Recent Reports

Specialized Crossroads Womens

Location

Jefferson Park CTA Station
4917 N Milwaukee ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC711100650K
Size: 
M
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
LIke New. White with pink stripes.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to bike rack.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Up to 8 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from Jefferson Park CTA station

Bike - Specialized - S Sirrus Mn Blk

Location

Little Village
Hamlin 26
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 2:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC920211308N
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
handle bars material is a little worn from dropping too much. On the top of the frame that the rider sees when looking down is a dent pattern. 3 dots connected to each other im white making a line with said dents

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Not locked but stored, was there for 2 days before i took it out oit again
Incident Description: 
Bike was stored in garage, door was broken into. Garage door was left open along with my gate door

Priority Gotham Classic

Location

Lurie Children's Hospital
211 E Chicago
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
regular
Color: 
All black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Priority bicycle with belt drive. All black with front and back lights.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to bike rack.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
I work at Lurie Children's and always leave my bike locked outside my office building at 211 E Chicago Ave. Locked it up in the morning and when I left work, it was gone.

2009 Raleigh Rush Hour

Location

2559 W Haddon Ave #3
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
black with red accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
dent in top tube, aftermarket red mountain bike handlebars, black plastic bmx pedals, no back brake, fixed gear, black ouri grips, had one black Hold Fast pedal strap.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Other
What was the bike locked to?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to itself in basement of apartment building. Someone walked out with bike. Front wheel locked to frame with U lock.

Jamis Quest

Location

S entrance of Willis Tower
313 jackson blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U153U05017
Size: 
51 cm
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
center cap for the Left pedal rod is missing, red wire bottle holder and ABUS bike lock holder

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to a metal pole, pipe, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
locked my bike to the post directly across Willis Tower south entrance between the bus stop and chicago tolley kiosk off Jackson. I had the braided metal cable the kryptonite flex with an ABUS u lock.

Bianchi Axis

Location

2255 S Marshall Blvd, Apt 1
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 2:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
small frame
Color: 
black and teal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bianchi cyclocross bike with back rack and fenders. Wheels have pinwheel locks and cannot be taken off bike without special key. Handlebars are scuffed.

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from gated backyard in the cover of darkness

Mongoose Camrock 24 Wheel Mountain Bicycle

Location

Halsted orange line
Archer Ave & Halsted St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
24, Boys
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Looks relatively new/ Had it for four years. Indigo Blue with cyan and orange stripes.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to bike rack.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Outside a train station for 2-3 hours.
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked in the racks outside the Halsted orange line train station. I locked the bike there from 7:00pm and came back to see my bike stolen at 9:15pm. My bike was locked to a friends bike. My bike was locked from the front wheel to the rack and my back wheels to my friends. I used two bike locks and both were cut and left at the scene.

Raleigh Professional (Vinyage 1970s)

Location

Home apartment building
4614 North Paulina Street
60640 , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 1:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Adult Men
Color: 
Gold / Champagne
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly used, modern cushioned seat, new black petals. Old grey lanyard wrapped around the seat post. Black U-lock mounted inside frame (can easily be removed with tools)

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
What was the bike locked to?: 
Bike not locked.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 1/2 months
Incident Description: 
Bike was stored in a bike room inside a locked apartment building. The storage room had no where to lock the bike too and there is not enough room in the apartment so everyone in the building just leaves the bikes loose in the room.

Huffy

Location

Blackwood Apartment
5200 South Blackstone Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Women's
Color: 
Teal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Navy blue bar (removeable with a bit of work) attached between bike seat and front bar for installing front child seat. Also water bottle rack attached.

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 months
Incident Description: 
Apartment's surveillance camera shows thief entering through garage door and taking a locked bike and my bike. They first unscrewed the front child seat and left it on ground.

Scott Metrix 40

Location

190 N. State St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 6:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
small
Color: 
green and black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Tires don't match. has a water bottle mount and a mount under the seat for a cable lock.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to bike rack.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked my bike in front of building on State St just south of Lake St. Have footage of the theft. Person cut lock, left helmet, and hopped on bike and rode away. Got footage from office building. Lots of people around when it happened.

Trek FX2

Location

4th Floor Hallway
175 N Franklin Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU062C0148M
Size: 
25
Color: 
Black Matte
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Smart Halo attached to the stem of the handlebar, two yellow bungee cords on side pannier rack, Abus folding lock, and a rear fender.

