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Forum: Nordic Skiing December 18th 10, 09:11 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 5
Views: 7,728
Posted By Camilo
Combi Skis

On Dec 12, 9:06*am, wrote:
On snow, a combi ski is a compromise probably most often taken by young
juniors as a starter or by someone who can't afford both (or by someone
who has...
Forum: Nordic Skiing July 22nd 08, 11:34 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 35
Views: 2,172
Posted By Camilo
Will oil prices kill XC?

On Jul 9, 10:24*pm, "
wrote:
Do you expect to travel less to snow this winter? Global warming will
kill XC, but high oil prices may kill it even...
Forum: Nordic Skiing May 22nd 08, 05:18 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By Camilo
do you wear reg socks or thin socks or 2 pair of socks or?

On May 21, 11:18 am, wrote:
How have you gotten the Boot Glove to stay put? I have the largest
size, but they weren't made for the style of groomed area boots we
wear and it...
Forum: Nordic Skiing May 21st 08, 05:42 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By Camilo
do you wear reg socks or thin socks or 2 pair of socks or?

On May 16, 10:17 am, Jim Whalen NULL wrote:
On Apr 18, 8:54 am, "Jeff Potter (of OutYourBackdoor.com)"



wrote:
Thanks for the BD tip. :...
Forum: Nordic Skiing May 21st 08, 05:29 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By Camilo
Marwe Question

On May 20, 2:47 pm, wrote:
Yes, rollerskiing is harder on boots, tho I haven't destroyed any like
some others have reported. I use my old bumblebee pilot boots from 1999.
I'd...
Forum: Nordic Skiing May 20th 08, 05:04 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By Camilo
Marwe Question

Oh, another question!!

Is roller skiing hard on boots? I have an old, but perfectly
functional pair of skate boots, but just this spring bought some brand
spankin' new Solomon S-Lab boots on sale. ...
Forum: Nordic Skiing May 20th 08, 05:01 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By Camilo
Marwe Question

Thanks for the words of wisdom and video clip links everyone. One of
these days I'm going to get some carbide tips put on some old skating
poles and give these suckers a try. I have hockey elbow...
Forum: Nordic Skiing May 15th 08, 07:52 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By Camilo
Marwe Question

On May 15, 11:47 am, Camilo wrote:
Hi: I think I know the answer to this question since I looked at the
Finn Sisu website and searched this forum and other sources.

Has...
Forum: Nordic Skiing May 15th 08, 07:47 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By Camilo
Marwe Question

Hi: I think I know the answer to this question since I looked at the
Finn Sisu website and searched this forum and other sources.

Has anyone come up with any sort of speed reducer for a Marwe...
Forum: Nordic Skiing April 17th 08, 04:58 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By Camilo
do you wear reg socks or thin socks or 2 pair of socks or?

On Apr 17, 3:15 am, Chris Cole wrote:
I use only Bridgedale socks, they are the absolute best I've ever
found and I've tried a bunch in the past 35 years. Best fit,...
Forum: Nordic Skiing April 17th 08, 12:32 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By Camilo
do you wear reg socks or thin socks or 2 pair of socks or?

On Apr 15, 6:32 pm, "SpokaneDiscount,,no "
wrote:
On Apr 15, 7:28 pm, "SpokaneDiscount,,no "

wrote:
...
Forum: Nordic Skiing April 11th 08, 09:38 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By Camilo
Looking for one Swix cork handle

On Apr 8, 5:47*pm, wrote:
No solace, but Swix cork grips are typically made with two seams, which
apparently is why they are so flimsy. *



Camilo ...
Forum: Nordic Skiing April 9th 08, 12:10 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By Camilo
Looking for one Swix cork handle

On Apr 5, 9:24 am, Gunde wrote:
I recently left the cork portion of my pole handle on the Birken
trail. If you have recently suffered a broken pole or just have an
extra...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 12th 08, 03:44 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By Camilo
Metal Brushes? Preparing new ski base

On Mar 12, 6:57 am, Zach Caldwell wrote:
Provided these are Amer (Atomic)-produced skis, then what they need
more than anything is time. The base is quite hardened by the...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 26th 08, 10:30 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Camilo
Elevation gain?

On Feb 26, 12:13 pm, "
wrote:
why not just estimating the elevation gain using a USGS topo map?

I've done that for many wilderness routes. However...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 26th 08, 10:28 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Camilo
Elevation gain?

On Feb 26, 9:29 am, Derick Fay wrote:
On Feb 25, 7:10 pm, Camilo wrote:



On Feb 25, 2:31 pm, wrote:

On Feb 24, 11:16 pm,...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 25th 08, 11:19 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By Camilo
Norwegians: Hotbed of Skiing?

On Feb 24, 1:49*pm, John Forrest Tomlinson
wrote:
On Sun, 24 Feb 2008 13:20:51 -0800 (PST), "Jeff Potter (of

OutYourBackdoor.com)" wrote:
The...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 25th 08, 11:10 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Camilo
Elevation gain?

On Feb 25, 2:31*pm, wrote:
On Feb 24, 11:16*pm, Camilo wrote:





Just got a new toy: Garmin Forerunner 305. * I went on one of my
favorite...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 25th 08, 04:16 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Camilo
Elevation gain?

Just got a new toy: Garmin Forerunner 305. I went on one of my
favorite skis and came up with the following data.

Distance: 25.5.km
Total ascent: 885 m (2,900 ft?)

Of course total descent was the...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 19th 08, 08:40 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By Camilo
Pilot Classic - Why

I have Salomon bindings on all my skis and have used Pilot skate
bindings for many troublefree years. I have 3 year old Carbon classic
boots and Profil bindings on all my classic skis. I generally...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 16th 08, 06:41 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 20
Views: 2,081
Posted By Camilo
Any way to tell if wax is high fluoro or not?

On Feb 15, 7:36 pm, "
wrote:
Method 2.

Wax a surface with a known HC wax, wax the same surface the same way
with a known HF wax, and wax the...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 12th 08, 04:55 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By Camilo
Flat ski base important for touring?

On Feb 12, 7:26 am, jeff potter wrote:
I always like to get my ski bases flat. I don't have access to stone
grinding so I use a sharp metal scraper and peel em...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 4th 08, 04:05 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By Camilo
white area on black base

On Feb 3, 11:26 am, " wrote:
According to two independent Swedish research groups, stonegrinding
tear up small "hairs" from the base, shown in the first...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 2nd 08, 01:08 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By Camilo
white area on black base

On Jan 29, 7:34 am, wrote:
On Jan 29, 3:00 pm, "32 degrees" wrote:

so i have a pair of RCS classic fischers that are 2 years old. Whenever...
Forum: Nordic Skiing January 22nd 08, 05:00 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By Camilo
Kick waxing for a stiff camber

On Jan 22, 5:42*am, "Jeff Potter (of OutYourBackdoor.com)"
wrote:
They sound like maybe good klister skis.

Keep us posted about them!

--JP

My thought exactly. As an...
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