Upload Conduit officially powered up at TRON Lightcycle Run in Walt Disney World

Jan 30, 2023 in "Tron Lightcycle Run rollercoaster"

Posted: Monday January 30, 2023 2:25pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Walt Disney Imagineering has hit another milestone at TRON Lightcycle Run with the powering up of the Upload Conduit.

The massive wave canopy covers the rollercoaster's outdoor segments, and responds by lighting 1200 lighting fixtures as each Lightcycle passes by.

@disneyparks >?//: Upload Conduit, power on. TRON Lightcycle / Run officially powered on last night ?? #TRON #Disney #RollerCoaster #DisneyParks #DisneyWorld #Ride #Attraction #Coaster #Orlando ? original sound - Disney Parks

Cast Member previews for TRON Lightcycle Run are planned February 6 and March 3, 2023, followed by Annual Passholder, Disney Vacation Club, Club 33 and D23 members. TRON will have its grand opening on April 4 2023.


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DCBaker10 hours ago

The ramp is open to everyone up to the restrooms today.

ToTBellHop2 days ago

The Great Pyramids were already dusty when they opened. Ridiculous.

TTA943 days ago

When riding this this other day I noticed how dirty the canopy is already and on some of the metal posts the paint is peeling and stuff. Granted the framing and everything has been sitting there for awhile and being hit by all the rain and sun. This isn’t exactly a “recently built and opened” attraction.

MisterPenguin3 days ago

Wonder if they'd be down with selling off their hashtags?

JoeCamel3 days ago

Dang, they don't even have the doors open on this thing yet and the founder gets charged with fraud...... https://www.cnbc.com/2023/03/22/sec-hits-jake-paul-lindsey-lohan-justin-sun-with-crypto-violations.html

ToTBellHop3 days ago

You were supposed to send the mochi through the upload conduit first before eating, you fool.

WorldExplorer3 days ago

I don't pretend to be an expert in mochi, so I fully expect someone to show up and be all "silly WorldExplorer, it's SUPPOSED to be like that!" but I just tried the mochi here and it was terrible. It has like a third of an inch thick shell and it feels like eating rubber. Usually when I buy mochi the outside is relatively thin and feels/tastes like dough. This was so bad I threw most of it away. The watermelon drink was fine, but I don't think I'd go out of my way for it.

Purduevian3 days ago

The 7am drop requires a park reservation for the park. MK for Tron, Epcot for GOTG, you can't have both The 1pm drop requires you to have physically entered to the park. You are only allowed to visit 1 park until 2pm. The only way this is possible would be to have a MK reservation. Get the 7am Tron VQ. Hop to Epcot at 2pm, and the GOTG VQ is still open from 1pm.

Dunston3 days ago

Thank you!

tparris3 days ago

If you want to try the 7am drop, make sure to go in the app BEFORE 7, not only to be prepared for the drop but also to ensure you have all of your party members ready to go for the boarding group. Here’s another quick tip: if you have an iPhone, the icon for the clock app on your Home Screen actually shows the current time down to the exact second. Keep an eye on that icon and watch as it approaches 7am. I’d say switch back to the app (which you should already have ready on the virtual queue join screen) about 5-10 seconds before 7. As soon as the hour hits, hit the blue button to refresh the page. That same button will turn into a “join virtual queue” button, which you should then tap as soon as it appears. If all goes well, you’ll have a boarding group! It may not always work, but it’s how I’ve been getting VQ groups for the past 8 months I’ve been living in Orlando. The good news is even if you don’t get the first drop, you can try the same thing again at 1pm. I hope this helps!

Dunston3 days ago

I’m going to MK the week after opening. Lucked out that our trip was timed well enough that we will be able to ride it! That is, if we can manage the virtual queue. I haven’t been to any Disney park since they started doing this. What’s the procedure to doing this, and are there any helpful guide beyond the first results that come up if you just “Google it, dummy!”

lazyboy97o3 days ago

They did! There are openings that sort of let you see the launch not very well. What more could you want?

ToTBellHop3 days ago

I would have started with then and then the climax would have two homeless AAs sleeping on the Sunday edition of the Times. The other side would have a collection of the rat eye boxes like the ones they use in Ratatouille.

JoeCamel3 days ago

Dang Covid.....