3 Point Skates Grand Rapids MI

Local resource for 3 point skates in Grand Rapids. 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.

The Hope Soccer Camp
1145 W. Chippewa Dr. Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(616) 249-0660
3660 Rivertown Parkway
Grandville, MI
 
Holwerda-Snoap Sporting Goods
(616) 452-1581
2040 Division Ave S Ste 2
Grand Rapids, MI
 
T & T Sports Wear
(616) 254-8003
2379 Byron Center Ave Sw
Wyoming, MI
 
Bill & Paul'S Sporthaus
(616) 458-1684
1200 E Paris SE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(616) 977-2301
5118 28th Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Johnny Mac'S Sporting Goods
(616) 459-2002
1675 Michigan St Ne Ste 368
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Reynolds & Sons Sporting Goods
(616) 456-7161
12 Monroe Center NE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Prep Sports Centre
(616) 363-2041
841 Hollywood St NE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
M C Sports
(616) 538-2120
1005 Rogers Plz Sw
Wyoming, MI
 

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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