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Rogue Euro 28MM Olympic WL Bar

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Rogue Euro 28MM Olympic WL Bar

For the athlete who refuses anything but the best, this is your next Olympic barbell. The Rogue Euro 28MM Oly WL Bar is machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, using only top-tier European steel (215,000 PSI), with 10 sets of quality needle bearings, friction welded sleeves, and a center knurl. We’ve also updated the design with a new Cerakote shaft finish (in our Rogue High Gloss Clear) and Rogue branding to the right of the center knurl.

Before leaving the factory, each IWF-standard bar goes through our Rogue Work Hardening process, ensuring a minimum durability rating of F6-R on the F-Scale. Rigorous testing follows to guarantee absolute precision—from exact weight and straightness to the consistency of the bar’s whip and spin. No other Olympic barbell in the Rogue fleet, or in the industry, can call itself an upgrade over this one.

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Orders placed before 3pm ship from Rogue HQ the same day. You can then follow the progress of your package online via the Rogue Shipping Tracker.

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Color Black / Gray
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Olympic Weightlifting
Bar Weight 20KG
Diameter 28MM
Knurl Olympic
Center Knurl Yes
Knurl Marks Olympic
Shaft Coating Cerakote
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.25"
Sleeve Coating Chrome
Bushing/Bearing Bearing
F Rating™ F6-R
Tensile Strength 215,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Color Black / Gray
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Olympic Weightlifting
Bar Weight 20KG
Diameter 28MM
Knurl Olympic
Center Knurl Yes
Knurl Marks Olympic
Shaft Coating Cerakote
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.25"
Sleeve Coating Chrome
Bushing/Bearing Bearing
F Rating™ F6-R
Tensile Strength 215,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*

Key Features of the Rogue Euro 28mm Oly WL Bar

  • 1EU Steel

    At a minimum tensile strength of 215,000 PSI, the Euro Olympic WL Bar is among the strongest in the Rogue arsenal, but that’s not the only reason we chose this ultra-durable steel. Over years of testing, many weightlifters have found that the raw materials used in EU steel also help produce a greater whip during snatches and cleans. 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).

  • 2Friction Welded Sleeves + Needle Bearings

    Using a process from the worlds of aviation and automotive manufacturing, the chrome sleeves on the EU 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.

  • 3New Cerakote Shaft Finish

    This version of the Euro Bar is distinct for its use of Cerakote, a ceramic-based coating commonly trusted by firearm manufacturers for its remarkable durability in thin applications. This unique finish can deliver superb abrasion/wear/corrosion resistance over time—100X that of standard black zinc—and it’s utilized here in our Rogue High Gloss Clear, with the Rogue logo branded to the right of the center knurl in black. The sleeves still have their original chrome finish.

  • 4Precision Machining

    Every EU Oly Bar is machined in Columbus, Ohio, on new US-built Haas machines, and includes both Olympic knurl marks and a center knurl for extra “stick.” The knurling itself features a full, uniform pattern with a medium intensity that won’t shred up your hands. Rather than relying on visibility alone, each bar is also manually tested to ensure the actual “feel” is up to Rogue standards.

  • 5A New Addition to Your Rogue Arsenal

    As the leading manufacturer of American-made strength and conditioning equipment, Rogue offers a full collection of premium Olympic bearing bars and related gear. This includes the original Rogue Olympic WL Bar, the Cerakote Oly WL Bar, the Stainless Oly WL Bar, the Rogue Pyrros Bar, and the Russian Bar. You can also complement your new barbell with quality American-made plates, collars, and equipment storage systems.

  • 6Fast Rogue Shipping

    Orders placed by 3PM ship the same day. The Rogue Shipping System allows you to track your order from the time you place it to the time it hits your door. Order today, track today.

Fast Rogue Shipping

Orders placed before 3pm ship from Rogue HQ the same day. You can then follow the progress of your package online via the Rogue Shipping Tracker.

*Warranty against bending does not cover any bar which has been damaged due to negligent or faulty use, alteration, maintenance, storage or handling by the user. Negligent or faulty use includes abusive dropping of the bar (i.e., dropping the bar on a box, bench, spotter arms or pins in a power rack, excessive dropping with insufficient or damaged bumpers, or excessive dropping with iron plates, and similar usage). Any specific issues regarding a Rogue product with which a customer is not satisfied will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. We have found that most problems with bars we replace are related to abusive use rather than manufacturing or materials issues.

See More: The Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH, USA
  • Shaft Diameter: 28MM
  • Bar Weight: 20KG
  • European Steel Construction
  • Minimum Tensile Strength: 215,000 PSI
  • Friction Welded Sleeves
  • 5 Quality Needle Bearing sets per Sleeve
  • Loadable Sleeve Length: 16.25"
  • NEW Cerakote shaft finish - High Gloss Clear
  • NEW Midnight Black Rogue Logo next to center knurl
  • Polished Chrome sleeve finish
  • Includes Center Knurl
  • Lifetime Warranty*

F Scale™
The F Scale™ is a durability scale for barbells based on functional testing at stresses similar to what barbells experience when being dropped from overhead. Bars that have been treated with Rogue Work Hardening (RWH™) are designated by having an R in their F Rating™. For more information on F Scale™ click here.

Oxidation Rate
The resistance of a barbell to oxidation depends on the type of steel and the coating. Barbells at the lower end of the spectrum will require more care and maintenance to preserve their appearance than barbells at the upper end of the spectrum.

Rogue Euro 28MM Olympic WL Bar is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Knurling is perfect To those of you afraid to go with this bar due to the center knurling, don't be. It's not aggressive yet is really well done such that you can handle the bar well. Maybe the center knurling is less aggressive than the outer, I'm not sure, but it works out great and doesn't chew up your neck/clavicles/etc when receiving cleans or re-racking jerks. The SS Oly WL Bar might be the best overall bar Rogue offers, but this is probably the best barbell that Rogue offers with the center knurling.
Date published: 2019-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Bar I decided to use up a few gift cards and buy myself a nice bar, I also have an old Froning Bar & Chan Bar. I'm not the best at snatch/C&J but figured I should upgrade to a pure OLY bar. As others have said it has a noticeable whip over 200lbs, excellent spin and even though the center knurl is passive, it still has a nice little bite to it. Bar is very smooth and you can feel the quality of it as you are lifting. Very impressed with spin,whip and overall quality of bar, compared to other Rogue OLY bars and competitors. Overall knurl isn't as aggressive as others I have used. Felt like it was a good price and looking forward to having this for years to come. If I had a minor complaint, it's the Rogue Branding to the right of the center knurl, just feels a little out of place
Date published: 2019-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Rogue WL Bar Got it over a 2 months ago and love it. Knurling is not as aggressive as i thought it would, especially the center (i can’t compare because its my first WL bar with center knurl). The side knurls fells like my rogue 2.0 bar and bella bar. The whip is very good when going over 200lbs The spin is excellent and is the best I ever felt in any bar ive tried. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a high end bar.
Date published: 2019-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent barbell I've had this bar for two months and greatly enjoy it. The spin is excellent without overdoing it and the knurling is aggressive enough to hold on to while still being amenable to complex work. The whip is great and really starts to get going around 100-120 kg for jerk work. My only complaint is I wish it came in stainless.
Date published: 2018-12-22
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