Here we have our premier Olympic barbell – The Northern.
The Northern is strong and durable, made of high-grade spring-steel and finished in black and silver chrome. Needle bearings and upgraded brass bushings help help with durability over conventional ball bearings, but also helping to give good whip for Olympic lifts like the clean or snatch.
The Northern barbells have been rigorously tested by the manufacturer, demonstrating the ability to hold over 700kg. The Northern measures 7ft in length with a 2″ diameter and weighs 20kg.
Its key features are:
- Made of high grade spring steel
- Black chrome bar and silver chrome sleeves
- Measures 220cm x 2.8cm
- Weighs 20kg
- Tensile Strength 190k PSI
- Maximum load of 700kg
- 10NK needle bearing
- Standard knurling with dual ring marks