Some of the biggest gains are made in the off-season. That’s why we decided to pull together a guide to gear that will help you maximize your summer and fall training sessions. From rollerskis to… Read More »Dryland Training Gear Guide: Rollerskis
If you cross country ski race it’s a solid bet that you train for skiing—or at least think about it—year round. And there’s no better way to train for skiing in the summer than by rollerskiing. So, 80-degree days in early July 2016 saw us testing the latest rollerskis on the gentle climbs of Nebraska Valley Road in Stowe, Vt. Our crew tried classic and skate, metal and composite, fast and slow, all to give you our honest opinion.
“The skis dealt with cracks in the pavement very well and I liked the balance and stability.” Fischersports.com | $370 | 1065g [745mm] MADE FROM the same Air Core Composite shaft as the RCS Carbonlite… Read More »Fischer RCS Carbonlite Classic Rollerskis – 2017 Gear Guide
“These skis were as close to skiing on snow as I’ve found in rollerskis.” Finnsisu.com | $369 | 1050g [700mm] MADE WITH the same honeycomb dampening technology as the Skate 620XC, Marwe’s Classic 700XC rollerski… Read More »Marwe Classic 700XC Rollerskis – 2017 Gear Guide
“Utilizing the rear ratchet these skis kicked a bit differently—in a good way. They were incredibly smooth and tracked well.” Swixsport.com | $290 | 1000g [790mm] REMEMBER YOUR old Pro-Ski C2 classic rollerskis? Swix acquired… Read More »Swix Classic Roadline C2 Rollerskis – 2017 Gear Guide