3 Point Skates Salem OR

Local resource for 3 point skates in Salem. 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
(503) 363-4860
275 Lancaster Drive, NE
Salem, OR
Scott's Cycling & Fitness
(503) 363-4516
147 Commercial St NE
Salem, OR
Bike Peddler The
(503) 399-7741
174 Commercial St NE
Salem, OR
Exercise Equipment Northwest
(503) 587-9419
Lancaster & 22
Salem, OR
Stars & Strikes Pro Shop
(503) 585-0061
4303 Center St NE
Salem, OR
Sports Authority
(503) 378-0300
Lancaster Mall, 831 Lancaster Drive Northeast
Salem, OR
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Joe's Sports Outdoor & More
(503) 364-3363
Salem, OR
McKenzie Athletics
(503) 315-1077
2111 Front St NE
Salem, OR
Copeland's Sports
(503) 378-0300
831 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR
Dgc Pro
(503) 363-6693
285 Liberty St NE
Salem, OR

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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