Summer update on One Click includes UK photo and video

Posted Monday, August 11, 2003 5:39 AM | Contributed by Chris One Click

The August update on CoasterBuzz affiliate One Click includes photos of the London Eye, the world's largest observation wheel, new pics of Camelot with Whirlwind, the Maurer spinning coaster and addition of a Shockwave off-ride video from Drayton Manor.

Link: One Click

Monday, August 11, 2003 5:46 AM
Wow, that spinning coaster is nuts. I've seen the model for that at IAAPA the last few years (or similar concepts) and can't understand why US parks won't buy these things.

The London Eye is fascinating. There was a documentary recently on its construction on Discovery or one of the cable networks. So what's the story with it now? There appeared to be a lot of mixed feelings about the thing. Will it stay or go?

Jeff - Webmaster/Admin - -
DELETED! What time does the water show start?

Monday, August 11, 2003 7:09 AM
Well, only three parks have purchased one so far and one is in the US.
Monday, August 11, 2003 12:09 PM
LOL, we have tons of them in Europe. Including a dueling versions, with vertical lifts, many tilting-segments (both forwards and sideways) and indoor !
Funfairs have them too.

Six Flags Magic Mountain should build one, another new ride, unique design (both mouse and spinning) and it'll take the coaster count up.


Monday, August 11, 2003 2:50 PM
With a price tag of only $3,000,000, I could see this being a wise investment for a small or large park.

Very nice photos, by the way.

The Other Siebert


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