Recent Reports

Panasonic

Location

Logan square
3326 W. Schubert Ave., Apt. 2W
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
53cm, mens
Color: 
Silver/Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
-down tube shifters -tan side walls on tires -back rack -black leather handle bars and black seat -when it was stolen, both tires were completely flat

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Over a year
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in our shared storage unit space, which has other bikes, items (like TVs, mattresses) out in the open that residents don’t lock up. My bike was the only thing stolen. The door to the basement is key operated and was not broken into - the door lock is still intact. Noticed it was missing today (5.29.18) and the door was locked. My stolen date is approximate, since it’s the last time I can say I knew it was down there.

Trek Superfly 5

Location

Bucktown Ironwerks
1670 N Claremont Ave, Unit 303
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU337G0020L
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new, bright orange, small bike light on back, small bike light on the front

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?: 
Few days
Incident Description: 
Someone broke into the community garage at the building and stole 2 bicycles.

Crew

Location

Home
4430 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
CREW1P78
Size: 
55cm
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new, has "It's lit" red sticker stamped across the CREW brand on the right down tube. Has Beer Bottle labels glued unto the right side of the fork. Has "Casual" Zombie sticker on top tub. Has "ODANDFAM" decal on Seat tube. Has "One less car" stencils on front wheel.

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?: 
Kept here over night
Incident Description: 
Bike usually kept behind locked door, this time door was not locked properly and was cracked open.

Bianchi

Location

Bike racks along Canal street
525 W Monroe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Silver-grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
black fenders, black bike rack, red pedals and red leather seat. Permanent front and rear lights with front wheel generator.

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?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 hours max
Incident Description: 
This is apparently the 3rd theft in front of 525 W Monroe in 2 weeks.

2017 Specialized Hardrock

Location

The Modern Wing - Art Institute of Chicago
159 E Monroe Str
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC618046494M
Size: 
M
Color: 
Black/Lime
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost brand new. Had saddle bag on it with spare tire and multy tool. Also front and tail lights mounted and Quad Lock Bike Mount.

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?: 
About 8 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked at the bike racks infront of The Modern Wing - Art Institute of Chicago where there’s a big sign “This area is video monitored”, and the area has two working cameras from which you can easily see what happened.

Specialized crosstrail

Location

100 s Wacker
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Na
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black and grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has a water holder in the middle

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 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?: 
1 hour

Cannondale F300 Mountain Bike

Location

Ogden Slip
Illinois St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 10:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black with White Lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good Condition, Front and back SKS fenders, headlight bracket on front 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?: 
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?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack near Ogden Slip while I went for a run, came back 30 minutes later and my bike was gone. No signs of lock or anything left, just gone.

Giant Defy Advanced Pro 0

Location

1818 W. Morse
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 10:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
G35Z2028
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Matte Black with blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, has Di2 Ultegra and disc brakes

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Stolen off my bike rack off my car while stuck in traffic.

Bianchi

Location

5116 S Kimbark Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
50cm
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Teal bar tape and bottle cage, rear rack w/bungee cords

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?: 
10 minutes
Incident Description: 
Accidentally left the garage door open while running a quick errand, came back and my bike was gone.

Trek 1.2

Location

474 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU356C6810H
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Blue (Bright blue with black components. blue handlebar tape
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Blue handlebar tape. black Shimano Tiagra components. Had fender attached when stolen. Headlight and tail light. White 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 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?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked from 5-9pm. Discovered missing around 9pm.

Cannondale CAAD8

Location

Lakeview
Roscoe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
54 or 56cm
Color: 
Black and red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is 3 years old. Black plastic fender secured with 3-4 black zip ties

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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
They cut cut the pole my bike was attached to

Treka Lexa 2

Location

1042 N Wood Street, Unit 3
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
52"
Color: 
Gray, green, and blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new bike. Kryptonite lock. Bontrager bike lights. Pinhead tire locks.

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 weeks
Incident Description: 
My bike was in my garage and I went to look today and it was gone.

Specialized Vita

Location

4721 N Hermitage
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Adult female
Color: 
Black, pink, and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Light wear, black water bottle holder

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?: 
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?: 
A few days

Trek Lexa 2

Location

Midtown Educational Foundation
310 S Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU020C1423M
Color: 
gray with green highlights
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New - green water bottle holder - black rack on back. Has green stripes on the frame near front and back wheel.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
I was volunteering at Midtown Educational Foundation at Peoria and Jackson. I forgot my ulock so my friend used her ulock to lock her bike to a pole and wrapped her cable through her lock, her bike, and around my bike. We locked up at 1:00pm and when we came out at 5:00 the cable had been cut and left at the scene and my bike was gone.

Specialized Rockhopper

Location

Wicker park
2042 w crystal
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Red/Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost like new. Front suspension Rock Shox red Front and rear hydraulic dick breaks Avid Matching bottle holder Front and rear mud guards Attached mini tire pump Black and red tires Front and rear rechargeable lights

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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 years
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from the locked detached garage in early morning hours

Cannondale Capo

Location

1454 W. Pensacola
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
52 CM
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bicycle has a card in the spoke, new continental tires, and a dent on the upper bar and Green handlebar grips.

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?: 
It's always been there
Incident Description: 
Someone broke into our back yard from the Alley through a U-Lock gate, than broke into our unlocked garage and stole bicycle.

Specialized Diverge E5

Location

1913 S Wells St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 12:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602094899N
Size: 
56
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new Black Specialized Diverge E5 with pink handlebar tape. Petals nothing fancy - the ones that come on the bike when you buy it new. It had only been ridden twice.

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 weeks
Incident Description: 
Time of the incident TBD. The bike was locked inside our home in Chinatown and we discovered it missing on Wednesday May 23rd. We believe it happened overnight Monday-Tuesday May 21st-May 22nd because when my girlfriend/roommate went to run at 5AM on Tuesday morning, the front door was ajar.

Haro Flight Line

Location

garage
6541 N Greenview Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 3:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
xds 1406300
Size: 
men's
Color: 
green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
4 year old men's mountain bike, bright green.

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: 
Bike was stolen from garage

2007 Gunnar Sport

Location

5742 N. Christiana Ave
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
K07118
Size: 
62 cm
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
HED Jet 6 Plus wheels, Fizik Aliante VSX black and silver saddle, Powertap P1 pedals, steel bottle cages, SciCon saddle bag, K-Edge Garmin combo mount, Shimano 105 groupset (5600 series) with Tektro brakes. Get a Grip Cycles headset cap. Bike is in excellent condition for its age.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Bike was in a locked car for 4 hours.
Incident Description: 
Thieves smashed the rear window of my car and stole the bike.

Free Spirit Brittney

Location

Irving Park Blue Line
4100 w Irving Park Rd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 3:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Maroon
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Classic old school street bike with rear rack. Shifters on the neck. All original, no modern upgrades. Rusting a little around bolts and genders but still in great shape.

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?: 
4-5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack at the Irving Park blue line stop. I lock it there every day weather permitting.