3 Point Skates Marquette MI
Grand Rapids, MI
Port Huron Township, MI
Ann Arbor, MI
Are 3-point Skates better than 2?
Feb. 10, 2010
Are 3-point Skates Better?
Hi, 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...