California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Pg 1175: Cedar Fair purchases land that CGA sits upon.
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Re: California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Postby laqueefa » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:02 pm

This Saturday, starting at 10am, season pass holders can show their pass at the entrance of Railblazer and get to ride it!
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Postby firebird81 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:56 pm

FINALLY!

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Postby thrillseeker4552 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:57 pm

Sweet. Just a little over a month to go until I can ride it myself!
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Re: California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Postby laqueefa » Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:48 am

thrillseeker4552 wrote:Sweet. Just a little over a month to go until I can ride it myself!

Stoked for you! Your trip just got that much better.
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Re: California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Postby X2coasterfreak » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:07 pm

Here at the passholder preview for Railblazer, and I can confirm these RMC Raptors ride just as insane as they look. The airtime is ridiculously strong ejector, the dive loop whips you around in the best way possible, the whole ride is paced perfectly with it’s crazy speed (very happy it didn’t end up trimmed ;) ) For sure a top 10 coaster, if you’re near NorCal or San Antonio and haven’t ridden a Raptor yet, get out there and ride!!! :airtime:
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Re: California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Postby scooterdoug » Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:31 pm

We've got an official opening date. Now I debate if I want to brave the opening day crowds, or wait (though, thanks to the Presidents' Day sale, I can arm myself with a FastLane).
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Re: California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Postby chickenbowl » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:36 pm

6 rides today. Here’s my hot take: This thing has insane pacing and is likely my favorite coaster in California (I’ve been on them all) and is in my top tier of 11 RMCs. Will post more thoughts later
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Re: California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Postby thrillseeker4552 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:43 pm

^That's great to hear! I'm so pumped for this thing.
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Re: California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:44 pm

chickenbowl wrote:6 rides today. Here’s my hot take: This thing has insane pacing and is likely my favorite coaster in California (I’ve been on them all) and is in my top tier of 11 RMCs. Will post more thoughts later


Sounds exactly what I thought about Wonder Woman. The pacing on these Raptors is insane.
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Re: California Great America (CGA) Discussion Thread

Postby pfalcioni » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:47 pm

I've been debating a late summer trip to CGA and this really cements it for me. Looks like an awesome ride!

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