View Full Version : What a ride!
11-22-2011, 11:52 AM
Check this out!
11-22-2011, 01:38 PM
The cart must be positively attached to the rail. The rider must be strapped onto the cart. I wanna try!
11-22-2011, 01:46 PM
I'm quite certain the signs say, "Keep hands and feet inside the ride at all times" it's either that or "Hold on you dumbas_!"
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11-22-2011, 01:54 PM
Woaahh Nelly, I could easily see a deer strike or a branch falling on the tracks. But too damn cool!
11-22-2011, 01:55 PM
In the article I got this from, it explained that there is indeed a handbrake... but the guy doing the video wanted to experience the ride without using any braking.
I wonder if they've got things like this in the states? I'd drive up to VT or NH to try one.
11-22-2011, 08:01 PM
Closest I've seen is the sleds on wheels that ride in a trough. Bromley in Vermont had one, and I believe Camelback here in Pennsylvania did, too. Not as fast as the rail video, but it was possible, if not easy, to go over the lip. Link.
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=_FW5CXFA4D8)I rode the Bromley one a couple of times. They may both still be running. That video is recent.
11-22-2011, 08:10 PM
Yeah... we have one of those trolley in a trough ones at Coffs Harbour. My brother managed to stack it... over the lip and got quite bruised up... then again, he stacked a Segway the other day and broke a couple of ribs
11-22-2011, 08:17 PM
Cranmore has one too. (http://www.cranmore.com/winter/cranmore-mountain-coaster) I think so does Attitash.
(http://www.cranmore.com/winter/cranmore-mountain-coaster)It's going to be tough to find something rad like what you can get in Europe, though.
11-22-2011, 08:33 PM
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