3 Point Skates Rochester MN

Local resource for 3 point skates in Rochester. 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(507) 252-9651
4603 Maine Ave. Se
Rochester, MN
 
Sports Authority
(507) 282-9400
80 25th Street Southeast
Rochester, MN
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Prairie Walls Climbing Gym
(507) 292-0511
4420 19th St Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Gander Mountain
(507) 252-2033
3470 55th St Nw
Rochester, MN
 
The Steinhaus and Home Team Sports
(507) 280-0132
104 17th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Tyrol Ski & Sports
(507) 288-1683
1923 2nd St. SW
Rochester, MN
 
Play It Again Sports
(507) 281-1943
102 Elton Hills Dr Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Top Rac Pro Shop
(507) 287-9330
3100 19th St Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Northwoods Outfitters Incorporated
(888) 261-2453
1400 5th Pl Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Racing Heaven
(507) 529-1580
1200 12th St Sw
Rochester, MN
 

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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