Is Six Flags Taking Seat Belts Too Far?Posted by r0llerc0ast3r / 25 Nov : 01:00 You can never be too safe these days. But Six Flags is taking safety to a whole new level! Three coasters on the West coast now bare seat belts; Goliath & Full Throttle from Magic Mountain as well as Superman: Ultimate Flight at Discovery Kingdom. This is obviously a response to the tragic accident that took place in July at Over Texas. Will all the coasters that currently require no seat belts be added to the list? Do you think they are taking this too far?
World's Tallest Coaster Coming to Central Florida in 2016Posted by r0llerc0ast3r / 21 Nov : 00:12 US Thrill Rides and S&S have turned IAAPA 2013 upside down! The partnering companies announced their plans to debut the "World's Tallest Roller Coaster" in 2016. The new PolerCoaster will be built somewhere in Central Florida. It will stand at a dizzying 525 feet. Which knocks the current record holder Kingda Ka out of the lead by 69 feet. A similar coaster is planned for the LakePoint Sports Complex in Atlanta. Construction on both will begin in 2014.
Great Coasters International Announces "Switchback" ConceptPosted by r0llerc0ast3r / 20 Nov : 03:22 Great Coasters International or GCI for short… Has announced a brand new concept called, "Switchback"! This new wooden coaster will not only go forwards but also backwards! This new prototype from the wood coaster powerhouse will feature reversing track mechanisms changing the direction of the train from forwards to backwards and then back forwards again! Nothing has been announced for 2014, but what park will be the first!?
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