Best places to bike in Indiana, Schwinn Bicycles celebrates 125th Anniversary
Schwinn Bicycles is celebrating 125th Anniversary! Anthony Barr, the Mobile Cyclist tells us the exciting way they’re celebrating, and some interesting places in Indiana you can go for a ride.
Cycling is extremely popular right now with bikes sold out almost everywhere. Here are some trails you should try:
Vandalia Greenway Trail (Partial): Plainfield, IN
- 4 miles paved through Plainfield (run along parallels US 40)
- Picks up again in Amo, IN – then 12 miles to Greencastle.
- Smooth, Safe and Family Friendly!
- Eventually, Vandalia will be à: Indianapolis all the way to Greencastle
- Part of National Road Heritage Trail: Planned 160 miles Terre Haute to Richmond
Trails: Safe for All Ages, Amenities (Food/Rest), Gets People Exploring & Exercising
Highlights along Plainfield section of trail:
- Passes through Franklin Park / baseball diamonds
to White Lick Creek Trail – right into downtown Plainfield
around Splash Island water park
“Amo, IN” (Play):
Amo à Coatsville à Greencastle section
begins again in Amo, IN
- 12 miles – crushed
gravel or paved
“Crushed Gravel”: (Play)
& Coastville trailheads:
- Info kiosks
Points of Interest & Food:
- Amo Pizza & General Store
- Amo Interurban Depot
- Coatesville – Dawnn’s Diner
- Filmore: Bert & Betty’s Kitchen
Find more info and ways to support the area here.
Schwinn is an iconic American bike brand many generations know and love. Many folks either owned a Schwinn or still do. To mark their anniversary, Schwinn is launching a new retro version of their classic “Schwinn Collegiate.” It’s based on their classic 50s & 60s best seller, the“Collegiate Deluxe.”
The bike is designed in Madison, Wisconsin and hand built in Detroit.
Fun Fact: SCHWINN Started in Chicago, Illinois 125 yrs ago!
2020 Schwinn “Collegiate” Details:
- “Chro-moly Steel” — lighter than traditional steel, stronger than aluminum
- Two Models: “Step Through” and “Straight Top Tube”
- Original “Campus Green” paint job and Chrome Fenders!
How/Where you can buy the 2020 Schwinn Collegiate:
- Exclusive – Walmart.com
- Available in August
- Limited to 500 bikes
- MSRP: $998.00
Find more from Barr on his website.