3 Point Skates Albany NY

Local resource for 3 point skates in Albany. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to inline skates and skate shops, as well as advice and content on inline speed skating.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(518) 218-7410
Crossgates Mall
Albany, NY
 
Sports Authority
(518) 782-7192
221 Wade Road Extension
Latham, NY
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Downtube Bicycle Works
(518) 434-1711
466 Madison Ave
Albany, NY
 
Ready 4 Play
(518) 436-6300
6 Little Ln
Albany, NY
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(518) 459-2037
Colonie Ctr
Albany, NY
 
Sports Authority
(518) 869-4490
161 Washington Avenue Extension
Albany, NY
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Adirondack Paddle''n''Pole
(518) 346-3180
2123 Central Av.
Schenectady, NY
 
Champs
(518) 482-0208
Colonie Ctr
Albany, NY
 
Lids 1 Crossgates Mall
(518) 452-9372
Albany, NY
 
Wolfert's Roost Country Club
(518) 462-2115
Albany, NY
 

Are 3-point Skates better than 2?

Feb. 10, 2010

Are 3-point Skates Better?

QHi, Bill: Some skaters cling to their traditional two-point skates. Others sing the praises of Bont's three-points. But as far as I can tell, there's no clear winner in the "which are better" department. What are your thoughts about three-point skate setups? Do they provide significant advantages over the standard setups with two frame mounts? - Dennis in California

Hi, Dennis from sunny California: As you may know, for many years I — along with my children, Nicole and Wayne — have been involved with Bont. In fact, I was one of the people who pushed for an early release of the Bont 3-points, and Wayne was the first skater to test them in a race: the 2005 Inline 111 in St. Gallen, in which he won the midway sprint.

Bont developed the 3-points in response to the introduction o...

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