This coaster looks fun!

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 11:21 AM
Anyone been on this coaster. It looks really fun.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2001 11:24 AM
I have....and it is fun. Very long though....I think it was my first looping coaster.
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 11:26 AM
It does look neat. According to Coasterbuzz, 93 people have this coaster in their track record.

403 Laps

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 11:32 AM
This is the 1st looping coaster I've ever ridden on.

This is the 1st adult coaster I've ever ridden on.

I rode this coaster twice on the front seat.

This is the coaster with the tallest lift I've ever been on.

This is the longest coaster I've ever been on.

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 11:56 AM
That ride was very fun! I loved it, sometimes it was slow but oh well, the bowtie makes up for it. It takes forever to get up the first hill, resulting in a short drop, lol, great ride though. The first time I went on it, I got lost in the station because I couldn't see, it is that dark! You actually have to work your way down the steps to get on!
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 12:25 PM
I rode that coaster about 13 year ago (I was 15).  I remember being very excited when I first saw the ride because it is very long and looks very cool.  I also remember being very disappointed after riding it.  It has trim brakes all over the place and just crawls through certain sections.  The helix was incredibly slow.  My dad and I rode it several times just to make sure it was really that bad.
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 1:20 PM
It's been about 15 years since I rode it, but I loved it. Dragon Mountain is a great coaster. It's very long. I remember some long tunnels that are pitch black. They were supposed to theme it with some waterfalls, but it never happened. Anyway, I recommend it if you are in Niagera Falls.
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 1:27 PM
Dragon Mountain was really cool. Havent been on it for a long time, but it's definatly worth checking out. Too bad Marineland doesn't have much more than DM, and a few shows. Hopefully this park will get somthing new, and since it is in the Fall's area, it'd be a popular tourist attraction.

-Defender of Shockwave

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 1:32 PM
This coaster is till dubbed as "the largest steel coaster in the world".  I think it was the biggest at one time or another.

"Hard left, hard right...picking up speed, then suddenly the world is upside down. You're in the clutches of Dragon Mountain®, the world's largest steel roller coaster and it's only at Marineland. "


Please disregard anything said by me that is incomprehensible, incoherent, or just dumb. I am and will be drained from the arduous school year, thank you!

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 1:45 PM
Yep, it was the longest for a longer time then most people think.... for anything "new", phase one of the $160 million starts next season...

Jeff, you are the best! Thank you for your hard work, and your awesome site!

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 1:56 PM
I think the ULTIMATE in the UK somwhere is the longest steel coaster in the world. thats
what they claim at least.

elevated track in the sky is the only way to fly.

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 2:33 PM
WOW!!! 160 million can buy a park alot of rides and theming, Marineland definitely needs both. I expect to see a few coasters coming in the next few years.
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 4:24 PM
Ummm, people, there are NEW coasters that are longer!  Such as:  Steel Dragon 2000!
Bomb Squad Technician

If you see me running, try and keep up!

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 7:21 PM

Top 10 Longest steel roller coasters in the world.
Report run on 10/3/2001.


Steel Dragon 2000
Nagashima Spa Land
8133' 2"

7677' 2"

Lightwater Valley

Fujikyu Highland
6708' 8"

Millennium Force
Cedar Point

California Screamin'
Disney's California Adventure

Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino

Mitsui Greenland

5692' 3"

Steel Force
Worlds of Fun
Dorney Park

Dragon Mountain
Marineland Theme Park

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 7:39 PM
According to the last post from rcdb Dragon Mountain was never the longest steel coaster. Daidarasaurus, which is #2 now, held the record since 1970!
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 7:46 PM
Yeah, but what about this for Daidarasaurus?

This use to be a twin racing roller coaster. The two tracks were combined into one long track.

How did that happen? sounds cool!
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Wednesday, October 3, 2001 7:52 PM
Well that could certainly change things. Although the coaster has been standing since 1970, it may at one time only have been half as long.
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 8:30 PM
Expoland got rid of one of the stations on Daidarasaurus and hooked the track together so that when the ride was done, you would go up the hill again on the other track set and basically go through the same ride again.

The Indiana Beach Toolkit

Wednesday, October 3, 2001 8:36 PM
If you look at pic #4, the bowtie, in the far background you can see what MUST be the two vertical loops...that's a lot of track between elements, isn't it?
rollergator - intent on improving the "guest experience" - coming soon to a park near you
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 8:49 PM
I love the hills and the way the roller coaster is hidden by the landscape. Many parks are flat, entirely flat.

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