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Neb's Funworld, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Now the Spare Time Express was fun but if you need a reason to visit Neb's Funworld the Go-Karts were unbelievable.

Neb's Funworld, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Neb's has a seven hundred foot long track that you get to take ten laps on.

Neb's Funworld, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

What really makes these karts fun is that due to being indoors they are electric powered.  There is no steady acceleration like you get with a gas motor.  Instead you get instant zero to max acceleration in a heartbeat.  Throw into the mix that these cars go 33 KMH (around 20 MPH - got to do metric as I am in Canada) and the concrete is slick as ice and you barely have to try and you are drifting around the turns like a pro.

Neb's Funworld, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Honestly it was terrifying on my first few laps because as soon as you start to turn the back end just whips out and if you are not careful you'll completely spin out.  When that happens the ride operators press a button and all of the karts stop.  It is a fantastic safety measure that allows them to go and straighten you out before pressing go to resume the race.

Neb's Funworld, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

We only had time for one lap before Neb's closed for the night but I really want to go back and spend some serious time lapping this insanely fun track.

Looking around Neb's I wouldn't be surprised if the Spare Time Express is the last coaster they add.  There is a nice plot of land by the parking lot that could easily fit another expansion for maybe a roller skating rink and more rides.

The drive to Neb's was long but it was great to leave work behind for an evening, get a few rides in and spend some time with my friends. 



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