As a person that is interested in themeparks and rollercoasters, I'm active in many communities about these topics. Which I found in each of them, even here on TPI lately, is that it seems like most people dislike Vekoma rides. Since I am kinda spoiled because I only got to ride Mack, Gerstlauer and B&M coasters, I am curious about how big the difference really is, because I'll probably stand in front of a Vekoma coaster one day. That's why I wanted to hear your personal opinion on the Vekoma coasters you have ridden, and how good/bad they are compared to coasters from other manufacturers. Is it really as bad as many people portray it? Does it apply to all Vekoma rides or are there some that are really good? Did it become better with newer generations of their rides (They are using other track types, e.g. on the BoosterBike model or the family boomerang they are building in a themepark in my country), or are they still way behind their competitors in things like running smooth and being fun (and not giving you headaches)?
I'm really looking forward to hearing what you think about this topic and I'll consider it when planning a trip to a themepark that has at least one Vekoma rollercoaster.
Thanks in advance!
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