General Ball Info
500 SiaAir / Crown Factory Compound
Black / Red Pearl
Following in the footsteps of the original Cyclops, the Cyclops Pearl is the second ball from Radical to use the Spindle Symmetric core. Whereas the original paired this higher RG and medium differential core with a hybrid coverstock, the Cyclops Pearl features a pearlized cover that comes out of the box at a 500 SiaAir finish with Crown Factory Compound on top of it. This smooth pearlized surface easily pushes the Cyclops Pearl through the front of the lane and allows it to retain energy for a bigger move at the breakpoint than the original.
The Cyclops Pearl’s length and back end were matched up best on our medium test pattern. Cranker had just a slightly better reaction than the other two testers on the fresh. His higher rev rate gave him more total hook and recovery, allowing his Cyclops Pearl to peel off the breakpoint and get back to the pocket. The quicker response to the dry allowed him to stand left of where he was with the smoother-hooking ...