Recent Reports

SE Draft

Location

1117 W Oakdale Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Silver body, black handlebars + black seat
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Silver bike with red and black SE BIKES tag and a DRAFT tag. A sticker that says "Sick Girls" on the pole behind the front tire

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 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?: 
Hard to know because I was out of town (had a friend staying at my apartment), but presumably several days
Incident Description: 
I always keep my bike locked on our back porch (in a complex with a chain link fence around the back, sometimes one of the doors is kept open). The last time I road it, locked it, and checked on it was Wednesday night Aug 8. I left town and didn't notice that it was gone until I went to ride it on Monday, Aug 13 morning. I checked with neighbors and no one saw anything. The U lock is gone with the bike.

Buzz REI Brand

Location

CVS
411 N Lasalle
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Lime Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green and Orange seat w #76 Single gear bike, White Grips

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?: 
4 hours

Trek Domane SL5 disc 52

Location

Residence
1723 N. Rockwell
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
DOM36148863D
Size: 
52
Color: 
Charcoal/viper red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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 hours
Incident Description: 
Our home garage was broken into and it was stole from the garage

Trek 1100

Location

3926 N Ridgeway Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 12:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Rear seat stay small dent, Trek logo on frame slightly marred, Fizik Arione saddle, BV Saddle Bag with repair tools, Ortleib Rack2 rear rack, Cygolite Metro 550 front light, Cygolite Hotshot Pro rear light, Spurcycle bell, TiGr lock mounted to frame on vertical bottle cage,

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 hours
Incident Description: 
The burglar jumped the fence in the backyard and broke into the locked garage through a side window. He then opened the garage door and exited with my bike.

Raleigh M80 2003

Location

4438 N Magnolia Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
U31K20653
Size: 
16
Color: 
Silver/Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Mountain bike frame with road tires. Good Condition. thumb ringer bell left handle, duct tape on handle bars toward center to hold mount for speedometer, orange twisty gear ties on pannier rack.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Garage door open 3.5 hours.
Incident Description: 
Left home at 8:00 am and apparently garage door bounced back up. Only bike was taken from garage between 8:00 am and 11:30am on Saturday, August 11, 2018. I had hung my bike from ceiling with newer ulock draped on handle bar. The ulock was taken, too.

Newport Beach Cruiser Electric Bicycle - Black by X-treme Bike

Location

Maggie Daley Park
Monroe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
34 x 22 x 34 inches
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent condition. The Bike is a Black Newport Beach Crusier Electric Powered E-Bike. Has a Commonwealth Parking sticker on it.

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 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: 
I parked My Bike and locked at a bike rack at the North East Corner of Monroe and Columbus by the Art Institute at about 2:00pm. When I left the Museum at 3:30pm, the bike was gone. The Lock and Helmet were on the ground.

State Bicycle - Ashford - Core-Line

Location

FFC West Loop
10 S Clinton St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
AF17K00516
Size: 
54 cm
Color: 
Classic Metallic Crimson Finish
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand New. Bought it 2 weeks ago.

Lock Information

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

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?: 
an hour
Incident Description: 
Stolen outside of FFC Fitness

Trek Verve 3

Location

Home
2832 W. Lunt Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU318C0122L
Size: 
19
Color: 
California Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Virtually new. Has Pinhead locking skewers and locking seat post clamp,

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?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
We discovered that the bike had been stolen on the day and time given above.

Giant FCR 3W

Location

Buckingham fountain
Grant park
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
FNGQ713177
Size: 
Medium frame, 700X28mm tires
Color: 
Multi blue / gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent - rear rack

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
90 minutes
Incident Description: 
Locked bike and went for a group run along running path. Came back and the bike and lock were gone.

BTWIN rockrider 340

Location

Karan Kapoor
Kkappublic@gmail.com
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 9:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
-
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Grey with white font
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
See picture. Seat had a foam seat cover

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
One night

SE Lager

Location

2155 W Walton St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
All black bike with black bullhorn 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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Bike was kept in back of building behind locked gate and out of sight from the alleyway. Just gone.

