3 Point Skates West Des Moines IA

Local resource for 3 point skates in West Des Moines. 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.

Des Moines Menace Soccer
6400 Westown Parkway West
Des Moines, IA
 
Sports Authority
(515) 226-9700
Water Tower Place, 4100 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA
Services
Golf Day Shop, 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.

Soccer Connections
(515) 279-6927
312 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
Adventure Diving Inc
(515) 255-7282
2041 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
Fitness Techs
(515) 440-3043
2000 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
 
Bulldog Soccer Academy
2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(515) 957-5500
1000 Bass Pro Drive NW
Altoona, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:00am - 10:00pmSun 10:00am - 7:00pm

Rasmussen Bicycle Shop
(515) 277-2636
301 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
Gap The
(515) 225-1025
118 Valley W Mall
West Des Moines, IA
 
Pro Image
(515) 223-1026
116 Valley W Mall
West Des Moines, IA
 

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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