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Rogue Freedom Bar - 28.5MM

$395.00

Rogue Freedom Bar

The Freedom Bar is a new, special edition colorway of our Ohio Cerakote Bar, featuring a red, white and blue shaft finish in an exclusive stars-and-stripes American flag pattern.

Like the Ohio Bar, the Freedom Bar is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, and includes a 190,000 PSI tensile strength shaft, dual knurl marks, black composite bushings, and a lifetime warranty against bending.* This variation is only available with chrome sleeves.

US Olympic Gold Medalist Kyle Snyder using the 28.5mm Rogue Freedom Barbell

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Color Red / White / Blue
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Multipurpose
Bar Weight 20KG
Diameter 28.5MM
Knurl Multi
Center Knurl No
Knurl Marks Dual
Shaft Coating Cerakote
Bar Length 86.75"
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.40"
Sleeve Coating Chrome
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ F8-R
Tensile Strength 190,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Color Red / White / Blue
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Multipurpose
Bar Weight 20KG
Diameter 28.5MM
Knurl Multi
Center Knurl No
Knurl Marks Dual
Shaft Coating Cerakote
Bar Length 86.75"
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.40"
Sleeve Coating Chrome
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ F8-R
Tensile Strength 190,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*

Rogue Freedom Bar

The Freedom Bar is a new, special edition colorway of our Ohio Cerakote Bar, featuring a red, white and blue shaft finish in an exclusive stars-and-stripes American flag pattern.

Like the Ohio Bar, the Freedom Bar is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, and includes a 190,000 PSI tensile strength shaft, dual knurl marks, black composite bushings, and a lifetime warranty against bending.* This variation is only available with chrome sleeves.

Additional Key Features of the Freedom Bar - 28.5MM

  • 1Cerakote Strength + Custom Colors

    This version of the Ohio Bar is distinct for its use of an advanced ceramic-based coating, originally established in the gun industry 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 available to order in a range of exclusive colors, with the Rogue logo branded on the center of the shaft. See the menu for current color combination options.

  • 2190,000 PSI Steel

    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.

  • 3Machining & Assembly

    Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio, with painstaking attention to detail. The knurling has been carefully refined over the years, as well, for a firm but non-abrasive grip (there is no center knurl). We assemble the Ohio Bar with a snap ring design and quality composite bushings, which act as bearing surfaces between the bar sleeve and bar shaft, producing normal “whip” during Oly weightlifting but enough stiffness to hold for heavy powerlifting.

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.

Please Note: Cerakote has an excellent resistance to corrosion, but metal-to-metal contact, particular on the sleeves, can still cause wear over time. For the best long term results, some cleaning and maintenance may be required. See our Ohio Bar Care Page for more info.

*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.

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Dual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power lifts
  • No Center Knurl
  • Tensile Strength: 190,000 PSI
  • Black Composite Bushings
  • Exclusive Cerakote finish in patriotic, Red/White/Blue American flag design
  • Chrome Sleeves
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Bending*
Rogue Freedom Bar - 28.5MM is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 297.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OMG!!! The Ohio Bar - Stainless Steel is AWESOME!! Bar is incredible! Knurling is unbelievable! For me this sets a new standard for what a barbell is supposed to be.
Date published: 2019-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't ask for more Cerakote finish is holding up great using outdoors and looks pretty sweet too. Knurling is perfect for my liking.
Date published: 2019-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ohio Bar I love this bar! I wasn’t sure I should buy this bar but I’m so happy I did. It’s everything and more. The feel, the look and performance are perfect. Do yourself a favor, get one. Rogue Rules
Date published: 2019-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid Performer The bar feels and performs as well as it looks. I don't have anything negative to say about it. It's well worth the money. Buy it!
Date published: 2019-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Needs FULL SS Version Great grip feel, would love to have it in full stainless steel.
Date published: 2019-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome bar I have had this bar for 2 months and it has been awesome. Packaging was A+ as one would expect and it has added a quality to my garage gym than any bar out there. The knurl on the bar is perfect for me and my wife who use the bar. It is definitely our daily driver and it hasn’t not failed us. Best Bar out there.
Date published: 2019-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought 3 of these I bought these bars for a Cross Fit style class that we run. I didn't fully understand the difference that a quality bar could make until we received these. Absolutely love these bars and will be purchasing more in the future.
Date published: 2019-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Bar!! As a powerlifter my local gym bars are all different in weight and even bent and stiff bars. This bar is absolutely amazing and I love the bar whip, makes the weight feel lighter. I'll never go back to a stiff bar again. Plus the red and black looks sick!!
Date published: 2019-05-04
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