Bowler Ratings


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General Info

Name:Kinetic Black Ice
Reviewed:May 2022
Coverstock Specs
Name:QR-7 Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 / 1000 / 1500 SiaAir / Crown Factory Compound
Color:Black Ice
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.006

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The Track Kinetic Black Ice uses the same asymmetrical Shuttle core shape as previous Kinetic balls, with this new release being wrapped in the QR-7 Pearl coverstock. The medium flare and low RG core design allows the core to rev up, while the pearl cover allows the ball to glide through the front of the lane. The Kinetic Black Ice provides a strong motion at the dry, thanks to its box finish of 1500 SiaAir and Crown Factory Compound. All three of BTM’s testers found the Kinetic Black Ice to provide its best reaction on our medium oil house shot pattern.

Stroker was able to play to his strengths from the start on the fresh medium pattern. The Kinetic Black Ice wasted little energy getting to the breakpoint and was predictable for him coming off the end of the pattern. The glossy box finish allowed him to go directly up the lane on the fresh until the lanes started drying out and he could open his angles more. The factory finish kept the ball from reading early, while

Additional Track Kinetic Black Ice Resources

Click here to visit Track's website to read the manufacturer-supplied information on this ball. Also, see below for the manufacturer-produced promotional video for this ball.

Please remember that our reviews are solely based on our own testing and that you may sometimes find differences between our comments and ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

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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.