Jason Cork draws a full house at Finn Sisu, April 25, 2018
Jessie Diggins at Podiumwear, April 13, 2018
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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.
Finn Sisu: Blue Awning Sale and Ski Swap
September 17, 2018
Finn Sisu's annual Blue Awning Sale and Ski Swap is this weekend, September 21-23. Up to 50% off skis and poles! Skiers with skis, boots, or poles for the swap should drop their gear off at the shop by Thursday, September 20.
CXC: Bingham Built Bike Drawing
September 14, 2018
CXC's Bike Drawing event is underway but there are still some tickets left! Kent Eriksen Cycles will provide a custom designed, hand-crafted, titanium road, cyclocross or hardtail mountain bike frame but with the new name Bingham Built.
Pioneer Midwest: Fall Sale
September 12, 2018
Pioneer Midwest is offering huge savings on current and previous years XC ski gear and apparel, up to 75% off. Northstar Canoes are 15-20% off. This weekend only, September 14-16th!
Gear West Pig Out Sale
September 11, 2018
Gear West's 27th Annual Pig Out Sale will feature 20-70% savings on Nordic, Bike, and Alpine campus wide, best pricing on all new nordic products, and special Buy a Ski and Stone grind and get entered to win a FREE Birkie entry. Sale runs Sept 13-16th!
Arrival Point Footwear on Track
September 5, 2018
The revolutionary Arrival Point Footwear is nearly the start of their kickstarter campaign -- there is still time to get in a on groundfloor! Check out their latest video and join their list of supporters.
Out There: Madshus Even Better
August 31, 2018
A few select Madshus race dealers across the country are being offered a limited supply of the NEW Madshus Redline 2.0, and Out There in Rice Lake is one of them!
Finn Sisu: State Fair Specials, 40th Anniversary
August 23, 2018
Finn Sisu has some Minnesota State Fair specials: 15% off saunas and accessories, 40% off summer gear, and special deals on select Bliz eyewear. Plus a save-the-date for our 40th Anniversary Banquet and Celebration, Friday evening, Oct 26th.
BNS Ski*Go Rollerski Demo
August 16, 2018
BNS Midwest will be at Hyland Park next Tuesday, Aug 21 with a full fleet of Ski*Go rollerskis offering demos (skate and classic) on the Hyland Park trails. Anyone who tries a pair of skis will get 10% off a new pair of rollerskis.
Pioneer Midwest: Ski Picking Season
August 14, 2018
Matt Liebsch is flying to Europe this week to start hand picking Nordic (classic and skate) skis. Read about his ski selection process and sign up for your own custom pair!
Podiumwear Announces Sponsorship of Minnesota High School League Cycling
July 31, 2018
Podiumwear, the custom apparel sponsor of NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association) at the national level, announced its gold level sponsorship of the Minnesota High School Cycling League this week. As the national sponsor of NICA since 2016, Podiumwear has been providing leader's jerseys to NICA
project leagues across the country.
Gear West Yard Sale
June 20, 2018
Gear West is hosting a Clearance Sale this weekend, Jun 22-24th! Save up to 50% off Nordic and Alpine ski gear plus Run, Soccer, Lacrosse, Bikes, Bike Gear and Clothing!
Swix Sport Becomes Brav
June 13, 2018
Swix Sport Group has announced that it's changed its name to BRAV — reflecting the group's evolution into a house of brands that include Lundhags, Toko, Ulvang, Helsport, Hard Rocx, Skisporet and Original. The group has subsidiaries in eight countries, and the brands are distributed in more than 30 countries.
Introducing Arrival Point Footwear
June 10, 2018
A Twin Cities group is launching a revolutionary new footwear design for winter activities. Designed by Nordic skiers for Nordic skiers. Check out their kickstarter campaign and get your pair!
Pioneer Midwest: Rollerski Technique and Fitness Clinic Sunday
May 29, 2018
Pioneer Midwest is hosting a free skate rollerski technique and fitness clinic, designed for immediate to advance skiers who want assistance with their form and help on building strength and endurance. Meets at Baker Park this Sunday, June 3rd.
Pioneer Midwest: Rollerskiing 101 Clinic Thursday
May 19, 2018
Pioneer Midwest is offering a beginners rollerski clinic this Thursday, May 24th, at the Elm Creek swimming area. The clinic is free, just register and indicate if you need a pair of rollerskis to try out.
