Best coaster endings

Thursday, April 26, 2001 9:32 AM
I'd have to say CP wins as the park with the best coaster endings hands down. you can't beat Gemini's helices, Raptor's final helix, Iron Dragon's pretzel, Mine Ride's helix, MF's overbanked turn above the que, and even Magnum's proud little prace around the station after the final brake run, to feel like you've accomplished something!
Am I missing any?
Thursday, April 26, 2001 9:34 AM
Hands down, Top Gun at PGA.

Thursday, April 26, 2001 10:32 AM
Well, if you consider the double helix to be the "end of the ride", then the Beast easily gets my vote.
Thursday, April 26, 2001 10:40 AM
Soggy's avatar While CP has lots of good helix endings, The Beast's helix handily outshines them all. It has it's own lift hill for goodness sake!

"X" marks the spot in 2001!
Thursday, April 26, 2001 10:44 AM
Ah, I would say S:ROS. It ends when the coaster still has alot of momentum therefore the ride ends almost abruptly!
Thursday, April 26, 2001 10:51 AM
I would have to say any coaster that does not have a lift hill at the end of the ride. How bad to enjoy the ride only to have to sit back and endure the chain lift back up to the station.
Thursday, April 26, 2001 10:56 AM
Duh, its a freebee...The Beast has the best coaster ending. The 18degree drop of 144' is just exillarating. It slowly picks up speed but before you know it ur goin 64.788mph and gettin lateral g's. the next time round same thing but with a head/hand choper effect. Can't beat it.
-Charlie Weingartner

You can't run and you can't hide...The Beast at PKI
Thursday, April 26, 2001 10:57 AM
I agree with CPcyclone, every one of the coasters you mentioned have terrific endings. I've thought of so many parks in my head and can't think of any that compete. Iron Dragon's ending is the best of any suspended.

I'm not sure if the the double Helix on the Beast is the ending....because there is a very, very long straight away after that, with a small dip I believe. But it is no doubt the best helix of any coaster.

Thursday, April 26, 2001 11:00 AM
the ending of the Beast is the double helix! Iron Dragon, to me was a boring ride and even the ending was boring.
Thursday, April 26, 2001 11:05 AM
Adventure Express at PKI! You Will Pay!
Thursday, April 26, 2001 11:17 AM
Well, the Texas Giant's reputation for one of the best endings around is well deserved. Other wood coasters that pop to mind are Phoenix, Raven, Legend, Rampage, Megazeph, Cyclops, and Ghostrider.

Among steel, Top Gun at PGA, Mindbender at SFOG, and Superman at SFDL (especially before the trim was installed) all stand out.

mike (never happy to see any coaster ride end)
Thursday, April 26, 2001 11:20 AM
staticman00's avatar Hello? How about that tight, low to the ground figure-8 at the end of Raging Bull!? That was the most exhilarating ending I've ever been on!

"Help! Help! I'm being repressed!"
Thursday, April 26, 2001 11:32 AM
Yes, I must say Texas Giant's ending is wonderful, even better than Ghostrider's awesome ending. I also love the ending spike on Montezooma's revenge.
Thursday, April 26, 2001 11:49 AM

1.The Beast-Double Helix
2.Top Gun-Twist, Dive, Jump, and Swing
3.Flight of Fear-Super intense corkscrew
4.SOB-Fast Dip, Jump, Air
6.King Cobra-Bunny hops
7.Adventure Express-Surprisingly Surprising ;)

PKI-Wooden, Helix, and Kiddie Coaster Capital of the World!
The First and Only Gigabuzzer bigger than Millie, rising Faster than Maggie, and pulls more BS than MS ever will!!!
*** This post was edited by Koaster King on 4/26/2001. ***
Thursday, April 26, 2001 11:51 AM
The thunderbolt's (KP) final drop - the biggest on the entire ride.

Thursday, April 26, 2001 12:07 PM
BBW's drop over the river @ BGW!

Thursday, April 26, 2001 12:10 PM

ErikTheRed said:
"Adventure Express at PKI! You Will Pay!"

Yes! Advneture express's ending rules! :) lol
Thursday, April 26, 2001 12:17 PM
My 10 fav endings:

1. The Beast
2. The Raven
3. The Boss
4. Shivering Timbers
5. Montu
6. The Legend
7. SOB
8. The Legend
9. Fire Dragon
10. Magnum

Don't touch the watch.
Thursday, April 26, 2001 12:18 PM
And really, I really do like Adventure Express's ending. Its got the kitsch factor going on.

Don't touch the watch.
Thursday, April 26, 2001 12:26 PM
Gemini's. The bunnies into the splitting helix.

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