3 Point Skates Burlington IA

Local resource for 3 point skates in Burlington. 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.

River Basin Canoe & Kayak
(319) 752-1857
13038 Hwy 61 North
Burlington, IA
 
Bickel's Fitness & Cycling Shop
(319) 754-4410
305 E Agency Rd W
Burlington, IA
 
Pmi Cover
(319) 753-5197
310 Valley St
Burlington, IA
 
Otter Decoy Sales
(319) 752-7584
1515 W Mount Pleasant St
West Burlington, IA
 
Skeeter Kell Sporting Goods Inc
(319) 394-3466
133 Maple Dr
Mediapolis, IA
 
Sportsman's Trading Company
(319) 752-3779
804 Summer St
Burlington, IA
 
Portmidwest
(319) 753-5197
310 Valley St
Burlington, IA
 
Mac's Sporting Goods
(319) 754-5110
K-Mart Plz
Burlington, IA
 
Hibbett Sporting Goods
(319) 758-0262
550 S Gear Ave
West Burlington, IA
 
Quarry Creek Elk & Bison Company
(319) 372-8966
1866 303rd Ave
Fort Madison, IA
 

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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