Rogue Olympic WL Bar

Rogue Olympic WL Bar
4.6/5

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4.6 out of 5 based on 5 customer ratings
Based on 5 Ratings

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

Combining a new 215K PSI steel shaft with quality needle bearings and friction-welded sleeves, this latest version of the Rogue Olympic Weightlifting Bar ranks among the best in the industry for feel, durability, and performance. Each 20KG bar is machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, and includes an exclusive Rogue knurl pattern that’s precision-cut for a firm grip without the sharpness or abrasiveness of many import bars.

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Made in USA

Product Summary & Specs

Combining a new 215K PSI steel shaft with quality needle bearings and friction-welded sleeves, this latest version of the Rogue Olympic Weightlifting Bar ranks among the best in the industry for feel, durability, and performance. Each 20KG bar is machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, and includes an exclusive Rogue knurl pattern that’s precision-cut for a firm grip without the sharpness or abrasiveness of many import bars.

Our Men’s Oly Bar is made exclusively from high-grade steel, producing a shaft with a minimum tensile strength of 215,000 PSI. Each shaft is ground and polished prior to machining (to ensure a smooth finish), and individually tested and straightened to within 0.015″ (0.38mm). The goal is to create just the right amount of “whip” or “flex” needed for competitive Olympic lifting.

Using a process from the worlds of aviation and automotive manufacturing, the sleeves on the Rogue Olympic Weightlifting Bar are friction welded–creating a superior, forged-quality bond. This method is more precise than most joining techniques and helps prevent any changes in the integrity of the sleeve. Combined with 10 sets of top-quality needle bearings, the result is a barbell with a smooth, consistent, quieter spin.

Every Oly Bar is machined in Columbus, Ohio, on new Haas machines that are built in the USA. For the Olympic knurl marks, we experimented with several knurling patterns before choosing the full but minimally aggressive texture that top weightlifters responded to best. Rather than relying on visibility alone, each bar is then manually tested to ensure the actual “feel” is up to Rogue standards.

The Oly WL Bar is currently available in a Bright Zinc finish. This bar is fitted with a machined stainless steel Rogue end cap, built with precision to finish the bar.

Specifications:

  • Made in the USA
  • 28MM Men’s Olympic Bearing Bar (International Weightlifting Federation standards)
  • 215K PSI tensile strength steel shaft
  • Friction Welded Sleeves, 16.25″ loadable sleeve length
  • 5 Needle Bearings per sleeve
  • Olympic Knurl Marks (no center knurl) in non-aggressive pattern
  • Stainless Steel Blue Endcaps with Rogue branding
Bar Type

Men's Bars

Bar Use

Olympic Weightlifting

Bar Weight

20KG

Diameter

28MM

Knurl

Olympic

Center Knurl

Varies by Barbell

Knurl Marks

Olympic

Shaft Coating

Varies

Loadable Sleeve Length

16.25"

Sleeve Coating

Varies

Bushing/Bearing

Bearing

F Rating

F6-R

Tensile Strength

215,000 PSI

Guarantee/Warranty

Lifetime Warranty*

Made In USA

Yes

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Rogue Olympic WL Bar
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