Wabi Classic Bicycle



West Town Bakery and Diner
1916 W. Chicago Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Off white, cream
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black bull horns, red reflector below bike seat, standard black seat, black bmx-looking pedals

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to bike rack.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
11 hours
Incident Description: 
Front wheel locked to bike post, leaving frame not properly locked. Front wheel and bike lock still remained. Frame and back wheel taken.

Recovery Information

Recovery Notes: 
Victim wrote on the chainlink: "I GOT MY BIKE BACK. By the most strange coincidence, my former boyfriend had my bike. He knew the person who stole it and got it back for me. Whether that is true or not, I am just sincerely grateful for getting it back. LUCK LIKE THAT RARELY HAPPENS. Sooo happy :)"
This bike was recovered: