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:Victory Road
Reviewed:February 2011
Coverstock Specs
Name:R2S Pearl Reactive
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Color:Amethyst Pearl / Grey Pearl
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Victory Road is Storm’s latest addition to the Thunder line of bowling balls. It uses a new modified version of the Fe² core that was used in the HyRoad. This new inverted Fe³ Technology core slightly lowered the RG and raised the diff on the Victory Road. Storm wrapped this new core with their proven R2S reactive pearl cover. The combination provides bowlers with a ball that skids through the heads and picks up aggressively toward the end of the midlane, creating a massive back end reaction.

All three testers found this hockey stick-shaped reaction best suited for our medium test pattern. On that pattern, Tweener had the best reaction. The added angularity allowed him to play deeper in the oil pattern without sacrificing any pin carry. Stroker’s and Cranker’s ball reactions weren’t far behind that of Tweener’s. Stroker was able to

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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.