Trek SoHo Deluxe



Lincoln Park Zoo
Clark St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new. The rear rack was removed and replaced with a rack co-pilot rack for a baby seat. Everything else was stock.

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: 
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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Locked up next to the Lincoln Park Zoo Admin building on Clark and Armitage. It was therefor an hour and a half.
Incident Description: 
I left my bike locked to visit the Lincoln Park Zoo for about an hour and a half and it was gone when I returned. My wife's bike that was locked to it was still there and our helmets were left there as well. They also stole the baby seat that was attached to the rear rack. Ed note- user selected U-lock as lock type but later offered: "We had a cable and u-lock. The cable was cut--the u-lock was still in tact."

Recovery Information

Recovery Notes: 
The CSBR received an email on 9/9/13 with the succinctly worded message: "We found it listed for sale on craigslist and enlisted the help of police to recover the bike and arrest the seller."
This bike was recovered: