His attention was focused on two riders approaching.
The riders were a blur in the heat waves, but she was sure one was Pete.
Early Saturday morning, the two had boarded a charter bus with scores of bikers for the 372-mile, eight-hour trip to Cortez, Colorado, where they found a pleasant little town abuzz with the activity of 2,000 riders and hundreds of support personnel.
Nearly all the riders were young, good looking and in fantastic shape.
Unlike most first-time riders of this spectacular road, she didn't shudder; instead she leaned far over for a better view, rattling a litany of praises.
The approaching riders having descended a decline were no longer visible, but they reappeared a few minutes later.
The riders quickly spread out, but because of the numbers there were always at least several in view.
At least glancing at the passing riders gave him the chance to carefully look them over.
Dean still managed to pick out eleven riders he considered could possibly be Jeffrey Byrne.
Surprisingly, Fred's list of twenty-four contained eight of the same riders Dean had recorded.
One of her riders urged his horse into a canter and approached, while she halted her horse, disguised among the men.
There may be seen the native dances and break-neck horse-racesthe riders bareback - through the main street of the village.
Trained riders, archers and javelin-throwers from infancy, they advanced to the attack in numerous companies following hard upon each other, avoiding close quarters, but wearing out their antagonists by the persistency of their onslaughts.
gave the riders saddles and high boots, and Sennacherib created a corps of slingers.
All began to run and bustle, and Rostov saw coming up the road behind him several riders with white plumes in their hats.
When they had gone a little less than a mile, five more riders with dogs appeared out of the mist, approaching the Rostovs.
Slipping onto their haunches and sliding, the horses descended with their riders into the ravine.
There was something horrible and bestial in the fleeting glance they threw at the riders and in the malevolent expression with which, after a glance at Kutuzov, the soldier with the sores immediately turned away and went on with what he was doing.
The tour seemed to have attracted most of its riders from Colorado, California, Texas or some part of the west.
It didn't take him long to hit the rest area— he was one of the first riders, a regular Greg LeMonde.
"More than half the riders must have passed here already," he said.
The cluster of 12 riders who passed him further up the mountain was now about to pass the other rider.
The majority of the bikers remained on the course and with college recessed, the streets held only a few locals, waiting for the later rush of the 2,000 riders who'd roll into town.
Did he know the men were inexperienced riders?
Fashionable society takes its pastimes at such centres as the grounds of the Hurlingham and Ranelagh clubs, at Fulham and Barnes respectively, where polo and other games are played; and Rotten Row, the horse-track in Hyde Park, is the favourite resort of riders.
The other arm is graduated in ten divisions and carries riders - bent pieces of wire of determined weights - and at its extremity a hook from FIG.
The plummet is now placed in distilled water at 15°, and the beam brought to equilibrium by means of a rider, which we shall call I, hung on a hook; other riders are provided,;nth and ii b th respectively of I.
To determine the density of any liquid it is only necessary to suspend the plummet in the liquid, and to bring the beam to its normal position by means of the riders; the relative density is read off directly from the riders.
Each of the first few harmonics may be easily obtained by touching the string at the first node of the harmonic required, and bowing at the first loop, and the presence of the nodes and loops may be verified by putting light paper riders of shape A on the string at the nodes and loops.
When the harmonic is sounded the riders at the loops are thrown off, while those at the nodes remain seated.
At the outbreak of the war with Spain he resigned from the Navy Department and raised the first volunteer regiment of cavalry, popularly known as the "Rough Riders," because many of its members were Western cowboys and ranchmen expert in the handling of the rough and often unbroken horses of the Western frontier.
This charge, in which many of the "Rough Riders" were killed or wounded, drove the Spaniards from the trenches and opened the way to the surrender of Santiago.
Clowes; The Rough Riders (1899); Oliver Cromwell (1901); the following works on hunting and natural history, Hunting Trips of a Ranchman (1886), Ranch Life and Hunting Trail (1888), The Wilderness Hunter (1893), Big Game Hunting in the Rockies and on the Plains (1899; a republication of Hinting Trips of a Ranchman and The Wilderness Hunter), The Deer Family (1902), with other authors, and African Game Trails (1910); and the essays, American Ideals (2 vols., 1897) and The Strenuous Life (1900); and State Papers and Addresses (1905) and African and European Addresses (1910).
The artillery is composed of European gunners, with native riders, while the cavalry are Europeans and natives.
As military riders use the curb only the position of snaffle and curb as just explained is reversed in the cavalry service.
Galloping is a pace not to be generally indulged in by road or park riders; when it is, the hands should be kept low, the body thrown back, and an extra grip taken with the knees, as nearly all horses pull more or less when extended.
Few self-taught riders attain to excellence; they may keep a good place in hunting, if possessed of plenty of courage, and mounted on a bold and not too tender-mouthed horse, but they never will be riders in the proper sense of the word.
of the city are the International Fair Grounds, where in 1898 Colonel Theodore Roosevelt organized his "Rough Riders," and Riverside Park.
By help of these riders the bill was carried.
Between these, trees with tall stems, called riders, are planted as temporary occupants of the upper part of the wall.
The riders should have been trained in the nursery into good-sized trees, in order that when planted out they may come into bearing 'as speedily as possible.
