Talon claws its way to life at Dorney

Posted Thursday, May 3, 2001 7:37 PM | Contributed by Joel Styer

Finally, the moment has arrived. Talon is operational and more fun than even I expected. Fourteen new photos and a quick ride review are featured in this ninth installment of RideZone's construction photos.

Link: RideZone

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Thursday, May 3, 2001 8:10 PM
Man that looks like absolute perfection. When is Knott's going to get one of these?!?! :)
Friday, May 4, 2001 8:00 AM
It's so funny, when people start talking about the downfall of B&M and nonsense like that, I'll show them these amazing photos. B&M are STILL the top coaster builders in the world.

Charles M Schulz(1922-2000) You were the best!
Friday, May 4, 2001 9:11 AM
Hey check me out, Im in the 8th picture up from the bottom, the pic with the caption that reads: "You spend a good portion of the ride sideways as seen here." I am the guy in the middle wearing sunglasses and a yellow shirt with the blue stripe.. Talon was aweseome! Smooth, intense, fast, plain aweomse! :) *** This post was edited by Badnitrus on 5/4/2001. ***
Friday, May 4, 2001 11:22 AM
Man, if only I could get there on the 5th, but don't ahve the $$, but I can't wait until I ride this coaster in June.

Dorney Park just... rules!
Friday, May 4, 2001 2:22 PM
Badnitrus, I don't think some people could have lasted without your animation of Talon!

Coasters- a little slice of heaven
Friday, May 4, 2001 10:44 PM
I'm sure the invert Knotts gets will be superb, maybe the best, if Talon is any indication of Cedar Fair and B&M's commitment to making excellent rides.

"God help us, our lives are in the hands of engineers..."
--Ian Malcom

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