Cyclone (Lakeside Amusement Park) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCyclone
|Lakeside Amusement Park|
|Opening date||May 17, 1940|
|Designer||Edward A. Vettel|
|Lift/launch system||Chain lift hill|
|Height||80 ft (24 m)|
|Drop||80 ft (24 m)|
|Length||2,800 ft (850 m)|
|Speed||55 mph (89 km/h)|
|Max vertical angle||50°|
|Capacity||1,100 riders per hour|
|Height restriction||48 in (122 cm)|
|Trains||2 trains with 5 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 20 riders per train.|
|Cyclone at RCDB
Pictures of Cyclone at RCDB
The coaster starts by turning right, then turning left before entering the lift hill. After turning left while dropping, the coaster goes up another hill and turns left before dropping again. After turning left over two different hills, the ride goes over a bunny hop which doubles as a near-miss moment for riders. The ride then does one airtime hill before turning around and doing 3 final bunny hops before turning right into the station.
Cyclone has been awarded the ACE Classic Coaster award, which is given to historical roller coasters by the American Coaster Enthusiasts.
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