Thursday, April 10, 2014

Coney Island's Cyclone will boost speeds on two major drops to 60mph

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Beyonce Knowles films a music video on the Coney Island Cyclone in Brooklyn on August 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/FilmMagic)Coney Island's iconic Cyclone roller coaster adds 950 feet of newly laid wooden tracks which will boost speed on two major drops - NY Daily News

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Coney Island’s legendary 87-year-old Cyclone roller coaster will keep thrillseekers screaming this summer with 950 feet of newly laid wooden tracks, the Daily News has learned.
The tracks, repaired several months ago in time for the park’s opening on Sunday, promise to boost speeds on two of the coaster’s biggest drops to more than 60 miles per hour.