3 Point Skates Pinson AL

Local resource for 3 point skates in Pinson. 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.

Academy
(205) 661-5500
1612 Gadsden Hwy (in the Tutwiler Farms Shopping Center)
Birmingham, AL
 
McCorveys Pro Shop
(205) 655-7132
3600 Roosevelt
Trussville, AL
 
Aero Marine LLC
(205) 661-1212
4400 Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL
 
Mordecai Sporting Goods
(205) 631-4172
809 Main St
Gardendale, AL
 
Gibsons Sports Print and Trophy
(205) 699-7778
1405 8th St
Leeds, AL
 
Bass Pro Sports
(205) 702-7500
5000 Bass Pro Blvd.
Leeds, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMSun 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Trussville Sporting Goods
(205) 655-4124
107 Morrow Ave
Trussville, AL
 
Twenty Nine Ninety Nine Warehouse
(205) 833-0041
7601 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL
 
Hometown Sporting Goods
(205) 640-1777
733 Park Ave
Moody, AL
 
Backcountry Sports
(205) 841-8495
2518 Walker Chapel Rd
Fultondale, AL
 

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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