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Cheezeball Bearings began with one simple idea: find the absolute best skate bearings


We sought to find bearings that could stand up to the unique stresses and environments that Roller Derby skate bearings encounter and to provide them at the lowest possible price to the hard working girls (and boys!) of the derby world in particular, and the greater skating community in general.

Knowing that cost is a major concern these days we have done everything possible to keep overhead to a minimum, thereby passing the savings along to you. After all, are you REALLY gonna use that fancy tin your old bearings came in?

All of the bearings we produce are manufactured to ABEC-7 standards and manufactured in ISO 9001 Certified factories and are made from the finest materials available on the market today. Our entry level bearings, the Cheddars, feature a bronze cage that is corrosion-proof and naturally “slicker” than the steel cages you will find in other entry level bearings, which results in a faster, more consistent roll and a longer service life. We carry the idea of “more for less” throughout our entire product line, as best illustrated by our Swiss bearings which feature 440 STAINLESS STEEL races with Silicon Nitride balls; the most durable combination ever offered in a skate bearing!

To prove how much we believe in our bearings we offer a no-questions-asked manufacturer’s 60 day money back guarantee; just contact us with any concerns and we will do everything in our power to make sure you are a satisfied customer. We are constantly working to improve our product and always welcome feedback of any kind, and will do whatever it takes to make sure our customers are happiest (and fastest) skaters on the track! Below, we summarize our three primary bearing products, and we detail what makes each product distinctive:

Cheezeballs Cheddar Bearings

Everything you want in a steel ball bearing at an affordable price

These chrome steel bearings feature a full rustproof coating on both deep groove races with a full BRONZE cage keeping the steel balls in place. Bronze is not only lighter and naturally rustproof but also “slipperier” than the usual steel cages found in most other bearings, which translates into a faster responding and longer rolling bearing that is less prone to seizure when compared to all steel units. These are perfect for all skaters from beginner to advanced who want a good consistent and durable roll without breaking the bank.

Cheddar Specs

  • Balls: Chrome

  • Cage Material: Bronze Cage

  • Races: Chrome Steel with corrosion-resistant coating

Darby Dagger A Scarlet Jammer

Darby said this about Cheezeballs

"I have now been on Cheezeballs bearring since RollerCon 2017 and I can now say I know what a good bearing is and isn’t. That is why Cheezeballs is the difference maker: their bearing are not only greatly made but make me a better skater. But another importance is the Cheezeballs staff, not only are they super cool and nice they really take the time to make sure you comfortable in your bearings. They value your opinions and has made a product that can really change your game."

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Cheezeballs Gouda Bearings

An excellent, affordable way to step up into the world of ceramic bearings

The benefits of ceramic balls are numerous; ceramic balls are made out of some of the hardest materials on earth, which translates into a fast, LONG roll. They require less maintenance as a result and don’t require as much lubrication, which increases bearing response and reduces the amount of contaminants picked up and retained by the bearing.

Since ceramic balls are much harder than the steel races they come in contact with they act as dressing stones, effectively self-healing small imperfections on the race surface. Zirconium fiber ceramic is the most shatter-resistant ceramic available in skate bearings so these bearings are designed to handle hard hits and keep rolling. Combine those great qualities with corrosion-proof nylon cages and rustproofed deep groove chrome steel races and you have a great, long lasting ceramic bearing at a price no one else can touch!

Gouda Specs

  • Balls: Pressed Zirconium Fiber Ceramic

  • Cage Material: Nylon Retainers

  • Races: Chrome Steel with corrosion-resistant coating

ELEKTRA Q-TION

Elektra said this about Gouda Bearings

"After using the bearings for a couple of months, I fell in love with them. They felt great from the very first time I skated with them. When I switch out my plates and have to buy some 8mm bearings, I'm buying more Cheezeballs in the future!"

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Cheezeballs Swiss Bearings

The best bearings that you will ever skate on, period

Cheezeball Swiss Bearings are the culmination of almost 2 years of real world roller derby testing. We started out with Silicon Nitride ceramic balls, one of the hardest ceramic compounds in the world. This is the same material that is used in aerospace applications and is capable of 35,000RPM at over 500 degrees!

Then we paired them with no rust, SELF HEALING deep groove 440 stainless steel races and completely noncorrosive nylon cages and built them to ABEC 7 tolerances. 440 Stainless steel is slightly softer than chrome steel races, which allows the insanely hard Silicon Nitride ceramic balls to “dress out” small scratches and imperfections in the bearing race, resulting in THE SMOOTHEST, LONGEST LASTING ROLL EVER at a price that’s nearly half of any other high end ceramic bearing available. With occasional cleaning and lube these bearings will last longer than any other you’ve tried!

Swiss Specs

  • Balls: Silicon
    Nitride Ceramic

  • Cage Material: Nylon Retainers

  • Races: 440 Stainless Steel

Swede Hurt

Swede said this about Swiss Bearings

"The Swiss were amazing...I LOVE them. The never seemed to stop rolling, my skates wanted to run away from me."

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