Recent Reports

Trek 7200

Location

residentila
Bishop Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU178C0290D
Size: 
17 In
Color: 
Black and silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black and silver hybrid trek 7200. Front breaks aren't functioning properly, Wheel diameter:700 C (Wide tire) Frame Material:Aluminum, Handlebar type:Forward facing ST 2" travel adjustable suspension 17 .5"/44.5cm seat tube length

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 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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked to the street sign with a U-lock to the pole, and a cable lock connecting the front wheel, frame, and pole. I was locked next to a red bike that is also missing. This was directly outside my residential building. I checked on it on Thursday 10/06/2016 in the afternoon. This morning (10/08/2016) at 10 am, the bike (the the two locks) were missing

Windsor "The Hour"

Location

Remedy (bar)
1910 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
52cm
Color: 
Bright Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
almost 4 yrs old / bullhorn handlebars (Black Tape) / black seat / single speed

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was opened, and left unharmed at the scene.
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?: 
Sidewalk in front of a closed business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 hrs
Incident Description: 
Locked bike frame using Kryptonite U-lock to friend's bike (rack was too crowded) at appx 8 p.m. Was in a bar at a window seat appx 100 feet away from where bike was locked up. When I left at 10 p.m. bike was gone but lock was intact and still attached to friend's bike. Lock did not appear forced so maybe skeleton key or picked, but it had been locked back up.

Raleigh Women's

Location

Wicker Park Athletic Club (WAC)
1635 W Division St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Turquoise
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike was in amazing condition, less than 3 years old and barely used. The bike has a black basket holder attached to the front with 2 large Red circles and a flat red square in the middle. There is a small black bike lock holder screwed around the seat's pole. Gray and black handle bar 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Went into Wicker Park Fitness (WAC) on W Division St and parked bike out front at 11:45 a.m. Locked bike up around the black U-shaped bike racks out front. Bike was locked through the back wheel, frame and then around pole with combination cable lock. Class lasted for 1 hour. Came out at 1:00 p.m. and bike was completely gone (no remains). Talked with WAC employers who said they have cameras out front to help with the police report. Currently

Specialized Sirrus x3

Location

1244 W Schubert Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 7:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602080971G
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Has a locking mechanism for the back tire and the seat that uses a three pronged triangular key. The locks themselves are silver domes with three indents in the shape of a triangle. On the handlebars is a cell phone holder, a plastic claw with silicone mat that stretches around the phone. It also has a back rack over the back tire. Black metal. Brand: Topeak.

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 wooden pole, railing, or fence.

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?: 
A week, maybe, since I last used it/saw it.
Incident Description: 
The date is when I noticed the bike was missing. Had been maybe a week since I had last checked it. It was around the back of my apartment building under our back porch by our laundry room door. The bike had a u-lock that was around the frame and the back tire. that u-lock was through a looped woven steel cable that was then wrapped around an area of the basement foundation. Someone had cut the woven steel cable and lifted the bike out of the area (most likely to take it somewhere to cut the other lock off). It is a sunken back porch area, someone had to bring cable cutters. Very intentional.

Diamondback Wildwood Citi

Location

Aparment
1117 W. Oakdale Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Torn Seat. 2x Black Wald Foldable Baskets attached to a Delta Mega Rack SuperSherpa Rear Bike Rack. Bell and mounting for front and rear lights.

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 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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 year, 6 months and 23 days
Incident Description: 
Fence by alley was scaled, cable was cut and bike was removed with U-lock connecting front wheel to frame.

Specialized Allez Comp

Location

1044 Clarence Ave
Oak Park , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 6:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
used, some scratches, blue electrical tape on rear left 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?: 
30 minutes

Spot Rallye

Location

Home
348 Park Ave
River Forest , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 5:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
8306036 11 (stamped) 22113060360025 ( ID sticker)
Size: 
58
Color: 
green with red bar tape
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
unique 3T aeronova handlebars with red Arundel tape

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked inside a vehicle. The window of the vehicle was smashed and the bike was taken.

BC

Location

My house
N Richmond St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Seat pointed up a little.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Other
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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
bike wheel was locked there was no quick release someone must have had tools. Front wheel is still locked to the gate.

Trek (vintage, model unknown)

Location

Bucktown
N Wolcott Ave and Wabansia Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
60cm
Color: 
Grey frame, yellow brake cable, green tape
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition; several stickers on frame (a bike shop in Madison, WI; apartment complex in Old Town Chicago; Working Bikes in Chicago)

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?: 
Several days
Incident Description: 
Bike was located in our shared garage, not locked to anything; duplex neighbors left garage door open when they left for work and bike wasn't there when I returned. Happened sometime between 9am - 6pm.

