Metra StationChicago , IL
Date of Theft
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 1:35pm
Basic Bike Info
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
good condition with bontreger saddle / blackburn rear rack / specialized water cage / computer and front headlight.
Contact information hidden by Chicago Stolen Bike Registry. Contact the CSBR staff to contact the owner.
How was the lock defeated?:
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
What was the bike locked to?:
Locked to bike rack.
How was the bike locked?:
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
Which type of area was your bike stolen from?:
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?:
8:00 am - 6:35 pm
At the metra station in downtown wilmette - locked to the bike rack with a New York Kryptonite chain and u lock. Please help locate my bike - police report and bike serial number to come. thanks, D
I've been unable to get a clear story from the owner, but this bike was recovered with the help of Wilmette and Skokie police who caught someone who had been targeting bikes locked at Metra stations (there were a few news stories about this). The thief apparently had it listed on eBay.- Ed
This bike was recovered: