3632 W Dickens AveChicago , IL
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Date of Theft
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 11:00pm
Basic Bike Info
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
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
Contact information hidden by Chicago Stolen Bike Registry. Contact the CSBR staff to contact the owner.
How was the lock defeated?:
What was the bike locked to?:
Bike not locked.
How was the bike locked?:
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
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.
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: