3 Point Skates Rapid City SD

Local resource for 3 point skates in Rapid City. 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.

Acme Bicycles
(605) 343-9534
4258 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, SD
 
Mt Rushmore Bat Company
(605) 716-3653
3325 W Main St
Rapid City, SD
 
Runner's Shop The
(605) 348-7866
41 E Omaha St
Rapid City, SD
 
Michael's Men's Wear
(605) 342-0127
617 Saint Joseph St
Rapid City, SD
 
Rooster The
(605) 342-3867
1441 W Main St
Rapid City, SD
 
Dakota Sports Inc
(605) 342-7288
700 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD
 
Weaver Jim Sporting Gds
(605) 342-7288
700 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD
 
Pro Image The
(605) 348-8511
2200 N Maple Ave Unit 557
Rapid City, SD
 
Roam 'n Around
(605) 716-1660
616 Main St
Rapid City, SD
 
First Stop Gun
(605) 341-5211
701 Main St
Rapid City, SD
 

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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