Bridges SR2 Speed rope
This is an overview of the Rogue Bridges SR2 which comes in at $49.50. You will see the pros and cons of this jump rope and also learn more about other Rogue Models. This article was originally posted in "Which jump rope to get from Rogue".
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Overview of the SR2 Bridges
The Bridges SR2 Speed Rope is made in America and a solid midrange speed rope from Rogue. The handles are aluminum and the design should be especially appealing to the military based on the color and Bridges background. With bearing to make it spin better this is either a good upgrade from your former rope for double unders or a great entry for very fit individuals into the world of double unders. The specs of this rope are:
Made in America
Signature Bearing Speed Rope of Josh Bridges
Bearing Swivel for omnidirectional movement
Tapered Handle Design: Aircraft Grade Aluminum, Olive Drab Anodized Finish, Textured knurl grip, and etched Bridges “Stache” logo
Handle Length: 6.75”
Handle Diameter: 7/8”
Cable: 120" Coated 3/32" speed cable - Light Grey, Can be cut down / customized to shorter length
Laser-cut Rogue endcaps
Recommend use on rubber or nonabrasive surface for best long term performance
Pros of the SR2 Bridges
The Aluminium will keep your handles in the same form, even if you tread them title careless. They will also hold chalk better in case you use the jump rope in a WOD with deadlifts or other exercises which you chalk up for.
Cons of the SR2 Bridges
Not everybody might like the design. If that is the case there are other variations of the SR2 available which differ in color and the form of the handle. Not everybody will be happy to pay around $50 for a jump rope. You also have lower-cost options like the SR3 in the Rogue portfolio.
Alternatives to the Bridges SR2
Alternatives to the SR2 are:
The SR3 jump rope is the bread and butter model in the CrossFit community. If you are annoyed with the jump rope from the local shop and want to start with double unders, this is the one for you. It is part of many of the Rogue equipment packages and can also be bought in bulk to outfit an affiliate or college gym.
The SR1 jump rope is an alternative to get a bearing jump rope on the cheap. The SR1 also has bearing to make the rope run smoothly but the handles are not made of Aluminium. This makes them lighter and more cost-efficient at the expense of being easier to break.
The Rogue Pro Jump Rope is the ultimate jump rope from Rogue. It combines the speed of the speed ropes with the weight of heavy ropes to create the mist challenging and satisfying jump rope experience from Rogue. This product is also fully manufactured in the States. Apart from the price, there is nothing bad to be said about it since its first appearance at the CrossFit 2016 games.