3 Point Skates Ames IA

Local resource for 3 point skates in Ames. 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.

Jax Outdoor Gear
(515) 292-2276
4723 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Championship Productions
(515) 232-3687
2730 Graham St
Ames, IA
 
Main Street Sportscards
(515) 233-5002
305 Main St
Ames, IA
 
Browns Shoe Fit Co
(712) 246-2218
306 Main St Browns Shoe Fit Co #20
Ames, IA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(319) 287-5722
Crossroad Commons
Waterloo, IA
 
Sports Page
(515) 232-4111
North Grand Mall
Ames, IA
 
Martial Arts Unlimited
(515) 451-9794
6136 Frederiksen Ct
Ames, IA

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Iowa State University
(515) 294-5684
2229 Lincoln Way Bookstore
Ames, IA
 
Jax Mercantile Co
(515) 292-2276
4723 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(319) 743-3066
4601 1st Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
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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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