suspended coastterrs - a retrospective: LOVE THAT TRACK ABOVE!

April 2008
Park World;Apr2008, p32
The article features a suspended or inverted roller coaster. According to the article, more than 120 suspended and inverted roller coasters are operating around the world. Suspended roller coasters are those that are free to swing beneath the track. Meanwhile, inverted coasters who fixed rigidly to their overhead wheel carriages.


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