Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins
3200 North Clark StreetChicago , IL
Date of Theft
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 2:00am
Basic Bike Info
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
Celeste green handlebar wraps. Yellow brake/gear cables. Black seat. Metal pedals (left is broken). Planet bike fenders.
Contact information hidden by Chicago Stolen Bike Registry. Contact the CSBR staff to contact the owner.
How was the lock defeated?:
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Older U-Lock w/ Round Key
What was the bike locked to?:
Locked to street sign.
How was the bike locked?:
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
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?:
I locked my bike to the bus stop sign at Belmont and Clark for the West bound Belmont bus and went to the Annoyance theater across the street for a few hours. I think there's a possibility it was removed by the CTA (even though there is nothing posted indicating this practice is illegal).
On July 27, the victim wrote: "LOCATED! Somehow miraculously an acquaintance spotted the bike about a half a mile to a mile away unlocked outside an Einstein Bagel place. Unreal. The power of social media. Thank you guys for what you do. I can't believe I found it." There was reportedly no sign of the U-lock or damage to the frame.
This bike was recovered: