Recent Reports

Trek 7.2 FX Women’s

Location

1500 W Pratt Blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
M
Color: 
grey (“matte charcoal”)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike (when I last saw) had an Omar & Bob’s sticker (bike shop in NH where it was purchased), and a Dartmouth College bike registration sticker. Seat was on lowest setting. Very new tires. Bike frame has some white and some black scratches / dings. Right side hand grip is scratched from a past fall. Blue shiny aluminum water bottle holder. Strange shaped black knob attached to handlebar (base for a bike light, light itself was not attached).

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?: 
not locked, present 1-3 days
Incident Description: 
Left bike in building lobby (inside 2 locked external doors), partner planned to move it to basement and lock it the same day but forgot, so bike was unattended. Building has also experienced increased package theft (people buzzing in and taking packages from that space), so that’s best guess of what happened.

Schwinn Admiral 700c Adult Hybrid Bike, 7 Speed Womens Bike, Cream

Location

Alley
1628 W Pierce
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, November 19, 2023 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new, Schwinn sticker on the front peeling off, front fender 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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Indefinite
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from enclosed garage

Schwinn Voyager

Location

3439 S. Hermitage Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, November 19, 2023 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
CM15G505331
Size: 
16''
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Refurbished like new, water bottle cage and silver fenders/splash guards

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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Bike was in garage but garage door was left open. Bike was stolen between 11pm and 11am.

State Core-Line

Location

1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 17, 2023 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
AR20H01356
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red accents, black and yellow seats

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?: 
up to 13 hours
Incident Description: 
Stolen from Rush hospital, on the north side at Congress Pkwy & Paulina, at some point 7:00AM to 7:00PM

Flyer L885 Black Medium

Location

Private residence
844 W Fullerton 60614
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 7:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
F880K212550753
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Electric bike, bought 7. octobre from Electric Movement LLC

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Other U-Lock
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?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
over night
Incident Description: 
The bike was inside our garage. in the morning the garage door was open and the bike gone. The lock is a ABUS Granit Xplus 540 U-lock. And a Burley bike stroller that was attached to the bike was also missing.

Blix Vika+

Location

4539 North Western Avenue
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 3:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
US21070034
Size: 
Foldable
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly new, just over 800 miles. Has a front and back basket.

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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Locked garage was entered and bike was stolen from it.

Unknown, unknown

Location

Regents Park Apartments
5035 S East End Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 10, 2023 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
T170907474
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is fairly old and beaten up. It has a rear-mounted rack

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?: 
Months

Cannondale Quick Disc 4

Location

My Partner's Garage
7633 S. Saint Lawrence Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, November 13, 2023 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gently used. Black U lock attached to the right side of the seat tube. Black cable lock wrapped around the top tube. Rainbow colored bell. Rearview mirror on my left handlebar. Phone mount and headlight on the right handlebar. LED light on the back tire spokes.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
One year
Incident Description: 
My partner came home and noticed his garage didn't open fully because it was off its regular alignment. He saw that both his bike and mine were missing. He said that his lawn mower was also stolen.

Giant Defy 2014

Location

Apartment
5049 N Damen Ave Apt 1E
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, November 12, 2023 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
L or XL
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly good. New chain in 2023. No major marks. Black handle bar grips. Gears are a little sticky.

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?: 
1 day about.
Incident Description: 
Bike was on the first floor back stair way unit. To access this location you have to go through a locked 9 foot gate and then go up the stairs. Railing was taken off or forced off to allow bike to be stolen

Giant Cadex 980 C

Location

4708 n Racine Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
- Had a bike pump on the frame

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?: 
3 months
Incident Description: 
Bike was on my back balcony next to my door on the 3rd (top floor) of the apartment building.

Liv Giant Women's Bike

Location

Garage
Seminary and Roscoe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, November 12, 2023 - 7:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
ENM1306AH
Size: 
Womens
Color: 
Grey/ black with stripes of purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Women's bike with a bright blue cupholder and black phone holder on the handle bars. Brand new bike seat - WTB Comfort Saddle

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?: 
Not locked- hanging on a hook in the garage
Incident Description: 
Garage was left open at some point between 12:15am and 11am on Sunday November 12. The bike was taken off a hook hanging in the garage and stolen.

Trek FX 7.2 Hybrid Bike

Location

corner of pine grove and waveland ave
3660 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, November 11, 2023 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
57Cm Frame Size
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Trek FX 7.2 Hybrid Bike 57Cm Frame Size Aluminum - 2 cages, rechargeable front and rear lights

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?: 
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

Haro Boulevard

Location

5818 West Giddings Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 10, 2023 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
BMX Bike
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Joe Dirt Tires Black Rear Pegs Brown 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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
I moved my bike out of the garage at 5818 w Giddings to do repairs on the garage door. Bike went missing between 6pm on 11/10/2023 and 3pm on 11/11/2023.

Specialized Rock Hopper

Location

My apartment
2623 N Hampden Ct
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
27”
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is a bright green specialized rock hopper

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?: 
A year
Incident Description: 
Bike was seemingly taken from bike room

Giant Escape

Location

Poplar Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 3, 2023 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Adult Men Large
Color: 
Black and Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Had a bike rack on the rear with a red milk crate attached. Mostly black/grey with red letters. Wide handlebars and gravel tires.

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?: 
One day
Incident Description: 
Stolen from garage. Nothing else was taken - likely rode it away.

Trek FX3

Location

4809 S Saint Lawrence Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, November 5, 2023 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU031XC3756T
Size: 
L
Color: 
Black with silver logo
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new condition

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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Always kept in garage
Incident Description: 
Garage door was accidentally left open for 20-30 minutes. Realized bike was missing later in the day.

Trek FX 2 Disc

Location

Home
3470 N Ashland Ave Apt 3
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 3, 2023 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU270XC44315
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new bike with a bright purple water cage and a phone mount on the handle bars.

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?: 
I leave it locked there everyday next to my door.
Incident Description: 
My bike is left within a locked stairwell next to my door up 3 flights of stairs. The incident must have occured over night from Friday Nov 3rd to Saturday Nov 4th as I woke up Saturday to my bike missing. I live in a 3 flat apartment, and someone broke into our back door and took my bike and my neighbors bike.

Surly Bridge Club

Location

Paper Place Lofts
801 S Wells St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
M21111366
Size: 
XS
Color: 
Dark green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Chester pedals, specialized mimic bike seat

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
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: 
A man broke into the locked bike room in the basement of our apartment complex and cut the lock from my bike. Removed both the bike lock and bike from the room. He is caught on video, but no response from police.

Adelaide Schwinn

Location

Pulaski Orange Line
4017 W 51st St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 23, 2023 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
26
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Purple writing saying Adelaide and Schwinn Has a white basket zip tied to the handlebars

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
I left my bike locked at the orange line Pulaski train station outside bike rack. I locked it on the front bar that holds the wheel.

Specialized Rockhopper XL

Location

Northwestern University
1865 Sherman Ave
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new black mountain bike with very thick tires and "specialized" in big white letters along the frame

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?: 
10 hours
Incident Description: 
Stolen from a bike rack on Northwestern's campus overnight.