2006 Specialized Langster



3632 W Dickens Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
54 cm
Black w/stickers
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Rear tire Gatorskin, front tire light blue Michelin, white San Marco Concor Race Demo saddle, SPD (Shimano PD-M520) pedals, stickers all over the frame

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?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
No Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Bike not locked.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
less than 24 hours
Incident Description: 
I returned home from work and left my bike outside, under the stairs to my apartment behind a locked gate. I stupidly forgot that I had left it outside and when I remembered this morning, it was gone.

Recovery Information

Recovery Notes: 
On March 23 2014 the victim reported that he had found his bike for sale on one of several Facebook pages that Chicago teens use to sell stolen bikes and parts. He was able to get the seller to return the bike by threatening police action once he had contact information.
This bike was recovered: