Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: How Washington, D.C., Built A Bike Boom

Cycling has taken off in the American capital. Nearly 17,000 cyclists regularly rode their bikes to work in Washington, D.C. in 2016, according to Census estimates, which is about 5 percent of the city’s commuters. That’s nearly triple the “mode share” it had in 2006, putting it in second place on the list of top biking cities in the U.S., just behind famously gear-friendly Portland, Oregon.

In absolute numbers, D.C. is still a dwarf compared to, say, New York, where 48,000 people pedal to work e…