The California Bucket List: Your daily guide to the best adventures and experiences in the Golden State

Vekoma motorbike launch coaster

8. Orlando Thrill Park would be the first home of a Vekoma motorbike launch coaster in the U.S. Themed to look like motorcycles, personal watercrafts or horses, the hydraulic cable-launched coaster reaches 50 mph within three seconds. Rival manufacturer Zamperla built the similarly styled $3.4-million Pony Express moto-coaster at Knott's Berry Farm.
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