Specific Type: MK-1200
La Ronde, located in Montréal, Canada, is home to a classic Vekoma roller coaster known as Super Manège. Manege is French for "Ride." Super Manège is located on the Eastern edge of the park, and guests can get to it by simply walking to the midway to the right immediately after entering the park at the main gate. Guests will get to walk by another Vekoma Boomerang coaster on their way to Super Manège called Boomerang. Shortly after passing Boomerang, the jumbled and compact orange track and gray supports of Super Manège welcome the next set of riders.
Super Manège is almost a half mile long at 2400 feet, but its footprint is very small and the coaster takes up very little room at the park due to it twisting around a lot throughout its course. Riders are taken up to a height of seventy-five feet and reach a top speed of forty miles an hour on Super Manège. Riders are taken through two inversions throughout their experience which consists of a double corkscrew shortly after the first drop. The coaster consists of just two trains due to its short durations where riders are arranged two across in two rows per train. Each train consists of six cars allowing up to twenty four riders to enjoy the twists and turns on each train.
Riders are taken up the noisy lift hill, as Vekoma style coasters normally have. Once at the top, a breath taking view of the St. Lawrence River is there for all to enjoy before the coaster makes its way into its main course. After being winged around 180 degrees rightward and through a small dip, the coaster's biggest drop awaits. Riders plunge down sixty eight feet towards the ground, go back up about half way, and then around a banked 180 degree turn to the right, which leads right into the coaster's only two inversions, the double corkscrew. Trains coil through the corkscrews at a decent speed, and then immediately make their way around another rightward 180 degree turn, slowing down drastically as this turn is slightly uphill. After a brief straight-away, the trains do a single dip, which leads into a 540 degree rightward and downward helix. Riders experience some small G forces during this time until they wind back up into a straight away, adjacent to the coaster's station. The remaining part of the ride consists of the train doing a full lap around the perimeter of the ride's foot print at ground level. There is a quick mini dip, as well as a upward banked turn, until the ride hits the break run and is lured back around to the main station. The entire course of Super Manègeconsists of only right turns. There are no left turns at any point throughout the ride.
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