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Friday, September 6, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
From The President - September-October 2019 »
Thankful for Volunteers ACE is a unique enthusiast club in a number of ways, and one is that it is an all-volunteer...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Coasters Announced in Six Flags’ 2020 North America Lineup »
Photo: Courtesy Six Flags. View full-sized image . Six Flags has recently announced its 2020 offerings within it...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fury Launches at Bobbejaanland – a Coaster That Lets You Decide Which Way to Go »
Photo: Courtesy Gerstlauer. View full-sized image . On June 24, Bobbejaanland theme park (Lichtaart, Belgium) op...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE South Central: ACE Day at Typhoon Texas »
Photo: David Lipnicky. View full-sized image . ACE South Central made a big splash at ACE Day at Typhoon Texas h...
Sunday, August 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orion to Shine Bright at Kings Island in 2020 »
Photo: Courtesy Kings Island. View full-sized image . It was speculated for some time. Secrets are hard to keep...
Sunday, August 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE Southeast: Rip Roarin’ Rampage »
Photo: Josh Herrington. View full-sized image . On Saturday, August 3, 20 ACE members and their guests descended...
Sunday, August 25, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
ACE Midwest: ACE Hoosier HurriCon »
Photo: Tim Baldwin. View full-sized image . Sporting a new name for ACE Midwest’s annual visit to Indiana Beach...
Sunday, August 25, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
ACE Western Pennsylvania: Gary Baker Memorial Day »
Photo: Bill Linkenheimer III. View full-sized image . Gary Baker Memorial Day (GBMD) closed out a big ACE Wester...
Saturday, August 17, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
A Great New England Welcome Greeted the 2019 ACE Summer Conference »
Photo: May Reinert-Ubinas. View full-sized image . The 2019 ACE Summer Conference closed out the year’s national...
Saturday, August 17, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Western Pennsylvania: KennyKon XXX, July 20, 2019 »
Photo: Garrett Sauers. View full-sized image . Will it or won’t it be open? The KennyKon event web page promised...
Saturday, August 17, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Taiga Flies at Finland’s Linnanmäki »
Photo: Courtesy Intamin. View full-sized image . Ask an ACEer to name the steel coasters on his or her Top Ten l...
Saturday, August 10, 2019   (6 Comments - view/add)
ACE Member Coaster Milestones - July-August 2019 »
POSTED AUGUST 10 150 — Ben Chappell, Fury 325. View full-sized image . 200 — Jorgen Forsaker, V...
Saturday, August 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pantheon Challenges Visitors in 2020 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg »
Logo: Courtesy Busch Gardens Williamsburg. View full-sized image . In Rome, Italy, the Pantheon is a temple with...
Saturday, August 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE Northwest: ACE Day at Silverwood »
Photo: Lisa Zigweid Collection. View full-sized image . The ACE Northwest region held its annual ACE Day at Silv...
Saturday, August 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
City Mayor Announces Intent to Demolish Long-Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans »
What spot on earth has more standing-but-not-operating roller coasters than any other? Hurricane Katrina flooded New...
Saturday, August 3, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
ACE Northern Ohio: North Coast Con 2019 »
Photo: Scott Short. View full-sized image . With the park season well under way, it was time for ACE Northern Oh...
Saturday, August 3, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Hersheypark Announces Tasty 2020 Project »
Photo: Courtesy Hersheypark. View full-sized image . Hersheypark (Hershey, Pennsylvania) had teased fans with re...
Saturday, August 3, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Nuts & Bolts - July-August 2019 »
h6 { font-size: 16px; color: #353535; } POSTED AUGUST 3 You Can Stop Dreaming — Nickelodeon Unive...
Saturday, July 27, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
The Steel Curtain Rushes Into Kennywood for an Epic Touchdown »
Photo: Courtesy Kennywood. View full-sized image . Nothing beats the moment when the skyline of Kennywood appear...
Saturday, July 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Untamed — Rocky Mountain Construction’s Newest Showpiece »
Photo: Chris Talone. View full-sized image . It’s easy for any coaster manufacturer to slip into an avoidable tr...
Saturday, July 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE South Central: West Texas Roundup »
Photo: David Lipnicky Collection. View full-sized image . Every other year, a familiar event in the unpopulated...
Saturday, July 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conservation Corner - July-August 2019 »
Photo: Adrian Lloyd. View full-sized image . Montezooma’s Revenge at Knott’s Berry Farm Named ACE Roller Coast...
Saturday, July 20, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
A Special Coaster Milestone »
Photo: Horwood Collection. View full-sized image . What makes ACE such a great and unique organization? For star...
Saturday, July 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE Southern California: Coaster Con Add-on Day at SeaWorld San Diego »
Photo: Harris Lanum. View full-sized image . Saturday, June 22, 2019, was the Coaster Con 42 add-on day at SeaWo...
Saturday, July 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE Southern California: Add-on Day at Castle Park »
Photo: S. Madonna Horcher. View full-sized image . On the day after an action-packed week at Coaster Con 42, 88...
Saturday, July 20, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Wilkolak (Werewolf) Woodie Howls at Majaland »
Photo: Courtesy Majaland Kownaty. View full-sized image . Only two wooden roller coasters are newly built this y...
Saturday, July 20, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
A Dozen Things Members Missed If They Weren’t at Coaster Con 42 »
View full-sized image . Fantastic host parks, world-class coasters, photo and video contests, Midway Olympics, E...
Friday, July 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
June Executive Committee Meeting Highlights »
The Executive Committee (EC) met on June 16, 2019, in Valencia, California. Listed below are some of the meeting highlight...
Friday, July 12, 2019   (4 Comments - view/add)
A New Dueling Dragons Takes Flight »
Photo: Courtesy Intamin. View full-sized image . For coaster fans who still lament the tragic loss of the Bolliger...
Friday, July 12, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Maxx Force Blasts Through Records at Six Flags Great America »
Photo: Courtesy Six Flags. View full-sized image . "I feel the need … the need for speed!" So the saying go...
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (6 Comments - view/add)
Universal Orlando Opens Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure »
Photo: Courtesy Universal. View full-sized image . On May 28, 1999, Universal opened what it is considered to be b...
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
From The President - July-August 2019 »
Travel expands your imagination. Robert Louis Stephenson said, “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.” I k...
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Lakemont Park Reopens With a New Direction »
In 2019 there has been no shortage of great new and exciting rides to enjoy. But in the midst of all the fastest and talle...
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Canada: ACE Western Canada Roundup »
In an effort to entice more Americans to come to the ACE Western Canada Roundup, the event was held this year on the U.S....
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Florida: White Lightning 10K Marathon – Fun Spot America »
Photo: Peter Pellegrino. View full-sized image . On June 1, 2019, 30 ACE members and guests from three states met...

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