The Capital Bikeshare program has wheeled out the prototype of its new wheels: red frame with gold lettering and black trim.

The bike-sharing program that is expanding – and reshaping — the District’s current SmartBike DC has already announced proposals for bike stations in both Arlington and the District.

Now they’re showing off the bikes themselves, modeled off the color scheme of the D.C. Circulator bus system. The new wheels have flashing front and rear LED lights, reflective sidewall tires, adjustable seat posts with numbers to help riders remember the most appropriate height, plus a bungee cord carrier on the front, according to bike-sharing consultant Paul DeMaio.

DeMaio seems raring to go and quite confident in the program that is slated to bring some 1,000 public bikes to the region at 114 stations in September.

“Capital Bikeshare will change Arlington and D.C. forever,” he wrote on Arlington’s CommuterPageBlog.