Thread: How old?
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:59 PM
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Default Re: How old?

When I got that first Schwinn varsity back in '68, one of the places I used to ride a lot was up to the pool- and I'd take the northeast leg of I465 in Indianapolis- they were still building it and there was sometimes nobody out there but me-

they just finished putting up a big concrete wall next to it a few years back- to try to keep the massive traffic volume noise down.

It was really something that an Interstate was then two lanes in each direction- and there weren't any wider stretches than that for a few years. that stretch of road is now about 4 lanes in each direction, and lots of urban Interstates are wider.

I could then pedal out of traffic in five or ten minutes in Indianapolis, and always in five minutes in Bloomington through the '70's. It's really really different now....
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