Maverick - Cedar Point Amusement Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 41° 29.143 W 082° 41.566
17T E 358683 N 4594061
Quick Description: A smooth ride thanks to magnetic propulsion!
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 8/18/2007 6:47:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM210Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 71

Long Description:
Opened in 2007, the Maverick is a new kind of roller coaster. The chain drive is no more. They use something called "Linear Synchronous Motor Launching System." But more simply put, it uses the same type of technology as the high-speed MagLev trains. It is magnetically propelled.

This technology offers a smooth, accelerated ascent up the first hill. Yes, I did say "accelerated." Gone is the clickty-clack of the steady chain drive.

After a fast ascent, you then go down the first hill at a 95 degree angle.

What follows is a twisting, turning high-speed adventure. The top speed from the second hill is 70 MPH. Enjoy the ride.
Maximum Height: 105.00

Construction Material: Steel

Train Type: Multi Car

Car Type: Cars Above Track

Number of Inversions?: 2

Length of Ride: 4,450.00

Duration of Ride (time): 2:30

Water?: No

Included in Admission?: Yes

Host Park Name: Cedar Point Amusement Park

Minimum Height Restriction?: Yes

Minimum Height Required: 52

Number of Riders: 12

Top Speed: 70

Manufacturer of Ride: IntaRide LLC

URL to Host Park: [Web Link]

Link to Ride Details: [Web Link]

"Express Pass" Available?: Yes

Cost: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:

Post a photo of yourself near the entrance of the coaster and try to capture some aspect of the ride. Be sure and describe your ride too!

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