Rogue Chan Bar - Cerakote

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.8
110 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.
Rogue Chan Bar - Cerakote

Rogue Chan Bar - Cerakote

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.8
110 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.
$420.00

Cerakote Options (2)*Black / Black

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Product Description

The Cerakote version of the Matt Chan Bar takes the key elements from the original design and introduces an assortment of new features, each selected with input from the CrossFit legend himself.

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MATT CHAN BAR

The Cerakote version of the Matt Chan Bar takes the key elements from the original design and introduces an assortment of new features, each selected with input from the CrossFit legend himself.

These changes include:

  • A new stainless steel shaft with a higher tensile strength of 200,000 PSI
  • Ultra-durable Cerakote color finish with photo-negative style Rogue and Chan logos directly on the shaft
  • Your choice of Black Cerakote or Chrome Sleeves

The Cerakote Chan Bar is manufactured in Columbus, Ohio, USA, and features black composite bushings, 16.40" of loadable sleeve length, and dual Powerlifting and Olympic knurl marks. As part of Matt’s customization, a center knurl is included for athletes who prefer a little extra “stick” when in the front rack position or back squatting. This center knurling is non-cerakoted stainless steel and passive in texture, so it gives a “true” feel without shredding the skin like more aggressive center knurls might.

Gear Specs

Specifications

  • Machined and Assembled in Columbus, OH, USA
  • Lifetime Guarantee Against Bending*
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • NEW Cerakote finish with “negative” Rogue and Chan logos on shaft
  • NEW Stainless Steel Shaft: 200 KSI tensile strength
  • Dual Knurl Marks for O-Lifts and Power Lifts
  • Standard Knurl with Passive Center Knurl (non-cerakoted)
  • Outer Knurling slightly more aggressive for easier hold during high rep barbell work, & spaced far enough apart for wide stances on cleans and deadlifts (without scrapes and bruises)
  • Choice of Black Cerakote or Chrome Sleeves
  • Black Composite Bushings
  • F Rating: F2
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Gear Specs

BrandRogue Fitness
Guarantee/WarrantyLifetime Warranty*
Made In USAYes
Loadable Sleeve Length16.40"
Bar Length86.75"
Diameter28.5MM
F Rating™F2
Bar TypeMen's Bars
Bar UseMultipurpose
Bushing/BearingBushing
Bar Weight20KG
KnurlMulti
Center KnurlYes
Knurl MarkDual
Shaft CoatingCerakote over Stainless Steel
Sleeve CoatingCerakote or Chrome
Tensile Strength200,000 PSI

Rogue Chan Bar - Cerakote Features

1

Co-Developed With Matt Chan

As a former firefighter and four-time Top 10 finisher at the CrossFit Games, Matt Chan is a man whose opinions tend to carry weight around here. We took great pride in bringing his original vision for a custom barbell to life several years ago, and we’ve gladly welcomed him back to Columbus to work on our design for this new Cerakote version, which we think is one of the coolest bars we've built to date.

2

New Cerakote Finish

The new Chan Bar is finished using a polymer-ceramic composite coating called Cerakote, which has been popular for years in the gun industry for its remarkable durability in thin applications. This advanced finish can deliver superb abrasion/wear/corrosion resistance over time—100X that of standard black zinc—while also enabling much greater flexibility in color choices and design. Available here in a gun-metal grey, the finish creates a very unique look in combination with the stainless steel shaft. Customers can also opt for Black Cerakote sleeves (with chrome as the other option).

3

Rogue Machining and Assembly

Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio, with painstaking attention to detail. We assemble the Chan 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.

4

New Stainless Steel Shaft

By changing to a stainless steel shaft with this model, we’ve increased its tensile strength to 200,000 PSI, while also opening up a great new aesthetic dynamic with the Cerakote coating. Rogue and Matt Chan logos are now featured directly on the shaft in a photo-negative effect. These logos are placed on each side of the center knurl.

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.

*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.

