October 2007


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Angus Stewart Jacob Gates <[log in to unmask]>
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Nordic Ski Club <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 21 Oct 2007 10:19:05 -0400
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i have a few pairs of rossignol x-iums ( skate & classic) that i'd  
like to unload. they have a few seasons on them and have had nothing  
but the best wax jobs. one pair w/ bindings... i'll let them go for  
$150. (msrp $500 or more)
let me know if you are interested.


Quoting Jeffrey Richard Caisse <[log in to unmask]>:

> Hi,
>   So I'm hoping to get out this winter but I need to find some skis
> first.  Where would people reccomend going so that I could get set up
> with decent gear and not pay an arm and a leg?  I'm just getting into
> this so I don't need a racing setup by any means, just something to get
> me out.  I'm thinking I need to go to somewhere like Skirack to get
> fitted (that may not be the right term, I ride bikes so am ignorant of
> nordic terminology), and then I can look elsewhere if the Skirack peeps
> don't have many options that I can afford.
>   Also, is it better to start with classic skis so that I can use them
> in varied terrain and on trails that aren't groomed?  I understand you
> either need good packed down stuff or well-groomed trails to use skate
> skis to the best of their ability, but I could be wrong.
>   Thanks for your input everybody, hopefully I'll have skis of my own
> and will be able to get going with them in time for the Mount Sainte
> Anne trip!
> -- 
> Jeff Caisse
> Wing Hall 201
> 486 South Prospect Street
> Burlington, VT 05405
> (603)566.5869   (cell)
> "I love noise...And I'm always waiting for that moment in a song when
> something
> just flies out of it and explodes in the air." - Sarah Vowell

Angus Gates
IRA Director of Public Relations
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