His works include The Campaign of Chancellorsville (1881), A Bird's Eye View of our Civil War (1882, later edition 1897), a complete, accurate and remarkably concise account of the whole war, Patroclus and Penelope, a Chat in the Saddle (1883), Great Captains (1886), a series of lectures, Riders of Many Lands (1893), and a series of large illustrated volumes entitled A History of the Art of War, being lives of "Great Captains," including Alexander (2(2 vols., 1888), Hannibal (2(2 vols., 1889), Caesar (2 vols., 1892), Gustavus Adolphus (2 vols., 1896) and Napoleon (4(4 vols., 1904-1907).
On the outbreak of the Spanish American War in 1898 Wood was commissioned colonel of volunteers, and together with Roosevelt, as lieutenant-colonel, raised the famous regiment of " Rough Riders," composed of western ranchmen and cowboys as well as members of prominent eastern families eager to serve under these two strenuous leaders.
Telephones had broken down; the mist prevented signalling, and despatch riders do not seem to have been employed.
On the other hand, it had been familiar to the Aryans from time immemorial: indeed they have always been peculiarly a people of riders.
Pete said a freight wagon the size of theirs would normally only travel ten to twelve miles a day, but the seats he had put in for the riders reduced the weight they could carry.
Dean had showered and changed and was sitting under a tree licking a frozen yogurt desert and chatting with a group of riders from Texas when the old man strolled up.
It didn't take him long to hit the rest areaâ€” he was one of the first riders, a regular Greg LeMonde.
accelerate, accelerating down the fireroad, riders banging into each other and handlebars clashing like deer antlers in battle.
bareback riders hanging on by the horse's tails.
BYRDS regional training is designed to teach the basics of dressage to riders aged 12-21 working at all levels.
Riders losing control through left-hand bends accounted for four of these incidents, two of these resulted in death.
Boston still plan to fill their vacant reserve berth on Press day for which there has been enormous interest from aspiring riders.
bezel with riders at the primary number positions.
These range from experienced bikers to new riders taking to the roads for the first time.
bronc riders in the world make an appearance at the Deke Latham Memorial PRCA Rodeo.
By the midway point both Colin Shearer and James Melville had punctured reducing the chasing bunch to 4 riders.
cater for everyone from nervous novices to advanced riders.
A ROAD safety campaign to get more horse and pony riders to wear high visibility clothing has been launched by a village trader.
This works at a personal level every day; free riders are given the cold shoulder.
confidential in nature, but one example is the development of the Theory Test for Drivers and Riders.
The Freedom Riders, the Bomb, the communist conspiracy?
Comments Few riders take this corner correctly, for even the right line feels contrived.
The courses require riders to have superior descending skills as well as a cross country pro's fitness.
demanding riders with unique thrills, which can be shared with a passenger.
die-hard wave riders - Yahoo!
This is a unique and thrilling chance to see the elegant riders and beautiful Lipizzaner stallions perform classical dressage at the highest level.
dressage riders like to make use of a riser pad under the saddle.
On Day One the teams complete the Rural Riders team dressage test.
Although dressage is an extremely exacting sport, remember to enjoy the day and that everyone, even top riders, make mistakes.
experienced riders will ride for 5 hours 15 minutes.
The absence of Hamill meant heat fourteen only had three riders line-up at tapes.
giraffe unicycles - Users should only move to a giraffe unicycle once they are competent riders of a standard unicycle.
giraffe Unicycles - Users should only move to a giraffe unicycle once they are competent riders of a standard unicycle.
hanger-one the ones I found for Stirling riders and associated hangers-on.
All riders are requested to wear an approved hard hat with the chin strap fastened at all times while mounted.
Riders of these flimsy appliances pay no heed to stop signs or red lights.
Now the same amazing race technology is available in fully homologated form for use on the road by riders who know what satisfaction means.
horse riders riding two abreast on narrow roads refusing to move into a single file.
horseback into the mountain for beginners to expert riders.
horseback riders, cart.
You are a good horseman, Antonio; you have excellent riders in France: what do you think of good horsemanship?
Just like the Tour de France, riders will chase the yellow jersey to be worn by the race leader.
Which outside riders (non regular jocks) are on live ones?
All 4 riders had two attempts at the kicker to impress the judges.
Scale subsidy schedule of the citizen free riders legions.
lithotomy position I wondered if it mimics the position of the riders legs when mounted on the horse.
I didn't get really lucky with lapped riders.
The kite does n't luff, proven to be ideal for beginners and advanced riders!
With such a minor points difference, both HM Plant Honda Racing riders are focussing on claiming the title for the Japanese manufacturer.
The 9 ply maple deck is designed for all rider weights and the new shape allows riders with large feet to ride comfortably.
moped riders in the world.
All learner motorcycle and learner moped riders must complete a CBT course before riding on the road.
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motorbike riders to get the best price for their bikes.
He was one of the first riders to take large Japanese and Italian engined Production motorcycles into the road racing arena.
We cater for everyone from nervous novices to advanced riders.
At several points riders had the option of taking off-road or road routes.
If you fit the rear rack and front low riders the Birdy Touring will carry four small panniers.
pony Trekking - Beach rides or longer hacks for more experienced riders.
His gang were also ordered to shoot at the horses, rather than the riders, when being pursued by posses.
Riders have to keep a tab on their whole environment, including the potholes on unmaintained roads.
privateer teams hopes to challenge the factory riders at Daytona.
