Recent Reports

Mercier

Location

1446 N North Park Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U11S01718
Size: 
50cm
Color: 
Chrome
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Frame slightly indented in the middle, but straight. Carbon fork, with large scratch marks Omnium Crankset Shimano SPD clipless pedals

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 street sign.

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

Seven Cycles Evergreeen S

Location

Office
Monroe and Canal
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
5977F94
Size: 
54
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Titanium, Belt Drive, Internal Gear Hub, Disc Brakes

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 hours

Schwinn Voyageur 2 700C

Location

UIC Student Recreation Facility
737 S. Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
038675029965
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Silver-gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
A little dinged and beaten. Dent in rear fender on left. Has front headlamp and tail lights. Has a silicone cell phone holder on front. Has black, collapsible metal baskets on both sides of rear tire.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
Tall, white man, age 25-30, with t-shirt and blue shorts walked across Halsted just south of Harrison with a yellow men's bike with drop handles. He parked but did not secure the yellow bike in front of the UIC Rec Center and talked to a witness for about 10 minutes. Then he cut the blue cable of the integrated key lock and rode south on Halsted. The cable-and-lock mechanism were not left behind, not was the black helmet with yellow reflective tape applied for his ability. A police report has been made with UIC and the bike is registered with CPD. The UIC registration site is not working properly, but it will soon be registered there as well.

Jamis Renegade Exile

Location

Will's Bar
3030 N Racine Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U161k07528
Size: 
57cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Tan seat

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 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?: 
5 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked my bike to a bike rack outside of Will's. Went to visit a friend in a nearby apartment and the bike (and lock) were stolen when I came back out.

2012 Jamis Coda

Location

humboldt park
division and humboldt ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 6:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
L (for 6'3" man)
Color: 
silver and black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
in good condition, slightly rusty chain. two headlight mounts on right handlebar, one broken; a broken tail light and a plastic fender attached to seat post. Handlebar caps missing.

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?: 
leaning against a stump about 10 feet away from me
Incident Description: 
put down bike about ten feet away from me in humboldt park, was looking at something, turned around and it was gone. saw the man riding off with it later after following him around in suspicion. could not catch him on foot. he was heading south southeast around division and humboldt ave when i lost him. was working with a partner who i also lost.

Litespeed C1

Location

1815 N Milwaukee Ave Condominium
1815 N MILWAUKEE AVE, UNIT 301
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 9:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58cm or L
Color: 
White and Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in excellent condition. Has white handlebar tape and clip on aero bars when stolen. Wheels are Synchro matte carbon aero wheels. Seat is a white Adamo Road with leather fading on the front side

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 days from last use
Incident Description: 
Bike was inside a locked cage storage unit, within a locked storage room, inside a locked condo building. No evidence of forced entry and nothing else stolen inside storage unit.

Diamondback Hanjo Metro

Location

200 E Randolph St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Less than a year old, looks brand new, disk brakes, gears 1x9

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Half a day
Incident Description: 
Bike locked on east side of Aon center in bike parking area at 7 am, bike and lock were missing at 4 PM

2017 Fuji

Location

Belmont Red Line Stop
945 West Belmont
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
18" Frame....26" Tire
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2017 Fuji...bright orange...bought new this year. No scratches dings or dents. Speedometer installed. (right side). Disc brakes.

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Just over an hour
Incident Description: 
Locked outside of a busy train station stop. Constant foot traffic. Other bikes on the same rack. Gone in about an hour. No one said or saw anything. No cameras.

TREK Alpha Roadbike

Location

350 W Wendell ST
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 3:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU174C1555J
Size: 
62cm
Color: 
Black and Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used but in good condition - no special distinguishing features

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?: 
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: 
Bike locked on sidewalk in front of apartment, lock disabled and bike stolen.

GT Dyno Pro Freestyle Tour

Location

Sedgwick and Dickens
2117 N Sedgwick
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
BMX Bike
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green 97' GT Dyno Pro Freestyle Tour in fair condition. New Vans Odi Cult flangless grips, new black GT LP-5 20" tires. 20" Black 3 spoke GT Mag wheels.

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 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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day

Bianchi Torino

Location

N Kedzie
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WBK753998J = frame code; LX4722110J = bike code
Size: 
about 50cm (51?)
Color: 
pea green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Condition is good, recently tuned up. Paint is dinged from use. Brown seat, brown handlebars, fenders are black plastic (planet bike I think), expedition rack with "put the fun between your legs" sticker. "Sanctuary city" sticker with Chicago flag 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?: 
Regular parking spot -- overnight
Incident Description: 
Garage door left open overnight

DBR Outlook

Location

Apartment Complex
5220 S Kimbark Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
For an adult about 6’
Color: 
Blue with white tires
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has a cup holder on the handle bars, the arrowbar part of the handle bars are loose and spin around

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?: 
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?: 
Locked and unlocked daily over 3 weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike last seen the morning of July 2nd. Noticed missing July 2nd at 4:00pm

TRIBE BICYCLE CO - OMAFIETS

Location

1057 N Wood Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 7:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
46cm
Color: 
BLACK
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Perfect condition - has only been used a handful of times.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
A day
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen out of a closed garage between the hours of 7:30am-2:30pm on Sunday July 1st. Bike was not locked but placed in front of a car.

Critical cycles Harper single speed

Location

5740 N Ridge Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
57cm
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Near new. About 3 months old. Slight tear on left side of 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 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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day

Genesis Tour de Fer

Location

Millennium Park
E monroe street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Copper
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
An unusual copper colour. It is a steel touring bike. It had a leather brooks saddle in great condition

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
30 mins
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from a rack at millennium park. It was in a busy area with large police presence, so perhaps the lock was picked.

Schwinn Traveler

Location

Uptowm
914 W Agatite
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
G0384
Size: 
50 cm
Color: 
Dark gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Purple wrapped handles, small black bell on handlebar, black back rack. Front wheel and U-lock were left behind.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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 weeks

SE Draft

Location

House
2161 N Claremont Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
S117JG0587
Size: 
58
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new, less than a month old; bright orange large SE bike

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from inside my apartment

State - Matte Black 5

Location

648 N Clark
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
SBC201601579
Size: 
59cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Slightly used black single speed bicycle. Brown saddle and brown handlebar tape. Two stickers on lower back-left frame. Brake wear on wheels.

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?: 
1 Hour

Specialized Allez

Location

Lakeview Athletic Club
3212 North Broadway Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602004797G
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Red with White Detailing
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in fairly good condition. Red frame with white Specialized name and detailing throughout. Recently had Gator Skin tires installed on both rims. Back tire was going flat when stolen but front was in perfect shape.

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?: 
2 Hours
Incident Description: 
Locked bike up outside of Lakeview Athletic Club on the corner of Broadway and Clark around 4:30. Upon leaving the gym about 6/6:15 noticed that both my lock and bike were gone.

2006 or 2007 Specialized Allez

Location

1317 West Roscoe St, Coach House
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56cm?
Color: 
Silver Gray. Black carbon fiber fork
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike has been converted to a single speed. Has a Hurley singelator on the back. No rear brake. Bullhorn handlebars with black tape. Velo-Orange pedals. Rear wheel does not match front wheel ( rear is a origin8 wheel ). It is the bicycle on the right in the attached picture

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?: 
Bike is parked there every night
Incident Description: 
Someone came into the front yard and stole my unlocked bicycle. The bicycle is a single speed conversion. It is the bicycle on the right in the attached picture.