3 Point Skates Albert Lea MN

Local resource for 3 point skates in Albert Lea. 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.

Johnnys Hobbies
(507) 373-4751
132 S Broadway Ave
Albert Lea, MN
 
Staline Sporting Goods
(507) 297-5808
PO Box 222
Emmons, MN
 
Carlas Finish Line
(507) 434-7153
1301 18th Ave Nw
Austin, MN
 
Country Thrift and Gift Shoppe
(507) 433-3901
Hwy 218 S
Austin, MN
 
South Central Athlete
(507) 433-6450
209 N Main St
Austin, MN
 
Tiger City Sports
(507) 373-4366
101 S Broadway Ave
Albert Lea, MN
 
Sveen S Plumbing and Well Repair
(507) 297-5764
10874 690th Ave
Emmons, MN
 
Play It Again Sports
(507) 433-2881
1407 1st Ave Sw
Austin, MN
 
Games People Play
(507) 433-7593
701 18th Ave Nw
Austin, MN
 
True Value Hardware
(507) 553-3713
33 S Broadway
Wells, MN
 

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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