Recent Reports

Kona Jake

Location

2136 West Montrose Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 23, 2022 - 10:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
h2dz08288
Size: 
59
Color: 
Black Orange Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Minor scratches. Blue handlebar tape. Jurassic Park sticker on frame. Rear rack. Comrades cycles sticker on Frame

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?: 
Day
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from garage. Not sure on how they gained access to garage. No forced entry

Cannondale CAAD 4

Location

1631 N Whipple St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 12:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
FC19629
Size: 
56
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New/just purchased

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?: 
A week
Incident Description: 
Someone broke into the garage and stole the bikes.

Trek Verve 2 WSD (Woman Specific Design)

Location

My Home
2715 Winnemac Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 12, 2022 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU054C866N
Size: 
19"
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It's a women's hybrid for street and trail. Has a bike bag on back. See image.

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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Locked here every day for past year and a half. I use it daily.
Incident Description: 
People have been wandering the allies around here at Winnemac and Washtenaw and came back for it. Evidently they broke into cars as well.

Fuji del Rey

Location

Damen blue line station
Damen and Milwaukee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56 cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Mid 1980s black Fuji del Rey. The Fuji label on the seat tube is covered with black paint. There are two light blue water bottle cages and a black rear rack (although these could easily be removed) The bike has brand new Panaracer 32mm tires.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 days
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to the bike rack inside the Damen blue line station in Wicker Park on the evening of Friday 9/30. It was missing when I went to retrieve it on the afternoon of Tuesday 10/4.

Kogswell

Location

Household
902 E Oregon St.
Urbana , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
53cm
Color: 
Green w/ White Detail
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Kogswell printed in white on the side. Silver Orange Velo Rack on the back. Silver handlebars with cork grips and a Brooks leather saddle.

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: 
The bike was taken from our garage during a night out while a babysitter was at home watching our young child.

Specialized Diverge E5

Location

730 N Milwaukee ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 8:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC025074279R
Size: 
54
Color: 
Smoke (Gray)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Totally new gravel bike used for less than a year. Has a rear fender. Color is uniform Smoke (matte gray).

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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from a protected and securely held bike room from the condominium with 24 hours of camera surveillance and concierge! Thief was able to break into bike room pretending as a resident to lock his cheap bike. But, he needed a key fob to exit the room which was a surprise for him. Still was able to break the door and flee. We have the footage of the crime action. He was a slim looking white male with bald hairs.

2012 specialized ruby compact, carbon/pink

Location

1631 Whipple St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 12:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
54
Color: 
Carbon(dark gray)/pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent condition

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 was stored inside our garage
Incident Description: 
Two bikes were stolen from our garage, sometime during the week through Oct. 1. We think the people must have gotten into our backyard, broke into the garage, taken the bikes out and thrown them over the fence. We think it happened at night.

REI Co-op Cycles CTY 1.1 Bike

Location

1003 West Dickens Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
B2202091
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black Large hybrid bike. Has water bottle attachment.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 months
Incident Description: 
Bike was unlocked in shared garage. Garage must have been left open and thief entered and took bike.

Specialized Sirrus 1.0

Location

673 West Roscoe Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 2, 2022 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Decent condition, has front and back fenders. Black frame with white accent, “SPECIALIZED” logo is colored white in the frame and is a part of the white accent. Contains a sticker on the frame that is diamond shaped and says “Bierman” on it, which may or may not be visible anymore, but the diamond shaped sticker still is still on the bike.

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 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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 days
Incident Description: 
Someone came by and stole 3 bikes from the back yard of this property.Locks are cut and gone along with the bike.

Trek FX 2 Disc

Location

666 w roscoe st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has a rear trunk rack and two water bottle holders inside the frame. Also has the truck logo in blue on the side

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 a metal pole, pipe, 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
Incident Description: 
I had my bike locked up to reeling in this morning I came out and it was gone. There is another bike that parks next to me that is not locked up and so I think they saw that one and then decided to take mine as well.

Peugeot Triathlon

Location

Bike Locked Location
W. Cornelia Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
M
Color: 
Blue/White Red,Yellow,Orange,white stripes
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Shifts on the center shaft (left/right) White seat- Turbo in black printed on seat White wrapped handle bars U-bar lock with rear light attached under seat Box light on the front handle bars Blue reflectors on front and back tire spokes

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 street sign.

