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How to Mount Cross Country Ski Bindings – Salomon Skate SNS

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Generally I’d leave the job of mounting cross country ski bindings to the pros, but there are situations when it is nice to break out the tools and take some risks. Maybe your local shop is closed, is non-existent, or in my case doesn’t deal cross country skate skis. Mounting your own cross country ski bindings is also a nice money-saving skill if your family picks up used ski gear and shuffles bindings around frequently. The following guide I am sure will make the most hardened ski techs weep (especially the video), but this has worked for me and if you measure often and pay attention to what you are doing, you’ve got a good chance of skiing soon. Continue Reading…

Setting up a DIY backyard slackline, a few tips

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If you’ve ever wanted a carnival in your backyard, but were nervous about fire-hazards from all the deep fryers and didn’t really feel comfortable sharing your bathroom with the carny crew, you’re in luck. Setting up a slackline in your backyard is like bringing home a carnival ride minus the riffraff. For those who haven’t tried slacklining yet, imagine a two-inch wide trampoline suspended in the air, begging to test and humble your inner-acrobat.

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