REI Novara 2007



Union Pacific Clyborn Metra station
Ashland and Clyborn
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 28, 2010 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
new REI Novara Mt. Bike with simple black cargo rack on back. Male frame. Toe Baskets on pedals. Push click gear change. Shocks in front. I use this bike to commute.

Owner Information

Contact Email: 
Contact information hidden by Chicago Stolen Bike Registry. Contact the CSBR staff to contact the owner.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to bike rack.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked my Novara Bike and my girlfriend's bike to bike rack on Ashland at Metra station before going to Ravinia music festival. Upon return at midnight, both bikes were gone with locks.

Recovery Information

Recovery Notes: 
Spotted by volunteer bike theft task force member at Swap-O-Rama, 41st/Ashland, Sunday morning 8/29 (10 hours after theft). Security assisted in holding bike, victim confirmed ownership Sunday afternoon.
This bike was recovered: