HY-ROAD

Power in every shot. Purpose in every ball. For eight years, the Hy-Road has exemplified this. The hitting power is unmistakable in the Inverted Fe2 Technology with its heightened coefficient of restitution. The R2S Hybrid Reactive has become pillar of consistency utilized in some of Storm’s most successful balls in recent history.

Released: November 2008

Sku: BBMTTY12
Color: Black/Ultramarine Blue
Fragrance: Combination Berry
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Technical Specifications

  • 12 lbs.
    Radius of Gyration

    2.65

    Differential

    0.035

  • 13 lbs.
    Radius of Gyration

    2.59

    Differential

    0.045

  • 14 lbs.
    Radius of Gyration

    2.58

    Differential

    0.037

  • 15 lbs.
    Radius of Gyration

    2.57

    Differential

    0.046

  • 16 lbs.
    Radius of Gyration

    2.52

    Differential

    0.058


Smartly designed Inverted Fe² Core

Inverted Fe2 technology boasts a higher RG and differential like most other balls in the Thunder Line, but with one very important benefit: it lacks the core material that most other balls have. This enables the ball to have a much thicker shell which raises the coefficient of restitution. A higher energy transfer to the pins with less deflection upon impact is what can be expected with this design.

The R2S delivers a perfect balance

R2S is synonymous with some of the most successful balls in recent history like the Hy-Road, Frantic, and the IQ Tour. It is renowned for clearing the front part of the lane with an unprecedented movement on the backend. The consistency of this shell through the heads is something to be marveled at.

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JD Reno
January 20, 2017
JD Reno
This ball is an excellent piece of equipment, and with confidence this should be the 1st ball out of any bowlers bag. There is a great deal of versatility and control with the Hy-Road. You truly get the best of both worlds with the RS2 cover stock. It easily clears the heads and reads the mid lane beautifully, giving you a nice predictable shape that is very helpful while making adjustments. It's been my benchmark ball all season. Prior to owning the Hy-Road, I was using 2 bowling balls from other companies, that offered this kind of versatility. Near the beginning of this season, my equipment was stolen from my car, overnight. I didn't feel this way at the time, but I'm actually oddly happy it happened. Looking back, the Hy-Road does the job of 2 bowling balls from my old arsenal. I use a 15.3 oz ball with a 3.5 inch - pin up layout, and a 3oz top weight. This is an excellent combo for medium to heavier oil, starting up 8, and moving in as the night progresses. Depending on oil, I have played as far out as 4 or 5, and as deep as around 22. Carry is never much of an issue with the Hy-Road. Last season with my old equipment, I averaged 211 - in a house known for it's lack of carry. So far, this season I've averaged 217. With a quarter left to bowl, I still feel like I'm going to gain a pin or two. I'm not suggesting that a bowling ball will increase your average, but adding a useful and predictable tool to your game absolutely can not hurt. The Hy-Road also makes a solid and a pearl. I'm sure they are excellent as well. I already have my sights set on replacing the rest of my stolen equipment, and I obviously intend to stick with Storm.
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Jim
January 3, 2017
Great Ball
This ball is terrible it doesnt have back end or any capability of hitting the pocket of the pins it is a crappy and ball and I absolutely hate I wish I could of got something else like a Phaze II
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Christian
November 15, 2016
Hyroad
I've played everywhere from up one all the way over 5th arrow the ball is awesome. Great continuation through the pins and smooth reaction.
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jim bailey
October 27, 2016
best ball ever
best house shot ball ever made
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Harold B.
October 14, 2016
Harold Burton
I have always thrown a curve ball with mixed success until I purchased this
Hy-Road bowling ball. Having a well trained Pro in the shop where I purchase the ball also helped a lot. When correctly placed the back end hook brings outstanding action to the pins. My average increased by 20% in the first 3 game series. I am a true believer. Thank you Storm you've developed an awesome product.
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Tony
August 30, 2016
2 perfect games can't be wrong
Yeah, got this when it first came out, 3 weeks straight shot low 700's with it including a 300, then a few months later shot another 300, and the kicker on that one was that I hadn't planned on throwing it that night, my ball of choice that night got damaged during practice.
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Michael Turrisi
August 21, 2016
That's why it has been around so long.
I love this ball. It took me 7 years to convince myself to buy one, but once I did I was hooked. Very smooth and very versatile. Fits in my bag like a glove. Never leave without it. It has improved my game and confidence.Thank you storm for making such an awesome ball.
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