Recent Reports

ELECTRA CRUISER TOWNIE 3-Speed Womens

Location

4300 N Tripp Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 5:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
WN7G10630
Size: 
Frame 18 Wheel size 26
Color: 
ANTHRICITE Midnight Blue with Silver letters
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very Good Condition, Brooks England Hoxton Wire Basket, Bell on left handlebar, Lumen Light on left handelbar, center fabric tear of Original Saddle, Brushed Silver Fenders, My Crossing Guard Stop Sign was also taken. With my Bell Helmet - the Electra Emblem is heavily scratched with a blue koozie covering it. 10 year old bike. One of a kind - was ordered from Electra and built in Norridge.

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: 
left alley gate temporary unlocked. Garage was accessible for some time. I've learned from my negligence.

Giant tcr sl2 2013

Location

Logan Square
1839 N Talman Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 2:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
black white red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
A little cut on the back side of the seat from a previous crash. https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/searchlistingdetail.aspx?id=3045039

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?: 
The only thing locked was the door.
Incident Description: 
Storage room in back of apartment leading to apartment was unlocked with bike missing.

Jamis Ventura Race 48 Women's

Location

West Loop Condo
1148 W. Monroe Street, #4SW
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U8YK54547
Size: 
48
Color: 
White(White seat,mostly white frame with black&teal accents)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly good condition - has only been ridden about a dozen times. White seat, Mostly white frame but with Black and Teal/Turquoise accents)

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Older U-Lock w/ Round 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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 years!
Incident Description: 
I was away on a business trip, so it happened sometime between Sept 28 at 1:00 pm to Oct 2nd. It was stolen along with 4 other bicycles in our secured garage of our condo building.

KHS

Location

Kedzie Blvd and Fullerton Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
V13J01189
Color: 
Light blue frame with white grip tape.
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was stolen unassembled.

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?: 
a few weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike was in pieces, in a box. Stolen from an enclosed area.

Fyxation Pixel

Location

2139 N Oakley Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
probably a 52cm frame, I can't find the receipt right now
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In good shape, underside was probably a little dirty/muddy at time of theft. It's got bull bars with brakes at the ends. The rear wheel was in freewheel mode, not fixed. Big City Bikes sticker somewhere on the frame (that's where I bought it). An Abus lock holder on the seat tube. Uploaded photo is from the web, I haven't been able to find a picture yet.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
several weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen some time between 10am and 1pm on 10/4/2017. It was in my 2-car garage and when I came downstairs to ride to an appointment I noticed the main garage door was already open. Not sure yet if the other user of the garage accidentally left it open, if someone has figured out the garage code, or if the garage door opener malfunctioned somehow.

Specialized Sirrus

Location

Regents Park
5050 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
S/M
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black Specialized Sirrus. Black Hyper brand seat, black Giant brand handlebars and stem. Silver shifters, cables, and brakes.

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?: 
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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Entire locked bike was removed from closed bike storage area.

Trek

Location

Maddie Kohler
804 w buckingham place
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium for women
Color: 
Green frame with black features
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fair condition. With some rusted chains. Black soft cushioned seat. Blue dot sticker on one of the brake 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 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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Has been locked in that spot for months but not ridden in 3 days

Scott sub 10 2013

Location

Bangers and lace
1670 w division
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
54 cm
Color: 
Neon green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Scott sub 10 neon green belt drive internal hub disc brakes. The handlebars have been shortened and have bright blue grips. There are shimano clips as pedals. It definitely has dings on the frame, as it is a commuter bike.

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 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?: 
U lock to a metal tree fence
Incident Description: 
It happened at 1:51 am (the auto format of the upper box won't let me put that time in). Man walks across street from in front of Starbucks, takes a power saw and cuts thru the lock (you can see the flames from the restaurant security camera).

Lemond Tourmalet

Location

My house in Old Town
1836 1/2 N Mohawk St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
57cm
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has a black Ritchey carbon fork and a Specialized seat, had aero bars on it when it was stolen.

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: 
My bike wasn't locked (I'd forgotten to lock it up) but it was inside my patio behind a door and a brick wall. Overnight, someone took the bike--it was gone when my wife woke up.

2012 Trek Lexa SLX (Compact)

Location

Mariano's in West Loop/Greektown
Monroe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Green, Silver, Charcoal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent, like-new condition: • Black bar tape • Black saddle with white stripe • Bontrager 700 cc racing tires with green detail • Shimano components (brakes, derailleur, etc.) • Black rear bike rack with "Driving is a sin" sticker and green bungee cord.

