Motiv Primal Fear Bowling Ball Review

This One Will Strike Fear in the Competition… First Impressions The Motiv Primal Fear…It’s beautiful, it clears, it clobbers the pocket. Excellent blend of clean and strength down lane without being a true skid/flip reaction, which is a great thing in my book. Our Tester: Greg Bickta RPM: 450 rpm PAP: 5 & 1 up […]

Motiv Jackal LE Limited Edition Bowling Ball Review

The Jackal is Revived… First Impressions The Motiv Jackal LE (Limited Edition) is the alpha dog in Motiv’s lineup, no doubt about it. Get inside and wheel if you have hand. This thing will hook. Our Tester: Greg Bickta RPM: 450 rpm PAP: 5 & 1 up Speed: 20 mph (at release) Axis tilt: medium […]

Motiv Ascent Apex Ball Review

Motiv Makes its Ascent to the Apex… Our tester: Brad Crouse is testing the Motiv Primal Rage. The young Crouse’s phenomenal bowling has helped him make Motiv’s Regional staff. The equipment was drilled by Jeffrey Smith at Pure It Pro Shop in Lebanon, PA. Power Tweener: 450 rpm Layout: 60 x 4.25 x 40 Test […]

Motiv Covert Revolt Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Motiv’s Covert Revolt is Overt in its Intentions… First Impressions The Motiv Covert Revolt is a juggernaut based on what we saw. Great overall motion and strength. While the ball’s looks are understated, its intentions are clearly to make a big move and destroy pins. Some bowlers are going to have fun with this piece. […]

Motiv Venom Shock Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Is Motiv’s new ball Shocking? This is an interesting piece that looks to possibly be one of the most versatile in Motiv’s current line up. The Venom Shock offers a predictable ball motion and driller friendly layout possibilities. We had a chance to test a pin up and pin down version and the results were […]

Motiv Primal Rage Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Motiv is Primal… The Motiv Primal Rage has been a raging success for Motiv and it’s understandable. Motiv is now on the PBA Tour and has gotten some good young guns sponsored. Now they’ll have to perform on the house shots out there for us everyday Joes. Our tester: Brad Crouse is testing the Motiv […]

Motiv Cruel C51 Digitrax Analysis

See written review and video at Here is a supplemental review with Digitrax Analysis. Below, you can see all tracks and the average track as recorded by Ebonite Digitrax. On the left, you can see the statistical analysis. I am bowling on a medium to medium-light house shot with dry boards outside 5.  It’s […]

Motiv Cruel C51 Ball Review

“How Cruel Can you Be?” A quick revving hybrid when you want to control the backends. Drilling Won’t spend much time on drilling as this will vary and coverstock accounts 75% of the reaction. As usual, I suggest to work with your local pro to find what best works for you. First Impressions This is […]

Motiv Recon RX1 Ball Review