Duct Tape Now Holding Together Disney’s Newest Coaster

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Walt Disney World Resort is where dreams can come true. Disney World is located in Florida and sees thousands of guests daily. With this amount of traffic heading to the parks, daily wear and tear happen to attractions.

Disney World is home to four theme parks: Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Each Disney park includes something for guests of all ages and sizes to experience. Disney World is also home to two water parks, Blizzard Beach (temporarily closed) and Typhoon Lagoon. Walt Disney World also has resort hotels, golf courses, shopping districts such as Disney Springs, and a wide variety of dining experiences catering to different tastes and preferences.

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Disney World’s most iconic park is Magic Kingdom. Magic Kingdom is a realm of fantasy and imagination. Magic Kingdom features Cinderella Castle at its heart, surrounded by different themed lands: Main Street, U.S.A.,  Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, and several others. Guests can explore classic attractions like Pirates of the Caribbean, Jungle Cruise, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, “it’s a small world,” and Space Mountain. To Magic Kingdom’s newest attraction TRON Lightcycle/ Run. Magic Kingdom is also known for parades, fireworks, and character meet-and-greets.

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TRON Lightcycle / Run was a highly-anticipated and groundbreaking attraction that has become a major highlight at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Tron Lightcycle/Run is inspired by the futuristic world of the “Tron” film franchise. This roller coaster-style ride immerses guests in the thrilling and visually stunning universe of light and speed.

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While Disney World is home to hundreds of attractions, but TRON Lightcycle/ Run is unique in its ride vehicles. The vehicles are designed to resemble the lightcycles themselves. Guests riding straddle the vehicle in a leaning-forward position, creating an immersive and dynamic riding experience that closely mimics the sensation of being on a high-speed lightcycle.

TRON Lightcycle/ Run has become one of Disney’s most popular rollercoasters, and Guests looking to experience this attraction can buy a lighting lane through the Genie+ app or try and get a virtual queue. With all the traffic that TRON Lightcycle/ Run sees, wear and tear has already started happening to the attraction. David Koeing on X tweeted an image of duct tape holding together a part of TRON Lightcycle/ Run together already.

Disney guests have gone back and forth over this attraction and where it ranks in terms of the offerings at Magic Kingdom. What are your thoughts on TRON Lightcycle/ Run?

About Brittni Ward

Brittni is a Disney and Universal fan; one of her favorite things at both parks is collecting popcorn buckets. While at Disney World Resort, Brittni meets the princesses and rides Kilimanjaro Safaris. At Universal, Brittni enjoys the Minions and watching Animal Actors on Location! When not at Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando, Brittni spends time with her family and pets.