016
Midwest Mountaineering has much of their cross-country ski fleet on clearance, plus deals on GoPro cameras and accessories, and a coupon on a compact daypack.

Bike Dr: Three Weeks til the Birkie
January 29, 2016
The Bicycle Doctor Nordic Ski Shop is already ramping up their Birkie push with a selection of new skis, waxing plans, grinding schedules, even a local race this weekend!

Gear West: Women's Wild Adventures
January 29, 2016
Gear West is kicking off their Women's Wild Adventures, a series of inspiring talks by women about their adventures. The first installment is next Tuesday, Feb 2nd, and will feature Kathy Mommsen and the North Shore Trek, Kari Gibbons and the Arrowhead 135, and Kate Ellis + Jan Guenther talk about how to create an adventure - big or small.

Continental: Clothing Sale
January 25, 2016
Continental is offering up to 60% of Nordic clothing, along with a special extra with any Nordic jacket or pants purchase.

Bike Doctor: Cabin Fever Cure
January 22, 2016
The Bicycle Doctor Nordic Ski Shop is offering a number of programs and products to help with cabin fever this winter, including Tuesday night Fat Bike rides, Wednesday night ski races, a womens weekend event, spin session and the Bkool trainer.

Announcing Ski Services Unlimited
January 21, 2016
Ben Dubay, an experienced Nordic athlete and representative, has announced Ski Services Unlimited. The new company represents a number of top performance brands, as well as offering race wax services throughout the upper Midwest.

Nordic Ultratune Stonegrinding Schedule
January 20, 2016
Nordic Ultratune has their stonegrinding schedule for January and February posted. If you're looking to get those boards tuned for the big races coming up, get them shipped out soon!

Madshus: Meet Noah Hoffman
January 19, 2016
Madshus posted a featurette video on US ski team member Noah Hoffman.

Riverbrook: Birkie Fever Sale
January 18, 2016
Riverbrook has started their Birkie Fever sale with savings of 20% new skis, poles, boots, and more and up to 60% of closeout equipment.

Gear West: Wax-A-Palooza Event Feb 4th
January 17, 2016
Gear West presents their 3rd annual Wax-A-Palooza Feb 4th with reps from the top wax companies demonstrating what's new in ski waxing as well as Gear West's own Brian Knutson sharing a short history of cross country skis and their technological breakthroughs. Snacks will be served - it's free but RSVP is requested.

Hoigaards: Annual 16 Hour Sale
January 16, 2016
Hoigaard's is featuring their Annual 16 Hour Sale this Saturday and Sunday, Jan 16-17 only. 20% off all Winter merchandise, including clearance priced merchandise - for example, older Salomon S Lab skate boots for under $225!

Podiumwear Announces NICA State Leagues Partnership
January 13, 2016
Podiumwear announced they will be the official jersey supplier for NICA's growing Federation of High School Mountain Bike Teams. Podiumwear will provide leader jerseys for NICA member leagues in New York, Wisconsin, Virginia, Minnesota, Georgia, Tennessee, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Arkansas.

Salomon Introduces New Prolink Binding
January 13, 2016
Salomon has announced their new Prolink binding system which provides skiers with option to use either major binding system now with Salomon equipment. Skiers can test out the new Prolink system at the Birkie Demo in February.

OutThere Updates
January 12, 2016
OutThere shop has a number of updates including waxing service for the Birkie (limited!), rides to the Birkie, Johaug product lineup (and local dealers), Frost Tape for cold weather, and deals on top clothing.

Bike Dr: Free Ski Lessons, Lapham Loppet, Fat Bike Group Ride
January 12, 2016
The Bicycle Doctor's latest newsletter highlights free ski lessons Tuesday evenings at Lapham Peak, the Lapham Loppet, and Fat Bike evening group rides.

Gear West: Birkie Entries for Buyers
January 11, 2016
Starting at noon on Wednesday, Jan 13th, the first four customers to purchase $150 in clothing will receive an entry into the American Birkebeiner. Shopping online is encouraged, and the entry is transferrable.

