Published: July 5, 2009 at 9:32 AMNo soft opening this weekend. At least not while I was there. They were still doing some testing however.
Published: July 5, 2009 at 5:56 PMi work at uo and the ride is far from done may be next week or 2 that need to fishn the lift by puting on the billboard on the sides
Published: July 6, 2009 at 8:41 AMI spotted the rip ride rocket testing with employees today july 6 which means it is opening in about 1 week at latest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Here I come rocket!
Published: July 6, 2009 at 12:03 PMI'll be one of those hanging around Rip looking to ride. As of yesterday June 5 welders were still working on the track. A single empty car went up over the first lift hill and stopped at the first braking station. It runs silently. Video screens are installed in the queue and are operating and the marquee is up.
Published: July 6, 2009 at 1:41 PMwe was in orlando from 20th june-4th july. on 1st july, on our third visit to universal, around 10.30 pm, when coming back from dinner at hard rock, we saw a consistant battery of tests, with all lights on, at full speed, etc. it looks excellent, and also passing by, it gives of no sound.