Riders may only remount or restart if they do not require medical attention.
It attracted riders from across the spectrum of cycling and it was particularly pleasurable to see members of Bristol Cycling Campaign strongly in evidence.
They add huge value to so many, thousands actually, of amateur riders and also help many pros as well.
Karl meets Paralympic riders Lee Pearson and Debbie Criddle and watches an extraordinary display of horsemanship in Argentina.
The campaign is in response to the increasing number of collisions sustained by young and inexperienced moped riders.
We often have horse riders riding two abreast on narrow roads refusing to move into a single file.
The man who tames them with his unique blend of safari, sport and psychology also turns novice riders into skilled ranchers.
Of course with any rodeo many of the riders and rodeo clowns were tossed about like rag dolls.
Now riders are facing up, lying on their backs, going backward, something that is unique to flying roller coasters.
The difficulties are arresting dozens of riders on horseback in open, often rugged, countryside are enormous.
saddle fitters, retailers and riders to produce a range that meets with all their requirements.
In the winter, lucky riders in the Squamish area will glimpse majestic eagles feeding on the spawning salmon.
scooter riders will be pleased to hear there is no stated maximum.
slip-on race cans have been specially developed to let riders obtain their bike's maximum power and torque in style.
slipstream effect from front riders.
Riders with a UK size 10 or over should consider a wider model snowboard.
Also backed by the police, it is hoped that the website will encourage bike riders to stop inappropriate speeding.
Heat fifteen provided some brilliant speedway as Crump and reigning Elite League Riders ' Champion Bjarne Pedersen were locked in an invigorating duel.
In the dry, conditions resemble a cattle stampede, and riders struggle not to choke on the dust.
Gilbert Emery took 3rd spot whilst the riders of 4 other sunbeams and of 3 A.J.S. machines retired during the race.
sunbeam riders included George Dance, Charlie Dodson, Les Randles and Italian Achille Varzi.
The Force remains fully supportive of the Bikesafe initiative, with over 60 riders participating in the events during 2005.
In competitive surfing, riders compete in pairs or small groups.
Eight of the team's nine riders confess to drug taking.
trike riders run their rear tires at only 10 to 15 PSI.
wish list of any riders out there.
No trainer can train thoroughbred yearling and two year old's with learner riders.
Zamil's forces held a strong position between Aneza and Bureda, and for over a month desultory fighting went on; finally an attack was made against the defenders' centre, covered by 20,000 camel riders; the men of Aneza broke and the whole allied forces fled in disorder; Zamil and his eldest son were killed, as were also two of the Ibn Sand family, while the remainder were taken prisoners.
For about half an hour great crowds of riders, hidden by dense clouds of dust, drifted aimlessly about the plain, till at length the charge of a single squadron of the Oldenburg Dragoons (who had joined in on their own initiative) delivered on the outer French flank, brought the whole mass into motion north-eastward, and, both sides sounding the rally,Ithe engagement gradually ceased.
The plummet is now placed in distilled water at 15Ã‚°, and the beam brought to equilibrium by means of a rider, which we shall call I, hung on a hook; other riders are provided,;nth and ii b th respectively of I.
With the rest of the runners and riders looking puny by comparison (John Hutton anyone?
David and John have worked very closely with saddle fitters, retailers and riders to produce a range that meets with all their requirements.
Front fog lamps must be yellow or white, and sixties scooter riders will be pleased to hear there is no stated maximum.
Viper slip-on race cans have been specially developed to let riders obtain their bike 's maximum power and torque in style.
Riding as a close group allows for easy conversation and takes best advantage of the slipstream effect from front riders.
Gilbert Emery took 3rd spot whilst the riders of 4 other Sunbeams and of 3 A.J.S. machines retired during the race.
Sunbeam riders included George Dance, Charlie Dodson, Les Randles and Italian Achille Varzi.
Only riders who do not own a horse will be able to take part.
Eight of the team 's nine riders confess to drug taking.
Most trike riders run their rear tires at only 10 to 15 PSI.
All you need to look at is the spec of this bike which would be on the wish list of any riders out there.
No trainer can train thoroughbred yearling and two year old 's with learner riders.
While the customizations are often strictly for show, some riders to tailor their bikes to fit their individual needs.
For example, a visit to www.batterymart.com will show that riders of a Harley Davidson FXD model motorcycle have a choice of three batteries ranging in price from $68.95 to $128.95.
Riders are encouraged to wear sturdy eye wear to shield from the wind and debris.
All of these items are brand name items including products from Lee, Wrangler, Nautica, Vanity Fair, Majestic, JanSport, Angels, Derek Heart, Timber Creek, Riders, Reef, Olga, Warner's, and a host of other brand name inventory.
For an additional fee, most companies offer add-on riders to cover the cost of chronic illness like cancer, heart disease and kidney disease.
Advanced skiers and riders can participate in the "Squallywood" clinic, which is presented by Rob Gaffney.
North Park is for intermediate riders looking for medium jumps and jobs.
The location of this park makes it possible for others to watch and admire riders in action.
The riders are suspended high off the ground and taken to the top of the mountain.
The group is open to riders of all ages, and younger members are paired with experienced mentors to help encourage their interest in cycling.
