3 Point Skates Tacoma WA

Local resource for 3 point skates in Tacoma. 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
(253) 845-5188
South Hill Mall
Puyallup, WA
 
Sports Authority
(253) 572-9900
1905B S. 72nd Street
Tacoma, WA
Services
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.

Sports Authority
(253) 735-7447
SuperMall of the Great NW, 1101 SuperMall Way, Suite 1333
Auburn, WA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Southcenter/Tukwila REI Store
(206) 248-1938
240 Andover Park W
Tukwila, WA
 
Precor Home Fitness
(253) 671-1700
2602 S 38th St
Tacoma, WA
 
Tacoma REI Store
(253) 671-1938
3825 S Steele St
Tacoma, WA
 
Sports Authority
(253) 841-1510
Meridian Place, 4423 S. Meridian
Puyallup, WA
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Gig Harbor Kayak Center
(253) 851-7987
8809 Harborview Dr. North
Gig Harbor, WA
 
Sports Authority
(206) 575-2100
Parkway Supercenter, 17450 Southcenter Parkway
Tukwila, WA
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Oakley Icon Number 2
(253) 472-6799
4502 S Steele St
Tacoma, WA
 

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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