Bowler Ratings


Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Name:Fire Road
Reviewed:August 2012
Coverstock Specs
Name:R2X Pearl Reactive
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Color:Ruby Red / Purple
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Fire Road is the latest addition to the ever popular and successful Thunder line of bowling balls. The Fe3 core used in the previous three releases is back, this time with an upgrade to the pearlized coverstock. The pearlized R2X used on balls like the Marvel Pearl is used on this Road. This coverstock is more responsive to dry boards resulting in a more angular reaction than the R2S used on the Victory Road and Crossroad.

This type of reaction gave us the best line to the pocket on the medium test pattern. All three were able to play in their comfort zones on this condition and had a

Storm Fire Road Comparisons

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About The BTM Ball Testing Team

The BTM Ball Testing Team is led by Eric Martinez. Our team of three testers has thrown and reviewed hundreds of bowling balls for Bowling This Month. When not testing balls for BTM, Eric owns and operates University Pro Shop in San Antonio, TX and he is an avid competitive bowler. Click here to learn more about how we test and review bowling balls.