Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby SheikraDejaVu101 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:24 am

SharkTums wrote:^I am still so angry about how they ended that show!!!!

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I KNOW!!!!!!!!! I just watched yesterday and I am left in utter disappointment as I have been such a follower of Las Vegas! That being said, I really hope Speed is saved. Great attraction that does not deserve a death. Perhaps a more main stream location... and price... will give Speed a better life if it is to get built again. BTW, I look forward to meeting a lot of you this summer!!!
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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby Coasterkid20 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:47 am

I don't think the ride really needs to switch out the restraints. Yah the lap-bar only ones on other premier rides are great but Speed was also probably the smoothest of that style ride and not to mention the transitions flowed more than jerked on other ones. It would be nice but honestly it was such a solid coaster with them on with minimal headbanging that I don't see why it'd be necessary

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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby robbalvey » Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:48 am

I dunno - last time I rode it in 2009, it wasn't quite as smooth as I had remembered it. :?r

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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby Ed Farmer » Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:02 pm

gisco wrote:
laqueefa wrote:I am pretty stoked this ride was saved.


I will wait until they actually start rebuilding it before I get excited. To many ideas get started with lack of funds and never finish.


Especially with this being in Vegas.
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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby Coasterkid20 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:22 pm

I believe I rode it last in 2010, and it didn't really bother me. But then again I am 6' 5" so certain rides are smoother for me because of the way I fit, and it wasn't that bad. not perfect but nothing that I would consider terrible.

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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby Tmcdllr » Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:18 pm

SharkTums wrote:^I am still so angry about how they ended that show!!!!

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Yeah me too, WTH?
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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby ernierocker » Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:37 pm

I love that my terrible joke has led to nearly two pages of discussion. It really was an amazing show and the coaster should be themed to it.

I would be okay with Sam Marquez: The Ride while it looks like some of you would be satisfied with Danny McCoy: The Ride. :p
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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby djrappa » Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:52 pm

^ I'm with you on the Sam ride :p

But I dunno about the location, that casino moved about half a dozen times an episode :p
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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby montezooma » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:52 pm

gisco wrote:
laqueefa wrote:I am pretty stoked this ride was saved.


I will wait until they actually start rebuilding it before I get excited. To many ideas get started with lack of funds and never finish.


I take it you speak from experience?
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Re: Goodbye to Speed: The Ride at the Sahara (Vegas)?

Postby robbalvey » Tue May 01, 2012 1:29 pm

Here's some new pics of the Speed parts at it's new location....
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