Michigan TV Station: Bikes Are Strange. Buy a Chrysler!

Check out this "news of the weird" item from WJRT-TV in Flint, Michigan, on last week’s DC bike-share debut:

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Not all that surprising, we suppose, on a news site where the day’s top-ranked story is "End of the line for GM’s 3800 V-6." And the station’s view of cycling gets less strange after the jump.

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