BNS Demos at Hyland this Saturday
January 7, 2016
Boulder Nordic Sport Midwest is hosting a free equipment demo at Hyland on Saturday, Jan 9th from 7am to 1pm. They will have skate and classic skis, boots, and poles from Madshus, Rossignol, Fischer, and Alpina. Try the new performance skin skis from Madshus.

Ski Hut: Waxing Clinics
January 6, 2016
Ski Hut in Duluth has a number of waxing clinics lined up with topics ranging from the basics to advance, base prep to cold weather glide.

Midwest Mountaineering: Clearance Sale
January 3, 2016
Midwest Mountaineering is featuring their clearance sale, with 20-40% many clothing and winter items, plus coupons on wallet and mug.

Madshus Integrates IntelliGrip Skin Technology New Models
January 3, 2016
Madshus has expanded their IntelliGrip skin program to include an integrated base solution in a variety of new ski models for 2016 season.

Ski Hut: Ski Rentals
December 31, 2015
Ski Hut offers ski rentals and you can use your rental receipt to apply against the purchase of new xc gear within the same season.
Cross-Country Ski Rentals

New Moon: Fat Bikes for All
December 30, 2015
New Moon highlights their newest brand, Framed Fat Bikes, and are featuring a special holiday sale on these Minnesota Fat Bikes. Test rides and fat bike rentals are available at the shop.

Fast Wax Clinic Wednesday Night at Hoigaards
December 27, 2015
Fast Wax founder Dan Meyer will be at Hoigaards Wednesday evening for a waxing clinic. And check out the list of upcoming clinics.

Finn Sisu: Last Minute Gift Ideas
December 22, 2015
Finn Sisu has a number of gift suggestions for your silent sports athlete. Plus checkout jackets on sale, and an demo skis for testing.

Ski Hut: Last Minute Gift Ideas
December 22, 2015
Ski Hut has generated last minute gift ideas to help find that final present for the Nordic skiers on your list.

New Moon: Birkie Training Tales
December 22, 2015
New Moon shares three stories of skiers training for the 2016 American Birkebeiner is areas that traditionally don't have much (if any) snow - Missouri, Texas, and Kansas!

Continental: Holiday Deals
December 17, 2015
Continental Ski and Bike has a number of holiday specials going on now including 20% off ski wax and tools, 25% off hats and gloves, as well as 25% off snowshoes.

Ski Hut Clothing Sale
December 15, 2015
Ski Hut is celebrating the holidays with 20% savings on all remaining, in-stock, regular priced winter outerwear - including Nordic gear like Swix, Salomon, Craft and more.

Finn Sisu: Gift Ideas, Hats, and Dealing with Injuries
December 14, 2015
Finn Sisu latest newsletter features a number of holiday gift ideas, a free hat offer from Craft, and advice on how to deal with injury.

Midwest Mountaineering: Holiday Gifts and Clearance
December 13, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering has started their Year End Clearance, and has some coupons for last minute savings.

New Moon: 8 Elves of Christmas
December 13, 2015
New Moon has started their holiday cheer with eight days of special savings. Each day they'll feature special discounts on some staff favorites with a new special.

Borah Teamwear Goes Solar
December 10, 2015
Borah Teamwear has completed the installation of a 49 Kilowatt solar array, which will produce about 43 percent of the company's annual electricity consumption.

Bike Dr: Bock, Birkie, BKool, Bikes
December 9, 2015
The Bicycle Doctor's latest newsletter highlights a waxing session with the Doc (and beer), Birkie advice, BKool virtual trainers, and holiday season bike service.

BNS: Hyland Equipment Demos
December 9, 2015
Boulder Nordic Sport will be hosting equipment demos at Hyland this Saturday, Dec 12th. Come out and test drive the latest Madshus, Rossignol and Fischer skis and more.

