3 Point Skates Manhattan KS

Local resource for 3 point skates in Manhattan. 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
(785) 539-7800
Manhattan Marketplace
Manhattan, KS
 
K-State Super Store
(785) 537-0844
520 McCall Rd
Manhattan, KS
 
Grand Slam Sports
(785) 537-9797
2007 Fort Riley Blvd
Manhattan, KS
 
Finish Line The
(785) 537-9229
100 Town Ctr
Manhattan, KS
 
Pathfinder The
(785) 539-5639
304 Poyntz Ave
Manhattan, KS
 
Cottonwood Racquet & Fitness Club
(785) 776-6060
3615 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS
 
K-State Place The
(785) 539-8798
100 Town Ctr
Manhattan, KS
 
Hibbett Sports
(785) 537-4504
100 Town Ctr
Manhattan, KS
 
Ballard Sporting Goods
(785) 539-2441
1218 Moro St
Manhattan, KS
 
It's Greek To Me
(785) 537-8822
520 McCall Rd
Manhattan, KS
 

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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