CrossFit is a training style made up of constantly varied, high-intensity functional movements. As such, you want a barbell that can perform a wide variety of movements and last a long time. Here are our recommendations for the best CrossFit Barbell.

A CrossFit Barbell has to have many features similar to a General Purpose Barbell. The main differences I see are that a CrossFit bar has to have increased durability and be great when it comes to cycling the bar.

Many bars made for CrossFit are going to be used in an affiliate setting, not just a garage gym. This means many people are going to be using the bars and not necessarily taking the same care of them that the owner would.

This is a big reason you need increased durability.

With a barbell that is going to be used for CrossFit, it needs to be able to do all the olympic lifts, powerlifts, and more. I've seen some weird things done with barbells at affiliates not limited to using one a barbell as if it was a shovel, or trying to see how far you could throw the bar, etc.

With the growth of CrossFit, now everyone and their brother wants to sell you a bar, and to be honest, there's a lot of low quality, made in china bars out there.

A few attributes that I think are best for barbell that will be used for CrossFit are:

  • Price
  • High Durability
  • Low Maintenance
  • Medium Knurl
  • Low Whip
  • Strong Steel
  • Bushings

Let's Dig In..

Top Pick: Rogue Ohio Bar

Rogue Fitness
Rogue Ohio Bar
(8 ratings & reviews)
Each Rogue Ohio Bar is machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, and includes a lifetime guarantee against bending. The bushing sleeves on the Ohio Bar promise a reliable spin, and their snap ring design maintains optimal stability throughout any type of weightlifting regimen-- from basic high school or collegiate strength training programs to intense Crossfit workouts. This steel is manufactured in the US and has proven to be one of the best steel variants for a multi-purpose barbell. Each barbell shaft is ground and polished prior to machining which allows the bar to have a very smooth finish post any black oxide, zinc or chrome finish. Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio. A great deal of pride is built into each bar as the knurling process is an art. We spent months working on the knurl we believe to be the best for the Ohio Bar. To test the knurl it is more a beer tasting process than exact measurement. There is a look and feel that go into testing every bar. The Ohio Bar is available with 4 different finishes. Each finish offers a different level of oxidization protection and has a direct effect on the feel of the knurl. Black Oxide is a mild oxidization protectant process. This type of steel treatment will still require some maintenance but will give the best knurl feel, more like a naked bar. Zinc is a medium oxidization protectant process. This type of steel treatment requires minimal maintenance and is used on The Rogue and Bella Bars. The Ohio Bar is also available in Stainless Steel & an advanced ceramic-based coating called Cerakote. The Ohio Bar is assembled with bronze bushings which act as bearing surfaces between the bar sleeve and bar shaft. This is a very robust way of building a barbell. Each bar will come with an Ohio Bar card that has the initials of the Rogue team member that built the bar. This bar will have normal “whip” during Olympic weightlifting and enough stiffness to hold for heavy powerlifting. The steel in this bar is proven as an excellent choice for weightlifters.

This is essentially the Rogue Bar 2.0, but made with bronze bushings and more finish options. Basically, it's a great bar.

Click here to read my in depth review of the Rogue Ohio Bar.

Where to Buy: Rogue Fitness

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Dual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power lifts
  • No Center Knurl
  • 190,000 PSI Tensile Strength Steel
  • Bronze Bushings
  • Finishes: Black Zinc Shaft, Bright Zinc Sleeves. Black Zinc Shaft, Black Zinc Sleeves. Black Oxide Shaft, Black Oxide Sleeves.

1. Finish Options

3 available finishes. I would have liked them to offer chrome, but zinc will have to do.

2. Warranty

Rogue has one of the best lifetime warranties anywhere. There’s other bars that I would say are a little bit cheaper and have the same specs and performance, but can’t hold a candle to the warrant Rogue offers.

Bill Henniger has built his company by putting the customer first. It’s what has allowed Rogue to be in the top spot as far as equipment manufacturers.

3. Tensile Strength

The Rogue Ohio Bar 1.2 uses 190k steel that is great for for olympic weightlifting, powerlifting, bodybuilding, CrossFit, and everything in between. This is a great tensile strength for general purpose lifting and is actually a bar I once owned and only got rid of because I upgraded or sidegraded to the Rogue Ohio Bar which is essentially the same bar, just Made in America, which I personally find to be of importance.

