Recent Reports

Novara Safari

Location

Katten Muchin Building
525 W Monroe St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
24"
Color: 
Gray / green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Many nicks on body, white bar tape, elephant ear handlebars, steel trailer hitch, red seat post attachment for trail a 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?: 
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?: 
less than 6 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike to the rack on the southwest corner of Canal / Monroe with a combo cable lock.

Trek 2.3

Location

Rush University Hospital
1653 W. Congress Parkway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU276G0294E
Color: 
White w/ red and black accent
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, red handlebar tape, white cable housing, shimano spd combo pedals.

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?: 
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 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked outside the emergency room entrance at Rush. Missing upon return at 7:30 pm.

Trek WSD 7.5 FX 2008

Location

3504 N Southport Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 2:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Wtu149c1031c
Size: 
17 inch
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Lightweight women’s black bicycle with white lettering & gray/light blue swirl design. Straight handlebars.

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?: 
Stored in locked storage area a couple years but bike unlocked
Incident Description: 
Date/time approximate. Bike stolen from locked community storage area for building when rear door left open.

Trek 1100

Location

Parlor Pizza
1846 W Division St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 9:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Color: 
royal bluck
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Royal Blue- Trek written in white with pink accents white seat 12 speed Race bike mid 80's/early 90's

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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in front of Parlor Pizza on W. Division across my my apartment. Went missing between 9am-1245pm

Miyata Team 1980s

Location

University Park Condominiums
1450 E 55th Pl
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
blue/green patina on bronze
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Rusted bronze frame (blue/green patina), white rims, white handlebar tape on drop bars, brooks saddle

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 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?: 
12 hours

2007 trek Bonnie

Location

West loop
100 S Sangamon
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Color: 
Matte pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition Light pink matte color Bonnie written on the body of bike

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 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 night

Fuji Sportif 1.9

Location

Blue Cross Blue Shield building
300 E Randolph
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WBD131L02360
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Orange/red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2018 road bike with disc brakes, 16 speed, scratch on left seat stay near hub.

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?: 
3-8 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked up at bike racks on east side of the Blue Cross Blue Shield building, near pillars and north side of the building. Around 6pm I left work to ride home, the bike was gone.

Specialized Diverge women’s road bike

Location

1366 W Ohio St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 1:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602107524N
Size: 
52 frame Women
Color: 
Teal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New bike. Has a Chicago flag sticker on front right fork and bike Iowa sticker on left rear fork/ fork end.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
3days
Incident Description: 
Bike missing from bike rack. Double locked. Bike rack still there

Scott / Contessa

Location

Nordstrom Rack
On N Sheffield corner of N Sheffield and W Weed
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
AS20616170
Size: 
S-W
Color: 
Black/blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition with minimal scratches

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
30-40 min
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to my daughter’s bike and a tree, looping throught both bikes and around a tree

Fuji sportif

Location

Millers pub
134 S Wabash Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
wbd131|00040
Size: 
54
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new Fuji sportif stolen in front of millers pub in downtown Chicago

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?: 
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 minuets
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in front of Miller’s in downtown Chicago . Lock cut and bike stolen in 30 minuets

Specialized hybrid-gray/black

Location

Uptown
4700 block of N Kenmore Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Gray/black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition

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 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?: 
6 hours

Specialized Rock Hopper

Location

Kai Sushi
1255 S State St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
unknown
Size: 
27"
Color: 
black with purple logo
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
vintage bike with fading purple "specialized" logo. Had a light clip on the front, had straight handlebars and newish looking mountain tires and a bottle holder mounted. Had a us cycle sticker on frame.

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 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?: 
overnight (10 pm- ?)

Diamondback Insight

Location

Ashley Gregory
2706 W Haddon Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
DAP13C028709
Size: 
Large men’s 21 speed
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New, very good condition 2015 model year red Diamondback Insight commuter bike with white graphic on top tube. Saddle bag under seat including tools. Handlebar light, silver water bottle cage.

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 months
Incident Description: 
Work crew left common area apartment doors propped open and bike was stolen sometime on August 24, 2018. Bike was locked with newer U-Lock through frame and front wheel and cable with integrated key lock through frame and back wheel. Also included with bike was red helmet.

Liv Alight

Location

449 N. Green
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
small
Color: 
black with 'liv' in light blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
excellent condition - front tire may be different, as that was left and not taken

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 months
Incident Description: 
The U-lock was only attached to the front tire.

2018 Trek FX 2

Location

Apartment
1249 N. Paulina
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 8:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
22 Inches
Color: 
Volt Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New Lime Green FX 2. Kryptonite lock attached to frame. rear and front LED Lights

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: 
Garage door accidentally left open.

Trek FX 1

Location

1249 n paulina
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU061C1188M
Size: 
22 inch frame
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost brand 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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Garage door left open.

Brompton 2016

Location

5514 S Blackstone Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
Serial No.: 
1704180941
Color: 
Cream
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Slightly less than a year old, cream colored body; some tear and wear on the left handlebar (along with some bits of clear glue), cracked back wheel guard, slight tera on saddle

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 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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
I was visiting some friends in the evening at their apartment. When I was leaving for the night, the bike was no where to be found.

Bridgestone XO-2

Location

Home
2231 N. Burling St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
56
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
26 year old 1992 Bridgestone XO-3 with curved handlebars and bar-end extensions. Bike had an ABUS Bordo folding lock on the frame and an adapter on seat post for a trailer 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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Neighbor reported that they noticed our garage had been broken into at 7:15am, and it wasn't broken into when they drove by earlier at 6:45am. The side fence was kicked in, the garage door was destroyed and another bike (Jamis) was left behind.

Men’s XS Transeo GT

Location

2207 W Chicago Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
XS
Color: 
Royal Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost new condition. Has a water bottle bracket - had a camelback bottle in it at time was stolen. Also had a little mile tracking device mounted on handle bar.

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?: 
11 months
Incident Description: 
A neighbor sent sent an email this morning that she discovered her bike missing last night. When I went down to check on mine this morning it was also gone.

Specialized Verge

Location

House
2849 N Burling St #2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Unsure
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has Fenders, front fender loose and rattling.

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from a second story balcony, through two locked gates.