3 Point Skates Reno NV

Local resource for 3 point skates in Reno. 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.

Sports Authority
(775) 828-1234
Firecreek Crossing, 4813 Keitzke Lane
Reno, NV
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Cope & McPhetres Marine
(775) 786-7071
2615 Mill Street
Reno, NV
 
Sports Authority
(775) 829-1700
Meadowood Mall, 5353 Meadowood Mall Circle
Reno, NV
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Smithridge Plaza
(775) 825-3995
Reno, NV
 
Helly Hansen
(775) 851-4477
Reno, NV
 
Wild Sierra Adventures
(866) 323-8928
254 W First St
Reno, NV
 
Reno REI Store
(775) 828-9090
2225 Harvard Way
Reno, NV
 
Kayaks Etc.
775-49-2714
424 S. Rock Blvd.
Sparks, NV
 
Reno Hilton
(775) 789-2480
Reno, NV
 
Ivanko Com
(775) 624-0177
Reno, NV
 

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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