Recent Reports

Fyxation Pixel Singlespeed

Location

1035 n hermitage ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
PS1509037
Size: 
52cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black and green Abus U-Lock on frame ; comrade cycles sticker

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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
On the morning of July 15, I went to retrieve bike from garage. Garage was open, and bike was gone.

Trek ds 8.5 black and green

Location

500 N. Kingsburry
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU117C7155H
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Black and Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Small toolkit below the seat, gel cushion seat cover, and 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 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?: 
3 hours

Velo Solex 2200

Location

Buena Park
737 W Gordon Terrace
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
2915267-2949515
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
1963, hence some rust, made in France

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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 day
Incident Description: 
May have been taken any time after 10 am on Thursday, July 6, 2017. I didn't realize it was missing from where I had locked it to our stair railing until July 12, 2017 because I thought (assumed) my husband had carried it into the basement.

Schwinn Gateway Hybrid-Cruiser Bike

Location

808 S. Bell Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
T2781 082-09-0022 921121728
Color: 
Off white, brown details
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is a brand new off-white Schwinn Gateway Hybrid bike with brown handlebars and a brown seat. There is a silver grate above the back fender. Front and back silver fenders.

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
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: 
The bike was stolen from a gated residential yard underneath our personal stairs. It was stolen between 7 PM July 13, 2017 and 2 PM July 14, 2017. It is brand new, hadn't even gotten a lock for it yet. Very distinguishable- please help me find it.

Specialized

Location

1850 N. Clark
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Silver with black 24 gear (I think) Specialized Roadhopper was stolen from 1850 N. Clark on 7/13 around 7pm. The bike had been locked but someone must have used bolt cutters and took the bike.

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 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?: 
1 Hour
Incident Description: 
I left bike for about an hour locked to a street sign outside of 1850 N Clark and when I came back the bike and lock was gone... there were pieces of the lock on the ground but it looked like it had been cut.

Bianchi Dama Via Narone

Location

Condo
1122 N Dearborn
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 1:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Female
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent condition, had black Fannie pack

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 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?: 
4 days
Incident Description: 
We just moved into our condo 4 days ago and I hung up my bike on a rack next to my indoor garage parking space in our building garage. I used a Masterlock lock. Between 630pm on 7/12 and 10am 7/13, when our car was not in the space, the wire had been cut and bike stolen.

Fuji Absolute 1.0

Location

K2 Apartments Bike garage
365 n halsted st.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 3:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White Fuji absolute 1.0, flat handlebars, replaced pedals with flat black non-clip pedals. Has a K2 apartments registration sticker on it

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?: 
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?: 
5 months
Incident Description: 
Stolen from k2 bike parking garage

Fuji Sport

Location

Apartment Building outside Brentano Elementry
N Fairfield Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
SWBD116L0396M
Size: 
58
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Only a few months old. The gear shifts were in the center of the handlebars. Neon yellow letters.

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?: 
A week
Incident Description: 
Our apartment building has a common storage space that is locked but only available the our building. My bike was in there and was stolen while I was on vacation.

Giant

Location

FFC West Loop
10 S clinton
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
56
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Had a white handle and a white seat

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Older U-Lock w/ Round 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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
I left the locked bike on the public bike rack of Madison and Clinton. Went to the FFC, and when I left the gym the bike wasn't there anymore.

Trek 8.3 DS Hybrid

Location

Apartment
3107 W George St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU077C5751H
Size: 
19.5in
Color: 
Olive green/grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Olive green trek bike with hybrid wheels, disk brakes, shocks and a water cage.

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 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?: 
A few days
Incident Description: 
Not sure of when it was stolen, I was at my grandmother's funeral when it happened. Either the fifth or the sixth.

Trek 2014 7.0 FX

Location

2345 W Harrison St., Unit 2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU319C6867H
Size: 
17.5 inch
Color: 
grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition - recently tuned up Left brake is harder to push down than right brake Rubber on handlebars is very sticky - makes your hands sticky afterwards

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?: 
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: 
Stolen from 2nd-floor fire escape

Sole Single Speed

Location

Columbus and Monroe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
49cm
Color: 
Surf Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White saddle, two white stripes on frame.

