Motiv Sigma Tour

December 6th, 2011 by admin | Comments Off

52 Hook 14.5 Length 14.5 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: Scott Hewitt said this about Motiv’s Sigma Tour: “Professional bowlers asked our creative engineers to give the Sigma core a new shell that would provide 3-4 feet more length on a medium or broken-down condition, and a stronger back-end motion with continuation. They wanted to chase […]


Motiv Raptor P7

December 6th, 2011 by admin | Comments Off

55 Hook 14.5 Length 16 Breakpoint Shape Core Design: The Predator core is an asymmetric powerhouse. It revs up rather easily with its center-heavy design and low 2.46 RG. The Diff is maxed out to .060 and the mass bias is .015. Testing showed nearly 7” of track flare, which can be obtained with strong […]


Motiv Cruel LE

July 8th, 2011 by admin | Comments Off

56 Hook 14.5 Length 16 Breakpoint Shape Core Design: Cruel’s core supplies the necessary asymmetric dynamics. Its 2.48 RG, .060 Diff and .030 mass bias makes it Motiv’s strongest core. We saw nearly 7” of track flare with our double-thumb Dual Angle layout. Coverstock: The red and black Formula 5 pearl reactive formula has a […]


Motiv Quadfire QZ2 Backdraft

July 8th, 2011 by admin | Comments Off

50 Hook 14.5 Length 14.5 Breakpoint Shape Core Design: The Quadfire symmetric core has a medium-high RG of 2.55 and a 5” flare potential Diff reading of .043. The shape encourages length, yet revs up rather easily. Coverstock: This is Motiv’s second hybrid cover formula; the first was the Cruel C51 (September 2010). The MotivatorZ […]


Motiv Primal TV4

March 11th, 2011 by admin | Comments Off

54 Hook 14 Length 16 Breakpoint Shape Core Design: The Thrust symmetric core provides the necessary internal dynamics for this powerful pearl. The RG is 2.54 and the Diff .052. We saw nearly 5.5” of track flare with the 3 and 4” pin distance layouts. This core was first used in Motiv’s TX-1 (reviewed February […]


Motiv Cruel C51

September 18th, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

54 Hook 14 Length 16 Breakpoint Shape Core Design: Motiv decided to finally come over to the dark side with the Cruel C51, its first asymmetric core design. The company also decided to push the limits of power as the 7” flare potential core boasts a Diff reading of .060, the USBC maximum. The intermediate […]


Motiv Recon RX-1

August 18th, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

45 Hook 15 Length 14.5 Breakpoint Shape Core Design: The symmetric golf tee-inspired core revs easily despite its higher RG level of 2.59. The conservative Diff level of .025 will provide a maximum of 3” of track flare with strong pin layouts and the use of a correctly positioned weight hole. Coverstock: The bright orange […]


Motiv QZ1 (Purple)

January 1st, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

Motiv QZ1 (Purple)

Motiv’s mid-priced QZ series’ high-performance roll and carry puts the hurt on the pins, not your wallet.


Motiv SR2

December 1st, 2009 by admin | Comments Off

Motiv SR2

A strong but predictable backend reaction and easy length through the heads makes for a dependable choice on light to medium oil volumes.


Motiv QZ1 (Red)

December 1st, 2009 by admin | Comments Off

Motiv QZ1 (Red)

Motiv’s intent was a performance ball at a mid-level price point. The new company delivered with this medium-oil diamond in the rough.



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