4. Dual Knurl Marks

Both Oly and Powerlifting Knurl marks

5. Whip

Has some whip, but is not overly whippy. Great for just about everything.

6. Durable

Uses proven Bronze Bushings that should stand the test of time.

Things I don’t like:

1. Price

In my opinion the price of the Rogue Ohio Bar is a little much when you can get the Rogue 2.0 bar, which is very similar, but a bit less. However, this bar is made at Rogue's home factory in Ohio, which is a big plus!

Runner-Up: American Barbell Training Bar

American Barbell
American Barbell Training Bar
(9 ratings & reviews)
The American Barbell Training Bar is a solid, versatile barbell for just about any application.  We've tested it against the day-to-day abuse of heavy training and it's proven to last. The bar shaft is made from precision ground alloy steel and the strength of the shaft is tested with every shipment of raw material to ensure we have a consistent 190,000 PSI tensile strength. This attention to detail also allows for excellent whip and long-term performance of our bars.  The shaft and sleeves are finished in hard chrome for added durability and corrosion resistance, and the knurl pattern is crisp with just the right amount of tack. The bar sleeves are precision machined and each one is coated with hard chrome for protection against dropping and impact. Sleeves rotate around high strength composite bushings used in aircraft and automotive industries for smooth rotation.Application: Olympic Weightlifting, Weightlifting, CompetitionBushing SystemCenter knurl: NoShaft: Hard Chrome CoatingSleeve: Precision Ground Steel with a Hard Chrome CoatingIWF SpecificationMade in USAWarranty: Limited Warranty*

One of the best bars for the price. Seriously, this is the Rogue Bar Killer.

Where to Buy: American Barbell

Specifications:

  • Application: Olympic Weightlifting, Weightlifting, Competition
  • Bushing System
  • Center knurl: No
  • Shaft: Hard Chrome Coating
  • Sleeve: Precision Ground Steel with a Hard Chrome Coating
  • IWF Specification
  • Made in USA
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime*

1. Finish

American Barbell is using a chrome finish with this bar, which I think is awesome. It not only looks good, but it is very durable as well.

2. Price

< $300 is a decent price for this bar. But, when you see that it comes with Free Shipping like is plastered all over their website, it becomes a pretty good deal.

3. Made in the USA

I love USA made products. American Barbell is clearly going after Rogue Fitness with these specs, warranties, and being made in the US. This is my personal favorite bar that I've used for CrossFit. Interesting to see how it catches on with others.

4. Lifetime Warranty

LIFETIME WARRANTY. Nothing makes me happier than this combination of words.

5. Whip

Has a great whip, but not too much. Perfect for general lifting.

6. Tensile Strength

190k tensile strength steel is a steal at this price.

Best Value: FringeSport Wonder Bar V2

FringeSport
FringeSport Wonder Bar V2 20KG Barbell
(10 ratings & reviews)
The Wonder Bar reigns as the nucleus of the barbell universe here at Fringe. We set out on a noble quest to design and build the best bar suited for commercial gyms, and make it available to you at a home gym price. We completed our hero’s journey and now offering our reward to you delights us. This versatile bar will serve almost everyone well. You can set world records on this bar, and use it for most training. If you're a seasoned athlete or an affiliate owner, consider stepping up to the Bomba Bar V2 (made in America) or even our Fringe Sport Weightlifting Barbell. Here are a couple of Wonder Bar features to be aware of:The 28mm shaft diameter is great for Olympic movements.The needle bearing cartridges provide great spin, but may require oiling in time.If you’re new to lifting or building a home gym and need more info to learn what type of barbell works best for you, here’s a helpful guide.We have an informal state motto here in Texas- “come and take it.” Not only do we want you to do this with the Wonder Bar V2, but we’d like to put our own spin on it. Fringe it, or forget it. WONDER BAR V2 SPECS:The Wonder Bar V2 comes in a bushing version or bearing cartridges version. Except for that, the specs for both are the same.Bushing rotation or bearing collarKiller all-black Zinc finishTensile strength: 205,000 PSIYield strength: 160,000 PSIWeight capacity: 1,600 lbWeight: 20kilograms / ~44 poundsCollars: Bushing (Yellow "W") Bronze Oil Lite Bushing Rotation or Bearing (Green "W") 4 Needle Bearing Cartridges Per CollarWhip: StiffSpin: Moderate (Bushing) or Fast (Bearing)Best Use: Garage Gym or WODing. Read below for Bushing vs. Bearing differences.Material: Alloy Steel, Black ZincPlatedLength: 86 inchesSleeve Specs:16 inches Length and 2" diameterShaft Specs: true28mm diameterKnurl: Dual Knurling - Double Ring IWF + IPF Knurling (No Center Knurl)Smooth knurl depth- neither a cheese grater nor too softWarranty: Lifetime Warranty against manufacturer's defects.