Hyland Wax Reports
December 7, 2015
Trying to unravel the waxing mysteries on Hyland's snowmaking loop? Boulder Nordic Sport shares their wax testing data from last weekend.

Gear West: 10 Days of Christmas
December 6, 2015
Gear West's Ten Days of Christmas starts Monday with a new deal each day. Find 50% and more off Swix Star poles and Atomic World Cup skate and classic skis along with free bindings on skin ski purchase and deals on wax.

New Moon: Holiday Gift Guide
December 5, 2015
New Moon has published their holiday gift guide, covering a wide range including gadgets, gifts for bikers, juniors and yetis! And free shipping on orders over $100.

Borah Teamwear: Last Call on Gifts from Santa
December 4, 2015
Borah Teamwear is furiously cranking out Nordic kits this season, and is posting Sunday, December 6th as their last call for guaranteed Christmas delivery.

Madshus Intelligrip Skis Now Available
December 1, 2015
Madhus has announced that the waxless skin classic ski that were raved about at West Yellowstone are now at Madshus dealers. The Intelligrip design has a mix of mohair and nylon for long-lasting grip, avoids icing and is replaceable.

Bike Dr: Thanksgiving, Womens Group, Snowmaking
November 25, 2015
The latest newsletter from the Bicycle Doctor highlights their new womens social media group, Bock with Doc event, volunteer call for Lapham snowmaking, and more.

Ski Hut: Bindings Ins and Outs
November 25, 2015
New to cross-country skiing, or looking to update your knowledge base? Ski Hut has a primer on the current binding systems being offering for Nordic skiing.

Pioneer's Black Friday Deals
November 24, 2015
Ski season is just on our doorstep - Stop in to Pioneer this weekend for their personalized service and of course, check out special free offers for early bird customers on Friday!

Midwest Mountaineering: Black Friday Weekend Coupons
November 23, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering has their own Black Friday specials, including a $20 gift certificate on Friday morning, as well as coupons for 20% off an item and free hat with sock purchase.

Podiumwear Opens Jessie Diggins Seasonal Store
November 23, 2015
This holiday season, Podiumwear Ambassador Jessie Diggins has worked with Podiumwear to develop several men’s and women’s ski suit designs for the Podiumwear Seasonal Store. Check out the new designs, and place your order by Dec 4th to guarantee a holiday delivery!

Ski Hut's 61st Anniversary Sale
November 20, 2015
Ski Hut's latest newsletter reveals their 61st anniversary sale, a lodging special with National Forest, and an unadvertised Fat Bike deal.

Finn Sisu: In West Yellowstone
November 20, 2015
Finn Sisu gives a shout out for skiers to stop by and see them at West Yellowstone -- they'll have lots of gear to demo. Plus, here in Minnesota, they've got 20% off new 2015-16 jackets, new products from Kikkan and YOKO, Monday night wax clinics and lots of training opportunities.

Madshus Memories Giveaway
November 18, 2015
Madshus has announced a promotional contest with the famous Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The sweepstakes $5000 prize package will include air travel for two, two full Madshus setups, and two night stay at Devil's Thumb Ranch with trail passes and some meals.

Out There: Just for the Ladies Clinic Jan 2nd
November 18, 2015
Out There's very own Kris and Bjorn Hanson, along with Physical Therapist April Hill, and yoga teacher Jasmine Wiley, will be featured in a full day womens clinic on Jan 2nd in Rice Lake. Get the latest on classic and skate technique and PT/yoga.

Bike Dr: Ladies Night, Meet Tammy, Bock On
November 18, 2015
Bicycle Doctor will have a special Ladies Night event tonight, Nov 19th, and welcome their newest employee Tammy Foltz, and starting making plans for the Bock with Doc night coming Dec 10th.

