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Wild Week 4 Rides-4-U

Wild Week 4 Rides-4-U

It was a busy week at the Rides-4-U booth during the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo. Len Soled reported some of the highlights of the week. His company sold an SBF/Visa Crazy Cabs to Knoebels Amusement Resort, a Spinning Coaster to Waldameer, and a Dance Party 360 to Western Playland. Casino Pier bought a mini Break […]

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Five new games from Bobs Space Racers

Five new games from Bobs Space Racers

Bobs Space Racers (BSR) displayed five new games at the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando. They include the Hang Time Challenge, an FEC model of Prize Wheels, a 4-in-1 Event Trailer, Portable Basketball, and Fried Frogs.   On the Hang Time Challenge, guests can test their strength and endurance in this popular timed hanging […]

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Zip Flyer offers eddy current breaking

Zip Flyer offers eddy current breaking

Zip Flyer zip lines are offering a fail-safe collision avoidance system on their speed-governing trolleys using magnetic eddy current braking. The company is currently installing three 38 foot high Zip Coasters in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, with a planned opening in Spring, 2019.

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Chance Rides Busy

Chance Rides Busy

Chance Rides is busy building new rides for the 2019 season. The company is supplying a Family Roller Coaster for the new American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey. A Chance Unicoaster is also destined for that location, along with a custom themed rocket ship to sit atop the Unicoaster. American Dream is also […]

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WhiteWater, Cirque du Soleil join forces

WhiteWater, Cirque du Soleil join forces

During the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, WhiteWater and Cirque Du Soleil announced they will collaborate to rethink and redefine the waterpark experience by introducing spectacular attractions and entertainment. They expect that Cirque’s theming and concepts combined with WhiteWater’s attractions will translate into both daytime and evening activations that act as anchors in the […]

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VR Trampoline shown

VR Trampoline shown

At the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo, Ideas Extremas exhibited a 180º Virtual Reality Trampoline that allows the user to interact with the game by jumping on the trampoline, holding on to the hanging rope and touching the special icons on the side screens when they appear in order to accumulate points. Each experience lasts four […]

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Z+ introduces the Bump Arcade

Z+ introduces the Bump Arcade

During the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Alberto Zamperla introduced new products from the company’s Z+ brand, including the Bump Arcade. Zamperla’s Z+ is reinventing the game with interactive bumper cars. Bumper cars for adult and kids alike are one of the most iconic, popular, and long-lasting amusement park rides out there. Z+ had […]

New Website, New Rides from Vekoma

New Website, New Rides from Vekoma

Vekoma’s has a new website, Vekoma.com. It is organised by rides, with information on the company, videos, images, project management, and much more. The company’s Charlotte van Etten says Vekoma is also building at least 18 new roller coasters for 2019, including a 247 meter Family Coaster for Ocean Plaza Shopping Centre, Kiev, Ukraine, 335 meter […]

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Maurer building interactive racing coaster

Maurer building interactive racing coaster

Following the successful opening of the first Spike Coaster at Germany’s Allgäu Skyline Park, Maurer Rides is building a more complex version. The new Spike Coaster project will be a duelling track, each 525 meters (1,722 feet) long, to create a real competition. Guests can control the speed themselves at Mirabilandia Park, Ravenna, Italy. Ducati […]

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Mack Rides building new coasters

Mack Rides building new coasters

_Mack Rides revealed two new roller coasters it is building for European parks at IAAPA. Set for 2019 completion is a Big Dipper for Plohn Theme Park in Gauls, Germany. It will contain a vertical loop and a corkscrew element. In 2020 Efteling, Kaatsheuvel, the Netherlands, will add the first dueling powered coaster in the […]

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