Just out of curiosity, who here has made a backyard ride and rode it? I'll tell you a few that we did when I was younger:
Giant Swing on Steroids-This tire swing had a rope tied to the bottom so rather than pushing the tire, it was pulled back by several people. It was tied to a branch 30 feet above. This ride was actually thrilling (lost my stomach, footchopper fence below, and reached good speeds and heights). This swing felt like a Huss Frisbee ride. We reached heights of 20 feet above flat ground.
Ghetto Coaster- We took 2 bed rails and propped them up on a workbench thing, nailed them in and put a red radio flyer wagon on it. we tied a rope to the axles and seated someone in it. The wagon was then towed up the rails (if the person wasn't too heavy) and as it reached the top, the rope was released (kinda like Boomerang's lift). This made a fun rough ride over the dirt after a pop of airtime hitting a flat part that stuck up on the bed rail.
Overall, the swing ride was the best. So, what were your backyard rides if any?
I wonder how many G's that loopscrew pulls... It looks kinda funny in any case, and I know that he will kick up the motor and give a ride if you make your way by, if you just tell him beforehand. And it IS a credit!
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