Ride Engine Metal Slider Spreader Bar

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Ride Engine Metal Slider Spreader Bar

Available in 8" or 10"

What Ride Engine has to say about the Metal Slider Spreader Bar

PROBLEM SOLVED: Conventional kiteboarding harnesses have a major flaw in how they function, and the Armor harness solves it exceptionally well. Riders are often forced to rotate their harnesses from side to side to get pull from the proper angle when carving upwind, riding toeside or catching waves. That range of motion requires a looseness in the harness that also allows vertical and torsional movement, resulting in rider discomfort, constricted breathing, pull from the wrong angle and a variety of other issues.

With the Armor’s hard-shell Lumbar Lock technology, the harness does not rotate or slide; it locks in place and stays exactly where it should. This means lateral motion must come from the spreader bar. The carbon slider bar is a spreader bar and rope that connects directly with the rider’s chicken loop. This setup is totally unique and provides a smooth and full range of motion, allowing the harness’s lumbar lock technology to work its magic while rider changes angles of attack, carves upwind, rides toeside and slashes waves.


  • Lighter than standard fixed hook spreader bar
  • Ergonomic fit
  • Replaceable rope
  • Speed-Lock compatible
  • Rope system provides optimal angle of attack
  • Allows smooth and full range of motion
  • Keeps harness locked in place where it should be
  • Easy interchange to fixed hook option 
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    Slider Bar

    Posted by Victor on 24th May 2016

    The bar is perfect with the exception of the cord which is of a low quality. Mackite customer service was good but they charge you 20% of the price when you return the item without using it. No good!!

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