In 2002, Tony Hawk started the Boom Boom HuckJam, a 30-city arena tour, which includes the top skateboarders, BMX and Motocross riders performing routines to punk and hip hop music.
We also have two additional riders available that you can purchase to enhance your original base policy.
Rodeo riders often have their buckles inscribed with the location, event and year of the event.
Rodeo riders who acquired their buckles from events are especially proud to show off their belts.
Therefore, they need to learn new bus safety procedures for how to behave near a school bus even if they aren't riders.
Each year, hundreds of riders are involved in fatal accidents and tens of thousands more suffer serious injuries while riding their bikes.
All bicycle riders need to be aware of bicycle safety.
Taking part in programs on bicycle safety teaches young riders how to be safe and responsible bicyclists, the rules of the road and proper bicycle maintenance.
For older riders, safety programs reinforce bicycle safety tips and rules that may have been forgotten or teach things that were never learned.
The Florida Traffic Bicycle Safety Education Program provides programs throughout the state to teach children the skills they need to be competent and safe bicycle riders.
Arnette also make goggles for motorcross riders.
There are several basic styles of motorcycle goggles riders can choose from.
Some goggles are large enough to fit over regular or prescription glasses, and other variations include interchangeable lenses so riders can adjust them for varying weather, light, and riding conditions.
Less expensive brands are perfectly acceptable for casual riders, though an experienced biker who travels extensively with his motorcycle may want to consider a pricier style for its higher quality and better construction.
The demand for goggles that have room for prescription eyeglasses is important for riders who don't want to wear large and bulky helmets, but would still like the eye protection that motorcycle goggles offer.
JC Motors is a great resource for motorcycle riders.
Motorcycle riders must wear protective lenses at all times, so night-driving lenses, or lenses like those marketed by PanOptx for both day and night wear, can be quite appealing to them.
Riders Eye has a few tinted swim goggle styles that may work, especially if you're designing a costume but you aren't super picky about having exact replicas as opposed to just something that gets the message across.
Blade styles are popular among bike riders and they often come with interchangeable lenses.
Every roller coaster, no matter how small, old, or quick, has a distinct personality that adds to the overall roller coaster and amusement park experience of the riders who challenge it.
Black Anaconda: An inner tube slide with tunnels to disorient riders and increase the fear factor of the ride.
The Plunge: A mat slide (riders use mats rather than tubes) where riders plunge face-first into the thrills.
Congo Bongo: A 700-foot long slide that can thrill groups of up to five riders at a time along its winding length.
Ant Farm Express: A colorful family roller coaster with more than just a simple oval - dips and twirls make it exciting for both novice and experienced riders.
Double Shot: A thrilling vertical shot ride that blasts riders straight up - not once, but twice.
Blackfoot Falls: A dramatic flume boat ride with a tremendous plunge - not only do riders get soaked, but so do spectators who dare to cross the precariously placed bridge.
Montu: An inverted coaster named after the African god of war that subjects riders to a battle with seven flips, loops, and spins.
SheiKra: An innovative dive machine roller coaster, one of only four in the world - in 2007, SheiKra took riders to new heights by converting to a floorless coaster design.
Rhino Rally: An interactive jeep tour over varied terrain that brings riders up close and personal to various African animal species.
There are many benefits to low-key parks - they are typically less expensive than major theme parks and they often feature more interactive games and attractions rather than rides that simply strap riders in for a quick thrill.
Tatsu: The longest flying roller coaster in the world, where riders are flipped onto their stomachs to perform intricate aerobatics.
X: An innovative "4-D" coaster that rotates riders in multiple directions at once, creating "x"treme disorientation.
Riders experience maximum speeds of 73 mph over one-mile of track.
Curse of DarKastle - A simulator ride that takes riders through 11 rooms in three and a half minutes, as they watch a spectacular 3-D computer generated story of King Ludwig.
Many rides also offer on-ride photos, giving riders the perfect personalized souvenir.
Grand Prix Go Karts keeps pairs of riders in the race around the specialized track.
Riders will delight in the three tight tunnels and the powerful helix that make the ride one of the best.
Firehawk: This unique flying coaster gives riders the unusual experience of diving among the steel beams and girders while soaring on their stomachs through five inversions.
Flight of Fear: A completely enclosed coaster, this wicked design hurtles riders through a sudden launch at greater than four times the force of gravity.
Racer: This classic white wooden coaster delights riders in a smooth out-and-back race between two trains, one of which rides backwards for additional thrills.
Delirium: A swinging ring that accommodates 50 riders per ride, this massive pendulum arcs through 240 degrees as it rotates passengers along a delirious course.
Construction difficulties - including the removal of a planned third inversion - delayed the coaster's initial opening, but today Maverick is thrilling riders daily with its bold red track and wild west excitement.
Firehawk is a flying coaster, a unique design in coaster engineering that secures riders in a padded harness before they are flipped onto their stomachs for a unique flight experience.
King's Island is also home to a ride that isn't a new Ohio roller coaster, but will be offering new thrills once it reopens to riders.
Eager riders are treated to a review of classic Survivor moments as they wait in the queue where video montages, photographs, and trivia plaques line the waiting area.
As riders draw closer to the boarding platform, they are surrounded by tribal masks, 40 foot high burning torches, and other exotic theming that sets the mood for this challenging ride.
This anticipation is further enhanced by the tribal music playing in the area that sets the blood pumping and gears up riders' nerves for the ultimate endurance and immunity challenge.
