3 Point Skates Eugene OR

Local resource for 3 point skates in Eugene. 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) 344-9622
Delta Oaks
Eugene, OR
 
Sports Authority
(541) 342-2066
Valley River Center, 245 Valley River Center
Eugene, OR
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Bike Barn
(541) 342-5757
1020 Green Acres Rd Ste 9
Eugene, OR
 
Eugene Running Company
(541) 344-6399
116 Oakway Ctr
Eugene, OR
 
Caddis Fly Angling Shop
(541) 342-7005
168 W 6th Ave
Eugene, OR
 
Eugene REI Store
(541) 465-1800
306 Lawrence St
Eugene, OR
 
Oregon River Sports
(541) 334-0696
3400 Franklin Blvd
Eugene, OR
 
Joe's Sports Outdoor & More
(541) 343-1663
1030 Green Acres Rd
Eugene, OR
 
Corky's Pest Control
(541) 688-2323
Eugene, OR
 
Joe's Sports Outdoor & More
(541) 343-1666
Eugene, 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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