For some, Birkie Fever hits them when the cold chill hits the air and for others it's a full-time, year-round lifestyle. Whether you're a Skiløper (Norwegian word for skier pronounced as "“Shē-lōp-păh”) or a spectator with a cowbell, we've created a Birkie Guideon our website for you to stay in the know. Here's a bit of a preview of the guide
In the event known as the Barkie Birkie - Skijoring combines cross country skiing with dog power. The skier is attached to his/her dog with a belt and towline. The dog then runs ahead as the skier skis. Skijoring is a team sport which allows both human and canine counterparts to exercise and enjoy the great outdoors.
We're doing it again---sharing the process of glide waxing Nordic skis for the best performance experience at the American Birkebeiner. We'll demonstrate techniques for hot waxing skis and how to apply liquid, gel and powder waxes. We have answers for the DIY wax techs out there on the how, when and why to use certain waxes. Watch for a post on our Bicycle Doctor Facebook page.
Featuring Wax Expert
As a wax tech rep for Toko, Ben has waxed countless skis for the Birkie and advised wax techs about best practices for preparing skis. He is highly involved & knowledgeable in ski testing using the newest non-fluorocarbon waxes.
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