Iowa and HoyneChicago , IL
Date of Theft
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 6:45pm
Basic Bike Info
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
A 56cm Pake painted blue. Blue Mowa chainring bolts, water cage bolts & headset screw screw. Tompson 90mm stem 31.8 clamp to black origin8 bars with black cloth wrap.Chris King black nothreadset. Carbon unmarked fork. Black Velocity B43 rims laced to phil wood hubs. Radial Front, 3x rear. Euro-asia 18t cog. Blk Sugino RD2 cranks,48t chainring. Concor Saddle Black, with a slight pealing in front. Tompson black Extra long (410mm) seatpost. Rims have a black campagnolo sticker on front (black on black) hard to tell unless hit the light in the right angle. Black campagnolo pista pedals - spray painted black double toe strap cages - with black O8 double straps.
Contact information hidden by Chicago Stolen Bike Registry. Contact the CSBR staff to contact the owner.
How was the lock defeated?:
What was the bike locked to?:
Bike not locked.
How was the bike locked?:
Which type of area was your bike stolen from?:
Front of building in residential area.
How long was the bike locked in this location?:
Got off my bike, ran in the house to drop my lock off, talked to my sister - went back out to grab it, and it was gone.
Victim actively spread the word about his bike locally and per craigslist ad. He reports having several tips of the bike being seen around the neighborhood. Finally after about two weeks he got a call that the bike was spotted locked up at a local grocery store and he went and retrieved it. The victim reports that there was no apparent damage to the bike between theft and recovery.
This bike was recovered: