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Oddest Coaster in the World

I have to say I’ve been quite mesmerized by this coaster… or contraption. It’s name is Cobra and it’s being constructed at Conny-Land (website includes catchy theme song) in Switzerland. The ride was announced in the summer of 2006, so...

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Golden Ticket Awards 2009

Amusement Today has released this year’s winners of the Golden Ticket awards. Not too many surprises, except I was thrown of by “Bizarro” being on the list… No worries though, it’s still the same ride. Some things never change, which...

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A Neverland Ranch Themepark?

I came across this article today while researching a future Graceland expansion. Seems interesting – Would you go to a Michael Jackson themepark? The New York Post says: Michael Jackson’s family and owners of his beloved Neverland ranch have agreed to...

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Guess the Coaster: Round 4

No one was able to guess the last “Guess the Coaster”. It was California Screamin’ at Disney’s California Adventure! I decided to make this week’s a bit easier:

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Vekoma Computer Model

In my spare time I have been working on several amusement park attraction computer models using CATIA V5. My biggest and hardest project I have taken on is making a recreation of a Vekoma flying dutchman (Firehawk at Kings Island)....

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Adios, Big Bad Wolf

Yesterday was the last day to get one last ride on Big Bad Wolf. Unfortunately I never had the chance to ride Big Bad Wolf, I did at least get to see her in all her glorly when I visited the...

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Lakeside’s Cyclone reopens

From the Denver Post: Carrie Murphy missed the old-school Cyclone roller coaster at Lakeside Amusement Park this summer. She missed the clattering cars, the bone-jarring curves, the breathtaking drops that once made a nephew just tall enough to ride it...

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Coaster101 goes mobile

You can now access Coaster101 on the go! To access our all new mobile-ready website, simply point your iPhone or Blackberry to the standard www.coaster101.com address that you use when you visit the standard site. No need to remember any...