Riders board the platform and are divided into two "tribes" according to the colors of their seats.
All seats on the platform face outward and riders are secured with snug harnesses.
As the ride begins, riders are "challenged" to perform tribal chants and dances, and the losing "tribe" is sprayed with water from mounted tribal masks facing the ride.
The maximum height of the ride is approximately five stories, and at each end the platform continues to spin as it reverses course and sends the riders on another undulating lap.
Because of the multiple directions of motion, Survivor: The Ride can be very disorienting, and riders who are sensitive to motion sickness may want to avoid attempting the challenge.
Several other large rides incorporate water features, such as the Flying Super Saturator roller coaster at Carowinds in North Carolina, where guests have the opportunity to aim geysers, sprays, and cannons at riders.
Survivor: The Ride is one of several interactive theme park rides that base the ride experience on the actions of the riders.
At the same time, safe riders can prevent many problems, allowing everyone to have a fun time without any danger.
When they do happen, both operators and riders can react safely to prevent additional dangers.
Ride operators are trained to react to accidents safely while keeping riders from further dangers.
When an accident happens, riders should remain calm and listen to the instructions of ride operators.
Making demands or monopolizing an operator's attention can slow recovery efforts, and riders need to be patient as operators work to resume normal procedures.
Riders may be asked to give detailed statements, and grievances can be filed with the park if necessary.
Roller coaster accidents are an unpleasant reality, but following the proper roller coaster safety tips and understanding what can cause accidents can help riders avoid problems and minimize hazards on their amusement park vacation.
Banzai Falls Mega Racer: This slide is 10 feet tall and features a 22 foot sliding surface with dual lanes for riders to race each other.
A park's roller coasters are indisputably the star attractions, and the roller coasters at this San Antonio theme park offer a wide range of thrilling experiences for riders to enjoy.
Boomerang: This classic shuttle coaster first opened in 1999 and continues to thrill riders as it propels them through a vertical loop and a cobra roll inversion, only to reverse course and challenge the same track backwards.
Poltergeist: Since 1999 this twisted coaster has been astonishing riders.
The Rattler: One of the park's oldest roller coasters and the only wooden one at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, the Rattler has rattled riders since 1992.
Perfect for the whole family, the colorful track and bright trains make this ride enjoyable for novice riders.
Its floorless design creates a very unrestricted ride experience, and along the more than 4,000 feet of track riders will brave six inversions at speeds up to 70 miles per hour -- all in just three minutes and twenty seconds.
Riders face one another and the individual cars spin and twirl along the curving track, letting guests experience the thrill of the famous skateboarding tricks of the ride's namesake.
These types of roller coasters were very popular in the 1930s, but as coaster designs became more sophisticated and riders demanded higher, faster rides with sharper drops, faster turns, and inversions, the style gradually faded away.
Riders were members of the shuttle crew, and the queue line featured two talking robots, numerous lighting effects, and a repair bay station with a shuttle being serviced by automated drones.
Instead of the space port theming in the queue line, the narrow hallways have been painted with fluorescent paint and blacklit to provide a mild 3D effect, and riders can purchase 3D glasses if desired.
The ride itself has been darkened to provide a spookier, more unexpected ride as many areas of the ride are now pitch black and riders cannot see the upcoming twists and dips.
Riders can expect some sudden changes of direction, however, and the pitch black enclosure makes the ride startling even for experienced riders.
While the ride statistics of any roller coaster do not give a complete picture of the ride experience, knowing the facts about Disaster Transport can help riders create realistic expectations about the ride.
Loose objects and bags cannot be taken on Disaster Transport and cannot be left on the ride platform because riders board and debark the coaster at different locations.
Dive coasters also feature unique trains that are wider than they are long - Griffon's trains accommodate 30 riders in three rows of ten riders each.
Each row is slightly elevated to produce a stadium seating effect with unimpeded views for all riders.
Griffon is not for inexperienced roller coaster riders.
With an innovative design coupled with an intriguing mythology, Griffon sparks the imaginations and adrenaline of riders in more ways than one.
The roller coaster station is built in the abandoned mission but the vicious bull has never been conquered, though millions of riders have tried since the coaster opened in 1999 by braving its dramatic track and imposing drop.
The coaster trains seat riders four across and hydraulic T-bar restraints with grab bars firmly secure riders while keeping an open, airy design that enhances the ride's speed and power.
Ragin' Cajun: This spinning wild mouse coaster that opened in 2004 is crazy fun for riders willing to brave its 2.5 Gs of lateral force.
Fortunately, Flash Pass is available for the coaster and can allow riders to bypass the lengthy line if they are willing to pay the extra charges for the privilege.
The Raging Bull roller coaster is a terrifying and delightful ride at Six Flags Great America and one that is sure to continue encouraging riders to test the limits of their fear for many years to come.
Superman: Ultimate Flight: Take flight on this unique coaster, where riders lie face down and fly at speeds of 60 miles per hour.
Vertical Velocity: Riders on this roller coaster are launched over 55 miles per hour up a vertical twisted tower, before falling backwards and climbing up again.
Riders experienced up to four times the force of gravity during the ride.
A nurse was on station at the ride to assist riders with any medical issues.
