Monthly Archives: January 2009

Craftsbury Marathon

It looks like the conditions for the Craftsbury Marathon will be excellent. The last time I did this race I seem to remember a start temp of -9F. My best call right now, not being there is as follows: Overnight … Continue reading

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Michigan Cup Marathon

I wish I was in Michigan. Bet you don’t hear that one too often for a guy who lives in Bend, Oregon. The Michigan Cup Marathon sounds like a great race. Here is what I can determine from the local … Continue reading

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Nancy P’s Report

Weather forecasts may be accurate some day, but not yet. That makes predicting the wax when not on the race site a bit tricky.  So, since I have two pairs of classic skis, I waxed one pair with SOLDA F31 … Continue reading

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Noquemanon Marathon Solda Wax Forecast

Looks like a classic UP weather day for a classic UP race. The forecast that I can get here in Bend looks like this:Friday overnight low of -5F. I could be pretty windy. Race time temp in Ishpeming at around … Continue reading

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Nancy P’s Classic

This coming Sunday, January 25, is the rescheduled Nancy P’s classic race. While the weather is changing back to be more winter-like, the current forecast does not indicate a lot of new snow. The current jet stream is ushering in … Continue reading

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Tuesday at Bachelor

For those of you local to Bend, Oregon, the next race is the Nancy P’s classic race. It is either a 10 km or a 20 km. You may chose.  I skied this morning on and around the course at … Continue reading

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NENSA Eastern Cup Rumford

Here is a quick wax recommendation for the NENSA Eastern Cupthis weekend. NE got some snow earlier in the week and it is cold rightnow!Saturday: Rumford JOQ/Eastern Cup1km Sprint RaceFriday night low of -10FSaturday at race time: 2 to 12FGlide … Continue reading

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