Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0

Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0
Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0
Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0
4.3/5

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4.3 out of 5 based on 10 customer ratings
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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

Co-developed with powerlifting legend and strength coach Louie Simmons, Rogue’s redesigned Westside Power Bar is now fully machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio–just down the road from Simmons’ renowned Westside Barbell training facility.

The Westside Power Bar 2.

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Made in USA

In-Depth Review

Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0 Released!

Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0 Released!

The Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0 is a collaboration between Rogue Fitness and Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell. It's one of the best power bars available and at a price that years ago would be unheard of. Read the full review.

Product Summary

Co-developed with powerlifting legend and strength coach Louie Simmons, Rogue’s redesigned Westside Power Bar is now fully machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio–just down the road from Simmons’ renowned Westside Barbell training facility.

The Westside Power Bar 2.0 features a 29MM diameter, 205K PSI tensile strength shaft with single powerlifting knurl marks and a center knurl. The updated knurl pattern was chosen specifically to Louie’s standards, and is deep and coarse without being sharp or abrasive. The bar also features a durable snap-ring design, bronze bushings, and a black zinc coating on both the shaft and sleeves.

We worked directly with legendary powerlifter, strength coach, and Westside Barbell founder Louie Simmons to fine-tune this bar into one worthy of both the Rogue and Westside names. Every element of Version 2.0, from the knurling to the finish to the endcaps, was held to a champion’s standard. We believe this bar ranks with some of the best power bars ever made, but the words “Louie Simmons Approved” say more than we ever could.

The Westside Power Bar’s 29MM diameter steel shaft now has a tensile strength of 205,000 PSI, delivering superior rigidity and virtually zero whip/flex. Machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, the bar also features a snap-ring design and quality bronze bushings for a smooth, consistent feel. Includes a lifetime warranty against bending.*

We updated the knurl pattern for Version 2.0 of the Westside Power Bar, turning again to Louie Simmons to test and refine an aggressive, precision powerlifting knurl–deep and coarse without being uncomfortably sharp or abrasive. A center knurl is also included for added “stick” to the back during squats.

The Westside Power Bar has a distinct look, featuring a Black Zinc coating on the shaft and sleeves, plus new green endcaps with the Rogue and Westside logos. Black Zinc has one of the lowest oxidation rates of any barbell finish, meaning it requires less upkeep and will look like new over the long haul, now matter how much abuse you put it through.

Specifications:

  • Made in Columbus, OH, USA
  • Co-developed with Westside Barbell’s Louie Simmons
  • Exclusive, aggressive knurl pattern + center knurl
  • 205,000 PSI tensile strength shaft for reduced whip
  • Bronze bushings + snap ring design for smooth spin
  • Green Endcap with Westside & Rogue logos
  • Unloaded Weight: 45LB
  • Finish: Black Zinc on shaft and sleeves
  • Lifetime Warranty against bending*

Specs

Bar Type

Men's Bars

Bar Use

Weightlifting, Powerlifting

Bar Weight

45LB

Diameter

29MM

Knurl

Powerlifting

Center Knurl

Yes

Knurl Marks

Powerlifting

Shaft Coating

Black Zinc

Bar Length

86.52"

Loadable Sleeve Length

16.25"

Sleeve Coating

Black Zinc

Bushing/Bearing

Bushing

F Rating

F8-R

Tensile Strength

205,000 PSI

Guarantee/Warranty

Lifetime Warranty*

Made In USA

Yes

GGR Community Reviews

Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0

GGR BuiltScore: 4.22/5
4.3 out of 5

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