Biology: A coaster can only be as intense as riders can stand, and good roller coaster design will incorporate the limits of human anatomy and physiology to keep the ride safe and comfortable.
Inverted: This type of coaster uses ski-lift style seats and riders' legs are free to swing in the open air.
Stand Up: A stand up coaster uses bicycle-type seats and heavy restraints, but riders are literally standing in the coaster train as it makes its way through the track.
Floorless: A floorless coaster is a steel sitting design that has no floor between the riders' feet and the track below.
Shuttle: Shuttle designs propel riders through the same short stretch of track both forwards and backwards, often including a twist or loop.
Flying: A flying coaster hooks riders into a unique harness and twists throughout the ride to give them the sensation of "flying" on their stomachs.
One of the park's signature slides is Bomb Bay, where riders plunge down a nearly vertical descent before a slippery runout, and younger guests will enjoy the integrated children's water park.
Riders fly overhead a giant projector screen, making for an exhilarating ride for visitors of all ages.
The ultimate in flight simulation, the Disney World Mission: SPACE journey to Mars at Epcot will definitely induce motion sickness in some riders, but if you can stomach it, it is really exhilarating and worth waiting in line.
These unique slides are easily identifiable by their uphill slopes, safety nets or cages above open parts of the slide, and their long lines of eager riders.
On multi-rider models (some Master Blaster slides can accommodate two, three, or four rider tubes), the heaviest riders should sit in the back.
Riders should lean back in their inner tubes and hold on to handles for added security and safety.
Master Blaster slides are not generally appropriate for novice riders; do not coerce anyone on the ride who is scared, nervous, or unwilling to ride.
Riders should stay hydrated while waiting for their chance to ride, and be patient and polite both with other guests as well as park employees.
With fun uphill climbs powered by jetted water, followed by plunges, dips, curves, spirals, and other adventurous features common to many types of water slides, these outrageous attractions are sure to offer fun for all their riders.
Odin Ekspressen: This powered coaster at Tivoli Gardens in Denmark reaches 37 miles per hour along its electric track and has been thrilling riders since 1985.
Faster coasters will need to be carefully engineered to be safe for riders.
Wooden or steel, the fastest roller coaster designs in the world offer a quick thrill for riders that won't soon be forgotten.
Once the coaster crested the lift hill, there was virtually no straight track and it subjected riders to nearly four times the force of gravity.
The rebuilt ride was christened the Crystal Beach Comet and continued to delight riders until the park closed.
The coaster was then sold and eventually relocated to The Great Escape theme park, where it continues to thrill new generations of riders today.
Even with those problems, however, they can still be a way for interested riders to experience many different rides.
When riders do have the opportunity to take videos, these tips can help ensure the filming results in a smooth, clear video.
Clearly identify the roller coaster and park so interested riders have the chance to ride for themselves when they are able.
Roller coaster POV videos offer interested riders an exciting glimpse of the ride experience no matter where or when they want to ride.
It is a simulator attraction with an extensive preshow and themed queue area that sets up the story of the ride and puts riders in the fun frame of mind to visit Krustyland, the setting for the ride simulation.
Riders may want to visit Krustyland first when lines are shorter, or in the mid-afternoon hours when more park guests are eating or visiting shows.
Batman The Ride: This floorless coaster flies riders through five topsy turvy inversions at speeds up to 55 miles per hour.
Thunderbolt: The park's oldest coaster, this classic wooden ride has been thrilling guests since 1941 and still entertains thousands of riders every year.
Designed in approximately 500 A.D., riders were held in baskets hung in the air from a sturdy pole.
A rotating disk with wooden horses was designed in 1680 so riders could practice spearing objects as the disk was pulled by a man or live horse.
While Cedar Point's outstanding roller coasters and other thrill rides are scary for some riders all season long, the frightening festivities of Halloweekends are only available for a limited time.
Most of these on ride videos are taken from the perspective of the ride's front seat for the best views and least interference from other riders.
Since 1959, the Matterhorn Bobsleds have taken riders throughout a darkened Swiss alps via two intertwining steel coasters.
However, because it's completely dark, riders don't know what to expect -- especially if they have never been on the Matterhorn Bobsleds before.
The caverns and passageways hold many surprises for riders and there's even a splash-down pool at the end.
On busy days, riders can wait up to an hour to get on this roller coaster, but because there are two tracks running at the same time, the wait most of the time is much shorter.
It features a pair of 50 foot high, 230 feet long racing slides that allow riders to plush into the waiting pool.
Manta lifts riders 140 feet in the air and take them through 3,359 feet of track, making this the second-tallest, fastest and longest flying coaster in the world.
Riders are suspended under the track with their feet supported by a harness.
The second part of the Manta rushes riders toward a lagoon where the 12-foot seat wings seem to skim the water causing an up-splash.
Manta is not for small children as riders must be 54 inches tall to fit securely in the seat restraint.
With a top speed of 79 miles per hour, the coaster pulled up to 4.5 times the force of gravity during a two minute, twenty second ride, extreme forces that would prove too costly for the ride and its riders.
Several stronger injury reports haunted the ride, including an incident in July 2006 when one of the coaster's support beams cracked because of the weight of the train, causing a severe jolt that injured 27 riders.
Removing the loop allowed lighter trains to be used on the ride and helped lower stress on the structure and unnecessary force on the riders.