Fringe Sport makes some of the best value equipment on the market. The Bomba V2 is no exception They price them really well and you can usually get Free Shipping if you look hard enough.

Where to Purchase: Fringe Sport

Specifications:

  • Full year satisfaction guarantee, with Free Returns
  • 100% made in the USA
  • Black on black on black finish (black zinc)
  • 28.5mm shaft diameter
  • High impact bronze bushing
  • 1200 pound weight capacity
  • 205,000 PSI
  • Great knurl depth- neither cheese grater nor too soft
  • IWF and IPF knurl hash marks

What I Like:

1. Great Price

At around $255 including shipping, it can’t be beat.

2. Knurl

Has a good knurl for all purpose workouts. As they say, “neither cheese grater nor too soft.”

3. Bronze Bushings

I really like the use of Bronze Bushings. They last forever, have a decent spin, and look great.

4. Made in the USA

For some this is important, for others they could care less.

5. Dual Knurling Marks

Both IWF and IPF.

6. Warranty

Free returns is a big bonus.

The Competition

Rogue Fitness
Rogue Bar 2.0
(6 ratings & reviews)
This is the next generation of the 28.5MM Olympic bar that helped launch the revolution. Now fully machined and assembled at the Rogue factory in Columbus, Ohio, the Rogue Bar 2.0 represents the highest level of precision engineering with a wide range of new features—including stronger 190 PSI steel, durable composite bushings, and CNC-machined groove sleeves with customizable color bands, available here Like the original flagship Rogue Bar, Version 2.0 still offers convenient dual knurl marks for both Olympic and powerlifting, with a black zinc coated shaft and bright zinc sleeves. The addition of a groove in the sleeve enables athletes and coaches to more easily identify and differentiate bars by changing out the bands. The bar comes standard with Rogue-branded bands, but you can swap them out with any of the additional color options available, or even use any custom, personalized band that matches the dimensions. The Rogue Bar 2.0 is among the first in our arsenal to use composite bushings—a self-lubricating material often found in hi-tech aerospace equipment and military vehicles. For intense, high-rep training, these bushings dramatically minimize friction to both provide a reliable spin and help extend the shelf life of the bar itself. The Rogue Bar helped us cement our reputation at the CrossFit Games and beyond, and we believe the Rogue Bar 2.0 is a worthy successor to that mantle.

This is THE CrossFit Bar. It's different iterations have been used in the CrossFit Games for as long as it's been around. Not to mention, the amount of bar you get for the money is outstanding!

Where to Buy: Rogue Fitness

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Dual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power lifts
  • No Center Knurl
  • 190,000 PSI Tensile Strength Steel
  • Composite Bushings for Reliable Spin
  • Machined Grooves with Replaceable Bands
  • Finishes: Black Zinc Shaft, Bright Zinc Sleeves

Reasons why the Rogue Bar 2.0 is the BEST VALUE barbell in the CrossFit Category:

1. Price

For a value bar it's important that the price is low enough for what you receive. At around $250 before shipping, this is a great value.

2. Warranty

There were a lot of bars vying for this spot as you’ll see below, but the reason I chose Rogue was because of their Lifetime Warranty. There’s other bars that I would say are a little bit cheaper and have the same specs and performance, but can’t hold a candle to the warrant Rogue offers.

Bill Henniger has built his company by putting the customer first. It’s what has allowed Rogue to be in the top spot as far as equipment manufacturers.

3. Tensile Strength

The Rogue 2.0 uses 190k steel that is great for for olympic weightlifting, powerlifting, bodybuilding, CrossFit, and everything in between. This is a great tensile strength for general purpose lifting and is actually a bar I once owned and only got rid of because I upgraded or sidegraded to the Rogue Ohio Bar which is essentially the same bar, just Made in America, which I personally find to be of importance.

4. Dual Knurl Marks

Both Oly and Powerlifting Knurl marks

5. Whip

Has some whip, but is not overly whippy. Great for just about everything.

