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Alpine Coaster with no brakes!
http://ladyrocky.angelfire.com/coaster.html ^

Posted on 01/31/2013 4:41:05 PM PST by rocky50

Jaw dropping, high-speed, brakeless journey down the mountain. Austrian downhill coaster is nevertheless terrifying.” The coaster located Mieders, Austria, starts at the top of a mountain, reachable by a cable car.

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1 posted on 01/31/2013 4:41:10 PM PST by rocky50
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To: rocky50

If I ever had the money, that area of Europe would be nice to visit.


2 posted on 01/31/2013 4:43:53 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: rocky50

Wow, that looks like crazy fun! I bet you are exhausted after that really long 3:30 minute kidney punishing, hang-on-for-your-life ride!

Is it my turn?


3 posted on 01/31/2013 4:48:04 PM PST by Obadiah (We must commit to remove every Senate Blue-dog Democrat from office in 2014!)
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To: rocky50

Cool! I’d do it in a heartbeat!


4 posted on 01/31/2013 5:01:12 PM PST by dljordan (Voltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: rocky50

That does look like fun, but I can see it turning into not so much fun when you see a bear straddling rail 200 yards down the track.


5 posted on 01/31/2013 5:05:19 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Praise to the Lord the Almighty the King of Creation)
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I kept expecting that bear at any time. or an elk or a fallen limb, etc.


6 posted on 01/31/2013 5:08:03 PM PST by WCH
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To: HerrBlucher

Lol, I was thinking the same thing, they must have daily checks of the line heh.


7 posted on 01/31/2013 5:22:34 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: rocky50

Sorry to tell you these things do have brakes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA-k3G1F7k0


8 posted on 01/31/2013 5:25:49 PM PST by AirForce-TechSgt ("The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration.")
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To: Bulwyf

Yeah, daily checks....lol. I would still do that though, even with the bear risk. What are the chances?


9 posted on 01/31/2013 7:23:27 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Praise to the Lord the Almighty the King of Creation)
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To: HerrBlucher

haha, I’d probably get sick, that’s a lot of violent throwing the body around it looks like on that ride.


10 posted on 01/31/2013 8:55:39 PM PST by Bulwyf
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