Recent Reports

Bianchi Volpe

Location

Randolph and Wacker
155 N Wacker Drive
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 3:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Light blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, light blue with white writing, white rack, and cup holder shaped like a bird. Black seat and handles.

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2.5 hours
Incident Description: 
I was at work from 2 pm - 4:30 pm. I made sure my bike was locked. Have parked it there for several years

JAMIS Beatnik

Location

Lakeview
Oakdale Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
G170901897
Size: 
48
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, slightly rusty gears as it was stored outdoors. Only a few years old. Bell on the right handlebar and U-lock holder was on the bottom pole.

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
I started locking it up outside my building in May 2020.
Incident Description: 
Bike was intact, locked to my metal front fence/gate along with a handful of other bikes, at 10:00pm the night of 10/26. At 8:00am the morning of 10/27, the bike and U-lock and cable locking up the wheels were all gone. The bike was locked via the frame to the fence, and there was no damage to fence nor evidence of how they could've gotten through the U-lock.

2016 Giant Escape City

Location

2910 North Albany Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
C5BJ5701
Size: 
L 59cm
Color: 
Tan/Champagne
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
good condition. Some rust on spokes. Brand New chain and brake pads. Some wear on top tube near seat post from locking.

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?: 
overnight
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from locked basement storage unit.

Diamondback Overdive 29

Location

3217 W Cullom
3217 W Cullom
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
large
Color: 
black and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
newish. big tires, mostly black with some white and a little yellow trim. blue trim on the tires. front shocks only.

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 a metal pole, pipe, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
for the past week
Incident Description: 
The door to the basement storage room was left open and when I looked inside the bike was gone.

Specialized Sirrus SL

Location

Apartment
519 W Melrose St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC920211231N
Size: 
Women's Small
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new, matte black with purple accents on the inside of the frame.

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?: 
12 weeks
Incident Description: 
THe bike was on the rack inside the garage of my apartment building and I noticed today that it was gone.

Trek Verve 2 Disc XL

Location

Apartment
634 W Oakdale Ave Apt 2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 1:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU169C4322P
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost new, sharp matte-blue trek bike. Hard to emphasize how blue and big this bike really is. Also had a U-Lock attached to the main frame.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable 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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
24 Hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to back porch for the first two weeks we moved into the apartment. Neighbors above us had a bike stolen night before that was not locked. The next night when I came outside, I saw the bike lock had been cut and bike was missing.

2006 Lemond Croix de Fer

Location

Broadway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition. Womens bike. Has clipless pedals, cateye bike computer, and two stryke water bottle cages from Performance.

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?: 
2 years
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from personal storage room in my condo building. Person pried open exterior door and then the door to my storage room to steal the bike, Thule bike rack, and air pump.

Fyxation Pixel Single-Speed

Location

Logan Square
Hamlin Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Sandstone
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It’s a fairly new bike, purchased new in September so it’s in pretty good condition. The factory stickers on the down tube section of the frame are still on and at the time it was stolen, the Kryptonite U-Lock was mounted on the seat tube section of the frame. There aren’t any obvious distinguishing features other than those because it is so new. The color of the bike is called sandstone, which is best described as a light tan or beige.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
No Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
The bike was stolen along with other bikes from other residents’ bikes from the basement of the Condominium.
Incident Description: 
The bike was leaning against a storage unit in the basement of a six unit condominium. There were two other bikes stolen with my Fyxation Pixel. We live in Logan Square and have heard of other robberies in the neighborhood extremely similar to ours. We have a security camera that captured the incident and have a clear image of their faces. We’re unclear as to how they (one male and one female) got access to the basement of the building, we think they picked the lock somehow.

Giant Roam 2 Disc

Location

Gigio Pizza
1001 Davis St
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
29 inch wheel, large
Color: 
Gray with red accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Mostly like new, left pedal is missing one of the two inner prongs, gears and brake discs are kind of rusty, there's a removable water bottle holder in the middle of the frame, a phone mount on the top handlebars in the middle, and two little rubber LEDs one mounted to the front handlebars and one under the rear seat.