Specialized Sirrus Hybrid

Location

Edgewater
Granville Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602046780G
Size: 
Medium Size Frame
Color: 
Navy Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, has Chainlinks Stickers all over the frame, yellow (049) sticker on 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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
All Day
Incident Description: 
I left the building at 10:00AM on Thursday, September 8, 2016 with my bike in the lobby of my building (unlocked), when I returned at 6:00pm that same day, the bike was gone. After looking all over the premises for my bike and contacting my property manager, it was no where to be found. Property Manager may have evidence on surveillance video. Her contact information: Indira Dervisevic Property Manager Silver Property Group, Ltd. 1800 W Berenice Ave Chicago IL, 60613 312-462-4030 Ext 5 indira@silverpropertygroup.com

Trek 1.2

Location

Lisle Train Station
1000 Front St
Lisle , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU270C1293C
Size: 
60cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It was black with red/white lettering

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
11 hours
Incident Description: 
I chained my bike to a tree that is east of the train station next to the tracks.

Jamis Coda Sport

Location

Home apartment
1324 W Diversey Pkwy.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 3:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U162U00607
Size: 
17" frame
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly new, had a loose seat, had cheap lights on front and back

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Other
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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
Bought the U lock in June, it came with a metal-fibre cord/chain. Bike was on back porch, U-lock between front wheel and frame, chain went around railing of porch back to the U-lock. No evidence left, just missing bike and lock.

Giant Liv 2015

Location

Mount Sinai Hospital
1500 and California
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
XS
Color: 
White with teal streaks
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The white wrapping around the handle is dirty gray. I had it less than a year so it is in great condition. The thieft cut the bike rack so the U lock was still on the bike when the thief stole it. The wheels are locked with pinhead locks. The gear is a bit rusty but the chain but the chain is new. There is a plastic string at the base of the bike seat.

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?: 
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?: 
8 am to 4:30 pm
Incident Description: 
I rode my bike to work. There is a bike rack next to the public garage at Mount Sinai Hospital. I locked my bike to the bike rack with a U lock - the bike was in a vertical position. After work I came out and didn't see my bike. The bike rack was cut. The thief stole the bike and the U lock. There was another bike that had its chain (it had a U lock and the wire chain) cut but the thief didn't steal it because the U lock was locked to a thicker part of the bike rack.

Schwann Sierra

Location

Old Town, Chicago
North North Park Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Power blue/turquoise
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Black splash guard on back, large brown leather seat, front light attachment between handle bars, black wire water bottle holder

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 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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
One day
Incident Description: 
I rode my bike around the city October 2nd, locked it in the FENCED IN backyard along with my roommates bicycle. Today when I went to get it to ride to work it was gone. My roommates bike was also stolen. This is the THIRD bicycle to be stolen from our property in less than one week.

Big Shot Bike

Location

Garage
5403 N. Lakewood Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
White, Blue rims
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very Good condition.

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?: 
Private garage.
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from private garage inadvertently left open. White BigShot Fixie with blue rims and handlebar tape.

Trek 7.3 FX

Location

Garage
5403 N. Lakewood Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU253C6138J
Color: 
Aqua Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New in December 2015. Dark blue water bottle cage. Rear kickstand.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Bike was inside private garage.
Incident Description: 
Garage door found open at 5:30 p.m. Likely inadvertently left open at 2:45 p.m. Two bike stolen.

Specialized hard rock

Location

CLYBOURN AND WELLINGTON
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
P1EJO6507
Color: 
red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Older bike, had fenders and child seat attachment to handlebar stem.

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?: 
years
Incident Description: 
The guy got the entry to the garage and stole 2 bicycles, one of them mine. Mine was not locked, another one was locked to the wall rack, he detached the wall rack. We have a video footage and a picture of him.

Bianchi Ocelot

Location

Lane Tech
2501 W. Addison
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 4:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
black with brown lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
older model. black box style pedals. front and rear fenders. storage rack on front. brown grips.

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 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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
locked it up around 7:15 am. gone by 4:30 pm
Incident Description: 
Hello! stupid enough to not use my U lock as well. Bike locked in front of Lane Tech with probably a 100 other locks. Multiple bikes were jacked. Did not notice until 4:30 pm. Had locked it up that morning. Bike area is in the parking lot

Trek

Location

Pilsen
Wood and 21st street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 8:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Dark Blue and Light Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Old mid 90s bike in good, working condition. Has yellow bead on the back tire

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?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
Bike was still locked to the porch last night when I came home and I made sure I locked the porch gate. This morning at 8:00 am, I discovered they were gone. This is just one listing of two bikes that were stolen

Trek

Location

Pilsen
Wood and 21st street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Old mountain bike from the mid 90s in good, working condition, fabric on bike seat is ripped, and has a cargo rack over the back tire

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?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
Bike was still locked to the porch last night when I came home and I made sure I locked the porch gate. This morning at 8:00 am, I discovered they were gone. This is just one listing of two bikes that were stolen