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Carolina Cyclone reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Carolina Cyclone, a roller coaster at Carowinds. (The minimum height to ride is 48 inches.)

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Cyclone debuted in March 1980 as the first coaster in the world to flip riders upside down four times. The ride features two vertical loops, two corkscrews, and a helix to finish off the ride. Still a popular ride after 25 years, the Cyclone has proven to be a joy to countless riders.

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14 votes, so far

We rode it once, and that was enough. The loops are too tight and the corkscrews are a little on the rough side. It just wasn't all that much fun. - Roger S

The loops were suprisingly smooth but the corkscrews were intense. I hate corkscrews on Arrow coasters. That's too bad, because that was their trademark thing, and all arrow loopers I know of have those dang double corkscrews. - Bradley Keith

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