Instead, it stands in silence, having thrilled more than 7 million riders, but possibly unable to offer those thrills any longer.
Riders will board the 10-passenger boats from the Crystal Rock Bottling Company, where the products of the illegal moonshine still from the families living along the lagoon are bottled.
The feud between those families has been a highlight of the Paddlewheel Excursions riverboat ride for generations, and now riders on Shoot the Rapids will brave the ire of the moonshiners.
During the 2,100 foot ride, riders will glide through thick forests and rock-studded canyons, all incorporating special effects, water rapids, and other adventurous tricks.
A test seat may be available at the ride's entrance, or riders can ask to try a seat before waiting in line.
Shoot the Rapids is a water ride, and riders and their belongings may get wet, so take proper precautions before boarding the ride.
Thunder Canyon: This whitewater rafting ride takes riders through a 1,600 foot long twisty, deep canyon among waterfalls and geysers.
Since it opened in 1986, more than 28 million riders have been soaked on Thunder Canyon.
Snake River Falls: This figure 8 flume ride towers 82 feet tall and brings riders to a thundering splashdown at speeds higher than 40 miles per hour, producing a 1,600 square foot wave.
Kingda Ka is a fearsome ride, designed by Intamin AG and powered by an intense hydraulic launch system that propels riders from a stop to 128 miles per hour in less than four seconds.
This equates to more than five times the force of gravity, though just seconds later riders will feel weightless as they crest the monumental 456 foot hill.
From the loading platforms - Kingda Ka is equipped with dual platforms for both loading and unloading to speed up the ride cycle - the coaster enters a brief staging area as riders stare down the launch straightaway.
A gentle turn then leads to the unloading platforms, and riders can say they've conquered the "King of Coasters."
Its $25 million price tag was well worth it, however, and ever since riders have flocked to challenge the Kingda Ka roller coaster and to tame its impressive statistics.
Riders are urged to leave all loose articles with a non-rider or to stow them in a locker before entering the ride line, and any items that are brought onto the ride must be properly secured, including snug athletic straps for glasses.
Long lines are normal for Kingda Ka, and eager riders should take care of restroom breaks and other necessities before entering the queue.
For a shorter wait, riders are encouraged to take advantage of the Fast Pass ride reservation system.
In poor weather, including lighting storms and light rain, the coaster will be closed to protect the safety and comfort of riders (even a light rain can be painful at 128 miles per hour).
Some riders will grab a FASTPASS and head up the regular line (if it's short) and save their FASTPASS for when they get off, if they decide to ride again right away.
Depending on the style of each Batman coaster, the rides last roughly two minutes and can accommodate between 1,200 and 1,400 riders per hour at peak efficiency.
Many riders love the feeling of the wind rushing through their toes while they flip upside down at high speeds.
Obey all ride warnings and health restrictions - inverted coasters are not suitable for riders with neck, heart, or back problems, riders who may be pregnant, or riders susceptible to motion sickness.
The motion simulator ride is under going a massive facelift, updating not only the adventure riders go on, but how they get there as well.
It also includes some wet and wild surprises for riders.
Finally, for the truly adventurous, Cascade has a three-story tube slide, which also travels outside the building before spitting riders out in the indoor pool.
Younger riders even have coasters especially for them with the family Woodstock Express and kiddie Junior Gemini.
Riders less willing to conquer these intense thrills can instead take advantage of the family-oriented Canyon Blaster or the park's wide array of other thrill rides and classic amusements, shows, and spectacularly themed children's areas.
Drop Tower: Scream Zone: This gyro drop coaster – the tallest in the world – gives riders a 315 foot free fall.
Riders swing back and forth at a steep arc while 137 feet in the air.
Half the ride is in reverse, and riders travel through the same elements twice.
Similarly, riders who are pregnant will want to avoid shuttle coasters, and the coasters often include over-the-shoulder restraints that can be uncomfortable for riders who are very tall or have broad chests or shoulders.
Because shuttle coasters only have a single train, many theme parks will allow riders to leave their personal belongings on shelves or in cubbies on the station platform to pick up after their ride is complete.
Riders wearing large earrings may want to remove them so they are not pinched or stabbed by their jewelry during a rough ride.
The ride crossed the water at 80 feet in the air, giving riders great views of the park and the surrounding area.
Riders are treated to a retelling of the tale of Atlantis in between sharp bends and plummeting hills.
This raft ride goes through a series of wildlife attractions, including a large turtle exhibit, before taking riders on a bumpy ride that culminates in a trip under a waterfall that soaks everyone on board.
Riders experience a 100 foot drop at a speed of 62 miles per hour.
A zero gravity roll also gives riders a thrill.
In 2002, they announced that their new Dave Mirra title would feature swearing, FMV strippers, and topless riders.
Essentially a restaurant and wine tasting room on wheels, this train slowly peruses Napa Valley's wine country while riders sip the best wines and eat the best wine country fare.
Maternity coverage is not always available, and some riders provide more coverage than others.
BART riders enjoy the convenience of below-ground cell-phone service from most service providers.
The O'Neill name is one of the biggest in the world of surfing, and O'Neill board shorts for men and women are hugely popular summer surf wear among serious wave riders.
Today, plastic toys are no longer limited to army men or plastic horses, but include everything from fashion dolls to Fisher Price Little People, which also includes horses and riders.
