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Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0

Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0 - Black Zinc/Black Zinc
$360.00

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Color Black
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Powerlifting
Bar Weight 45LB
Diameter 29MM
Knurl Powerlifting
Center Knurl Yes
Knurl Marks Powerlifting
Shaft Coating Black Zinc
Bar Length 86.52"
Distance Between Sleeves 51.5"
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*

Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0

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.

See More: Men's 20KG Barbells from Rogue

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Color Black
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Powerlifting
Bar Weight 45LB
Diameter 29MM
Knurl Powerlifting
Center Knurl Yes
Knurl Marks Powerlifting
Shaft Coating Black Zinc
Bar Length 86.52"
Distance Between Sleeves 51.5"
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*

What Sets the Westside Power Bar Apart:

  • 1Developed with Louie Simmons

    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.

  • 2205,000 PSI Steel

    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.*

  • 3Aggressive Knurl

    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.

  • 4Use It With These Other Rogue Products

    Westside Power Bar owners can use the bar in conjunction with a broad range of other top caliber Rogue powerlifting products, from the Westside Bench and R-3 Power Rack to deadlift bar jacks, Wagon Wheel plates, and Calibrated Steel Plates.

  • 5Black Zinc Finish

    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.

  • 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.

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.

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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*
  • Patented Design
Rogue Westside Power Bar 2.0 is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 44.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Power Bar Great knurling, smooth spinning sleeves, black oxide finish looks sweet.
Date published: 2021-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bar for powerful lifts Bought this bar and been loading it up. Great bar highly recommend. If it’s good enough for Louie then it’s good enough for everyone.
Date published: 2021-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bar Good all around bar .use it in my rack .bench ,squats ..
Date published: 2021-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Stiff, and aggressive knarling I've had it for about 4 month. It's a stiff bar, but I was aware of that going in. The knarling is aggressive too. One collar spins a little slower than the other, but I guess I can deal with that.
Date published: 2021-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent bar. Holds up better than stated. This is a great rendition of the OPB. Literally this is an OPB will black sleeves and green end caps, so you are paying a premium on the aesthetics of this bar. So this is a great option if you care about that, otherwise just go with an OPB with bright zinc sleeves if you want the same corrosion resistance for a cheaper price... I personally love the look of the bar and have found the coating to hold up well on the sleeves. I use plates with machined steel inserts, so other users may have a different experience. The knurl is definitely not sharp or overly aggressive. I would describe the knurling as being moderate, but sticky and comfortable. I use this bar as a daily driver for squats and deadlifts. It feels comfortable working in higher rep ranges with this bar as it doesn’t tear up your hands. Would recommend.
Date published: 2021-02-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good bar but the coating and the sleeve ribbing I also own an Ohio Power Bar which I’d rate 5. The black zinc coating of the WBP wears off each time I slide a plate on and off. It already looks like I’ve had it for 5 years when it’s been more like 2 months. Decent knurling though OPB is better, less rough but still coarse enough to grip really well. And the ribbing on the sleeves is too deep, so makes an awful noise when loading weights. Good construction and rigidity. It just doesn’t compare favorably to the cheaper OPB from the same manufacturer. That one gets 5 stars for sure
Date published: 2021-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent power bar Super excited to have a dedicated power bar added to my home gym.
Date published: 2021-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from top ¨Power Bar¨ Louie Simmons approved excellent bar for training ,nothing better for a power bar except... zinc on the sleeves scratch off , not like a lotto scratch ticket but more like a key on a car. It gives the bar a westside bad attitude ... I would recommend,nice grip feel on the bar better than the gym bars but not as aggressive as an Olympic bar.
Date published: 2020-12-08
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