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Fun With Roller Coaster Data

We’re still in the off-season here in the Midwestern United States (though spring is thankfully right around the corner) and I have to keep myself entertained somehow. I wrote a post awhile ago on Coaster101 about how I h...


Behind the Numbers: Cedar Point Ridership Data

Most amusement parks today don’t release their attractions’ ridership numbers to the general public. So, it was very unusual and surprising when Cedar Point posted the annual number of riders for each major ride from 19...



Taking the Duel Out of the Dragons

Universal Orlando recently announced a major operating change for the Dragon Challenge roller coasters. Let’s look back at how this incredible thrill ride pioneered the control system technology enabling dueling coasters to c...