Recent Reports

Specialized Camber Comp Evo

Location

Home
1739 N Richmond
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 3:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black w/red orange fade
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great overall condition with a few dings from use. All black parts, Thomson setback seatpost, Rockshox Revelation fork, XX1/XO 1x11 Drivetrain, carbon Jerome Clementz signature handlebar.

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?: 
3 minutes
Incident Description: 
Working in open garage. Stepped inside for 2 minutes to clean a paintbrush. Bike gone when I returned.

‘86 Schwinn

Location

Wicker Park
Western and Potomac
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 11:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Women’s 21”
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
BLACK body, YELLOW racing handle bars, black milk crate on back of bike. Small purple 1400 LSD sticker on frame below seat.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
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?: 
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?: 
>12 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to street sign around midnight, went to retrieve it around 11am. Cable cord with key padlock was cut and left at scene.

2020 BMC SPORTELITE 2

Location

Ravenswood/Lincoln Square
4824 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
XS8M59L0626
Size: 
XS
Color: 
TEAL BLUE WITH RED LETTERING AND ACCENTS
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new 2020 Sportelite Two. Aftermarket WTB BYWAY 47 tires. They stand out because of the brown sidewalls. The coloring of the teal and red is very distinct. This bike was purchased 4.10.2020 and has almost no cosmetic damage. There is a Quad Lock phone mount on the right side of handle bar

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?: 
4.5hrs
Incident Description: 
This is one of TWO BMC mountian bike hard tails that were stolen out of our garage at 245am on September 1. The man was spotted on camera riding off with both mountain bikes in the Ravenswood area. The man is about 5'8", short hair, had a faded Illinois baseball cap on. Definitely a planned and not an opportunist. this occured at the 4800 block of N Hoyne Ave and N Hamilton Ave

Trek FX 3 Disc

Location

Downtown Chicago, at the north east corner of Dearborn and Wacker
Dearborn and Wacker Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Wtu283c1744n
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is a year old but in very good condition. It had a pinhead lock in the front tire (Sr. Nk1s2525) and also a clamp from a child seat. This bike had disc brakes.

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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1-2 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to a metal bike rack at the intersection of Wacker and Dearborn in downtown Chicago at the south east corner of the bridge (next to the Riverwalk entrance). I had locked the bike securely with a U lock to the metal pole via the rear wheel and bike frame at around 1pm on 9/4/2020. When I returned to the scene at about 3pm I found the bike and lock missing. Instead there was another blue old bike parked in its location. This bike was not locked so I suspect the person who rode this bike left it at the spot and stole my bike instead.

BMC Sportlite 3 (medium) 27.5 wheels Black with blue letters

Location

Garage
4824 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
8M58I0284
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black with grey and blue lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Non-stock tires WBT Byways

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?: 
4.5 hrs
Incident Description: 
Broke into our garage and stole TWO BMC mountain bike hard tails. One was a medium and the other was an XS. We believe the guy cased us, not an opportunist. We were able to catch him on a neighbors camera exiting the alley. We live in Ravenswood on the 4800 block of N Hoyne Ave. This occurred at 245am. The man is about 5’8”, fairly built, short hair, no visible tattoos.

Pure Fix Sand

Location

Oz Park
Armitage Av
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Tan
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Plenty of stickers, a few for Bell's Oberon. Drop bars with black bar tape that was coming loose. Single brake, on the front wheel. Black foot straps on the pedals.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Oz Park, leaned up agains the baseball field fence.
Incident Description: 
Man walked up, got on the bike, and rode away. Appeared to go south on the sidewalk to Armitage, then turn right to go west on Armitage towards Halsted. Lost sight of him after that.

Giant Revolt Advanced 3

Location

Dick’s Sporting Goods
5601 W Touhy
Chicago (Niles) , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 2:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
K5FZ01650
Size: 
M
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Giant revolt and advanced 3

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?: 
15 minutes
Incident Description: 
Locked bicycle, frame and front wheel, two in ground bike rack. 15 minutes later it was gone.

Specialize Tricross

Location

Jewel Osco
4660 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
47 cm
Color: 
Red black and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new, clip pedals, tires with tread. Specialized logo, brand new tape and red shifter covers

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Not locked, on bike rack in grocery store parkong lot
Incident Description: 
The bike was on a rack on my car. Ran into the grocery store for 5 minutes. Came out out and 1 of my 2 bikes was gone.

Cannondale Quick Disc 5 Graphite

Location

Home
4830 n damen ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 11:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition. Kickstand, broken face of bell

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from garage sometime after 11:00pm

Trek FX 7.4

Location

3100 West Wabansia Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
wtu352c9206h
Color: 
Black/blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike in good condition. Some rust on gears and pedals. Added wheel locks.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
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?: 
overnight
Incident Description: 
Metal stairwell that bike was U-locked to was cut and bike was stolen with the lock attached.