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 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack on sidewalk at Columbus and Monroe, next to Millennium Park, at 8:30pm. Bike was discovered stolen at 10:30pm (lock was cut). Asked security guard stationed next to bike rack, he did not see anything.

Vanmoof

Location

450 N Sangamon #4
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
20
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in good condition. It had some white paint on the bottom from running over a puddle

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?: 
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?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked to a no parking sign. Left it overnight. Bike and lock were gone when i came to retrieve it

Gary Fisher Mendota

Location

Hubbard Place
360 west hubbard
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
20 inch
Color: 
Greyish white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent condition, Bontrager rims neck, and seat post. orange water bottle cages. Disc breaks and carbon fiber fork. bontrager rear rack, Rx seat, bar ends by lizard.

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 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?: 
15 minutes
Incident Description: 
Stolen right in front of hubbard place in full view.

Raleigh M20

Location

1036 N Hermitage, Unit 2
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike has a black bike bag rack on back (trek), a black water bottle holder, a white flashing light and a silver bell on the front handle bars. It has a couple rust spots as well.

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?: 
I've stored it there overnight for about 3 years
Incident Description: 
Bike was in a secure locked garage overnight. Neighbors of another unit left for work around 7:30AM and I believe they accidentally left the garage door open. When I went to leave around 8AM (I bike commute to work) the garage door was open and my bike was gone.

Schwinn Homegrown

Location

Logan square blue line station
Kedzie/Milwaukee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
17
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Well used chipped frame Brand new front rockshocks and both brakes knobby tire on front street tire rear Racing seat pulling off frame clip in pedals rear plastic tail lite mount climbing handle bars

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?: 
Logan square blue line inside gate I got on tithe train at 9:20pm and returned this morning at 9:30am

Trek Marlin 6

Location

Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N. Lincoln
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
13.5"
Color: 
White with blue and red graphics
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Nick on front left fork. Red water bottle holder. A few frayed right hand brake strands. 27.5 x 2.20 wheels

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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack for about a half-hour. Bike and lock were missing.

Giant Yukon

Location

ChiroOne West Loop
626 W Jackson Boulevard
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
GC489763
Color: 
Black with royal and white stripe detailing
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike was bought brand new in 2004. The paint along the right side of the cross bar was worn down (from leaning against trees) and had just a smidge of rust. There was one water bottle holder on the lower angled bar. It was a men's bike, and bit bigger, but I don't know the exact size. I just had it tuned up a month ago, but the front brake rubbed a little (you can hear a metallic sound). Shimano disc brakes. The front shocks are pretty used up.

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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
less than one hour
Incident Description: 
I went into the chiropractor at 4:30 pm and came out about 5:30 pm. My bike was gone. My guess is someone took a bolt cutter and walked away with everything. Including my mint green helmet, see picture.

Ross

Location

Chicago Fire Department
2710 N. Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
adult
Color: 
brown
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Older style women's cruiser (c. 1970s), wide tan seat, some rust/scratches on the frame, right handle brake sticks. When last seen was wrapped in a string of blue lights and had a lock holder attached to the center bar of the frame; inner tube was also popping out on back tire.

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 a closed business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
36 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to a Pay to Park sign outside the fire station on Halsted near Diversey. The back tire was stuck from the recently filled inner tube popping out, making the bike unrideable/unable to be wheeled unless it was picked up and carried. I locked it Friday evening and returned Sunday morning to take it to the nearby Performance Bikes but it disappeared sometime in between.

Trek 820

Location

Hyde Park / Kenwood
4400 S Berkeley Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
WT4097C51063J
Size: 
16 inch
Color: 
White & Teal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new - white seat

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?: 
3 years
Incident Description: 
2 Bikes stolen out of my locked garage. Taken down from hooks in rafters. No sign of break in no idea how they got into my garage!!