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^It was already posted, not embedded. It was captured by TPR user Tbcoasterfan.

 

Well everyone I drove over to Cedar Point earlier this afternoon hoping to get lucky and see it testing, and it was!

 

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^A few pages back, they've discussed about how they switch from soft wheels that run a slower train, and hard wheels run a faster train. I can only imagine how much of a difference it would make with hard wheels and how fast it would take those inversions.

 

I also agree about the coaster. Looks stunning! I'm not really a big fan of the look of the entrance to be honest, even if there is a B&M winger flying through. But the coaster itself looks like great fun!

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Just an observation that it is running painfully slow in that video

 

I read this before I saw the video and thought "He's probably exaggerating"...nope! It's crawling. Hopefully these are the "slow wheels" like Midgetman said.

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Keep your eyes open for updated webcam locations. Tony from the CP Blog left us a little hint as to where they will face in the CP Blog. He is working on trying to stream Gatekeeper's entrance plaza live.

 

**EDIT**

I know the Pagoda Cam isn't new, but simply returning to the location due to its popularity.

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I'm curious: how is the opening weekend for Cedar Point usually? I can imagine the park being extremely busy, especially this year with Gatekeeper. I wonder if this ride will prove to be more popular then Maverick, since Maverick usually has the longest line in the park any time during the day. Maybe with Gatekeeper around, I'll finally be able to ride Maverick.

 

Any of you guys going opening weekend? I can't cause of school and no transportation to get there, but I hate busy places, and I can't imagine how long the lines will be. Haha, I bet even the Blue Streak will have a long wait despite that ride being empty a lot.

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^ I went last summer on a Thursday, and most of the rides had less than 30 min waiting times - MF, TTD, and Maverick had longer lines, at least 45 min to 1 hour waits - but died down as night went on. CP was going to close in about an hour and a half, and Maverick still had more than an hour wait.

 

Needless to say, I was partially glad I didn't get to ride it; the 95 degree drop scared me, but I'd rather ride that one than the MF!

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Any of you guys going opening weekend? I can't cause of school and no transportation to get there, but I hate busy places, and I can't imagine how long the lines will be. Haha, I bet even the Blue Streak will have a long wait despite that ride being empty a lot.

I'll be there opening weekend.

I'll be there Saturday, Sunday and Monday! I cannot wait

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I'm curious: how is the opening weekend for Cedar Point usually? I can imagine the park being extremely busy, especially this year with Gatekeeper. I wonder if this ride will prove to be more popular then Maverick, since Maverick usually has the longest line in the park any time during the day. Maybe with Gatekeeper around, I'll finally be able to ride Maverick.

 

Any of you guys going opening weekend? I can't cause of school and no transportation to get there, but I hate busy places, and I can't imagine how long the lines will be. Haha, I bet even the Blue Streak will have a long wait despite that ride being empty a lot.

 

It will definitely be very busy opening weekend - if the weather is nice.

 

I wouldn't plan on Maverick having a shorter line based on Gatekeeper ever - they couldn't be further away from one another.

 

Every line is normally long on Saturday - if the weather is nice. Avoid Saturday at all costs unless you get FastLane.

 

Off topic - anyone see the CP webpage and see what looks like an Arrow double loop coaster? Is it GASM or Viper...or is it from another CF park...or a Chinese knock-off...and the ultimate question....will it ever be sold & relocated to Darien Lake????

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anyone see the CP webpage and see what looks like an Arrow double loop coaster? Is it GASM or Viper...or is it from another CF park...or a Chinese knock-off...and the ultimate question....will it ever be sold & relocated to Darien Lake????

 

I believe that coaster in the photo is no other than SFMM's Viper or an edited photo of Kings Island's Vortex, and no neither coaster would be sold & relocated to Darien Lake! (O.K. maybe Vortex from Kings Island, but i'm not going to count on it!)

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^^^ I love it when you see adverts and signage using coasters from a different park. Somewhat related, if you look at some of the menu signage inside of festhaus at BGW you can make out the silhouette of Viper at Darien Lake.

 

That pov has to be with the slow wheels on. Any slower it would risk vallying.

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