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Lithuanian Mayor Defends Bike Lanes With A Tank

Well, it wasn’t so much a tank, but an armored personnel carrier… According to Jalopnik.com:

The mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania was so upset with luxury cars parking in the city’s bicycle lanes he held a demonstration to express his displeasure — using a troop carrier to crush a junked Mercedes W140, just like the Soviets used to.

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  1. snupkoAugust 2, 2011 at 3:17 am

    I wish I could see this in Latvia too

  2. DeniseAugust 2, 2011 at 6:20 am

    Bravo!! Funniest thing I’ve ever seen!

  3. ChrisAugust 2, 2011 at 10:44 pm

    Like a boss.

  4. The Propelled IdiotAugust 3, 2011 at 3:54 am

    [...] Read the rest of the story. [...]

  5. ableAugust 3, 2011 at 5:32 am

    agree to @snupko

  6. ThunderAugust 3, 2011 at 8:32 am

    I don’t think that illegal car parking deserves such a severe punishment.

  7. NYC_cyclistAugust 3, 2011 at 9:23 am

    I think we found a country where men are still men and where there are no lawyers!

  8. LiamAugust 3, 2011 at 11:59 am

    What part of ‘junked’ do you idiots not understand?

  9. Read more carefullyAugust 3, 2011 at 12:00 pm


    “…using a troop carrier to crush a **junked** Mercedes W140″

  10. soviet solderAugust 3, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    again Soviet Union… Lithuania is full of shit.

  11. Twitted by mitchmerryAugust 3, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    [...] This post was Twitted by mitchmerry [...]

  12. JohnAugust 4, 2011 at 10:34 am

    In Soviet Russia, luxury cars incorrectly park you.

  13. ACDCAugust 9, 2011 at 2:54 am

    Staged PR performance. Elections coming?

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