North ave and WesternChicago , IL
Date of Theft
Friday, September 24, 2010 - 3:34pm
Basic Bike Info
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
Older bike in good condition. Hollow Bontrager crank set with all original Bontrager components (saddle, grip tape, etc.) White grip tape beginning to come loose. Stock parts with offset spoke pattern. Black wheels and the Poprad decal is faded. White lettering and the shifters have small scratches and scuffs at the top. 105 components.
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.
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
What was the bike locked to?:
Locked to bike rack.
How was the bike locked?:
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
Which type of area was your bike stolen from?:
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How long was the bike locked in this location?:
8:30pm till 9:30 am
Locked overnight for the first time because I couldn't ride all the way back. Thought it would be safe for a few hours. So sad as it was an older bike given as a gift. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. Like this pic but with described features.
Recovered with assistance of volunteer bike theft task force and Chicago Police as a result of filing this report.
This bike was recovered: