3 Point Skates Winsted CT

Local resource for 3 point skates in Winsted. 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
(860) 693-1619
The Shoppes at Farmington Valley
Canton, CT
 
Accessories On Wheels
(860) 379-9257
12 Elm Street
Winsted, CT
 
Skilton T S & Sons Machine Division
(860) 379-4311
13 Upson Avenue
Winsted, CT
 
Classic & Custom Fly Shop
(860) 738-3597
196 Main Street
New Hartford, CT
 
Taylor Rental
(860) 496-7368
696 Winsted Road
Torrington, CT
 
Greenwoods Country Club Professional Shop
(860) 379-8302
300 Torrington Road
Winsted, CT
 
Delaware Outdoor Adventure Center
(860) 379-6517
390 Winchester Road
Winsted, CT
 
Village at Boulder Ridge
(860) 379-4050
104 Goose Green Road
Pleasant Valley, CT
 
Flieg & Newbury
(860) 489-8540
75 East Main Street
Torrington, CT
 
Girl Scouts Inc
(860) 489-9481
1145 Brandy Hill Road
Torrington, CT
 

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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