Recent Reports

Specialized Deverge STR pro

Location

Pilsen
16th Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC004074497
Size: 
56
Color: 
Salmon / pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is less than a year old with some paint missing from the front right fork that is touched up with pink nail polish

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Bike was in the cargo area of my SUV
Incident Description: 
When I return to my house, I took my bike off my top roof rack and put it inside my vehicle and usually pull into the garage, but left the car on the street and went upstairs to my condo and when I came back down the following morning, the bike was missing out of the back of my car

Trek 2020 FX 1 Disc

Location

Ravenswood
Wolcott and Lawrence
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 5:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
N-A
Size: 
Hybrid
Color: 
Dark Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in very good condition. It is a Dark Grey hybrid FX 1 Disc Trek. It has a phone holder pouch as well as a small light on the front/handle bars

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 months
Incident Description: 
Happened sometime in between 09/22 and 10/01. Lock was cut with plyers and left at scene from back patio

Specialized Roll 2.0

Location

1448 West Argyle Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC618005794P
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black, slightly scuffed, with stickers (including a sex and the city one and a grad student union one). Slightly worn seat.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
a couple of days -- though I had been locking it here on and off for several months
Incident Description: 
I walked up to my gate and it was gone! I had seen it that morning.

Schwinn Men's Costin 7 Speed Cruiser Bike

Location

Clybourn Metra Station
Armitage Ave & Clybourn Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 21, 2023 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
27.5" Wheels
Color: 
Sky Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bicycle was 1 day old. The model was exactly this one:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079Z18R5P/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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?: 
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?: 
Aprox. 8 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked just outside the Clybourn Metra station on Armitage Ave. Inside the station is way too risky because everyday they are stealing bikes. When I returned from work I realized the bike was gone.

Retrospec Sully

Location

Western and Barry
Western
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
BMX Bike
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
No head badge, scraped logo on top tube of frame, rear cog swapped out for 15t

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
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?: 
Several hours

2013 Giant Avail 5

Location

2051 N ALBANY AVE
Chicago, IL , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
17-19
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White taped low handlebars - shredded on one side from crash Possible Triathlon sticker on frame - #1111 or sticky residue Possible bike computer mount on handlebars White seat

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?: 
No
Incident Description: 
Bike was hanging on bike rack in the garage. Mounted on bike rack but not locked. Garage behind house left open - Bike taken from garage in alley off Dickens & Armitage

Cannondale SuperSix Evo

Location

Old Town Park - Tower 3
228 W Hill St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 29, 2023 - 7:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
FB98344
Size: 
54
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is 2 years old, good condition. Has a winking monkey sticker on the top tube.

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?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
24hrs

VanMoof S3

Location

Skylark
2149 S. Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
Asy31227157
Size: 
S4
Color: 
Light blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has front basket has rear rack has American Spirit beverage holder.

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?: 
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

Mercier Kilo TT

Location

Ski School LLC Apartments
3250 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 25, 2023 - 1:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Size: 
54cm/55cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in good condition. Would say 8/10. Minor rust on frame and atm had a flat tire that needed to be replaced.

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
I lock it there overnight or whenever I am not using it.
Incident Description: 
I used my bike Sunday evening and locked it up when I was done using it. I didn’t notice until Monday mid day that it was gone. I usually lock in the back of the apartment building next to another bike.

Huffy Highland 26" Mountain Bike - M/L

Location

Halsted Orange Line Station
Halsted Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 7:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
M/L
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New 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?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 hour
Incident Description: 
parked in inside the chicago orange line halsted station, lock the bike front and back wheel with the bike lock pole in the station, parked at 9/27/23 Wed, and was gone at 9/28 Thursday, it is a combination lock so i belivered someone cut it in the late time of the day If you took this bike, i would be pleased that if you can give it back, it is not worth a lot, orginal price is 130, dont think it will be worth much to resell it. And since im a broken college student, and i cant able to get another bike lol. thanks

Fuji D6 Time Trial Bike

Location

Restaurant
3800 W Lawrence
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black,orange, white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It is a small Fuji D6 Time Trial road bike, orange, black and white.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
The bicycle was at the back of the entrance to the building, someone left open two doors that give access to the building, there are security cameras and the images show that a woman entered and stole it.

Trek FX 3

Location

Jewel
1341 N Paulina
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 25, 2023 - 8:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTV105C2101N
Size: 
M
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black hybrid with black fenders & rack, blue water bottle cage and a bright pink bell.

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?: 
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?: 
15 minutes
Incident Description: 
Parked bike in front parking f Jewel for a quick errand. I believe I locked it, but it’s possible I didn’t. Bike was gone when I returned.

Specialized Vita Sport

Location

1715 W Ohio St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 24, 2023 - 11:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Small womens
Color: 
Dark blue & teal with neon yellow accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is in good condition. It has a rear rack and basket on the back with a sticker that says “honk if you’re a silly goose” (not in the old picture I have attached)

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?: 
5 days
Incident Description: 
The bike was stolen from my private garage while I was out of town for the weekend.

phantomgogo

Location

2811 s archer ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
G14151558
Size: 
half man's height
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
scatches on foot pad

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 street sign.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8hrs

Rad Power Bike Radrunner 2021

Location

St Paul Lofts
2333 W St Paul Ave APT 319
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 25, 2023 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
VR1G21V3759
Size: 
65 lbs-- large black, cargo, fat tires
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
large, fat fires, all black, orange lettering-- lock on handlebars. Slight wear on handlebar from lock. there is no battery on it when stolen

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
in Bucktown. Bike was taken from secure and locked stairwell bike area with a few other bikes present-- I've been parking here for two years with no incident or theft of the other bikes present. Thieves gained entrance to a secure building (no sign of force). only taking my bike most likely in the middle of the night. took the lock with them. the bike didn't have its battery on it at the time of the theft. Please help!

Velotric Discover series

Location

1818
N Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 17, 2023 - 8:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Mint green and black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Velotric e bike with throttle and 5 speeds

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
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?: 
2 days

Co-op Cycles CTY 1.1

Location

Logan Square Dog Park
2536 N artesian Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 24, 2023 - 8:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Adult Medium
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in good condition. It has a black water bottle holder on the base of the frame.

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?: 
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?: 
Less than 12 hours
Incident Description: 
I left my bike locked up overnight outside. When I went outside this morning. I noticed that my bike was gone and the lock had been cut.

Cannondale Quick Disk 5

Location

FCC East Lakeview
3657 N Pine Grove Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 23, 2023 - 11:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
YG64861
Size: 
M
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Was covered in faded stickers had a bike rack and kickstand

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 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 days
Incident Description: 
Bike locked through tire infront of Gym in Boystown Thursday evening. Saw it still locked when checked second day Friday evening. Went to retrieve this morning and bike with lock was gone.

Fuji Cross Comp

Location

716 Main St
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 16, 2023 - 7:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Jf90104244
Color: 
Black and Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red grip tape, community bike rainbow sticker on bike 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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Hours
Incident Description: 
Three middle school aged boys grabbed by bike off of the porch and rode away on it. They left another stolen bike behind.

Specialised Rockhopper -orange mountain bike

Location

Home
1629 w Lunt
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 22, 2023 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Frame M
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Orange. Less than one month old. In excellent condition.

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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
I was storing my two bikes - one older one newer - beneath the staircase of my building, inside two locked gates, but visible from the alley. I do not have good alternative spaces in which to store my bicycles - living in third floor, and laundry room is down further stairs with heavy doors, and I use the newer bike daily. Locked yesterday evening, came down this morning, both bikes are gone. Checked other ovations around building in case someone moved them for me from building management - nothing.