Good: Bella: 25 mm bar with both Powerlifting and Olympic weightlifting knurling mars, no center knurl and snap ring sleeves. Black zinc shaft and bright zinc sleeves. Made in the U.S.A.
Better: York Weightlifting Training Bar: 25 mm bar with Olympic weightlifting knurling marks no center knurl and needle bearing sleeves. Competition grade spring steel. Satin chrome plating on the shaft.
Best: Eleiko WL 15 kg training: The bar by which all other bars are measured. 25 mm bar made to IWF specifications. Made from Swedish steel giving it unsurpassed durability and flexibility. 8 needle bearings per bar for for perfectly stabilized rotation. Lifetime Warranty.