Riders, saddles and other accessories are easy to add to your collection.
You'll find a huge selection of styles, many with riders.
Ages 1 to 2 years - These vehicles are designed with one slow speed of 2 mph in forward only for the youngest riders.
The Razor Pocket Rocket bike is actually a scaled-down street bike which can carry riders who weigh up to 170 pounds.
The twist throttle, handle bar controller, and hand break give riders the sensation of riding a real motorcycle.
Riders should also always wear safety equipment, including a helmet, knee and elbow pads, and gloves.
Riders should always wear closed-toe, sturdy shoes and long pants when riding.
Not only does it have a beautiful design, it also has safety features to help new riders build their confidence.
These help new riders learn how to control the bike before they are able to balance on two tires.
These heavy, 13-ounce denim jeans were marketed predominately toward cowboys (yes, cowboys), rodeo riders, seaman and loggers.
The tough heavy gauge denim appealed to this market of men, but it was the cowboy market that would ultimately put Lee Riders on the map.
In 1949, Lee introduced its "Lady Lee Riders," touting them as the most comfortable jeans on the market.
At the time the Lady Lee Riders were introduced, the trademark "Lazy S" stitching on the back pocket was already a highly recognized symbol.
From the one type of Lady Lee Riders available in 1949, Lee Rider jeans for ladies has expanded to include a number of different cuts, rises, washes and styles.
Slender Secret "Amalfi" straight leg - Another great pair of jeans from the Lee Riders slender secret collection.
So go ahead, next time your in a department store and see a rack of Lee Riders, why not try on a few pair and see how they fit?
A cheerful snowman glittering at night is a good choice if you won't have riders.
Build a rolling gingerbread house and have riders toss out special candy.
Its 19-inch chain is the type of functional detail that avid riders love in a wallet, and it also features multiple card slots, an ID pocket and a zipper pocket.
It's best for busy riders to have a back up battery, as each battery only holds enough charge for a few solid hours of riding.
The railroad company features several different discount codes throughout the year which gives riders from 5-to-20% off tickets booked on Amtrak.com.
Finally, reduced rate Amtrak tickets are also available for frequent riders.
Many motorcycle riders who are in accidents become further injured when their feet become trapped underneath the bike.
Riders Mall is one online store that can have boots made to your specific measurements.
With team riders on board like Adrian Lopez, Peter Ramondetta and Jon Allie, Circa's Pro Model shoes are hugely popular.
Riders Discount sells a feminine pair of Teknic boots that boasts Italian cowhide, steel sole shank, and corrosion proof soles.
Professional Boots: Many styles available in varying designs and colors offering a high level and comfort and balance enhancement for pro riders.
High heel pumps date all the way back to the 1500s when horseback riders supposedly wore them to help keep their feet in stirrups.
The majority of coasters are smaller rides suitable for younger riders and uninteresting to advanced thrill seekers.
While this may be a fine attraction for novice riders, it can be a great disappointment to adrenaline junkies.
That may be misleading, however, since one of those parks only has a single coaster, and both other parks have at least one kiddie coaster suitable only for junior riders.
The newest roller coaster is the Bat Coaster that opened in March 2002, an inverted coaster that gives riders the thrill of riding with their legs dangling in open air.
The men's-only Harley-Davidson Fob features a black leather strap that clasps to your belt loop for a secure ride, while the Harley-Davidson Pocket watch features a stainless steel case that's durable enough for the roughest of riders.
Other factors include where the insurance was purchased and whether or not you have extra riders on the policy.
If you add riders to you insurance policy, make sure your coverage isn't being duplicated.
Some policies are standard with Tesco, while others are considered additional insurance riders and cost extra.
Enhanced policies can also be issued with riders for additional coverage.
Nurses can purchase additional liability insurance riders to cover any non-medical nursing-related work which applies to activities which do not directly involve helping patients.
With so many visitors walking through the area, and with so many priceless artifacts maintained by the historic churches, these places of worship may require additional insurance riders to fully protect the property and items stored within.
US life insurance long term care riders can be purchased as an extension or rider to your life insurance policy.
Some riders permit the insured to draw money to cover long term care expenses even after the death benefit amount is depleted.
Two are major pet insurance medical plans and the third and fourth are riders available to cover routine care.
Provide only the barest coverage possible for your employees, but offer them the option to purchase additional insurance riders for additional coverage such as dental and vision insurance.
Homeowners can purchase additional insurance riders through Progressive at an extra cost.
Don't purchase additional insurance riders.
You should also purchase only the coverage you need, and decline any additional riders that will wind up costing you more money every month.
For example, some people will waive vision coverage or other riders in order to bring down the overall cost of the policy.
Personal policy holders seeking additional coverage may wish to look into umbrella insurance, which can offset certain risks, or additional types of policies and riders for specific concerns.
While the cost of these policies vary depending on several factors--including driving history, deductible amount selected, and other factors--most motorcycle riders want to get the best coverage available for the lowest price.
Hunters and winter hikers and campers will also use them, as will some long-distance skiers and horseback riders who are trying to prevent chafing.
Gregg Homme Riders short has a web panel for showing off more thigh and making a sexy short that much hotter.
Brandi C. quit I Love Money during the Pole Riders in the Sky episode.
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The nine kings who wore their rings of power became the Nazgul, the shadow riders and completely subservient to Sauron.
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