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Vertical rollback (element)

Vertical rollback (element)

(Redirected from Vertical spike)

A vertical rollback is a spike used on shuttle and backwards roller coasters. There are two types of vertical rollbacks, straight and twisted.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

This list is ordered by opening date.

Name Park Country Manufacturer Opened Closed Status Type
Greased Lightnin' California's Great America
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USA
Schwarzkopf July 8, 1977 2002 Defunct Straight
Greezed Lightnin'
Formerly Tidal Wave and Viper
Kentucky Kingdom
Six Flags Over Georgia
Six Flags Great America
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USA
Schwarzkopf 1978 (Great America)
1995 (Over Georgia)
April 25, 2003 (Kentucky Kingdom)
1991
September 16, 2001
2009
Defunct Straight
Montezooma's Revenge Knott's Berry Farm
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USA
Schwarzkopf May 21, 1978 - Operating Straight
Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast Six Flags Over Texas
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USA
Premier Rides 1998 - Operating Straight
Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast Six Flags St. Louis
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USA
Premier Rides April 11, 1998 - Operating Straight
Batman And Robin: The Chiller Six Flags Great Adventure
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USA
Premier Rides April 4, 1998 June 28, 2007 Defunct Straight
Speed - The Ride Nascar Café
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USA
Premier Rides April 28, 2000 May 1, 2011 In storage Straight
Possessed
Formerly Steel Venom
Dorney Park
Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom
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USA
Intamin May 5, 2000
May 2008
2006 Operating Twisted
Straight
Vertical Velocity Six Flags Great America
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USA
Intamin May 18, 2001 - Operating Twisted
Straight
Wicked Twister Cedar Point
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USA
Intamin May 5, 2002 - Operating Twisted
Steel Venom Valleyfair
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USA
Intamin May 17, 2003 - Operating Twisted
Straight
Accelerator Drayton Manor
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UK
Vekoma April 21, 2011 - Operating Straight
Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure Universal's Islands of Adventure
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USA
Intamin June 13, 2019 - Operating Straight

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