Motocoaster Rides into Darien Lake for 2008

Darien Lake Gets First New Roller Coaster in 9 Years It’s been a long time coming for the Darien Lake faithful. The park located just outside of Buffalo, New York hasn’t received a new roller coaster since Superman: Ride of Steel in 1999. No longer a Six Flags theme park, PARC Management wants to make a splash in 2008 with the addition of a Zamperla Motocoaster. RCDB’s listing is...[Read More]

Steel Hawg @ Indiana Beach | 2008 Roller Coasters

S&S and Indiana Beach Team for a Landmark Coaster in Steel HawgJust when I was thinking that there wasn’t anything too interesting in the Class of 2008, Indiana Beach drops a bomb shell of an announcement. On Monday, the park announced Steel Hawg on their Crow’s Nest blog. Steel Hawg will be an S&S steel looping coaster with numerous one-of-a-kind elements. Its based on the El ...[Read More]

Pony Express @ Knott’s Berry | 2008 Coasters

Pony Express to be World’s First Horse Coaster?The announcements for new roller coasters just keep on coming. Yesterday, Cedar Fair released a press release detailing the $88 million dollars in expenditures for 2008. Most of the additions were old news. The $21 million investment for Behemoth at Canada’s Wonderland is the highlight, but it also mentions Thunderhawk at Michigan’s ...[Read More]

Behemoth Roller Coaster | Canada’s Wonderland

Canada’s Wonderland will Build a Behemoth for the 2008Canada’s Wonderland has announced the details of their new roller coaster for 2008. It will be a B&M hyper coaster, as the ‘Net rumors suggested, and it will be named Behemoth. Hyper coasters feature drops of 200 feet (20 stories) or more and offer consecutive airtime packed hills. At 230 feet (70 meters) tall and speeds o...[Read More]

Sierra Sidewinder Spins Into Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm Gets a Family Roller CoasterSmall family-friendly coasters with spinning cars are definitely en vogue right now. Six Flags has two Tony Hawk Big Spin coasters opening this year. One at Six Flags St. Louis and one at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Now, Knott’s Berry Farm located in Buena Park, California, will open Sierra Sidewinder this spring. “It will not only take ...[Read More]

World’s Best Roller Coasters Announced

Mitch Hawker’s Internet Roller Coaster Poll ResultsThe results for Mitch Hawker’s Roller Coaster Poll have been posted. Information about how Mitch’s poll works can be found here. Basically on the ballot you indicate all of the roller coasters that you’ve ridden and then you rank them. The results are based on which coasters were ranked higher than other coasters by riders ...[Read More]

Top Steel Coasters of 2006

Superman: Ride of Steel Reclaims Titleas Top Steel Coaster in the WorldI have to admit that I was glad to see Superman: Ride of Steel take the top spot at this year’s Golden Ticket Awards. Out of the 130 or so roller coasters that I’ve ridden it’s the best! Don’t confuse this Superman coaster with the two clones by the same name at Six Flags Darien Lake and Six Flags Americ...[Read More]

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