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  • Oblivion
    Oblivion
    Coaster Information Probably the greatest steel vertical drop roller coaster of all time, is the “Oblivion” at Alton Towers,  in England. Not only the best vertical drop roller coaster but it was the first. I remember being in the line waiting for my turn and they play a weird videos on the screens of the The Lord of Darkness.  He apparently lives in the underground burrow and tells you th...
  • Nitro
    Nitro
    Coaster Information: Nitro is another wicked steel roller coaster created my Bolliger and Mabillard at Six Flags Great Adventure. To ride Nitro you will have to travel to New Jersey.  It opened in the spring of 2001 and at the time it was the fastest roller coaster in New Jersey and the tallest on the East Coast United States. Also did you know that Nitro has the second steepest drop roller coas...
  • Superman: The Ultimate Flight
    Superman: The Ultimate Flight
    Coaster Information: Unfortunately I never got to ride The Ultimate flight, we went in the summer season and it was jam packed with park visitors and there is no way I was going to wait nearly 2 hours to ride it! Nether the less I can give you an idea of what it is like.   Bolliger & Mabillard have made another awesome steel flying roller coaster themed to the popular comic book character “...
  • Montu
    Montu
    Coaster Information: Montu is an awesome roller coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. I would have to say it is deinatley one of the best parks I have been to in America. It’s an inverted roller coaster built by Bolliger and Mabillard (Greatest Coaster Builders of all Time) .  It’s the Parks second roller coaster design after the Kumba. When the ride opened in 1996 it was the world’s fastest...
  • Great Bear
    Great Bear
    Coaster Information: The Great Bear is a steel inverted roller coaster located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. Hersheypark is the place you are going to have to go if you want to ride this beast! It was built and constructed by Bolliger & Mabillard during the winter of 1997 and opened for the 1998 season. The Great Bear was one of B&M’s most difficult roller coasters to install....
  • Dragon Challenge
    Dragon Challenge
    Coaster Information: I have never been a fan of Harry Potter and I don’t think I will ever be , but when I heard they had a dueling roller coaster at Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida in the United States, this caught my attention. It’s the only dueling roller coaster in the world.  The ride has a theme of two dragons battling out on steel tracks. One being the “Chinese Fireball” an...
  • Hydra The Revenge
    Hydra The Revenge
    Coaster Information: The Hydra Revenge is a steel floorless roller coaster based at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately the ride replaced another wooden ride called Hercules which was closed for demolition at the end of the parks 2003 season. The park owners felt pretty bad about blowing the coaster up into smithereens, so in honor of the He...
  • Green Lantern
    Green Lantern
    Coaster Information: The Green Lantern Is a steel stand up roller coaster at Six Flags Adventure. Have a good guess who could possibly make such an awesome roller coaster? That’s wright, Bolliger & Mabillard, they are without a doubt my favorite and possibly many other peoples favorite rollercoaster manufacturer.  It was originally constructed at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville in ...
  • Flight Deck ( California’s Great America )
    Flight Deck ( California’s Great America )
    Coaster Information: For all of you adrenaline junkies out there, Flight Deck is located at Californias Great America in Northern California. It was built my my favorite manufacturer, Bolliger & Mabillard. The ride opened on March 19, 1993 as Top Gun. This was Bolliger & Mabillards second inverted roller coaster. The Inverted roller coaster has become the company’s most popular brand of ...
  • Intimidator
    Intimidator
    Coaster Information: This obscene coaster is called the Intimidator, and for good reason as well! This monster of a coaster travels at a whopping 80 mph (128.7 kph) with maximum height of 232 feet or 70.7 meters, can you imagine the thrill of climbing to the maximum height then suddenly dropping towards the ground at 80 mph? The Intimidator is the 13th roller coaster to be built and installed at t...