I wondered about the first tubular steel moniker that was announced at oT. I always thought Matterhorn was older.
Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
RIP Ron, As I was riding Magnum over the weekend and it seemed just a little bumpier than I remembered I thought of it as personality instead of bumpy. Still one of my favorites. I too have the arrow tolerance or at least learned the arrow tolerance. Lot of rides, some with transitions that should not have been attempted, but some good ones too.
^ "oh, they would be just fine with a nice lap bar restraint"
RIP Ron Toomer. I'll be the first in this thread (and possibly the last) to praise one of my favorite of his creations, Drachen Fire. :)
Drachen Fire made me giggle like a school girl. That ride was great. Gave me a headache after a few times, but I didn't care at the time.
We were there for our spring trip in high school the year Alpengeist opened. I remember wanting to ride both of those rides so bad, and I was so excited when I saw BBW and Loch Ness for the first time.
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