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Kiddieland Coaster to Great America?

According to multiple sources including RCDB, Kiddieland’s Little Dipper wooden family coaster has been sold to Six Flags Great America. I’m at a total loss of words – this is so unlike Six Flags. However, it’s very encouraging – this should...


Leap the Dips photos

Since we’re heading into that dull off season time of the year, I thought we’d take a look at the oldest operating coaster in America, Leap the Dips at Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The coaster opened in 1902 and,...


Are you the Ultimate Coaster Geek?

We are holding a video contest in order to find the Ultimate Coaster Geek. Think you might be interested? Click here! The winner will receive two complimentary tickets to Wild Adventures and two souvenir hats!


Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Review

Coaster101 recently visited Universal Studios Florida where we rode the new Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit coaster. This beast takes you straight up 167 feet before dropping you through a course full of nifty elements all to the tune of a...


Libertyland Demolition Begins

This is a photo I was hoping I would never have to see, but in the back of my mind I always knew it was inevitable. It’s a sad day in the city of Memphis to see that this is...


Best Wood Coaster Poll

It’s that time of year. What time you ask? Poll season! Voting has once again started in the “Best Roller Coaster Poll” . Created by Mitch Hawker, this poll is considered as the most accurate portrayal of the enthusiast community’s...


Will Son of Beast ever reopen?

Here’s an interesting article from Cincinnati.com that questions the current status of the Son of Beast at Kings Island and if it will ever reopen. The ride as you know has been plagued with problems ever since it opened, even...


Harry Potter Construction Update

Coaster101 recently visited Universal’s Island of Adventure Theme Park and we caught a glimpse of construction on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter land debutting in 2010. The new major attraction takes place inside Hogwarts Castle which is a massive...