For athletes who prefer the classic look and feel of a bare steel barbell, the CCAB belongs in your arsenal. This polished 28.5MM bar is machined and individually assembled in Columbus, OH, and features the same quality U.S. steel, bronze bushings, and dual knurl marks. The texture of the signature knurling allows for a firm grip without feeling sharp, and the bare steel won't get slippery in sweaty hands--making the CCAB less dependent on chalk than many coated bars.
With a minimum tensile strength of 190,000 PSI, the CCAB has the perfect balance of whip for the Olympic lifter and rigidity for the powerlifter. And its lifetime warranty against bending* ensures it can stand up to daily abuse—whether in a garage gym, college weight room, or professional training facility.
A bare steel bar like this one does require a different level of upkeep than most oxide, zinc or chrome plated bars. Occasionally brushing the CCAB down with 3-in-1 or WD-40 will help prevent rusting and create a nice patina look. This is how bars were made for decades and it really produces an unmatched feel.
- Made in the USA
- 190 PSI Bare Steel
- No Center Knurl
- Dual knurl marks for Oly and Power lifts