I've only been on one mouse, the one in question, so I have no basis for comparison. But my ride quickly transformed from "giddy fun" to "torso-jerking junk" once we got past the hairpins. At that point, the ride resembled less of a "wild mouse" than it did a "stop-and-go downtown traffic in a cab with no seat-padding."
If you ride the Mack mouse at Hershey, you'll find out that a brakeless mouse is a good mouse. Sure, it could use a little bit more padding on the outsides, but it's a lot more fun than coming to a stop every other turn. It's the only mouse that I know of that takes your picture. That's how out of control it is!
Aren't those cars built to resemble mice? They'll have to retheme some of the cars now for it to look like the big cats are chasing after the mice. Clever name though for an African themed adventure park.
I don't really care, brakes or no brakes, I am just excited to be getting a new coaster at BGT! All I know is that it was an awesome mouse at BGW (I have yet to ride one that wasn't) and can't wait to ride it again!
Certainly one of the weaker mice I've ridden, I'm still VERY happy to receive Wilde Izzy-Maus....replacing the Crazy Camel though, means one LESS flat for a park already on the brink of flat-less-ness. Seems to me there's PLENTY of space to put the ride in at BGT without sacrificing one of the few flats there...in the flip side, I don't recall EVER seeing more than a couple peeps riding the Crazy Camel anyhow...Some day, I swear to it, BGT is going to get a decent flat.....could we let BGW keep the Maus and send us DaVinci's Cradle instead...or do I just sound ungrateful? ;)
Edit: realized I must've forgotten my pleas for a NON-LOOPING steel for BGT.....I was hoping for an Anton Wildcat, but any steel coaster without inversions will help BGT tremendously....esp. considering the number of "seniors" the park draws.... *** This post was edited by rollergator 12/9/2003 11:45:06 AM ***