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by Gorf
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: physics of skiing ...compare skate to classic
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: physics of skiing ...compare skate to classic

Interesting! I've never thought of it in such detail, and assumed a skate ski is faster because skating doesn't require any kick wax and you can glide during the whole stride. Nothing too scientific here, just anecdotal really- I've recently noticed a bit more speed on downhills, myself classic vs s...
by Gorf
Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello to everyone!
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Re: Hello to everyone!

I'm in North Central Midwest US. We have some man-made snow loops ready to ski within an hour or two drive, and once any real snow falls there are many groomed trails. I also like to ski out the door and on the lake, but until the weather allows, l'll be practicing my "Classic" style on tr...
by Gorf
Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello to everyone!
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Hello to everyone!

I used to ski a bit in my youth, 30-40 years ago, and this winter I've decided to get back into cross country skiing more regularly for both recreation and fitness. I look forward to reading the forum and posting a bit from time to time. Thanks in advance to everyone for sharing your knowledge and e...

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