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was gone upon returning.

2010 Raleigh Grand Sport Road Bike

Location

Apartment (Clark and Fullerton)
547 W. Arlington Pl.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Silver / Brown handle bar wraps
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is worn with many scratches to paint, but in good condition. Silver bike, Brown "leather" handle bar wrap, Black seat, Black BMX pedals, 2 water bottle cages

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to a wooden pole, railing, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Last seen locked this morning - ride it daily.
Incident Description: 
U-locked locked to bike, and cable around wooden post INSIDE building passageway. Cable was cut.

Fuji Touring 2008

Location

Dill Pickle Co-op
2746 N Milwaukee Ave
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
700x32c
Color: 
dark green with light gold bands
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
ok condition, had a back rack without trunk, 2 neon green water bottle holders, gatorskin tires, neon yellow-green reflective stickers on frame/rack

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to bike rack.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
no more than 40 minutes
Incident Description: 
Locked bike to hanging bike rack on side of Dill Pickle, Sawyer and Milwaukee, Logan Square. Was gone when I came back from shopping, about 40 minutes. To be honest, have a newborn at home, and haven't been sleeping too much. I could've sworn I locked the frame to the rack, could've sworn I rotated one of the combo wheels, but I haven't been 100% about anything last 9 weeks. Thank you for any help!

Specialized V-Brake women's small frame model

Location

Alley between 1200 Blocks of Norwood and Glenlake in Edgewater Glen (my garage)
Norwood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 7:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC920084146
Size: 
small frame
Color: 
white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It was practically new, I bought it last year and I only rode it probably less than 20 times.

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
the bike was not locked it was in a garage, but the door got left open accidentally
Incident Description: 
I accidentally left my garage door open for about two hours between about 7-9pm on Thursday, July 25th. The bike and my helmet (also white) were both gone, and nothing else was taken from garage so someone must've just rode off on it.

Bobbin Hummingbird

Location

East Humboldt Park
Washtenaw
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 2:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Medium (19" I believe)
Color: 
Dark green (can look almost black)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bobbin Hummingbird, dutch-style women's hybrid (but made in England) with back rack. There was a reflector on the rack but it broke off year's ago. I also removed the kickstand as it came loose frequently. You can't buy this bike in the US and it's no long made by the manufacturer. When stolen it had a dark green milk crate attached to the back. Has some rust on frame where paint was chipped and one entire side of bike has more rust on exposed metal (I was in the middle of cleaning it up).

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to a metal pole, pipe, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Just overnight
Incident Description: 
More details and photos are here: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10106798416785229&id=16816116&ref=m_notif&notif_t=feedback_reaction_generic Not sure when it happened -- probably early hours of the morning.

Klein Quantum

Location

Condo building
1900 block Sherman avenue
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
I believe 24 or 26
Color: 
Orange and yellow frame
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Pink cables

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Permanent locked garage location
Incident Description: 
Someone got access to our common area and went in lower level unattended garage and stole 3 bikes of which mine was one. Another was a very good trek and another a very good giant.

Schwinn / fairhaven-s3061wm

Location

My house
6325 s keeler Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 10:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
038675306103
Size: 
26"
Color: 
Cream/blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
7 speed on the right hand, but its broken...it also has some rust .

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Over a month

Raleigh M-30 Mountain Trail - 21 speed

Location

Ridgeville Park District Building
908 Seward St.
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 1:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
R915960690
Size: 
22" frame : 31.7" standover
Color: 
Forest Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good. Oversized comfort seat

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
20 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike left on bike rack for several minutes unlocked. Behind Ridgeville Park District Building

Surly Crosscheck

Location

Home
2126 West Cuyler Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
54
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Purple handlebar tape, brown leather saddle, mostly faded sticker on both sides of top tube that says "See the city, see the zoo."

Lock Information

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

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
My bike appears to have been stolen from my garage last night

Trek Dualsport 1

Location

Apartment
3630 North Racine Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU006C2428P
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new - no modifications or additions

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Integrated Key Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to a wooden pole, railing, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to beam supporting back porches of my apartment, behind a door that is supposedly locked into the alleyway. Last seen morning of July 31. Noticed it was missing afternoon of August 1st. Other bikes in the back year were untouched.