3 Point Skates The Dalles OR

Local resource for 3 point skates in The Dalles. 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.

Kayak Shed
(541) 386-4286
6 Oak St
Hood River, OR
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(541) 506-0018
420 Mount Hood St
The Dalles, OR
 
2nd Wind Sports
(541) 386-4464
210 Oak St
Hood River, OR
 
Marco Sports
(541) 386-6061
1316 12th St
Hood River, OR
 
Columbia Hills State Park
(509) 767-1159
Mile Post 85 on Highway 14
Dallesport, WA
 
Old Mill Bargain Center
(541) 296-6706
2917 E 2nd St
The Dalles, OR
 
Stone's Sports
(541) 298-5886
500 W 2nd St
The Dalles, OR
 
Gorge Fly Shop
(541) 386-6977
201 Oak St
Hood River, OR
 
Gorge Surf Shop
(541) 386-1699
13 Oak St
Hood River, OR
 
MW Fitness
(541) 298-6900
66558 Boyd Loop Rd
Dufur, OR

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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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