3 Point Skates Burlington VT

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.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(802) 288-9854
Maple Tree Place
Williston, VT
 
Umiak Outdoor Outfitters
(802) 865-6777
60 Institute Road
Burlington, VT
 
Just Sports
(802) 658-0909
Prim Road & Lakeshor
Burlington, VT
 
Maven
(802) 859-1510
151 Cherry St
Burlington, VT
 
Womens Source for Sports
(802) 863-3233
340 Dorset St
South Burlington, VT
 
Canoe Imports
(800) 985-2992
370 Dorset St.
South Burlington, VT
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(802) 864-0473
100 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT
 
Famous Footwear
(802) 863-0030
49 Church St
Burlington, VT
 
Mills and Greer Sporting Goods
(802) 864-0291
10 Dorset St
South Burlington, VT
 
Personal Fitness Interiors
(802) 860-1030
4050 Williston Rd
South Burlington, VT
 

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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