Downtube 8fs orange



Inside Apartment Complex
837 Wolfram
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 9, 2012 - 12:40pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
20 Inch Wheels
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Orange with shocks in the back and by the front tire.

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?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to a wooden pole, railing, or fence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
About one week
Incident Description: 
Have not completed the police report yet, but was locked to a wooden staircase. The stairwas was broken and the ulock still attached to the bike.

Recovery Information

Recovery Notes: 
On 7/12/2012 victim was alerted by another victim who had printed several pages of recent listings from the Chicago Stolen Bicycle Registry that she saw his bike at a south side flea market. He reports that he was able to retrieve it by showing the vendor a key that fit the lock.
This bike was recovered: