PKI Question

Thursday, February 1, 2007 2:39 PM
rollergator's avatar Wooden coasters are not generally called *clones*. The phrase I'd prefer to use is "inspired by"... ;)

...and all wooden racing O-n-B coasters in the US owe a large debt of gratitude to the KI Racer...which in turn pays homage to the older wooden racers of Long Beach, Revere Beach, and the still-operating Kennywod Racer.


You still have Zoidberg.... You ALL have Zoidberg! (V) (;,,;) (V)

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Thursday, February 1, 2007 5:00 PM

Intamin Fan said: I rode all four of the spaghetti-bowl coasters in the states in 2002, and PKI's by far is the worst.

Have you rode PKI's FOF since '02. Being a local, I ride FOF dozens of times a season, and I would admit that five years ago FOF was pretty bad at times. Now, over the past couple of seasons I've gotten some of the best rides off FOF I can ever remember. It's easily my favorite steel at PKI. I would also say the same for PKD's FOF, very re-rideable.

Never have rode the other two, so I can't speak for them. Does anyone remember when FOF got it's new trains and restraints?

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Thursday, February 1, 2007 5:30 PM
^^

Ahhhh, Kennywood's Racer.....I can't wait for that park to open again. They would arguably have the best maintained woodies around, at least in my opinion.

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Friday, February 2, 2007 6:01 PM
FOF got its new trains in the 2001 season. I remember this because the two FOF's and Robin got them the same year and i waited all season to ride Robin. FOF opened with the new trains opening day and Robin opened in Oct.
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