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29 vs. 27.5: What Mountain Bike Is Best For You

The big question in mountain biking today is how to choose between a 29-inch wheel and a 27.5-inch wheel. Discover your perfect fit here.

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JAMES NIEHUES x WAGNER CUSTOM SKIS

James Niehues: The Man Behind the Maps James Niehues is the artist behind pretty much every ski resort map in North America. But for most of the 30...

CLOSE-TO-HOME: TOUR DE HUTS

The Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt is the most iconic ski-touring trek in the world, replete with cozy candlelit dinners in huts tucked into ...

NITTY GRITTY GRAPHICS: PHOTOGRAPHY | PART 4/5

Custom graphics make your ski topsheet an infinite canvas for self-expression. While some people see this as an immense opportunity for creativity,...

SIX WEEK SKI PREP (NO EQUIPMENT)

Here we go again, its early October already and we are starting to mentally transition from summer fun to winter daydreaming.  A couple years ago I...

BEHIND THE LENS: JOEY SCHUSLER

Fully Commit. Dive Head First. Joey Schusler has been at it from a young age. Trading chores around the house for hourly filming slots by his dad,...

ARTIST SERIES SKIS: CHRISTOPHER WARREN OF BEATNIK PRINTS

There’s a wonderful irony in the fact that Christopher Warren built a successful career by making art out of topographic maps: When he started, tha...

OUR EMPLOYEES: ERIC MULARZ

"Who Am I? free thinker? degenerate? snow skier. growing up free skiing/racing in New England and Europe I found that embracing gravity drove my p...

CUSTOM IS BETTER: BIKING WITH MOOTS CUSTOM

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably familiar with the benefits of custom skis. But what’s so great about custom bikes? To find out, we ...

4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE THINKING ABOUT SKIING IN AUGUST

The sun is beaming, the grass is turning from a green to a crispy yellow, and we're thinking about skiing. To be honest, as a ski company we're alw...

WHAT IS GRAVEL BIKING?

 If you haven’t seen the new species of spandex-clad cyclist on a dirt road near you, well, you must not live anywhere near a dirt road. Gravel bik...

MEN'S JOURNAL: "HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT CUSTOM SKIS"

  This article was written for The New York Times by Nicole LaPorte Originally Published Nov. 24, 2012   "Buying a ski off the shelf is h...

DWELL: "THE SCIENCE AND ART OF BUILDING THE PERFECT BESPOKE SKIS"

This article was written for Dwell by Gessato Originally Published December 13, 2016   "A thoughtfully designed, well-made custom product fits t...

BLOOMBERG: "WAGNER SKIS, HOW TO MAKE SKIS"

This article was written for Bloomberg by Brad Wieners Originally Published December 1, 2015   "Pete Wagner wasn’t stuck. The mechanical enginee...

UNOFFICIAL NETWORKS: "WHY YOU SHOULD THINK CUSTOM WHEN IT COMES TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIS"

This article was written for Unofficial Networks by Rich Stoner Originally Published February 16, 2021   "There are plenty of great br...

ARE YOU OVER-BIKED?

On the ski slopes, we’ve all seen those bros who think the waist-width of their skis is a status symbol for how hard they rip, and they wind up ski...

TRAFFIC ARTIST COLLECTION: MIRANDA PISSARIDES

Traffic Artist Collection: Miranda Pissarides London artist Miranda Pissarides wants to both repulse and attract you. She pairs her sculptures, whi...

OUR EMPLOYEES: HERB MANNING, BINDING TECH & SKI DESIGN

Here at Wagner Custom Skis we employ the highest quality ski-bums, powder-hounds, shop-dogs, skiers, and snowboarders. Each is as passionate about...

7 MUST-HAVES FOR YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE

After a ski season, if you’re like us your “bike-kit-brain” is as rusty as your neglected bike chain. So, after you've whipped out the chain lube a...

NITTY GRITTY GRAPHICS: HIRING ARTISTS AND ILLUSTRATORS | PART 3/5

Custom graphics makes your ski topsheet an infinite canvas for self-expression. While some people see this as an immense opportunity for creativity...

OUR EMPLOYEES: ALBERT KIM

Albert Kim: Ski Production Master, Tuner, Photographer, and Model If you have a pair of Wagners, chances are Albert had a hand in making them. He ...

2020/2021 FAN FAVORITE GRAPHICS WINNERS

The results are in for the 20/21 Fan Favorite Graphic! (Drumroll, please…)   Honorable mention: “Tie-Dye Stealie” (Custom Graphic) We've designed ...