Midwest Mountaineering Expo Coupons
November 16, 2015
The huge Midwest Mountaineering Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo is here this weekend. Get your expo coupons, including 20% off a single item, and check out the full list of expo presentations, as well as upcoming events.
Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo Newspaper

Bike Dr: SuperFit Weekend, Ski Swap, Ladies Night and More
November 13, 2015
Bicycle Doctor Nordic Ski Shop is ready for winter, kicking things off this weekend with the SuperFit event and ski swap, then Ladies Night coming next Thursday, and Fat Bikes on sale.

Start Pole Gurus at SuperFit Events this Weekend
November 13, 2015
Start Poles will have their own pole fitting experts at both the Joe's Ski Shop and Bicycle Doctor SuperFit events this weekend.

Hoigaards: Team Night Tuesday
November 13, 2015
High school skiers (and of course parents!) are encouraged to come out to Hoigaards this Tuesday, Nov 17th, for their special Team Night. They'll have extra staff on hand to help select the right equipment, and special savings and team discounts.

Joe's Geared Up for Winter Sale
November 12, 2015
Joe's is loaded up this weekend, with CXC SuperFit event going all weekend, plus savings of up to 50% on closeouts and 2014 gear.

Hoigaards: Black Friday Begins Now
November 11, 2015
Hoigaards isn't waiting around for Thanksgiving to start the winter savings, they've cranked out their Black Friday deals now. Check out coupons for $25 to $100 off!

Finn Sisu: Dress for Success!
November 11, 2015
Join Finn Sisu this Saturday, Nov 14th for their Dress for Success Nordic Style event. They're offering 20% off all jackets and pants plus free product giveaways and an afternoon clinic on how to dress for all kinds of weather.

Fischer Prepares for West Yellowstone
November 11, 2015
Fischer will have a big presence at the Yellowstone Ski Festival again this winter, showcasing their new SpeedMax and Twin Skin skis as well as the SpeedMax boots. Sign up online now to reserve your demo time and stop at the Expo to see even more product and get all your questions answered.

Ski Hut Revamps Race Site
November 10, 2015
Ski Hut has retooled their Nordic Race site, tailoring the experience for the Nordic ski racer and offering info on services and performance products.

In Competition is on the Move!
November 10, 2015
In Competition Sports in Green Bay is moving at the end of November, heading over to the west side of Green Bay. They're partnering with Goodwill and taking over the Harmony Cafe site at 1660 West Mason Street. Plan for a grand opening in December!

New Moon: Big Nordic Weekend
November 9, 2015
New Moon has a big weekend on tape with their annual Customer Appreciation Sale will be going on Friday through Sunday, the HASTA Ski Swap Saturday, a Fall-Winter Ladies Night Saturday evening, as well as a Fat Bike at the Barn fundraiser on Saturday afternoon.

Joes Race Day Event on Nov 10th
November 9, 2015
Joe's Ski Shop in St. Paul is featuring their Race Day event this Tuesday, Nov 10th. Save up to 30% on ski race gear including hardgoods and select clothing, as well as ski tune-ups. Plus come in for a special wax clinic with Fast Wax founder Dan Meyer!

Gear West: Stonegrinding Myths and Facts
November 9, 2015
Matt Liebsch of Gear West covers ski bases, structure and stonegrinding facts and myths.

Midwest Mountaineering Darn Tough Pint Night
November 9, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering is offering a free pint of beer, including a Darn Tough pint glass, on Friday night, Nov 13th, along with a coupon for 25% off Darn Tough socks.

ABR Ski Shop Sale this Weekend
November 5, 2015
ABR has wrapped up the fall mowing are ready for the first snowfall! And kicking the season off, they are running their first sale of the season in the ski shop -- everything on sale, and new products have arrived.

SuperFit Weekend at Fontana Sports
November 3, 2015
CXC rolls into Madison this weekend for their next stop on the Super Fit tour. Bring in your ski quiver and get them test, plus find a new pair of rockets with the help of CXC coaches and athletes. MadNorSki will also be running a Ski Swap Friday and Saturday.