6. Durable

Utilizes Bright Zinc Sleeves and a Black Zinc Shaft. This is a durable finish and I especially like the Bright Zinc sleeves as they won’t show abuse as bad as a Black Zinc sleeve will

Things I don’t like:

1. Finish

They only give you one option and I’m not a huge fan of black zinc as it shows wear quickly.

American Barbell
American Barbell California Bar
(9 ratings & reviews)
The California Bar is our first dual-ring barbell built specifically for functional fitness athletes.  It has the nuances and sought after specifications of a top-quality 28MM weightlifting bar and is also durable enough to withstand daily use in other lifts and programs.The California Bar is finished with Cerakote for a look, feel, and performance that is unparalleled in the fitness industry today. The bar shaft is made from precision ground alloy steel and the strength of the shaft is tested with every shipment of raw material to ensure we have a consistent 190,000 PSI tensile strength. This attention to detail also allows for excellent whip and long-term performance of our bars. The bar sleeves are precision machined and each sleeve is coated with hard chrome for protection against dropping and impact. Sleeves rotate around high strength composite bushings used in aircraft and automotive industries for smooth rotation.After many years of producing some of the finest Olympic barbells in the world, American Barbell is proud to introduce our latest innovation: Cerakote finished bars. Nothing ever produced rivals the corrosion and abrasion resistance of this finish. Cerakote is used by major firearm manufacturers around the world in some of the most abusive and corrosive environments. Corrosion salt spray testing has shown that this coating lasts as much as 70x longer than chrome and even stainless steel.American Barbell's design team has been producing innovations in bar technology for more than 18 years, and this is one of our most exciting accomplishments. Every type of bar finish has its story, and we’ve determined that our California Bar is unrivaled.

Honestly, this is one of the best bang for your buck bars around.

Where to Buy: American Barbell

Specifications:

  • Weight:20KG
  • Diameter:28MM
  • Shaft Finish:Black Zinc
  • Tensile Strength:190K
  • Spec:IWF
  • Warranty:Limited Lifetime

Things I like:

1. Price

For what you get, this is a great price.

2. Chrome Sleeves

The part of the bar that gets beat up more than any other is the sleeves. Having the sleeves coated in chrome keeps them lasting much longer than they would otherwise.

3. Knurling

American Barbell's knurling is some of the best in the business. The reason is I would assume because they use very expensive machinery. You can tell by looking at it just how precise it is. Would you look at it?! Just take a look at it!

4. Tensile Strength

Standard 190k tensile strength. More than just about anyone reading this will ever need, but that's okay, if we have money we will spend it.

5. Warranty

Can you say Lifetime Warranty?

What I Dislike:

1. Shaft Finish

This is pretty nitpicky but my favorite shaft has a chrome finish. Some people really like zinc. Just my personal opinion.

Get RXd
Get RXd Stealth Bar
(4 ratings & reviews)
The Stealth Bar is our premiere Olympic weightlifting barbell. With a sophisticated design of 2 Oil-Impregnated Bushings and 8 Oversized Needle Bearings, the spin on the Stealth Bar is both impeccable and mesmerizing. 216,000 PSI Tensile steel was carefully manufactured to create a piece of equipment that is both high level in athletic performance and economically efficient enough to be used by anyone. The Men's Stealth Bars can be easily identified by the gold band on the collar. The Stealth Bar comes in both Black Zinc and Hard Chrome finishes. If you are in the market for an Oly Bar but have second thoughts about breaking the bank, look no further. The only thing this barbell breaks are PR’s!KNURLING:"The knurling of this barbell is very well crafted. The knurl is consistent throughout the entirety of the barbell - something that we look for in high quality bars. The knurling stops just at the collar, so those who grip the bar at its widest, for the snatch, will still have plenty of knurling to hold. The knurling is not too sharp that it cuts up your hands, but it is still aggressive enough to make for a nice contact between hand and barbell. There is no center knurling on the bar so it will serve those who do high volume workouts as well"Oscillation (WHIP):"The Bar has a nice balance between a weightlifting bar (with a fair amount of whip) and a powerlifting bar (a more rigid barbell). The bar is balanced, which will make it comfortable for most lifters across multiple disciplines of strength and conditioning"SPIN:"I'm not sure that you could find a barbell with a better spin than a Get RXd Stealth Bar. Some bars that spin for a long time seem to have a loose sleeve construction, but not this one. The Stealth Bar uses a needle bearing and bushing combination to provide excellent spin and also durability. I am a huge fan of the spin that the Stealth Bar provides"

Quality features with a good price from a company who’s been around for a little while.

