Recent Reports

Pure Jasper

Location

Garage
2627 N Drake Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
XDR17I0045
Size: 
53 cm
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike came out of the box 3 weeks ago at the bike store on 3/31/18 and only had about 40 miles on it so far, so quite new. It has 18 speeds, Shimano Sora componenents

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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
The side door to my garage was pried open sometime between noon on 4/22/18 and 7:30am on 4/25/18. Bike was removed through the side door. Prior to the incident, the bike had only been taken in and out of the garage three times, and none of those times was there anyone else in the alley.

Surly Crosscheck

Location

Logan Square
2622 N Talman Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
M15052461
Size: 
52
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2 years old. Norma wear/tear 1x9 Crank Wee-Ride trailer connector on seat post

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?: 
12 hour window in which the bike may have been stolen
Incident Description: 
Theif used a crowbar to crack frame on the garage door to gain access.

Cannondale Quick 5

Location

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Parkway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
AM17942
Size: 
S
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Back Rear Mount with scratches down to the metal (from carrying my Ulock)

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?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
Rode bike to work and locked bike at bike rack outside of Cancer Center. When I was leaving work, the bike was gone along with lock.

Trek Bontrager FX3

Location

1433 N Paulina St, 2R
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU306C4240M
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Nearly new, purchased in March 2018.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Locked over the weekend
Incident Description: 
Came home from work to find bike was missing, along with wooden railing that it was locked to.

2016 Breezer Downtown Hybrid

Location

1216 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
medium
Color: 
light pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used 5 times. Like new. Had a brown wicker basket and a topeak baby seat on it. Also has a water bottle holder.

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 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was in a closed garage that was broken into. Only the bike was missing.

Trek Dual Star

Location

1342 W Cullerton
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
8
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
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 10hrs

Fuji Traverse 1.3

Location

Civic opera building
20 N Wacker Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Olive green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Condition: like new Non modified bike Light mounts 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 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?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked with fold lock and cable

Trek District

Location

Chicago Board of Trade
141 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU232C0036H
Size: 
55
Color: 
Smoke grey with red trim
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gates carbon belt drive, aerobars wrapped in green.

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?: 
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?: 
6 hours

Trek 7.4/7.5 FX

Location

1216 W Hubbard
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
14.5 in frame- estimate
Color: 
Blake frame, red accent, white lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
used occasionally, should be in good shape

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
not locked, personal garage
Incident Description: 
I came home to pull into my garage, saw the overhead door was open. filed a police report that mentioned such stolen items

Trek women's road bike

Location

Near Guthries
Lakewood 3500 block
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
black with pink/white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Had a chicago triathlon tag which was probably removed. Mostly blck with grey letters, White seat, pink handlebar tape. It's about 10 years old, but still has a super smooth ride with only a few dings.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
It wasn't but the front door should have been locked. It was left open
Incident Description: 
I cam home and my bike was missing from the basement.

Giant Defy 5

Location

4800 N. Talman
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
GB3M0712
Size: 
52
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has compy front wheels changed, also has a back rack.

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Basement broken into -- stole bikes.

Kona Paddy Wagon

Location

Augusta and California
1000 N California
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 9:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
F1509C5530
Size: 
62cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new. Drop handle bars, single speed fly wheel. Security locking nuts on back wheel. Removable light and removable fender on seat post. Black leather grip tape. Comrade Cycles sticker on frame near crank. Stock padded seat with wear on edges, foam showing.

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?: 
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?: 
up to 48 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked bike to rack Saturday April 14th 2018 around 12-1pm. Discovered bike missing Monday April 16th at 9:30am. U-Lock was cut and left at the rack.

Cannondale

Location

South Branch Tavern and Grill
100 South Wacker Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 3:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
150505709
Color: 
Black with White lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in great condition. Had clip-in pedals, stock cannondale saddle, new hybrid tires

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?: 
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?: 
5-6 hours
Incident Description: 
I work in a large business building at 100 S Wacker Dr, downtown Chicago. I rode my bike to work at around 9AM, locked it with about 4 others to stationary bike rack that is between the building and the river, and REALLY close to the bridge on Monroe St. A patron at the bar "South Branch Tavern and Grill" saw it happening, took a photo of the perpetrator leaving with the bike, but didn't do anything else besides sharing the photo with the bar manager.

Frame without wheels: Trek Multitrack 7700 (older model, maybe from the 90s)

Location

Kimbark Plaza
5220 S. Kimbark Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Standard
Color: 
Greyish-blue, black, and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
No wheels, Trek bike, older model, handles off the handle bars that stick down.

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?: 
Winter
Incident Description: 
It likely got stolen between 10 pm April 13th and 1 am April 14th. It was stolen next to Kimbark Plaza, between the commercial plaza and the residential buildings behind the plaza. The wheels got stolen a while ago, so it is the frame that I am looking for. The frame was tightly secured to the bike rack by a new U lock, so I did not think it would be stolen.

2010 Trek

Location

Harris Hall (Northwestern University)
1881 Sheridan Road
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 3:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
15""
Color: 
White with blue markings
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, had loop pedals and a faded bell that read I Love my Bike. Also had a detached odometer.

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?: 
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?: 
5 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was parked outside my office building, and a few hours later went missing.

Blue Norcross SP

Location

Block 37/Morningstar/CBS office
22 W Washington
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Small/52cm
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition - white aluminum frame with brand name "blue" in large font size and blue color. Bar tape a small tear/scuff on the right part of the handlebar. Specialized bottle cage on seat 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?: 
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?: 
10 minutes
Incident Description: 
Based on surveillance footage, about 9:35am, I locked the bike using a U-lock to the frame, front wheel and the bike rack. Around 9:40 a middle-aged man walked slowly past all the bikes and then a couple minutes later went back to the bike and lit a cigarette and waited for several minutes. He took out some tool and cut through the lock. There was one person who paused and approached him but at that point he had already cut through the lock and seemed to ignore that man and rode away.

Women's Lemond Etape

Location

Oakley & Cortland
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Light Blue with Black Bands
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Light Blue and Black aluminum frame with a carbon fiber spork. Black handlebars and black trek seat (removable). light scuffs throughout most of the bike. The right and left brake levers and shifters are not complete symmetrical to each other. One side leans towards the center of the handle bar than the other. Wheels, not OEM.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
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?: 
All winter
Incident Description: 
I was taking out the trash this morning when I noticed that my bike was missing from the garage, nothing else was stolen and there were no signs of forced entry. I was out of town over the weekend and did not use the garage Monday. The incident could've or might've happened at anytime between those dates. I always lock one of the wheels to the frame.

Yellow Rhino mountain Bike

Location

California cta blueline station
2211 N California Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Yellow Rhino 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 bike rack.

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
Incident Description: 
Locked on the bikerack of the California blue line station on Friday april 6th.

Haro Flightline

Location

Jefferson Park Transit Center
4917 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
K16BG02176
Size: 
24"
Color: 
Red and Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in nearly new condition. It was my daughter's who only rode it a handful of times

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?: 
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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked up at the Jefferson Park Transit center at 10:45 AM. When we returned at 2:15 pm it was gone.

JAMIS Commuter 1.0 Model number 9745

Location

3813 N Bell Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 2:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
6170903569
Size: 
14
Color: 
Blue Lagoon
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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?: 
4 days