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?: 
20 minutes
Incident Description: 
There was an unlocked bike located exactly where my bike had previously been minutes before, so I'd assume someone biked by, saw the bike and stole it, then left the bike that they arrived on?

giant road e + 1 pro

Location

Logan square
Troy
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
GA3EA23474
Size: 
Xl
Color: 
Blue with giant in white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
E bike blue xl battery range extender

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?: 
Was locked in garage over night
Incident Description: 
Locked bike in garage Saturday went to work Tuesday garage door was open bike was gone

Jamis Renegade

Location

Bucktown
Paulina Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
There is a Bernie Sticker on it, as well as a topographic pattern on the frame. The items on the bike include: front white light, rear red light, a phone holder and a pouch for repairs on the seat.

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 Days
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike on Nov 3rd and went back out to it on Nov 6. Just learned from my roommates that it was there earlier on Nov 6. Must have been around 4pm.

Jamis Citizen 1 (5/2) 2018

Location

5126 N Wolcott Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 3:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
C71903695
Color: 
Dakota Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Less than year old. Perfect condition. Might have a black lock attached to the body

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Since May 2020
Incident Description: 
Bike was in an enclosed garage since May. Discovered missing on date and time stated above

Jamis Coda Sport (Model Number 10940)

Location

My home
4325 N Hermitage Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U18XU05384
Size: 
19"
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
1 year old, great condition, replaced original tires with Kenda Kwest tires, has a Planet Bike rack over rear wheel, front and rear LED lights, an Aduro Sport velcro carrying pouch under the top tube, and a swivel-knob mount for my mini-bluetooth speaker affixed to handlebars.

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Since it was purchased, 1.5 years ago
Incident Description: 
Someone broke into the apartment building where I live and took the bike from a locked stairwell.

Del ASIP LXI 7.1

Location

1325 N Wells
1325 N Wells St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
K17DHIO6914
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in good condition.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Approx. 1-2 weeks (storage in the back of my apartment building).
Incident Description: 
I’m not sure what the exact date was that my bike was stolen. It was locked to a rack behind a locked door in the back of my apartment building. Someone broke into the building and broke the lock, taking the lock and bike with them.

Motobecane Turino

Location

Wicker Park
2146 W Crystal St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. GoPro mount on the rear. Bright orange reflector that reads IndyCog on top tube.

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?: 
Bike was not locked in garage
Incident Description: 
Garage door was mistakenly left open. Road bike was stolen.

2021 Kona Dew

Location

3002 W Ainslie St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
IN20061402
Size: 
medium
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was about 2 months old with little wear. When stolen, had a u-lock mount on the frame, and light mounted to handlebars.

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
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?: 
16 hrs
Incident Description: 
I stowed my bike in the lobby of the apartment building around 5pm Tuesday night. The lobby has a locked door and there is an external locked gate entry to the complex. The bike was left alongside around 5 other bikes belonging to other tenants, some of which were locked, others not. The front tire of the bike was locked to the frame with a u-lock, and my helmet was hanging from the handlebars. When I left for work in the morning, around 10am, the bike and lock were both gone, and the helmet was left in a stroller parked next to the other bikes. I didn't notice any of my neighbors' bikes missing.

Giant Defy

Location

American Hospital Association
155 N Wacker Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 11:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
GB2M1903
Size: 
27
Color: 
Black/Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brooks saddle, "out our front door" stickers, Oak Park registration stickers, rack on back, continental gator tire on back wheel, platform pedals

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?: 
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?: 
4.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked outside of 155 N. Wacker. Building security obtained video showing two thieves - one female was lookout and the other male used a portable electric saw to cut thought the lock. The lock itself and the cable were taken. The male rode the bike west on Randolph

Gary Fisher

Location

Home
2604 W Rice
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Frame size 54cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black bike with light blue handle bar grip. White lettering “Fisher” on the diagn Two white plastic water bottle holders. Speedometer on handlebar

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Two days
Incident Description: 
Bike was missing from back porch

Giant Roam 1

Location

East Bank Club
500 North Kingsbury Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
C61A6800
Size: 
L
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
45 minutes
Incident Description: 
Individual was seen on camera (by East Bank Club) cutting lock @ 8:22pm. Thief then road away with bike and took destroyed lock with him.

Trek Madone 5.2

Location

Condo garage
1943 N Bissell
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Element sticker on the frame Good condition Two water bottle holders

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
Has been stored in garage since May 2020
Incident Description: 
Unsure on exact time or date; was in the garage on Oct 28; was not in the garage by 7:00pm on Oct 29. While the bike was not locked within the garage, we believe that garage was locked and shut. Other less expensive bikes were not stolen. Note that in attached picture, bike no longer had the pink bag nor the aero bars.