Bowler Ratings

PatternStTwCr
Oily:X.XX.XX.X
Medium:X.XX.XX.X
Dry:X.XX.XX.X
Sport:X.XX.XX.X

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

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General Info

Coverstock Specs
Name:Reactor Hybrid Reactive
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Color:Scarlet Red / Platinum Pearl
Empty
Core Specs
Name:Cruiser
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.58
Diff:0.021
Int. Diff:0.000

The Storm Ride is the ball many Storm fans have been wanting to see for quite some time. We have seen a gap between the Tropical Breezes and the Lights Out/Punch Out options in recent years. The Pitch Black is an option, of course, but the Ride gives bowlers a new option for filling this gap that provides the ball motion shape of a reactive ball, instead of the early and smooth urethane reaction of the Pitch Black. The Ride uses an older coverstock, a hybrid version of Storm’s Reactor formulation. This cover is paired with the new Cruiser weight block. This new symmetrical core shape is built with a high RG and low differential, making this ball a fantastic option for medium light and drier lane conditions.

We had just a slightly better reaction on our medium pattern than our dry one. The 1500 grit polished cover easily provided skid ...

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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.