3 Point Skates Wheeling WV

Local resource for 3 point skates in Wheeling. 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.

A & N Surplus Store
(304) 233-1080
1065 Main Street
Wheeling, WV
 
Outdoor Store The
(304) 233-1080
1065 Main St
Wheeling, WV
 
A & N Surplus Store
(304) 233-1080
1065 Main St
Wheeling, WV
 
Custom Screened Sportswear
(304) 277-2430
303 Warwood Ave
Wheeling, WV
 
Swans Sports Shop
(304) 242-7200
Elm Grove Crossing M
Wheeling, WV
 
D & M Firearms
(304) 242-8429
176 Garvins Lane
Wheeling, WV
 
Play It Again Sports
(304) 243-1477
115 Bridge Street Plz
Wheeling, WV
 
Sport Your Colors
(304) 277-2777
17 Warwood Ter
Wheeling, WV
 
Oglebay
(304) 243-4050
Wheeling, WV
 
T-Shirt Factory
(304) 233-8337
90 River Rd Ste 5
Wheeling, WV
 

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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