Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
Good condition. Mostly stock features: disc brakes, rear rack, Brooks B17 saddle, black fenders.
Comrade Bikes sticker on downtube near cranks. Planet Bike rear light, Cygolite front light mount (light itself not on bike) on left fork post mount, Ortlieb Klickfix handlebar bag mount, Lezyne GPS mount on handlebars. Saddle was chained to the frame with a length of old bike chain encased in an old bicycle inner tube.
How was the lock defeated?:
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
What was the bike locked to?:
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?:
I locked the bike to a solid-feeling U-rack at the SW corner of Erie & Franklin in Chicago at 6:30pm on Friday, Aug 4th. I locked it with my helmet through the main frame triangle. I returned at 8:00pm and found the bike missing. I saw no signs of cutting or my lock anywhere.