3 Point Skates Roanoke VA

Local resource for 3 point skates in Roanoke. 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.

Roanoke Summer Sports Camps
Po Box 2033
Salem, VA
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(540) 563-9654
Valley View Mall
Roanoke, VA
 
Roanoke Country Club
(540) 344-2233
Roanoke, VA
 
Fleet Feet Sports
(540) 777-1166
Townside Festival Sh
Roanoke, VA
 
Nyc Beauty & Clothing
(540) 343-3334
3822 Shenandoah Ave NW
Roanoke, VA
 
Pacific Sunwear
(540) 362-8040
Valley View Mall
Roanoke, VA
 
Big Z Tire & Appliance Sales
(540) 639-1651
Roanoke, VA
 
Superior Fitness Systems
(540) 344-4410
Roanoke, VA
 
Lids Ltd Partnership
(540) 362-3924
4802 Valley View Blvd NW
Roanoke, VA
 
Franklin Pro Shop
(540) 345-7354
2723 Melrose Ave NW
Roanoke, VA
 

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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