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What is Chance Rides working on now?

It is true that we are still weeks away from Christmas but the…
December 6, 2017/by Lisa Hargrove

Happy Thanksgiving from Chance Rides

The Chance Rides offices will be closed on November 23rd and…
November 22, 2017/by Lisa Hargrove

Do You Zoo Boo?

As with most holidays, Halloween gives entertainment venues…
October 31, 2017/by Lisa Hargrove
Unicoaster Show Seat

Ready for the IAAPA Expo?

The entire amusement industry is about to descend upon Orlando,…
October 27, 2017/by Lisa Hargrove
Unicoaster 2.0

See what is NEW at Chance Rides

Welcome to the new ChanceRides.com.  We are making it easier…
September 19, 2017/by Lisa Hargrove
Chance Rides Corporate Offices

2016 Year in Review

2016 Will Be Gone In A Flash
The holidays bring about a time…
December 9, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper Lights

Zipper Transformation – Post 11

YOU KNOW IT’S GOING TO BE A GOOD DAY WHEN YOU HEAR  - "Calling…
August 11, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper Ride Z

Zipper Transformation – Post 10

Give me a Z!  Does anyone see a Zipper happening here?
We…
July 28, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper Sign Electrical

Zipper Transformation – Post 9

More Paint = More Progress
That's right, we have one rebuilt…
July 15, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper Tower Yard

Zipper Transformation – Post 8

PAINT = PROGRESS
The process of making a ride like new again…
June 28, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Chance Rides Factory

Meanwhile around the factory …

Did You Think the Zipper Was the Only Game in Town?
Just to…
June 7, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper Seat

Zipper Transformation – Post 7

EXCITING THINGS ARE HAPPENING
You can't very well have a Zipper…
June 6, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper Skeleton

Zipper Transformation – Post 6

Now Begins the Manufacturing
Last week the boom came off and…
May 24, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper Refurb

Zipper Transformation – Post 5

And The Boom Comes Off ...
A major step in the dis-assembly…
May 17, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper Parts

Zipper Transformation – Post 4

Look At All Those Parts
The Zipper parts are beginning to pile…
May 10, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper

Zipper Transformation – Post 3

Break It Down To Build It Up
The Zipper is still in the process…
May 3, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper

Zipper Transformation – Post 2

Working Through the Worst


During what is likely the hardest…
April 26, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Zipper on Trailer

Zipper Transformation – Post 1

The Zipper Rides Again!

Work has begun on the latest Zipper…
April 19, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Chance Rides Careers

Seeking a Field Service Controls Technician

Chance Rides is Seeking a Field Service Controls Technician
Chance…
February 25, 2016/by Lisa Hargrove
Chance Rides CP Huntington

Seeking a New Field Service Technician

Chance Rides is Seeking a New Field Service Technician
WE…
September 9, 2015/by Lisa Hargrove
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Made in America with Pride!

Chance Rides had the recent privilege of  being featured…
August 25, 2015/by Lisa Hargrove
RCS Freestyle

2015 Houston Livestock Show VIP Tour and Hospitality Event

Last weekend was the 2nd annual Chance Rides VIP Event at the…
March 18, 2015/by Lisa Hargrove
Hyper GTX Coaster

Lightning Run Enters 2014 in the Top 25 Steel Coasters

Lightning Run, the new Hyper GT-X roller coaster built by Chance…
September 16, 2014/by Lisa Hargrove
Freestyle Family Riders

Freestyle a Midway Hit

Ray Cammack Shows wrapped up the carnival at the OC Fair in Costa…
August 11, 2014/by Lisa Hargrove
Seattle Great Wheel

49 Things you Probably Didn’t Know About Wichita

We made the list, #22 on the list of 49 Things You Probably Didn't…
July 9, 2014/by Lisa Hargrove
skyliner

SkyQuest in testing phase at Indianapolis Zoo

The Indianapolis Zoo has opened the world renowned Simon Skjodt…
June 10, 2014/by Lisa Hargrove
Lightning Run - Hyper GT-X

Lightning Run at Kentucky Kingdom – Chance Rides Hyper GT-X

After 5 long years of lying vacant collecting dust, Kentucky…
June 9, 2014/by Lisa Hargrove
Capital Wheel - R60

The Capital Wheel at National Harbor – Chance Rides R60 Giant Observation Wheel

A Ferris wheel is something that automatically conjures up nostalgic…
June 9, 2014/by Lisa Hargrove
Little Rock Zoo CP Huntington

New C.P. Huntington Train Delight Zoo Guests

This summer guests at the Little Rock Zoo in Little Rock, Arkansas…
June 9, 2014/by Lisa Hargrove
Zootenial Carousel

San Antonio Zootenial Carousel

The San Antonio Zoo is turning 100 years old in 2014.  To celebrate…
June 9, 2014/by Lisa Hargrove