IRO Mark V Fixed Gear


1235 N Lasalle
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, December 7, 2012 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
This is a bike with all black components. The logo is in white and simply says IRO. There is a white sticker that says "Art is Hard" on the frame. There is a sizable dent on the down tube near the logo.

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 was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
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?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Incident occurred between 6:50pm and 9:30pm at 1235 N Lasalle (in front of FFC Gym).

Recovery Information

Recovery Notes: 
On 12/13/2012, the victim wrote: After 2 trips, I found my stolen IRO Mark V fixed gear bike at the Swap O Rama at 41st and Ashland up for sale today. The local security/police helped me get it back without transfer of money! Thanks for all you do!
This bike was recovered: