Parking Lot North side of Westgate
1111 Westgate StOak Park , IL
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Date of Theft
Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 2:00pm
Basic Bike Info
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
4 month old Black/Whit/Red Kestrel RT-1000 all carbon, 59 cm size with Vuelta Team SL wheels, Continental Grand Prix 4000 tires, Shimano Ultegra SPD-SL pedals, Specialized Avatar comp gel saddle, Tacx Tao water bottle cages
Contact information hidden by Chicago Stolen Bike Registry. Contact the CSBR staff to contact the owner.
How was the lock defeated?:
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Cable w/ Integrated Key Lock
What was the bike locked to?:
Locked to bike rack.
How was the bike locked?:
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
Which type of area was your bike stolen from?:
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?:
Bike was locked to bike carrier in a crowded open air parking lot near end of Wright ride this Sunday. Left bike for approximately one hour, when I returned the bike lock cable was cut and bike was gone. I immediately filed a report with Oak Park police.
On 8/24/2013 the victim writes: "Thanks to the great work and extra effort of Officer Bell and the rest of the officers of the Chicago Police in District 12, my bike was recovered. They used your web site (the Chicago Stolen Bike Registry) to locate the rightful owner, me, and returned my bike to me. Thank you so much!!!!!! My bike was stolen last Sunday in Oak Park. I really appreciate the extra effort of the Chicago Police. It really meant a lot to get this bike back."
This bike was recovered: