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CyclovaXC · 1d ago

Birkie 2017 Cancelled, Long Live the Birkie!

The bad news came today, February 24th, 2017. The 2017 Birkie had been cancelled. All our hopes were pinned on a massive snowstorm that dropped about a foot on Eau Claire but didn't make it ...
CyclovaXC · 1W ago

!!XC Ski Super Closeout Sale at Cyclova XC - 50% OFF ON SKIS & BOOTS, 25% OFF ON WAX/BAGS/GLOVES!!

Get in the SKI PRODUCT SUPER SALE at Cyclova XC - come in while the gettin' is good!Every now and then, there is a sale that you can't afford to miss.  If you're a XC Skier, you can't afford...
CyclovaXC · 1W ago

PRELIMINARY WAX TIP: 2017 American Kortelopet & American Birkiebeiner

Race day waxing can be hectic, so rest easy the night before the 2016 Birkie by waxing in advance.  Above, the author helps classic racers at the Mora Vasaloppet apply the structure of th...
CyclovaXC · 1W ago

Wisconsin’s Birkebeiner Ski Race Seeks Volunteers

Area media release From William JohnsonCABLE--In just over a week, the Winter Olympics will come to Wisconsin in the form of the American Birkebeiner Ski Marathon, the largest ski race in th...
CyclovaXC · 1W ago

Mullin's 2017 PreBirkie Race Report

PrepTrainingIt has been rough lately.  I'm working on compartmentalizing work stress, but it has been bleeding over and affecting training life.  Tuesday night I got out for my hard workout ...
CyclovaXC · 1W ago

!!2017 BIRKIE Ski Service At Cyclova XC - 20% Discount If You Get Your Skis In Early!!

Rely on the Waxing Gurus at Cyclova XC to help you have the fastest skis ever!  Here Duane irons in a Flourocarbon overlay - a tactic that we likely will use for the 2017 Birkie!Cyclova X...
CyclovaXC · 1W ago

Will the Birkie Be Cancelled? Cyclova Tech Night, Thursday Feb. 16, 6PM

Hello All!The Birkie is less than 2 weeks away, but the forecast does not look good! However, a lot can happen between now and then. The best way to allay your Birkie anxiety is to come to C...
CyclovaXC · 2W ago

Congratulations Tommy K for Winning the Pre-Birkie 42K Classical Race!

This photo is from the Birkie several years ago, not yesterday's race--Photo by Barb LundbergA huge shout out to Tommy K for winning the 42KM Pre-Birkie Classical race on Saturday, February ...
CyclovaXC · 2W ago

Mullin's Wolf Track Rendevous Report

PrepTrainingMore of the same this week.  Tuesday night I was able to knock out a really good set of intervals down a Hyland.  I felt great and was able to really push the envelope.  I was ho...
CyclovaXC · 3W ago

Mullin's 2017 Noquemanon Race Report

PrepTrainingAnother week, another set of polarized training.  A little easy skiing and the Wednesday night race at Elm Creek.  I was hoping to actually do a few hard intervals at Elm, but th...