This ride in
many ways is underrated. It was opened in 1994, the same year as Nemesis
and The Big One. Since then, despite it being Drayton Manor's premier
roller coaster it hasn't really got as much recognition as it deserves. O.K. I'm not
saying it is better than Nemesis or The Big One but this still an excellent
This rides big
gimmick is it's stand up restraints. This is a gimmick that hasn't been that
popular. I think part of this is to do with the fact this gimmick can
put off nervous riders, plus the restraints can be on the uncomfortable
side, especially if your male and have to position yourself on the bike seat
like seat for the ride.
a little on the short side, and a little rough (it helps if you bend your
knees slightly), but it still achieves a good level of excitement and
intensity. You reach a deceptively
high speed as you go round several inversions. What makes it great is it's
non stop. As soon as you leave one inversion element your into another.