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by hegel
Wed Dec 08, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: XC Ski Gear Discussion
Topic: Wedges
Replies: 13
Views: 3963

wedge

Thanks Hoser: I'm wearing an orthotic with lift, which definitely helps. You're right, the difference is not a huge thing, but I like the idea of evening things out. The whole shim thing is more difficult than you might first imagine. I couldn't find a hard rubber that would attach and stay put. I e...
by hegel
Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: XC Ski Gear Discussion
Topic: Wedges
Replies: 13
Views: 3963

wedges

With one leg shorter than the other, I wonder if it's possible to use wedges on one ski to even up the difference a bit. (I realize that this is not the intended use for wedges.). Or if someone has any ideas on this? (I've designed a plate with tap plastics but have heard contradictory things about ...
by hegel
Sun Dec 05, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Wax and Waxing
Topic: corn snow with patches of fresh snow on top
Replies: 6
Views: 2571

waxing for 0 degrees-ish

I'm really loving my zero skis for similar conditions. I've found that you can take them down to about 25F (at least I've done this once) and then they work great going up the temp. range. Of course all bets are off if the fresh snow that you experienced was very cold. Then you might get clumping wi...
by hegel
Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who's Skiing?
Replies: 17
Views: 4372

skiing at tahoe

Skied for two days last weekend at Tahoe XC (on Lake Tahoe). Unbelievably good conditions for so early: 3 feet at the trail head, more above. I think 40 kilometers of trails were open. New cold snow was a little slow for skating in particular on the first day. Or maybe it was just me! On day two I b...

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