Trek FX 7.2 2013



1849 N Cleveland Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Electric Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Not much wear at the time of theft--a large electric blue Trek FX 7.2 2013 model.

Owner Information

Owner Name: 
Ben H
Contact Phone Number: 

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to a wooden pole, railing, or fence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Two months--in gated common area on the third floor
Incident Description: 
Bike was not optimally locked. Bike was locked to itself by a U Lock and the U Lock had a cable looped around wooden spokes on our 3rd floor balcony. Thief must have studied the opportunity beforehand and planned it to some extent. They climbed a fence, walked upstairs, dislodged the wooden spoke, carried the bike downstairs and over the fence. I was away for a few hours only.

Recovery Information

This bike was recovered: