Tagged: onride

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Impulse Testing at Knoebels

Knoebels has been quietly building a Zierer steel looping “Extreme” coaster over the winter, and now you can virtually ride it for yourself before it opens this summer. The park shared...

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Coasters, Food and Beverages Don’t Mix

The approaching off season is a dull time for roller coaster enthusiasts. Soon, many parks across the country will be closing up for the winter season. And most of us, except...

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Ice Bucket Challenge on a Roller Coaster

If you’ve been on the internet (or just near it) within the last week, you’ve probably seen an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video. For those unfamiliar with the social media sensation...

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Ride Six Flags Mexico’s Medusa Steel Coaster

On Saturday, Six Flags Mexico unleashed its Medusa Steel Coaster, a twisted Rocky-Mountain-Construction (RMC) makeover of the former Medusa wooden coaster. What was once a worn, Custom-Coasters-International (CCI) coaster has become the...

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Video: Drop Face Down on Falcon’s Fury

If you don’t think you’re afraid of heights, you may want to reconsider after watching the video below. Busch Gardens Tampa has released on-ride footage of Falcon’s Fury, the soon-to-open 335-foot-tall...

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78-Year-Old Woman Rides First Coaster

Here’s a video that will surely brighten those Monday blues. Below, watch 78-year-old Ria Van den Brand of the Netherlands ride her first roller coaster — Formule X at Drievliet Family Park. The...

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Karacho Opens at Tripsdrill

Last month, we shared photos of Tripsdrill’ under-construction, Gerstlauer launched coaster, Karacho. Now, the coaster is open and ready for riders. Tripsdrill shared some great photos from Karacho’s opening day: View...

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Smiler Begins Testing

Alton Tower’s record-breaking Smiler coaster is nearing completion, and we’re beginning to see video of the coaster in action. The video below taken from the midway shows the 16-person Smiler trains...

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Take a Virtual Ride on Gold Striker

California’s Great America released today an on-ride video of the park’s new-for-2013 wooden coaster, Gold Striker. The Great Coasters International (GCI) coaster is in the midst of the testing phase. Watch the video...