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It is no secret that many different companies, departments, engineering experts, and managers are involved with the creation of a new roller coaster such as Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. There are many possible ways in which roller coaster layouts can be originally thought of, but here is one speculation for how […]

Coaster of the Week: The Beast

Park: Kings Island (Mason, Ohio) Height: 110 ft. Speed: 65 mph. Length: 7,359 ft. Inversions: 0 Year opened: 1979 Type: Wooden, terrain-hugging layout Manufacturer: Kings Island Fun facts: *The Beast remains the world’s longest wooden roller coaster. *There are 2 books based off of the ride by R.L. Stein. *The Beast has 2 lift hills.

Cedar Point-7/26/16

Rides Ridden: Valravn, Millennium Force, Maverick, Magnum XL 200 (X2), Witches’ Wheel (X2), Gemini, Mean Streak, Rougarou, Wicked Twister, Power Tower (drop side-X2), Power Tower (shot side), Corkcrew, Gatekeeper, Blue Streak, Raptor, Sky Ride, CP & LE Railroad, Windseeker Look at this fake-looking picture I took of Lake Erie from Wicked Twister’s queue. So photoshop-esque. […]

Kings Island-7/19/16

Rides Ridden: Banshee (X5), The Bat, Drop Tower (X2), Adventure Express, The Racer, Flight of Fear, Firehawk, Windseeker, Vortex (X2), Backlot Stunt Coaster, The Beast (X2), Diamondback (X3) I love Kings Island, and I love Kings Island almost as much as Cedar Point. International Street sends your brain to Disney. The long walk to The […]

Cedar Point-7/7/16

Here we go: my Cedar Point “Round 6” trip report! That’s right, New Facebook Admin Adam and I have swung around the peninsula six times already. The frequent trips will be missed while I am in Disney, and my frequent early morning presence at Valravn will be no more. (However, there is always Sheikra…not that […]

Cedar Point-6/24/16

Rides Ridden: Valravn, Millennium Force (X2), Top Thrill Dragster, Mean Streak, Blue Streak, Raptor, Gatekeeper (X3), Rougarou, Wicked Twister, MaXair, Magnum XL 200, CP & LE Railroad, Skyride, Corkscrew, Gemini, Windseeker No lines for ANYTHING?! Yes, please. Gatekeeper wasn’t a walk-on; it was a run-on. Millennium’s line was on the ramp all day. Top Thrill […]

Cedar Point-6/14/16

Rides Ridden: Valravn, Gatekeeper (left), Gatekeeper (right), Raptor, Blue Streak, Sky Ride, Top Thrill Dragster (X2), Magnum XL 200 (X2), Gemini, Mean Streak, Maverick, Rougarou, CP & LE Railroad That’s right, no Millennium. The wait was 2 hours all day, and Adam and I don’t wait that long for any ride…no matter how good it […]