Critical Cycles Pursuit Single-Speed Bike

Location

Aldine and Lake Shore Drive
401 W Aldine Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
53CM - Medium
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
- Matte black frame - Black wheels with white "Critical" stickers - Rear wheel brake only, no front wheel brake - Missing brake cable holder, replaced with red velcro strap "EACHINE" on the frame - No more stickers on the 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 street sign.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike to a street sign around 3:30pm on W Aldine Ave close to Lake Shore Drive and went inside the building at 3270 N Lake Shore Dr until 6:00 pm when I noticed that my bike wasn't there anymore and that the lock had been cut and left on the pole. Google Maps View of the black tow zone pole where the bike was locked: https://goo.gl/maps/uVASfx9nsB22 GPS coordinates: 41°56'32.0"N 87°38'25.0"W

Tern C7

Location

UIC Sport & Fitness center
828 S Wolcott
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
Serial No.: 
I'm not register but I have a manual book
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Folding clean black color with blue strip , new back tire, cup holder Ibera, Abus Lock bike, gear on the left side( Asian bike )

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 bike rack.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
I was visiting my friend at UIC Sport & Fitness Center 828 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago IL 60612. I parked and locked my bike in the front of building

725 Leader

Location

Ukrainian Village
2539 W Cortez St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
52
Color: 
Mint green/ teal / foam green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White seat with a red V, Chicago flag sticker on the back side of the frame, has one left break installed, black drops as handle bars but they are put upside down and used as bullhorn bars and they're pretty scratched up

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 a wooden pole, railing, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 weeks
Incident Description: 
It was locked inside a gated building in Ukrainian Village. Someone hopped the fence/gate and cut the lock

Cannondale Quick 4

Location

condo complex
1622 N. Mozart St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
CM13D514129
Size: 
XL, 21 INCH
Color: 
BLUE
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
FOOT PEDALS ARE DIFFERENT. ONE IS PLASTIC AND THE OTHER IS METAL AND HAVE GRIP SPIKES.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 HOURS
Incident Description: 
The bike was left is a high fenced in locked area.

Giant Revolt

Location

Fullerton L Red/Brown line train station
Fullerton
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black with red stripe on top tube
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In good condition, has disc brakes, red top tube/top of frame but all black elsewhere. Had a small brown gear bag under the 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?: 
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?: 
Fullerton L train station. Was locked up for less than 10 hours while at work, to bike rack inside the station
Incident Description: 
Unsure of how this happened. Bike was locked up this morning in the Fullerton Red Line L stop and gone this evening upon return. I use a very thick combination cable lock but it was gone too

Vilano Vilano EDGE Fixed Gear

Location

Canal and Monroe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Padlock
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?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
Took my bike to work 830am and locked it up. Came out from work at 4pm the bike was missing.

26Sixthreezero Around the Block Women's 26-Inch Cruiser Bike

Location

5244 S Ingleside Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
26”
Color: 
Mint green with black seat
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very new condition, had a U Lock hanging from it but was unlocked because it was in my locked apartment complex foyer (which you need to either be buzzed into or have a key)

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?: 
It was not locked, but inside a foyer that needed keys to get into

12 speed gravity

Location

79th Street Red Line CTA station
7900 S State Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Do not have serial number
Size: 
12
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
22 inch bike White gravity padded memory foam seat rear bike rack rear tail light 12 inch rims

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Padlock
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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
A few hours 1 ot 8
Incident Description: 
I left my bike there too go to work and when I returned it was gone and that was between the hours of 1 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Trek 3 series

Location

Marianos at Halsted and Monroe
40 S Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Black on Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Not clean but in excellent riding condition. A daily rider. Front and back fenders. A hole in the end of the left rubber hand grip where a rear view mirror was attached

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?: 
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?: 
10 minutes
Incident Description: 
Stopped at Marianos on the corner of Halsted and Monroe, locked up the bike to the metal guard railing on Monroe right across the street from the bank at approximately 9:45pm. Was inside for 10-15 minutes, came out at 10:00pm and it was gone