They have sealed bearings that were made in Germany and spin fast and pretty quiet. The tires are Sure Grip Tires which have the small grooves (lines) in them for traction. These vintage speed skates have been stored for over 30 years and are in a good to very good condition due to use and age. The item "Vintage Riedell 265 Speed roller skate shoes boot MEN'S 9 RollerSkates Black" is in sale since Sunday, July 22, 2018.This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Outdoor Sports\Inline & Roller Skating\Roller Skates\Men". The seller is "shynescloset" and is located in La Grange, California. This item can be shipped to United States.