Tagged: b&m

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Baron 1898 Opens at Efteling

Baron 1898, Efetling’s new Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) dive machine, opens to the public today after being previewed to the media yesterday. Baron 1898 features a 123-foot vertical plunge into an underground tunnel, reaching a top speed of 56 mph. Riders...

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SeaWorld Orlando Opening Mako Hyper Coaster in 2016

SeaWorld Orlando announced plans today for Mako, a 200-foot-tall Bolliger & Mabillard hyper coaster that will become Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster. The B&M hyper coaster will include a 20-story first drop, reaching top speeds of 73 mph....

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Efteling’s Baron 1898 Dive Coaster Testing

Efteling is preparing to open Baron 1898, a smaller-sized, heavily themed B&M dive coaster. The park recently began testing the coaster and shared photos of the 18-seat trains maneuvering the track on Facebook: The coaster features a 123-foot vertical plunge...

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Cedar Point Opens Rougarou

Cedar Point today unleashed its stand-up-to-floorless converted B&M coaster, Rougarou. The once stand-up coaster formerly known as Mantis now sports sleek new floorless trains giving the coaster an entirely new ride experience. Experience Rougarou for yourself by watching the ride...

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SeaWorld Planning 200-foot-tall Coaster for 2016

SeaWorld Orlando is planning what is being touted as Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster — a 200-foot-tall (possibly Bolliger & Mabillard) coaster. New 2016 coaster at SeaWorld to be Orlando’s tallest, fastest, longest. #NothingFaster — SeaWorld (@SeaWorld) April 24,...

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Cedar Point Readies Rougarou

Mantis who? Cedar Point is full steam ahead with the conversion of the Mantis stand-up coaster into the floorless, sit-down Rougarou. Watch the video below to get a behind-the-scenes look at crews putting the finishing touches on the revamped coaster,...

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Fury 325 Media Day Report

From announcement to track completion, and everywhere in between, Coaster101 has been on top of Fury 325 construction at Carowinds Amusement Park in Charlotte, NC. On Wednesday, March 25, (3/25, get it?) a mere 217 days after I attended the announcement for...