Roller Skis

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Salomon Prolink

Not surprisingly, the new binding Salomon Prolink has already become a favorite with some retailers. Oslo Sportslager in the Norwegian capital has decided to recommend for roller skis Salomon bindings only this season. This is because they want to go for a thoroughly screw attached binding after the reported problems with NIS bindings accidentally sliding off the mounting plates. Rottefella recommends and provides a special safety kit with a drill, mounting templates and screws for attaching a safety screw under the flexor of the binding that goes through both the NIS plate and the top surface of the roller ski shaft. Oslo Sportslager found it easier and better to use the directly mounted Salomon Prolink binding with its 5 screws per roller ski instead of the now 9 screws for NIS bindings and their separate mounting plates.

https://www.oslosportslager.no/magasinet/rulleski–vi-er-eksperter-pa-rulleski-1440.aspx

Ski-Roller 54

In the northernmost German state of Schleswig-Holstein there is an interesting website called Cross-Skating Schleswig-Holstein. At http://www.cross-skating-schleswig-holstein.de/doku.php?id=cross-skating-wiki:erfahrungsberichte:roesch_roller_1956 a very interesting article about roller ski history in general and the first serially produced roller ski, the Ski-Roller 54, in particular is accessible. Andrea Kittler of Cross-Skating Schleswig-Holstein visited the very knowledgeable roller skier Klaus Fink for a look back into roller ski history. The article is written in German.

Tail-Heavy Roller Skis

As one of very few among roller ski manufacturers in the world, Peter Breu, director at Woodski, has published his thoughts on the issue of tail-heavy roller skis: http://www.woodrollerski.com/heel-drop-what-it-is-why-it-matters-and-what-we-do-about-it/

Nordic Motion

Nordic Motion is the name of a new roller ski specifically made to suit beginners and others who want a gentle, classic touring ski experience on roller skis. It is advertised as being a very stable and relatively slow roller ski designed for all ages of skiers. Nordic Motion is a Swedish brand and its website is found at http://www.nordic-motion.com.