3 Point Skates Charleston WV

Local resource for 3 point skates in Charleston. 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
(304) 746-6256
Trace Fork
Charleston, WV
 
Berry Hills Country Club
(304) 744-8790
Charleston, WV
 
Champ's Sports
(304) 342-5934
Charleston Town Ctr
Charleston, WV
 
Taylor Made Fitness Inc
(304) 720-6900
501 D St
Charleston, WV
 
Sport Mart Inc
(304) 744-1200
1418 Maccorkle Ave SW
Charleston, WV
 
Culpepper`s Specialty Firearms
(304) 768-7645
412 12th St
Dunbar, WV
 
Gap
(304) 342-8940
Charleston Town Ctr
Charleston, WV
 
Lids
(304) 344-0860
Charleston Town Ctr
Charleston, WV
 
Dynamic Graphics
(304) 746-0025
306 Maccorkle Ave SW
South Charleston, WV
 
National Fitness
(304) 744-6548
Charleston, WV
 

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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