Flying Turns

Can you say, “bobsled coaster”! A wooden bobsled roller coaster was built in Elysburg, Pennsylvania at a resort named Knoebels Amusement Resort. The ride was designed after another bobsled roller coaster also called Flying Turns which operated from 1930 to 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The ride only picks up to a speed of about 25 mph so the experience of what a bobsled race in the Olympics is like is not quite there but similar in different aspects. The ride still looks like a blast because ...Read more

Twisted Colossus

Twisted Colossus is an awesome coaster with two tracks that twist and turn around each other. The ride designed by Rocky Mountain Construction to replace the original Colossus wooden roller coaster that opened on June 29, 1978. The old wooden coaster was permanently closed on August 16, 2014.

The two awesome coasters of Twisted Colossus include barrel roll inversions, a near-vertical drop, and dueling tracks. The two coasters leave the station at the same time allowing the trains to cross ...Read more

El Toro; Wooden Coaster With Steepest Drop

El Toro is one of the worlds longest wooden roller coasters. El Toro translates from Spanish to The Bull. The coaster is located in Jackson, New Jersey, at Six Flags Great Adventure. As a wooden coaster it has the highest top speed and longest track in the world. The top speed is 70 miles per hour and the track’s length is 4,400 feet. On the list of top wooden roller coasters El Toro received a Golden Ticket Award in 2012.

El Toro uses a cable lift rather than the traditional chain lift used ...Read more