Ski Hut: Summer Fever Sale
May 18, 2018
Ski Hut is offering their Summer Fever Sale, May 20-27, with deals on paddling and bike gear, including 10% off Yakima racks, cargo boxes, and hitch mounts.
Finn Sisu: Springfest This Weekend
May 16, 2018
Finn Sisu is holding their annual Springfest celebration this Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20th, with 10% off all saunas and accessories. Also come in Saturday afternoon for their fitness test (push ups, sit ups, dips, pull ups, and curb steps) and you'll get a coupon for 10% off a pair of Marwe rollerskis or 20% off any running or hiking gear.
Borah Teamwear: Nordic Preseason Push
May 11, 2018
Borah Teamwear is encouraging clubs and teams to get an early start on next season by placing their Nordic kit orders now. As an added incentive, they are offering a 10% discount and a "free design" for any team wanting to get a jump on
Finn Sisu: Jason Cork In-Store Wednesday
April 23, 2018
Come to Finn Sisu Wednesday evening, April 25th to hear Jessie Diggins' ski coach and wax guru Jason Cork talk about klister waxing and what it takes to ski at an elite level. Free refreshments. (photo by Reese Brown)
Hoigaards: Bike and Boat Swap Extended thru Apr 29th
April 22, 2018
Due to an exceptional response Hoigaard's is extending their Bike & Boat Swap through next Sunday, April 29th. So you still have a chance to use the swap to turn old bikes, canoes, kayaks and paddleboards and find something new. Hoigaard's is reporting a solid selection of used bikes.
BNS: Spring Sale
April 19, 2018
BNS has Spring Sale pricing on boots, skis, poels and clothing going on now through May 1st. Free stonegrind and hot box with hand-selected previous model skis.
Hoigaards: Bike and Boat Swap, April 20-22
April 18, 2018
Swap your old gear for something new! This is your chance to sell your bike, canoe or kayak to earn credit to buy a new bike or boat at Hoigaard's, April 20-22, as well as great deals on used equipment. Plus, save up to 15% on select boats and all boat accessories through Sunday, April 29.
Pioneer Midwest: Snowpocalypse Ski Sale
April 16, 2018
Pioneer Midwest says: When you get 20 inches of snow in April there is only one thing you can do. Get outside and enjoy it! To honor the snowstorm they are having a special snowpocalypse sale on Salomon Escape 5 Grip Skis, Salomon Equipe 9 Classic boots, and Access Classic Bindings.
Continental: Annual Spring Bike Swap
April 15, 2018
Continential is hosting their annual spring Bike Swap this coming weekend, April 21-22. One of their biggest events of the year, find great deals on used bikes, and/or bring your own to sell!
Jessie Diggins at Podiumwear
April 13, 2018
Podiumwear and Jessie Diggins celebrated incredible season and Olympic gold medal on Friday at the Podiumwear headquarters in St. Paul. Reid Lutter showed off one of the new designs for the season, spoke in-depth on Jessie's achievements and their relationship with the products, and gave a tour of the operations. Diggins signed posters and shared her gold medal with numerous photo ops.
Saturday Diggins will be honored in an outdoor parade in downtown Stillwater followed in the afternoon with an indoor celebration in Oakdale -- the public is encouraged to attend both events!
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Madshus: Skin Ski Revolution
April 12, 2018
Svein Ivar Moen, the former Norwegian national biathlon team wax tech, personal wax tech for Ole Einar Bjørndalen and product developer at Madshus, is certain that we have only seen the start of the skin ski revolution.
Finn Sisu: Spring Cleaning Sale and More
April 11, 2018
Finn Sisu has a Spring Cleaning sale going on, featuring a bunch of closeout skis, wax, and clothing, including some Yoko bike clothes. Also, spring and summer training programs are now open, and Olympic coach Jason Cork will be speaking at 6:30 pm on Wed, April 25th.
Pioneer Midwest: April Fools Sale
April 4, 2018
Pioneer Midwest is running an April Fools sale on Salomon RC Skin Skis, Swix Team Special Poles along with an updated and expanded Demo Ski Sale.
Madshus: Going the Distance
March 29, 2018
It's not just VO2 Max. Madshus shares inside tips on how to prepare for the 90km classic race from Sälen to Mora.