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new york roller coaster

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new york roller coaster

Has anyone rode and rated the coaster. Is it worth it to a thrill ride junkie

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1. Re: new york roller coaster

I love rides and especially love roller coasters. I liked the concept of this one but it is poorly designed. My head bounced from side to side in the head restraint, so I think I swore throughout the 90 second ride. I felt lucky to disembark without a concussion! lol

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2. Re: new york roller coaster

I rode it, it wasn't really fun, very bumpy and it ripped a hair chip outta my hair. It's over priced too. I think the zipline downtown was more fun and more of a thrill.

Orange, California
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3. Re: new york roller coaster

Agree, it's a rough ride.

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4. Re: new york roller coaster

If you have any pre-existing neck problems / injuries, avoid this ride. If you wish to challenge it, pre-dose with ibuprofen.

Dallas, Texas
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5. Re: new york roller coaster

That's got to be the roughest roller coaster around. I felt like I had been in a car wreak afterwards.

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6. Re: new york roller coaster

i too thought it was a rough ride- liked "speed" much better but that is now gone- the strat has some amazing stuff to get your heart pumping!!!

Calgary, AB
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7. Re: new york roller coaster

I haven't but my teen daughter did and she said it was the roughest coaster she's ever been on

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8. Re: new york roller coaster

As someone who rides every roller coaster they can, I didn't find it as bad as it's reputation (Manhattan Express = ManHurtin' Express). I rode it twice in a row and liked it.

Aerosmith's Rockin' Roller Coaster at Disney is worse. Farenheit at Hersheypark is rougher, too.

It's worth a ride if you are trying to build up your coaster list. It took me about seven trips to Vegas before I bothered since I had heard it wasn't great, but I'm glad I finally went on it. (same week I tried skydiving for the first time, so it didn't top that, but still fun.)

I like the Big Shot at the top of the Stratosphere better, but of course that's comparing apples to oranges.

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9. Re: new york roller coaster

I also seem to remember it as very rough .

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10. Re: new york roller coaster

Its a fun ride worth a go, it does throw you about for me that's part of the fun