The programs have not been implemented without a fight, but there will soon be 10,000 communal bikes in NYC and 4,000 in Chicago. According to The Atlantic’s James Hamblin, the bicyclization of urban America is here, to stay.

+ New Yorkers have already pedaled more than 1.28 million miles on Citi Bikes.

+ Let’s hope that all these new cyclists can commute to and from work without feeling the need to juice. On the eve of the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong is back in the news explaining that it would be “impossible” to win the Tour without doping. That sounds pretty much like what everyone but Lance Armstrong was saying during his win streak.