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 street sign.

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?: 
25 minutes at most
Incident Description: 
Went into Supercuts for less than 15 minutes, then into Mariano's for less than 15 minutes. When I came out, bike was gone. Husband's bike was also locked up next to mine, still there. Busy city street on a Sunday afternoon in broad daylight. Checked with Mariano's, Massage Envy, and Supercuts, none thought they had security footage facing the sign where bike was locked.

Trek Neko WSD

Location

Buena Shores
833 W Buena Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU342C1467K
Size: 
Women's
Color: 
Black/purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
24-speed. Fairly new, bought July 15, 2016. No bumper stickers or anything else at the time it was stolen. Had smartphone mount and kick stand.

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?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
~1 week?
Incident Description: 
Unsure exactly when it was stolen since I didn't ride it every day. It was locked with a chain and combination lock on the bike racks outside of Buena Shores apartment. Never found the lock.

Schwinn Racer

Location

Apartment Building
3602 N Seeley Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 6:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
SN1DC13601379
Size: 
54 CM
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
"Bernie Sanders 2016" bumper sticker taped on the top tube. Other stickers include "Barstool" "Revolution Chicago Flag", and "Where is the love" Good condition - chain a little loose. Black-taped bull horn handle bars

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
A few hours (Daily)
Incident Description: 
I always kept my bike inside my apartment building, right in the entrance way to my unit. It was stolen between when I got home at midnight and when I woke up at 10am.

scott

Location

Lincoln Park
443 West Grant place
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
men size
Color: 
black and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
very good condition. Mudguard held at the back by an orange stripe

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
1 year
Incident Description: 
Our 2 bikes have been stolen from our patio during the night.

scott

Location

Lincoln Park
443 West Grant place
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
women size
Color: 
white / turquoise blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
very good condition

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
1 year
Incident Description: 
Our 2 bikes have been stolen from our patio. They were locked within eachother.

2010 Cannondale Synapse Women's specific

Location

3418 N. Halsted St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
BRN02637003
Size: 
48cm
Color: 
Egyptian Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
This bike was in very good condition- a little dirty. It had a 2017 Group Fox permit sticker on the cross bar. Clipless pedals installed. Two silver water bottle cages installed.

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?: 
2 weeks
Incident Description: 
The bike was last seen on our back porch around 7:00pm Saturday September 30th when I came home. The bike was noticed missing at 10:00am on Sunday October 1st. The bike on the far right in the picture is mine. It's not a great picture, but if you go to: https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/searchlistingdetail.aspx?id=3035341 , you'll see exactly what it looks like. Thank you for any help!!!

GT Transeo 3.0

Location

Home
1728 W. Berwyn ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Extra large
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Shimano SPD pedals (hybrid so you can also wear regular street shoes), Black Blackburn rack. Also had a large yellow Ortlieb waterproof bag. There was still a very lightweight plastic zip tie like device on the right petal or crank.

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?: 
24 hours
Incident Description: 
My garage was ransacked, light fixture broken, two bikes taken plus other things probably.

Fuji Sportif 2.5

Location

Logan Square Apartment Building
2945 W. Fullerton Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WBDS5L0330L
Size: 
2.5
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in great condition, only a year old. Had a water bottle holder and saddle underneath the seat.

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 a wooden pole, railing, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
9 days
Incident Description: 
I went to the basement of my building to do some laundry and when I walked in the room, I noticed my bike and the lock were missing. I had rode the bike the previous Friday on September 22nd, and locked it back up in the same place I have been locking it for the past year. The room is locked and only accessible by key.

Schwinn Ranger Men's Mountain Bike

Location

Cumberland Blue Line Stop
5800 N. Cumberland Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
26"
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new purchased in July 2016. No major defects, still in pristine 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?: 
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?: 
Friday 9/29 6:30pm- Sunday 10/1 4:00pm
Incident Description: 
Bike was left from Friday night until Sunday early afternoon. It was locked up to the bike rack at the Cumberland blue line stop indoor bike area. Lock was missing along with the bike.

Trek

Location

Logan Square Blue Line L
Kedzie & Milwaukee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 9:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bell on left handle, chip off left brake from a fall, women's style

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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Locked at the Logan square blue line stop for a couple hours
Incident Description: 
Bike on the left.

Orbea Carpe H50

Location

Lionel West
1148 W Monroe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
01120099681
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Includes water bottle holder, mount for tracking speed and live grit tool pouch under the east.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1-2 days