Cleaning: The recommended maintenance is to use a plastic bristle brush and mild detergent to clean the knurl. Next, wipe the bar down with 3-in-1 oil. Finish by removing any excess oil with a dry towel. See more: Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

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Reviews

1 - 8 of 110 Reviews
Barnoby
Virginia
★★★★★
★★★★★
1 week ago
Good bar and better customer support
Did I buy this for the lifetime warranty and cerakote paint on steel for lack of maintenance, quality, and more importantly, looks? Yes. Did I see a finish blemish when I received it and reach out to customer support? Yes. Did I get a fast response within 1 day, and Trey at customer support gave me a good way forward and followed up on his word? Yes. Did I give this 5 stars because there isn't any alternative way to rate customer support, and that support also says a lot about a company when you need to reach out to them because every company makes small mistakes? Yes. Is the cerakoted knurl more aggressive than regular cerakote, in this case a separate Bella bar? Yes. Did they keep a customer by having great customer support? Yes. Will I ever actually get swole enough to actually test the tensile strength of the bar and impress all the dudes and gals? No.
Yes, I recommend this product
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Niagara
Ontario
★★★★★
★★★★★
April 3
Great Bar
Excellent excellent bar. The knurling is definitely more than the Ohio bar but less than the power bar… it’s perfect. The knurling is move 2” in on each side from what I can measure. Although I think this is probably an unnecessary feature… it actually ends up being really nice. Setup is much quicker and you avoid smashing yourself. The pictures don’t do the samurai head and rogue label justice. They look niiiiice. The Center knurl is VERY passive. Adds just enough for back squats. Bar came packed REALLY well and no damage. Great job Chan and Rogue.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguecanada.ca
sehres
Florida
★★★★★
★★★★★
January 30
The Ultimate Multipurpose Barbell
This is hands down the best bar I've used! When compared to the Echo, SS Ohio Bar, Cerakote Ohio Power Bar and several others this is by far the best and most literally the only straight barbell you'll ever need! The widened knurling makes the worlds difference when it comes to deadlifts, RDLs and even most oly lifts for protecting your thighs and hips on impact. The knurling itself is right in between the Ohio and Ohio Power bar. The passive center knurl is perfect for the front rack position, gives enough tack to stay put but not enough to scar you up. Provides plenty of grip for heavy back squats as well. Functionally it's been awesome and the fact that its SS with a Cerakote layer just means it'll probably last me a lifetime. Only downside is that the sleeves barely rotate on arrival, maybe 2-3 slow rotations before stopping. Should be resolved after I finally decide to take a peek under the sleeves.
Yes, I recommend this product
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Bryce 1232
★★★★★
★★★★★
January 27
Very good
This bar is very good i recommend the cerakote sleeves instead of crome because crome wont last like cerakote
Yes, I recommend this product
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Sting_Rey7
Arizona
★★★★★
★★★★★
January 17
The most versatile bar in the arsenal
After over two years of getting thrown around the gym this bar has become my son’s and nephews’ favorite bar. They prefer to use it for everything, squats, bench, deadlifts, olympic lifts, landmines. The main reason for adding this bar to the arsenal was the outer knurling spacing of 21” vs the standard 16”. No more scraped shins. This the bar I primarily use this for all my floor work, Olys, Deads, Power Cleans etc. This bar is easily the most versatile in the entire Rogue catalog, more so than the Ohio Bars. The reason is the slightly more aggressive knurling (relative to the Ohio and Olympic Bars. Also the passive center knurling helps when squatting. Changes I would make, increase the knurling aggressiveness further. Especially the center passive knurling. Better spin for high rep work. The knurling has survived and hardly shows any wear. The Cerakote sleeves on the other hand does. Mind you in addition to plates, it does get shoved into the landmine from time to time.
Yes, I recommend this product
Standard Power Bar vs the Chan Bar Outer Knurling Spacing
Standard Ohio Bar Center Knurling (Top) vs Chan Bar Passive Knurling (Bottom)
Standard Outer Knurling Aggressiveness, Standard Ohio Power Bar (top) vs Chan Bar (bottom)
Cerakote sleeve wear after two and half years of hone gym use
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Shabbs404
Atlanta gA
★★★★★
★★★★★
Dec 2021
Best bar at rogue
I bought it a month ago and its simply amazing. I also have the rogue ohio cerakote but this bar blows it out of the water
Yes, I recommend this product
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kt17
Wilkes barre pa
★★★★★
★★★★★
Oct 2021
Masterpiece
The grip on the bar, is amazing!! Makes all of my lifts feel effortless.
Yes, I recommend this product
Must have!
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Tom2
Sydney Aus
★★★★★
★★★★★
Aug 2021
The Perfect Bar!
My first and only bar, it’s perfect. I love the knurl and the shins don’t cop a bad scrape either.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on rogueaustralia.com.au
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