Where to Purchase: Get Rx’d

Specifications:

  • Bronze Bushings
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Hard Chrome or Black ZincCoating
  • 216K PSI Tensile Strength
  • Gold band on Men’s collars for easy identification

What I like:

1. Price

At under $300, this bar is a great price.

2. Finish

Has a hard chrome finish option which is my personal favorite.

3. Knurling Marks

Multiple Knurl marks

4. Tensile Strength

Super high tensile strength. Possibly unnecessarily high.

What I dislike:

1. Unknown Manufacturing Location

This most likely means it was made in China like many other bars out there and is simply a copy of other bars on the market.

2. No Center Knurl

This is a preference, but for me, I really like a passive center knurl.

Eleiko XF Bar

This is an Eleiko. So it's good. Also, it looks like Eleiko is trying not to get sued with the 'XF' name, good for them.

Where to Buy: Eleiko Sport

Specifications:

• Dual markings and comfortable grip ready for anything
• Fantastic durability and bar feel with 215,000 PSI Swedish steel
• Combination bearings for a true multi-purpose bar

What I Like:

1. Swedish Steel

Swedish steel is some of the best in the world for weightlifting. Eleiko's cost more, because they cost more to make. You get what you pay for.

2. Chrome

This is the best finish for a barbell until I'm proven otherwise.

3. Soft Knurl

Great for CrossFit and high repetitions.

4. It's an Eleiko. You know you make a good product when the name says it all.

What I Dislike:

1. Price

For a CrossFit bar the price is a little steep, but then again, it is an Eleiko.

2. Warranty

Eleiko has from what I've seen and read one of the worst warranties in the industry. Watch this video from Mark Rippetoe to hear his thoughts.

3. Bushing and Bearing System

I just don't know about this combination. Does it aid the spin well enough to compromise a  potential shortened life? Or am I just naive?

Rogue Fitness
Rogue Castro Bar
(9 ratings & reviews)
For athletes who prefer the classic look and feel of a bare steel barbell, the Rogue Castro Bar belongs in your arsenal. This polished 28.5MM bar is machined and individually assembled in Columbus, OH, and features the same quality U.S. steel, bronze bushings, and dual knurl marks as our flagship Ohio Bar. The texture of the signature knurling allows for a firm grip without feeling sharp, and the bare steel won't get slippery in sweaty hands--making the Castro Bar less dependent on chalk than many coated bars. With a minimum tensile strength of 190,000 PSI, the Castro Bar has the perfect balance of whip for the Olympic lifter and rigidity for the powerlifter. And its lifetime warranty against bending* ensures it can stand up to daily abuse—whether in a garage gym, college weight room, or professional training facility. A bare steel bar like this one does require a different level of upkeep than most oxide, zinc or chrome plated bars. Occasionally brushing the Castro Bar down with 3-in-1 or WD-40 will help prevent rusting and create a nice patina look. This is how bars were made for decades and it really produces an unmatched feel. Specifications:Made in the USA190 PSI Bare Steel28.5MM20KGNo Center KnurlDual knurl marks for Oly and Power lifts

The exact same bar as the Rogue Ohio Bar with a different finish

Where to Buy: Rogue Fitness

Specifications

  • Made in the USA
  • 190 KSI Bare Steel
  • 28.5 mm
  • 20 KG
  • No Center Knurl
  • Dual knurl marks for Oly and Power lifts

What I Like:

To be honest, I really like this bar. It's the same as the Ohio Bar, except it's lacking a finish.

