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Posts from ‘October, 2009’

Winter Sports Equipment For Kids

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Ok, so now you have kids, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite winter sports. Instead, introduce kids to skiing and snowboarding. As winter sports becomes a family event, be sure that the kids have the [...]

Dallas Bike Ride: Sunday Bagels, Bikes and Bananas

Come meet up at the Arlington Sun & Ski Sports for Bikes, Bagels, & Bananas, our weekly Sunday morning ride. For your convenience, we open the store at 7:30 AM in case the riders need supplies.
When: Tuesdays @ 6:15 PM | Where: Arlington Sun & Ski Sports | Cost: Free
Join us every Tuesday [...]

Start The Snowboarding Season Right

You may be counting the days until you can get out and ride snowboards this winter, but if you hit the mountains in the late fall or early December, keep a few points in mind so you don’t destroy your season:
-Go easy. Even if you have been training in the off season, the first time [...]

Weekly Tuesday South Dallas Metroplex Mountain Bike Ride (and Good Eats)

Originating from our Arlington Sun and Ski Sports location, we’re now hosting Taco Tuesdays, a weekly mountain bike ride followed by a meetup at Fuzzy’s Taco Stand for free chips and queso/salsa!
When: Tuesdays @ 6:15 PM | Where: Arlington Sun & Ski Sports | Cost: Free
Join us every Tuesday evening for some mountain [...]

Wanted: North Dallas Metroplex Mountain Bikers

Looking for some buds on your next mountain bike ride in the Metroplex? Sun and Ski now has weekly mountain bike trips leaving from our Grapevine location.
When: Thursdays @ 5:30 PM | Where: Grapevine Sun & Ski Sports | Cost: Free
Every Thursday night, join us for mountain bike riding though the northern [...]

Enjoy Spring Skiing

You can enjoy winter sports into the early spring if you have the right gear and accessories. Some useful items for spring skiing include:
-Sunblock. You should wear sunblock on your face for winter skiing, too, but the brighter spring sun is more likely to burn your nose, your lips, and the skin around your eyes. [...]

Go Beyond Boots With Custom Footbeds

The right snowboard boots are essential to help you get your best rides, but you might also consider an orthotic insert, also known as a custom footbed, for an even better fit. The benefits of these inserts include:
-Better biomechanics. If you have an orthotic or insert to make sure your feet are properly aligned, you’ll [...]

Save Money, Buy Your Favorite Skis Online

When you are ready to buy skis, consider buying online. Do you have a favorite model of downhill skis that’s a few years old? Look online. Snow skis don’t go bad after one season, and just because a ski manufacturer changes the composition slightly for next season doesn’t mean that last year’s model won’t give [...]

Let Your Snowboard Travel In Style

Even if you are only traveling to the slopes by car, quality travel snowboard bags are a good investment. When choosing a travel snowboard bag, visit one of our shops and look for some of these key features:
-Padding: Make sure your bag is well-padded, especially if you are checking it at an airport, where it [...]

Ladies: Suit Up With The Right Ski Jacket

The right ski jacket will keep you comfortable through a long day of skiing or snowboarding, while allowing you to enjoy a stylish look and a full range of motion.
Some tips to keep in mind when choosing your jacket:
-Warmth. Will you be skiing in Alaska, the Alps, or the mid-Atlantic? If you need maximum warmth, [...]