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?: 
2 hrs
Incident Description: 
I locked the bike to a street sign pole with a ABUS uGrip Bordo 5700 Folding Lock. I left it for a couple hours while I was out with friends. I put eyes on the bike at 6:30pm when I crossed the street to go to another bar. When i walked out around 9:30p my bike was gone.

Trek

Location

Parking garage
1220 N Lasalle
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Dark blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good shape, bike is from the 90s. There is a water bottle holder, seat cushion and pouch for storage.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Padlock
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?: 
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?: 
3 months

Workcycles Secret Service step through

Location

Wicker Park
west evergreen ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
55cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gloss black Workcycles Secret Service cargo bike. Large green milk crate attached to the front. Rear wheel lock is still engaged unless it was cut off already. Rear tire deflated. Brooks Brown saddle, saddle cover.

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?: 
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?: 
2 weeks
Incident Description: 
Woke up to find my bike gone from the backyard. My backyard can be opened, meaning someone opened it and stole the bike at night. The rear wheel has an integrated lock, so a large vehicle was needed to transport the bike since it could not be ridden away .

2020 Trek Domane AL2

Location

Apex Building
859 W Erie
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU117C4147P
Size: 
54in
Color: 
Bright Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has a black cup holder and U-lock holder but other than that it’s black and red

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5 days
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked through the wheel and frame with a KRYPTONITE u-lock to the bike hook in my secured, locked garage. Both bike and lock purchased 2020. The culprit sawed through the metal lock and left it damaged at the scene.

2018 Cannondale CAADX SE

Location

Chicago Board of Trade
Financial Place and Van Buren
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 1:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
F170501975
Size: 
51cm
Color: 
Anthracite
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent condition. Shimano RX-010 wheels with Schwalbe Rocket Ron tires. (2) Foundation black bottle cages. Felt Superlite saddle.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
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?: 
<6 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to the Chicago Board of Trade rack on Financial Place, along with 3 dozen other bikes during a workday, underneath security cameras, and with security guards supposedly watching the rack. Bike and lock are all gone, with no trace.

Trek FX2 Disc

Location

625 West Deming Place
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White water bottle holder on frame. Good conditions

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?: 
2 days

Specialized Tarmac

Location

Huron St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 1:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56
Color: 
Matte Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new condition matte black (all black bike), ultegra components, shimano clip pedals with clipped platforms (yellow shimano clips), one waterbottle holder on bottom bar and a foldylock attached to vertical bar, underseat storage.

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?: 
Stored here
Incident Description: 
Garage was left open and bike was stolen out of it between 12am and 7am

KONA DEW

Location

Lincoln Park
Southport Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 2:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
unknown
Size: 
large
Color: 
matte black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
black metallic bottle cage, black metallic rear rack, a few red, black, and white stickers around the frame. Distinctive red and black "Nebraska Marlboro" sticker below the front of handlebars. I also had a black milk crate attached to the rear rack via bungee cord. The milk crate attached to my bike contained a white Kryptonite U-lock (which I have the keys to, but was also stolen).

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?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
I arrived home around 6:45 PM on September 27th. I had to be at a concert by 7:00 PM and was running late, so I left my bike unlocked where I typically do below our coach house porch. After running inside to change and grab some food I ordered an Uber to the concert and left my house around 7:10. My bike was still there when I left the house, but I did not return until the next morning (Sept. 28th) around 11:30. When I came home in the morning it was gone.

Trek FX2

Location

57th Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU074C3373M
Size: 
17
Color: 
Charcoal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new, 4 years old, trailer attachment on back wheel, toddler seat on back

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?: 
3 weeks
Incident Description: 
Someone appears to have broken into our building basement, most likely from the front door, and stole the bike through by exiting through the back door (back and front doors to basement where open when I returned home at 6:15pm).

Trek 5200 OCLV

Location

AT&T
Bryn Mawr at Wolcott
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Rolf wheels, blue inner tube pack under the seat

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
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?: 
up to 2 days (likely not that long)
Incident Description: 
My son who has special needs borrowed the bike without asking and when it started raining, locked the bike to a wooden stump- not understanding that the "locked" bike could be easily lifted from the stump and the lock removed later. When he went back for the bike two days later, the bike was not there. This occurred in front of the AT&T building on Bryn Mawr at the corner of Wolcott in the Bowmanville neighborhood. This bike has sentimental value. Thank you.