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Old 11-24-11, 02:40 PM   #1
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I wanna do this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Why don't they have something like this near me???? NOT FAIR!!

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Old 11-24-11, 05:39 PM   #2
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That's a long roller coaster ride, I don't think we Americans have the attention span for it
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Old 11-24-11, 06:46 PM   #3
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Oh hell yeah. I want one. I like how they have a single wire electric fence to keep the animals off the track on the lower part of the ride.
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Old 11-24-11, 08:45 PM   #5
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attention span for what?
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Old 11-24-11, 09:39 PM   #6
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Why don't they have something like this near me???? NOT FAIR!!
You have winding canyon roads and a truck that won't power suge by surprise. Thats all you need. I've driven those roads in a rental car that I did not care about. Not caring about the car makes it nicer!

Also places that have mountain coasters have winter!
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Old 11-24-11, 09:45 PM   #7
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All I did was look for DH trails.
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I got dizzy just watching! Do those things have brakes?
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Old 11-25-11, 12:18 AM   #9
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You have winding canyon roads and a truck that won't power suge by surprise. Thats all you need. I've driven those roads in a rental car that I did not care about. Not caring about the car makes it nicer!

Also places that have mountain coasters have winter!
Until you get stuck behind a prius.
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Old 11-25-11, 12:47 AM   #10
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Why don't they have something like this near me???? NOT FAIR!!
I've driven a Nissan Titan as if it were a sports car on the section of Highway 9 between Santa Cruz and Boulder Creek (and then 236 north of that! ) when it was wet out. Pretty close.
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Old 11-25-11, 01:08 AM   #11
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There are alpine slides all over the place. Fewer "coasters", but they're out there, too. I'm sure you can find one close enough for a weekend trip.
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Old 11-25-11, 01:28 AM   #12
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Old 11-25-11, 05:56 AM   #13
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If only it went about 5x faster
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Old 11-25-11, 06:08 AM   #14
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Sounded like he had a flat-spotted wheel or a bad bearing. I wonder if they have brakes too. Seems like they must, or else pops woulda rammed the kid (assuming he stayed aero enough).
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Old 11-25-11, 06:15 AM   #15
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There's one in Park City, UT. Pretty bad video, tho.


And Glenwood Springs, CO. Pretty gnarly whoops in this one.



AWESOME! A ramming!!!!!


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Old 11-25-11, 06:29 AM   #16
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Awesome. <3 and I are ready to go.
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Old 11-25-11, 07:35 AM   #17
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Old 11-25-11, 07:41 AM   #18
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I'm a big fan of driving quickly on twisty mountain roads. The big fun killer is RVs! If I run up on one, I pull off ASAP and take a little break.

Prii are pretty far down on the twisty road fun killer list. Generally below Excursions, Yukons, Astrovans, Roadmasters, etc.

BTW, one of my dreams is to someday get a car onto this road for a day:

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=maryhi...ngton&t=k&z=17

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Old 11-25-11, 10:44 AM   #19
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And Glenwood Springs, CO. Pretty gnarly whoops in this one.

The video doesn't do it justice. It is pretty damn gnarly.
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Old 11-25-11, 05:28 PM   #20
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Two road trips and find out about these things NOW???????????? Way to drop the ball on me Siu!
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Old 11-25-11, 05:34 PM   #21
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I saw the video for this from a different user, but holy crap that looks fun.
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Old 11-25-11, 06:22 PM   #22
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You guys do realize that after the liabilities lawyers get through with the concept,you'll have to wear a big red "Mythbuster's" type safety suit and the kart will have a totally enclosed safety certified rollcage/cover and an automatic braking system to limited the speed to 5 K's or less.
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Old 11-25-11, 06:27 PM   #23
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You guys do realize that after the liabilities lawyers get through with the concept,you'll have to wear a big red "Mythbuster's" type safety suit and the kart will have a totally enclosed safety certified rollcage/cover and an automatic braking system to limited the speed to 5 K's or less.
5,000 miles per hour limiter. That's OK, I can live with that.
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Old 11-25-11, 07:27 PM   #24
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Seriously Siu, where is this? What country. My wife and I need to plan our Fall 2012 vacation. Seriously.
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Old 11-25-11, 07:49 PM   #25
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Do it the low tech way. Find a tall building with a staircase that runs from top to bottom and then slide down the banister.
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