Rogue Fitness
Rogue Operator Bar 3.0
(8 ratings & reviews)
After the gods created swords, 50-caliber machine guns, and Harley-Davidsons, they dreamed up the 20KG Rogue Operator Bar. With an original, military-inspired design you won’t find anywhere else in the industry, the latest edition of this versatile 28.5MM barbell introduces a new polymer-ceramic composite finish—the same coating trusted by many firearm manufacturers for its unique durability in thin applications. Customers also now have the option of sticking with the Operator’s classic Olive Drab shaft or swapping it out with any one of several new additional military finishes: The Rogue Operator Bar is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, using advanced composite bushings and 190,000 PSI tensile strength steel for the perfect balance of whip and rigidity. The bar features Rogue’s signature knurl pattern with dual knurl marks for both Power and Oly lifts (no center knurl). Greener, meaner, and made in America, the Rogue Operator Bar 3.0 is Guaranteed for Life against bending and/or broken collars* and is sure to leave an impression on any athlete who uses it—or even sees it. Some may ask why your gym would need an Olive Drab or Desert Tan bar. You can answer simply, “Because I want it.” The new Operator Bar introduces an advanced ceramic-based coating, Cerakote, used widely in the gun industry for its remarkable durability in thin applications. This high-quality finish can deliver superb abrasion/wear/corrosion resistance over time—100X that of standard black zinc—and it includes exclusive Rogue branding centralized on the shaft. The Operator Bar’s exclusive color finish combinations (Black Sleeves with Olive Drab, Desert Tan, Tek Camo Grey, or Tiger Stripe Woodland Camo shaft) are unique, military-inspired options rarely found elsewhere in the industry.This steel is manufactured in the US and has proven to be one of the best steel variants for a multi-purpose barbell. Each barbell shaft is ground and polished prior to machining which allows the bar to have a very smooth finish. Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio, with painstaking attention to detail. The knurling has been carefully refined over the years for a firm but non-abrasive grip (there is no center knurl). We also assemble the Operator Bar with special composite bushings—a self-lubricating material often found in hi-tech aerospace equipment and military vehicles. For intense, high-rep training, these bushings dramatically minimize friction to provide a reliable spin. The final result is a bar that produces normal “whip” during Oly weightlifting with enough rigidity to hold for heavy powerlifting. Specifications:Manufactured in Columbus, OH, USADiameter: 28.5MMWeight: 20KGDual Knurl Marks & no center knurlNEW Polymer-Ceramic Composite Finish option w/ Rogue brandingComposite BushingsCurrent Color Options: Olive Drab Shaft / Black Sleeves and Desert Tan / Black SleevesLifetime Warranty Against Bending*

Exact same bar as the Rogue Ohio Bar (click here to read my in depth review) with an Olive Drab shaft. Pretty sweet, especially for those who have served in the military.

Where to Buy: Rogue Fitness

Specifications:

  • Made in the USA
  • Diameter: 28.5mm
  • 190 KSI tensile strength steel
  • Dual knurl marks & no center knurl
  • Finishes: Olive Drab Zinc shaft / Black Zinc sleeves

What I Like:

Same likes and dislikes as what I've written on the Rogue Ohio Bar, except with an Olive Drab finish. The only problems I've seen with this bar is the finish wearing off quicker than normal. Something to be aware of before you decide it's the bar you want.

Rogue Fitness
Rogue Athlete Cerakote Ohio Bar - Froning Edition
(9 ratings & reviews)
Part of our custom Athlete Series, this special edition of the Cerakote Ohio Bar features exclusive colorways and graphics inspired by CrossFit legend and longtime Rogue athlete Rich Froning. The 20KG, 190,000 PSI barbell is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, and includes black composite bushings with standard Ohio Bar endcaps. Unique to the Froning Edition: The bar's blackout design—featuring a black cerakote shaft and black cerakote sleeves—is a no-nonsense nod to the four-time "Fittest Man on Earth." A silver Froning “R*” logo is also centered on one side of the shaft with a silver Rogue logo on the other. Specifications:Manufactured in Columbus, OHDiameter: 28.5MMWeight: 20KGDual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power liftsNo Center Knurl190,000 PSI Tensile Strength SteelComposite BushingsCerakote finish in Exclusive Rich Froning Jr. colorway (black shaft and sleeves)Froning R logo and Rogue logo on center of shaftLifetime Warranty Against Bending*

Same exact bar as the Rogue Ohio Bar (click here to read my in depth review) with an all black zinc finish. Also, Rich Froning's sweat is impregnated into each bar. Maybe.

Specifications:

  • Made in the USA
  • 28.5mm Bushing Bar
  • 20KG
  • Black Zinc shaft, Black Zinc sleeves
  • Dual knurl marks, no center knurl
  • 190,000 minimum PSI

Once again, same bar as the Rogue Ohio bar with simply a different finish. This is a great CrossFit bar, especially if you're a big fan of Rich Froning. I will say this, the "R" logo with the star is one of the blandest logos I've ever seen. Seriously, that's all his agent could come up with?

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