Picked up a couple of new creds for me at Walibi Holland yesterday.
Untamed: Was a little slow out of the box by RMC standards, but by the afternoon the trains were flying round. The back is ridiculously good. New entry in to my Top 5 European Coasters.
Lost Gravity: Quite shaky at points, and...
I had a few decent rides on this, but that was getting on for 12 years ago and i imagine it had gone to **** by the time other CFers have ridden it fairly recently. The park is a bit of a dive and I don't think too many people will cry if it just becomes a zoo and the Mega-Lite and other rides...
1. Mindbender (Galaxyland)
2. Magnum Force
4. Olympia Looping
5. Mindbender (SFOG)
6. Turbine/Greezed Lightnin'/Montezooma's Revenge
7. Scorpion/Twist & Shout
8. Colossus The Fire Dragon/Testrecke
9. Looping Star and the various clones
Spite aside, that’s cos they’re talking out of their arses. I took the liberty of watching the vlog and it’s just all kinds of awful. Even the cliff top bit on Iron Rattler is actually fun. The rest of it is just amazing.
It’s probably also a good time to have a rant about The Voyage, which I...
No. If a coaster is super smooth, it's either been well engineered, well looked after, or both. Neither of those are a bad thing, and whilst people would agree that a bit of roughness can add character to a ride, there's no much thing as a ride being too smooth.
I'll talk about the examples...
Fab stuff so far.
All the Legolands have become so 'meh' - I still have a soft spot for the original one but there's nothing exciting that makes me want to go out the way for them. That said, Ryanair do fly direct to Billund from Manchester now, and like Hixee I'm eyeing up something similar...