Fischer to Support CXC Thanksgiving Nordic Festival At Telemark
November 3, 2015
Fischer is teaming up with CXC as part of the first annual CXC Thanksgiving Nordic Festival at the Telemark Resort in Cable, Nov 20-29. Fischer will join industry manufacturers with demo product for the latter days of the camp beginning the 26th.
CXC Open Citizen Technique Clinic in Twin Cities This Weekend

Nordic Ultratune: Snow in the High Country
November 3, 2015
Nordic Ultratune reports on snow in the Methow Valley high country, and with that, stonegrinding season is in full swing! Their latest post highlights their six step grinding process, as well as their custom ski selection method.

New Moon: Big Nordic Weekend in Hayward Nov 13-15
November 3, 2015
New Moon put together the perfect storm of events next weekend, Nov 13-15 in Hayward. Their annual Customer Appreciation Sale will be going on Friday through Sunday, and the HASTA Ski Swap is Saturday, as well a Fall-Winter Ladies Night on Saturday evening, as well as a Fat Bike at the Barn fundraiser on Saturday afternoon.

Midwest Mountaineering's Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo Coming Nov 20-22
November 3, 2015
Midwest Mountaineering's huge celebration of winter, Outdoor Adventure Expo, will be November 20-22. Plan to check out over 100 exhibitors and more than 120 presentations, plus everything in the store will be on sale.
Icebreaker Wine and Cheese Party this Thursday, Nov 5

Hoigaards: Shoulder Problems and Treatment Clinic Thursday
November 2, 2015
Hoigaards is hosting a lecture from Melissa Shirriff on common shoulder problems and how to treat them this Thursday, Nov 5th. Shirriff is a Physical Therapist and is an avid XC skier, specializing in treating XC skiers, runners and cyclists.

Pioneer Midwest’s Annual Ski Swap, Nov 7th
October 31, 2015
Pioneer Midwest's annual ski swap is back for its eleventh year and is full of deals, including in store specials. Stock up for all your winter needs, November 7, 8-4. Show up early and grab a number for the best selection.

Salomon Welcomes Matt Liebsch to Elite Team Roster
October 30, 2015
Matt Liebsch reunites with Salomon, the same brand he skied to his 2009 American Birkebeiner victory on.

Borah Teamwear Unveils APU Design
October 30, 2015
Borah Teamwear has been selected as the official race suit provider of the APU Elite Team.

Gear West: Trick or Treat with Salomon
October 29, 2015
Salomon is handing out the treats (bindings) at Gear West for Halloween! Receive a free pair of Salomon bindings with any current model ski or Salomon boot purchase in-store or online. The deal ends Monday November 1st!

Start's Dusty Olson at FinnSisu CXC Superfit Event
October 29, 2015
Start Wax/Pole rep Dusty Olson will be at this weekend's CXC Superfit at Finn Sisu. Dusty will help select the perfect pole at shaft length at 25% off.

Finn Sisu: Fall Fest Weekend
October 28, 2015
It's Fall Fest this weekend at Finn Sisu, with CXC Super Fit on-site fitting skis and holding a technique clinic Saturday morning. Plus special deals on Start poles, Rossignol skis, Toko wax, and sauna accessories.

SuperFit Weekend at Finn Sisu
October 27, 2015
CXC's SuperFit series begins this weekend with a stop at Finn Sisu! Bring your old skis to test if they have a good fit for you, learn what conditions they will ski the best and compare them to new skis side by side. CXC Team athletes and coaches will be on-hand to assist you.

Madshus Announces Peter Hale Memorial Scholarship Winners
October 26, 2015
Minnesota's own Margie Freed, along Maine's Lancy McKenney were named as the 2015 Peter Hale Memorial Scholarship winners. A full set of ski equipment will be awarded to the recipient's ski program.

