What makes a roller coaster the world’s best?

By Robert Niles

What makes a roller coaster great?

Is it speed? A huge drop? Multiple inversions? Does a roller coaster have to set some record to be considered truly great? Or can the right mix of elements make the case?

Last week, I had the opportunity to preview the new Steel Vengeance roller coaster at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. This isn’t exactly a new coaster. It’s a steel re-track of the old Mean Streak wooden coaster. Rocky Mountain Construction, the company that similarly transformed Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Colossus into Twisted Colossus, built this new track, which includes a 200-foot, 90-degree drop and [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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