Montague Paratrooper

Location

Home
848 North Damen Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
NA
Size: 
NA
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
This is a full-size folding bike. It is blue with a sky blue band and the word "MONTAGUE" written on both sides of the 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?: 
One day.
Incident Description: 
This and another bike were stored behind a gate, on the side of my house. I believe a family member must have not locked the gate all the way and it was just the thief's luck to find it open and take two of the three bikes that were stored there. A third bike was left there.

Montague Paratrooper

Location

Home
848 North Damen Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
NA
Size: 
NA
Color: 
Black with White Decal ("HUMMER")
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
I bought this bike on Craig's List but put some money to make it ride-ready. It's a full-size folding bicycle by Montague of their "Paratrooper" series. It came as a plus for people who bought Hummer SUVs, stowed, folded in the back. I installed a handlebar extender. The handlebar also had a red bell, a clip-on bag (black with a yellow release button - there was a bungee cord and a lock cable inside) as well as a cell-phone holder. I installed a rack in the back.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
One day.
Incident Description: 
I got home from the alley and the gate was half-way open. When I drove inside, the gate my bicycles are stored behind, was open (probably not locked well by another family member who used her bike earlier). They took this and another blue Montague paratrooper full-size folding bicycle.

Trek Dual Sport 3

Location

465 North Park Drive
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 6:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU204C2430N
Size: 
26
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New with black pouch on back seat

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Other U-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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 hours

State Bicycle Co. - Core Line

Location

3205 W Cortland St
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
SBC041900492
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Pigeon (Greyish Blue)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
GENERAL: Well used bike in good condition & cared for other than normal scratches and dings. TOP TUBE: Dings & scratches. DOWNTUBE: Water bottle cage, Shrunken head sticker HEAD TUBE: Black square sticker (says B&E STUDIOS - Paint & Design) FRONT RACK: Origin8 front cargo rack (signs of wear and use) HANDLEBARS: S&M Race Bmx Bars STEM: S&M Clamp on Bmx Stem SADDLE: Serfas Terazzo Saddle LIGHTS: Front & Rear SEAT TUBE: U-Lock mount, Lock attached HUBS: Red front & rear hubs Rear Brake

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?: 
That was where it lived but was stolen within 1 hour of using today.
Incident Description: 
2 Bikes stolen from inside apartment one of them being mine, as well as additional 4 bikes from "bike/laundry room"

Jamis Renegade Expat

Location

600 Park, Parking garage
811 N Larrabee St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
WAK9B0742
Size: 
51cm
Color: 
Green (flat jack pine) with black handlebar tape
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green bike (flat jack pine) with black drop handlebars. Long black fenders on front and back. Black rack on the back to hold panniers (bags). Black seat with map topography design. Black spokes. Small purple LED circular lights on front wheels (2). Issi pedals (one side regular, one side SPD clipless). Red Ortleib pannier on the back rack. Salt Lake City bike registry sticker on the frame. Bag and sticker could be easily removed.

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 bike rack.

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?: 
10.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from the parking garage at 811 N Larrabee St, Chicago, IL 60610 (600 Park). Bike was on the south side of the garage by the toll booth. Left the bike at 8:20am and returned at 6:30pm to find the bike missing. There are videos that the 600 West Chicago building has, which may show the incident. They said they couldn't give me the videos, but could review and look for suspicious activity.

Magna women’s bike

Location

SBK Dog Club
Ashland Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
26 in wheels
Color: 
Teal/silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black basket/teal Magna on the side

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Not sure when the bike was stolen, but know it was there in the morning.

Cannondale Synapse 105

Location

Prudential Building
180 N Stetson Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56CM
Color: 
Granite with White Letters
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was a bit older. Somewhat dirty from recent riding in rain. Red presta valve caps, white seat. Specialized water bottle with white lid and tool kit. Mismatched front and back wheels. clip in shimano 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike lock was cut and bike taken from corner of Lake and Stetson Avenue.

Felt ZW100

Location

Family home
2313 W Erie St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 8:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
F1612KO257
Size: 
adult women’s
Color: 
Black, blue, white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is used but in great condition. Water bottle holder has been removed from middle section of the body. There is an area in the middle of the handlebars where a phone mount used to be, even though it broke off, the broken attachment was still connected to it. There is also an installed attachment below the seat, close to the main body, where you can mount a light. I wouldn’t be surprised if whoever stole the bike mistakes it for simply a part of the original body.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
Less than an hour
Incident Description: 
Arrived at work (private nanny) and parked my bike in the garage, pressed the button to close the garage and walked away as it was going down, 100% positive that someone was watching me and interfered with the door closing and stole it. Bike was the only thing stolen from a garage full of high quality items.

Schwinn le tour

Location

1250 n Spaulding ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 5:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
k601222
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
all black handlebar wraps with orange stitching. Black wiring, black seat. Black back rack with a black crate on it with orange netting.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
every day for 3 years.
Incident Description: 
Bike was unlocked but inside apartment building behind a locked gate and locked door.

Free Spirit

Location

Edgewater/Uptown
Berwyn
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
26”
Color: 
Purple and brown
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New inner tubes, free spirit decals on side

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?: 
Nightly location
Incident Description: 
Both of bikes were taken from inside the gated parking lot below my apartment porch.