Midwest Mountaineering: Ski and Socket Specials
October 25, 2015
With winter nearly on our doorstep, Midwest Mountaineering has a number of coupons in their latest newsletter to help you get ready, including an additional 15% off red tag ski specials (skis, boots or poles) and buy 3 get 1 free on Smartwool socks.   And check out this big list of upcoming events and clinics.

Bike Dr: Doc's Bday Bash, CXC SuperFit Ski Sale
October 23, 2015
The Bicycle Doctor's big birthday bash for the Doc is this Saturday evening, and the SuperFit and ski swap weekend is just weeks away now.

Gear West Womens Weekend Coming Nov 5-7
October 22, 2015
Gear West is hosting a big Women's Weekend event, November 5-7th. Check out a Thursday evening hike, a number of women's clinics on Saturday, and discounts on womens gear as well. Plus drawings and treats!

Finn Sisu: Kikkan Randall Clinic and Product Launch This Saturday
October 21, 2015
Come meet and train with World Champion Kikkan Randall this Saturday afternoon at Finn Sisu. The session with start with a short workout and then a product launch of the new Yoko signature poles and poster signings.

Out There: New Products
October 19, 2015
Out There Shop is ready for the snow with a number of new products, including their new Nordic kits, Frost Tape, and womens Kari Traa base layers.

New Moon Fall Newsletter
October 18, 2015
New Moon's fall newsletter is out and highlights their big catalog mailing, Birkie sponsorship, early season grinding, pre-season pole deals, Fischer rollerskis and instruction, and much much more!

Bike Dr: Doc's Bday Bash, CXC SuperFit Ski Sale
October 16, 2015
The Bicycle Doctor is celebrating the Doc's birthday next Saturday, Oct 24th, with beer and brats! And the big SuperFit weekend, along with Peak Nordic's ski swap are coming up in November.

Podiumwear: One-Piece is Newest Addition to Podiumwear Line-up
October 16, 2015
Podiumwear is bringing a touch of the old school to their latest Nordic clothing with the introduction of one-piece suits. No ordinary one-piece, the suits were tested extensively during the past season by World Championship Silver Medalist Jessie Diggins and Bronze Medalist Caitlin Gregg.

CXC: Super Fitting Skis for Seven Years and Counting
October 16, 2015
The SuperFit series will be making the rounds again this fall, marking their seventh year of providing expert advice and fitting across the Midwest. CXC has short interviews with each of the shops they'll be visiting.

Joe's MEA Weekend Sale
October 16, 2015
Joe's Ski Shop is running an MEA weekend sale with deals on fall and winter clothing, as well as up to 50% off last year's gear.

Ski Hut Snow Fever Sale
October 14, 2015
With the cooler weather and leafs falling, Ski Hut is getting itchy for winter -- and is running a Snow Fever sale this weekend, Oct 15-18th. Big discounts on some of last year's inventory and fresh stock on Fat Bikes!

Fast Wax Clinics
October 14, 2015
Fast Wax has updated their list of fall and winter waxing clinics. Find the details on some of the major events they be hitting, including Midwest Mountaineering's Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo and the huge Yellowstone Ski Festival.

Hoigaards: Kids Sale
October 13, 2015
Hoigaard's Kid's Sale starts Wednesday, Oct 14th and runs thru Oct 25. Find kids' downhill and XC skis and snowboards at 15% off and Kids' winter apparel and boots 20% off. And check out a $10 off coupon just for the adults.

Endurance United Staff Named as Swix Tech Reps
October 12, 2015
Swix Sport USA has announced Endurance United's Andrew Poffenberger and Jake Morgan will be the new Swix Tech Reps in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area this season.

Out There: Adam Loomis Clinic, Auction Nov 7th
October 8, 2015
Out There is hosting a special workout and fundraiser with Nordic Combined star Adam Loomis at Tower Ridge on Saturday, Nov 7th. Join Loomis for a workout in the afternoon, then stick around for a silent auction, photos, stories from Adam and food from Mancino's.

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.

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