I think the double helix in the second half is one of the best parts. Starting with a stall and followed by two airtime moments (wave turn & outward bank) it is an incredible sequence and way better than I expected after the blueprints got leaked 2 years ago.
Nessie at Hansa Park. The coaster itself isn't particularly loud, but while riding ist is almost unbearable when entering the tunnel with the enclosed brake run. It isn't the coaster itself that is very noisy, but the small tunnel maximizes it to a level where you think you become deaf.
Especially in the newer construction threads, discussion about a RMC Raptor or T-Rex can't be forgotten, especially when it is followed by a debate if the T-Rex will ever happen.
Also, quite often the layout is leaked (looking at you VelociCoaster & Orion, wherever the information came from)...
Given the fact that they really like to change up the manufacturer, RMC wouldn't be unlikely. Some of the only other big manufactures they haven't tried out yet are Premier Rides, Gerstlauer and GCI.
Vekoma -> Road Runner Roller Coaster
Mack Rides -> Scooby-Doo
Intamin -> Superman Escape
My home park is Taunus Wunderland. Most probably haven't heard of the small family park, it has a mack log flume, a wild mouse and a SBFVisa compact spinner with the best name "Kuhddel Muuuhddel", it is located near Frankfurt in Germany.
Talked to the park CEO during Halloween 2020 and a huge...
Quite a few that came to my mind:
-Heiße Fahrt at Freizeitpark Klotten
It is by far the best Bobsled Coaster Gerstlauer has built in my opinion. The 2 Twisted Airtime Hills after the Helix provide solid ejector airtime and the bunny hops at the end have floater.
-Revenge of the Mummy at...
I would like to see a land based on the Percy Jackson / Heroes of the Olympians franchise. Even though the movies were a terrible adaption, a Disney+ show is currently in production. I think the books are already a great source material and if the show is done right, it <could> reach in Harry...
Coaster count at the start of 2020: 324
Coaster count at the end of 2020: 429
New coasters ridden in 2020: 105
New parks visited in 2020: 28
Park visits in 2020: 36 (41 with counting several visits to one park)
Favourite new coaster of 2020: F.L.Y.
Best new-to-you coaster: Taiga...
In the tender the park released in 2017? a mine train with at least 3 lift hills was wanted. Its the same document that talked about the Hyper Hybrid Coaster and a Multi-Launch Coaster, so it's quite likely that the stats of the mine train turn out to be right as well.
Around 20-35 min after the initial opening of the area (Kaiserplatz -> entrance) (Can’t give exact numbers because we directly went to the entrance after opening). It went down to about 5 min in the afternoon (Wintergarten -> entrance).
The wait time was consistent over the day. But to be fair...
Wait was between 20 and 45 min today (entrance to station), not bad at all for a new coaster. (Especially compared to Tarons opening year)
First three rides were almost walk-on. Furthermore, they opened Rookburgh earlier today (around 10:20 am) in comparison to Thursday and Friday (around 12).
Been to PowerPark on Saturday and had a couple of laps on Pitts Special.
First, the ride has better airtime than expected. The wave turn, the drop as well as all the smaller hills provide solid ejector airtime. The twisted airtime hills are alright with some floater but are definitely too big...