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SPINNING A NEW TALE MAGIC MOUNTAIN WOOS THRILL-SEEKERS.



Byline: Kathleen Sweeney Staff Writer

VALENCIA - Bright green and blue tracks now highlight the Magic Mountain skyline as construction on one of the newest, fastest roller coasters While there have been hundreds of different roller coasters built, there have been just a few that were notable for specific reasons. Some reasons include:
  • first coaster of a specific kind, style, or manufacturing material; ground-breaking.
  • first use of unique technology.
 scheduled to open this summer nears completion.

Deja Vu See DjVu. , a boomerang-style roller coaster What a bad CD-R disc is often called. See CD-R and underrun.  that reaches speeds of up to 65 mph, will be ready for test rides by mid-May as finishing touches finishing touches finish npl the finishing touches → der letzte Schliff

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 are added to the skeleton frame and pieces of the cars start to arrive. The coaster's fury debuts on Memorial Day weekend.

``It's going to be a really exciting ride,'' said Andy Gallardo, park spokesman. ``The 200-foot drop is just going to be really incredible.''

That drop is its first introduction to adrenaline adrenaline (ədrĕn`əlĭn, –lēn): see epinephrine.  junkies as it falls at a 90-degree angle. The coaster then whisks passengers forward with nothing but air underneath their dangling feet, and then speeds backward over the tracks into the station.

It's the 14th roller coaster at Magic Mountain, which ties for the the title of most coasters at an amusement park amusement park, a commercially operated park offering various forms of entertainment, such as arcade games, carousels, roller coasters, and performers, as well as food, drink, and souvenirs.  in the country, Gallardo said. Later this summer, Magic Mountain will earn a new title of the park with the most roller coasters with the opening of X, a coaster that will rush passengers at 76 mph while spinning forward and backward.

Deja Vu is being built in a stretch of property on the back side of the park, in Cyclone cyclone, atmospheric pressure distribution in which there is a low central pressure relative to the surrounding pressure. The resulting pressure gradient, combined with the Coriolis effect, causes air to circulate about the core of lowest pressure in a  Bay near the ride Psyclone.

``This coaster is going to have a very wide appeal to all ages,'' Gallardo said. ``It's the tallest and fastest in its category.''

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(1 -- color) Like the twisted spine of an ancient sea serpent, the Deja Vu track takes shape at Magic Mountain in Valencia, one of two high-speed thrill rides the park is adding this year to become the roller coaster capital of America.

(2 -- color) Workers assemble pieces of the Deja Vu roller coaster at Magic Mountain.

(3 -- color -- ran in SAC edition only) Seats for the Deja Vu coaster leave riders' legs dangling, for full effect of a vertical 200-foot-long drop.

David R. Crane/Staff Photographer
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Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:Apr 26, 2001
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