3 Point Skates Bend OR

Local resource for 3 point skates in Bend. 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
(541) 317-4820
Cascade Village
Bend, OR
 
Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
(541) 317-9407
805 SW Industrial Way Suite 6
Bend, OR
 
Cascade Watersports
(541) 389-6234
311 SW Century Dr
Bend, OR
 
High Desert Fitness Products
(541) 389-3767
155 SW Century Dr
Bend, OR
 
Shooter's Pro Shop
(541) 312-2506
107 SW Columbia St
Bend, OR
 
Bend REI Store
(541) 385-0594
380 Powerhouse Dr
Bend, OR
 
Supply Depot
(541) 385-0881
310 SE Railroad St
Bend, OR
 
Eddie Bauer Inc
(541) 383-1928
61334 S Highway 97
Bend, OR
 
Body Shop The
(541) 388-1685
61331 S Highway 97
Bend, OR
 
Rei Recreational Equipment Inc
(541) 385-0594
380 SW Powerhouse Dr
Bend, OR
 

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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