Top 6 B&M Coasters
what are your favorite B&M coasters???
Wats up everyone.What are yor favorite B&M coasters? Here's my list:
Hyper- Apollo's Chariot
Sit Down- Incredible Hulk
Dive Machine- Griffon
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Hyper- Apollos Chariot
Inverted- Top Gun (Carowinds) and Alpengeist
Mine are: Apollo's Chariot, Griffon, Dueling Dragons and Montu. (sorry, didn't put 6, just my faves.)
I couldn't decide on 6 so:
Superman Ultimate Flight
Batman the Ride
From steve lee
Posted November 11, 2007 at 9:19 AM
Hyper - Goliath (SFOG). Apollo's Chariot is a solid second.
Inverted - Montu (BGT), followed closely by the Batman clones and Top Gun at Carowinds.
Flying - Superman: Ultimate Flight (SFOG). As you can guess, no Tatsu credit for me.
Sit-Down - Kumba (BGT). I want to give it to Hulk, but the best part of Hulk wasn't B&M's doing.
Floorless - Kraken (SWO), though Dominator may have beaten it if I had ridden Dom on a warmer day.
Dive - Sheikra (BGT). Griffon may be a better overall ride, but Sheikra works better with the landscape.
From hulk RC3
Posted November 12, 2007 at 3:46 PM
Best B&M COASTER EVER IS THE INCREDIBLE HULK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BEST ROLLER COASTER IN THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
nope =) jp
what about stand-up B&M???
From steve lee
Posted November 12, 2007 at 4:25 PM
For standup, I'm going with the Georgia Scorcher. That said, I hate standups...
yea I dont really care for them either I
just thought I would throw it out there!
If I were to choose I would say chang. I
think its the second tallest and fastest
stand-up but im not sure??? I know riddlers
revenge IS the tallest and fastest stand-up??
I guess it's each to his own because I don't really like the Hulk. I have a friend who loves "spinney" rides and I dragged her on Hulk. She loved it and went on again and again. I prefer large drops to helixes. I thought Hulk spent too much time going in circles near the end. If you asked my friend, I'm sure she'd say Hulk was the best coaster ever, too.
The only B&M stand up I have been on isVortexatCarowinds and it SUCKED. I can handle the Togo(Shockwave) at KD much better.
From Jonny Read
Posted November 13, 2007 at 10:42 AM
Nemesis at Alton, amazing!
From DV M
Posted November 14, 2007 at 2:21 PM
Alpinegeist (landscape is great)
Raptor (the location is special)
Top Gun (Carowinds) (just plain fun)
Fire (liked them both, but could only choose one)
Dominator (amazing ride in a wonderful park)
Well, unfortunatly, I haven't ridden that many so I'll just put the one's I've ridden & liked so far.
Standup--Georgia Scorcher(Riddlers would be 2nd).
Floorless--Superman Krypton (I've only ridden this floorless but it's totally awesome!).
Inverted--Batman TR (I liked Alpie but I like the quickchange & low ground clearance of BTR).
I haven't ridden any B&M Hypercoasters, just Arrow. I haven't ridden any flyers of either breed.
Apollo's Chariot, Top Gun, Alpengiest...And Christy I think we've been over this before, haha...But you drive me crazy with this Shockwave stuff, ha. In my opinion, that TOGO is a terrible coaster. I'd take the lovely Vortex any day. Haha.
Inverted: Montu (love all those inversions)
Floorless: Kraken (front row is freakin'awesome)
sit-down: Incredible Hulk and Kumba are tied
My B&M top 6 independent of coaster design style are in order:
1. Apollo's Chariot
2. Goliath (Georgia version)
4. Goliath (La Ronde version)
5. Medusa (New Jersey version)
Honorable mentions also in order to Top Gun (Carowinds), Talon, Batman (La Ronde version), Raptor, Alpengeist, and Dominator.
Wow, these guys make a lot of great coasters!
From mark lacey
Posted November 19, 2007 at 4:15 PM
1.Kraken, Sea World.
2.Nemisis, Alton Towers (best themed B&M in the world!)
3.Montu, Busch Gardens Tampa
5.Dueling Dragons, IOA
6.Nemisis Inferno, Thorpe Park (Not the biggest or best but it's my local one so it's the one I get to ride the most, only 10 minutes from home!)
I know this is an old discussion but for the most part I agree with everyone's responses.
Inverted - Toss up between Alpengiest (BGW) and Ice (IOA)
Hyper - Goliath (SFOG) its unique and fun
Flying - Only one I've ridden is Superman: Ultimate Flight (SFOG)
Floorless - Superman: Krypton Coaster (SFFT) Talk about a kick ass ride!! One of the most intense, fun coasters I've ever ridden. Must ride in the front
Sitting/Standard - Not many choices but gonna have to give it to the Hulk (IOA)
Stand Up - Scorcher (SFOG)
The 12 I've ridden ranked:
1. Diamondback, Kings Island
2. Medusa, Six Flags Duscovery Kingdom
3. Batman The Ride, Six Flags Magic Mountain
4. Raptor, Cedar Point
5. Flight Deck, California's Great America
6. Silver Bullet, Knott's Berry Farm
7. Riddler's Revenge, Six Flags Magic Mountain
8. Tatsu, Six Flags Magic Mountain
9. Scream!, Six Flags Magic Mountain
10. Chang, Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
11. Mantis, Cedar Point
12. Vortex, California's Great America
Okay, here is my list:
Best Inverted: Montu
Best Floorless: Kraken
Best Hyper: Diamondback
Best Sit Down: Dragon Khan
Best Dive Machine: SheiKra
Best Flying: Manta
From Erin B
Posted May 30, 2010 at 6:06 PM
I haven't been on one of each B&M make, so I'll just rank my top 5.
Did you know there was someone on Theme Park Review today that recently reached a milestone. He has ridden all 75 operating B&M roller coasters in the world!
Hyper: Apollo's Chariot (Intimidator, Nitro, and Goliath are right there, and I haven't been on Diamondback yet)
Invert: Montu (batwing puts it ahead of Alpengeist and Top Gun/Afterburn with its batwing is right there too)
Standard: Kumba (Hulk would be here if the second half wasn't so lame)
Floorless: Superman: Krypton Coaster (Kraken and Hydra are close)
Dive Machine: Griffon (that second drop on SheiKra makes this a tough call)
Flying: Manta (if only Tatsu had some themeing and more efficient loading)
Standup: Riddler's Revenge (only 6-inversion standup)
i have many favorite B&M's.... here is my list...
Dominator Kings Dominion
Apollo's Chariot Busch Gardens Europe
Griffon Busch Gardens Europe
Alpengeist Busch Gardens Europe
Diamond Back Kings Island
After Burn Carowinds
Raptor Cedar Point
Incredible Hulk Coaster
Dragons Challenge;Chineese Fireball
Dragons Challenge;Hungarian Horntail
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