Fixed Hook or Sliding Rope – Which spreader bar is right for you?
All of our award-winning harnesses come without a spreader bar. This provides you the ability to select a spreader bar that’ll dial in a fully personalized fit and performance based on your body type and riding style. Not only do you have a selection of three different spreader bar lengths to choose from (8in., 10in., and 12in.), you also have two different styles to consider: Fixed Hook and Rope Slider.
A Fixed Hook is the traditional spreader bar setup and is what most riders opt for, however, for certain types of riders there are distinct advantages to using a Rope Slider spreader bar.
Here’s a quick feature-benefit analysis of the two: