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Forum: Nordic Skiing April 10th 12, 03:35 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By jeff potter
best base layer?

I go out both long and short duration and always dress light and find
that all my warmth is generated just by steady activity. Thin outfits
also wick quick and stay dry. If I stop for more than,...
Forum: Nordic Skiing January 13th 12, 07:02 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 943
Posted By jeff potter
Hot new XC culture book! --NOW AVAILABLE!

Here's a new XC ski culture book, hot off the press, in time for the
first snow of the real winter!

Check it out at: http://outyourbackdoor.com/article.php?id=1833

Andy Liebner is a fast young...
Forum: Nordic Skiing January 13th 12, 07:01 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By jeff potter
Peter Northug - Tour de ski - Toblach

He "just" increases
his speed by 20-40% or so and shoots through openings other skiers never
recognize as such.

Terje

I've only rarely had the chance/need to do this -- years ago --...
Forum: Nordic Skiing January 9th 12, 10:16 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 948
Posted By jeff potter
Help us test this NEW ski technique!

On Jan 4, 3:12*am, Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" wrote:
Jeff Potter wrote:
It's the first new ski technique in decades. Fun!

When was the last time we got a new ski...
Forum: Nordic Skiing April 9th 11, 05:46 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By jeff potter
Any old school classic biathlon?

On Apr 2, 11:26*pm, gr wrote:
And by old school I mean bow, arrow, and skis such as ULLR *ski god
trailblazed. Anybody ever heard of such a...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 2nd 11, 01:56 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By jeff potter
Links to '10 Oly videos? ...Justyna & Petter

On Feb 25, 3:24*pm, Daniel wrote:
On 24 Lut, 14:55, Jeff Potter wrote:

I'd like to watch videos from the last Olympics, especially...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 24th 11, 12:55 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By jeff potter
Links to '10 Oly videos? ...Justyna & Petter

I'd like to watch videos from the last Olympics, especially Justyna's
win and Petter's, too. The TV had great emotional footage. I don't
want just the finish. I can't find anything! I found Justyna's...
Forum: Nordic Skiing January 27th 11, 10:44 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By jeff potter
adult pulk for ski and skate?

I was thinking of getting an ice-fishing plastic sled. Those 6-foot
black barge things. Then screwing long skis to the bottom of it. Then
attaching crossed conduit with heavy bungie thru it and a...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 1st 10, 01:11 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By jeff potter
Alum vs graphite poles for touring

On Nov 20, 10:58*pm, gr wrote:
So today I actually compared alum poles to some low end graphite and
they really are a lot *lighter! But for touring in the...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 1st 10, 01:04 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 1,003
Posted By jeff potter
new idea for getting kids/teens into xc...

It's a perennial topic, I know.

But I just had an idea... One way to get more kids into XC skiing
would be simply to do XC skiing around more kids!

How many kids have actually seen much good,...
Forum: Nordic Skiing November 17th 10, 10:12 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By jeff potter
Trail-making is the best fall fun!

I'm having a blast lately in a local vacant woodlot. I just stroll
thru, looking at the terrain and tossing aside deadwood in the way of
the trail that's already there but just doesn't know it.

As I...
Forum: Nordic Skiing September 29th 10, 12:48 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By jeff potter
XC Ski Calendar?

On Sep 28, 3:44*pm, wrote:
On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 12:29:14 -0700 (PDT)

Jeff Potter wrote:
Any interest?

I see thathttp://cafepress.comhas em for...
Forum: Nordic Skiing September 28th 10, 07:29 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By jeff potter
XC Ski Calendar?

Any interest?

I see that http://cafepress.com has em for $10 each when ordered in
15+ quantity.

I could see whoever honchoed the project marking them up to $20 (if
they were named "me").

Sound...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 11th 10, 02:12 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By jeff potter
Uphill, downhill, slalom XC event? ...Skiathlom?

The up/down/jumps/group xc race event is the Redbull NordiX. There are
vids on YouTube for it.

Like skicross only on XC skis.

(The weird thing is that the vids are kinda new but I thought I...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 10th 10, 12:57 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 26
Views: 2,234
Posted By jeff potter
Damn it's hard to buy Nordic Skis Nowadays!

On Mar 8, 9:35*pm, wrote:
I thought you were describing LA's chapter, until rechecking your
first post. With a total membership of 50-60,000, the Angeles chapter's
sections had...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 10th 10, 12:26 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 985
Posted By jeff potter
New homestyle ski vids up at YouTube...

I just uploaded several new touring-scenic videos at YouTube, username
JeffOYB. (A month ago I put up a few how-to vids.)

*Crust skating golf course -- taken using crazy POLE-CAM

*Crust skating...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 2nd 10, 02:19 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By jeff potter
Crust in a.m., corn in p.m.?

Here in mid-Michigan we now have GREAT CRUST in the open areas. My
poles broke thru in shady places. We had 40F sun yesterday and today
it's 25F still.

I usually switch over about now to pure crust...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 28th 10, 12:08 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By jeff potter
women's 30k

On Feb 27, 4:02*pm, wrote:
more switches:http://www.atdhe.net/7407/watch-xxi-winter-olympics

On Sat, 27 Feb 2010 12:54:07 -0700



wrote:
...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 27th 10, 11:28 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By jeff potter
women's 30k

Yes, WOW what a race!

I was so happy to see the CRUX of the event.

Of course the finish was jump-around-the-room with tension. My wife
actually fell down and cried! : ) True! She's not even a...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 27th 10, 11:17 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By jeff potter
running skiers

On Feb 27, 4:45*pm, "outsideinmi"
wrote:
Tough to compare a Nordic combined skier, to a biathlete, to a "just" xc
skier. *How fast is Demong compared to Lars Berger...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 26th 10, 11:44 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By jeff potter
Uphill, downhill, slalom XC event? ...Skiathlom?

On Feb 24, 11:59*am, EdV wrote:
On Feb 23, 3:44*pm, jeff potter wrote:





On Feb 23, 8:40*am, Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 24th 10, 06:36 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 1,475
Posted By jeff potter
Snowjam comparison: Which binding is better? NNN or SNS?

Various parts of bindings get jammed with snow -- frozen, slushy or
otherwise.

Is there consensus on which type is best?

NNN relies on 2 small slots.

SNS uses one big channel.

Who wins?
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 24th 10, 06:34 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By jeff potter
NENSA Test scores compared? Records for US, the world?

The NENSA has a Standardized Ski Fitness Test.

I wonder what the records are for US skiers (and other athletes) and
if top skiers from different countries have taken the...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 24th 10, 06:28 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By jeff potter
How would top NFL runner do in XC sprint?

Say you found a top football runner -- an agile, athletic guy who
isn't just a pure runner but who could probably be a fast NCAA sprint-
runner...

Say you found such a guy who was also familiar with...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 24th 10, 06:23 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By jeff potter
US skiers compared: XC, Biathlon, Combined?

If the skiers on our various Nordic teams were to race head to head,
who would win?
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