The CGI in TRON seems primitive by today’s standards, but back in 1982 it was not only groundbreaking, it pushed the limits of available technology. Using modern tech, the guys at Corridor Crew decided to see if they could accurately replicate the famous light cycle scene in less than a day.
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This very special edition G-SHOCK watch features a black IP finish that’s been laser-etched top reveal a grid pattern straight out of TRON. The square-faced, solar-powered watch features multiband atomic timekeeping, world time, stopwatch, countdown, alarm, and calendar functions, along with Bluetooth connectivity.
Diamond Select Toys presents a series of screen-accurate action figures based on the original characters in the 1982 film TRON. The 7-inch figures feature the iconic circuit board designs from the movie, and each has 16 points of articulation. Wave 1 includes Tron, Sark, and Infiltrator Flynn.
JK Brickworks shows off a slick custom build he made as a companion piece to the recently released LEGO TRON light cycle set. His creation brings the two bikes to life by rocking them side to side. Want one for yourself? Grab the bikes, then grab the build instructions.
Inspired by a LEGO Ideas reader submission, the LEGO TRON: Legacy set includes a pair of the film’s iconic light cycles with minifig seats, a grid display base, and minifigs of Sam Flynn, Quorra, and Rinzler. We can already hear Daft Punk playing in our heads. Drops 3/31/18.
YouTuber Planet Rocky 2099 took the original light bike sequence from TRON, and overlaid it with Daft Punk’s track The Game Has Changed from TRON: Legacy. As if by some magic, the classic scene lines up perfectly with the music that was created 28 years later.
A futuristic bicycle that takes its inspiration from TRON’s lightcycles. It has hubless wheels, airless tires, a carbon fiber frame, integrated LED illumination, a wealth of sensors, and an optional electronic gearbox. And yes, the bike shown in the video is a real, working prototype.