Recent Reports

State Bicycle Co // Montecore 2.0

Location

3225 West Warner St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 10:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Not known
Size: 
49
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike has gatorskin tires, and pedals/straps that I put on myself. There was a brooks saddle on the bike as well, brown leather. The seat is pretty broken in, and looks like it. The frame is also pretty worn, with a lot of scratches especially across the top tube. The bar tape is also pretty dirty (used to be white) and peeling off. The bike is on the fixed side, although the free wheel hub is visibly rusty. I also replaced the stem with a short, black, elevated stem.

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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
After seeing the bike securely in the locked foyer of a friend's apartment (not itself locked to anything), it was gone when I came down to go home an hour later. The door that required a key to get in had been damaged, with part of it pried off in order for the thief to force open the door and enter. Some neighboors said they had entered only about 20 minutes later, and the bike was already gone.

Cannondale Quick 5

Location

1059 N Marshfield Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 6:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
EM96294
Color: 
Black with green trim
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Stock bike, distinguishing feature is lime green trim on back of seat. Front brakes are orange and say Kool-Stop. Condition is new.

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 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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Cable and U-lock combination. Cable around frame, front-wheel and wood supporting deck post. U-lock around back wheel and frame. Cable was found cut at the scene. U-lock and bike missing. Location was in a locked and gated backyard of a 3-flat building.

Jamis Quest Sport

Location

4899
Hermitage
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 6:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
0153005013
Size: 
51
Color: 
Black with white and red stripe
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fair condition. Scrapping around top tube

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
Older U-Lock w/ Round 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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
overnight

Cannondale CAAD 8

Location

4817 N Claremont Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
KM36024
Color: 
Black with red lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition. Black bike with red lettering and grey accents and two red water bottle holders

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?: 
Bike was not locked
Incident Description: 
Stolen from garage

Jamis Citizen 1

Location

Del Prado Apartments
5307 S. Hyde Park Blvd.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Burgundy
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Phone holder mounted on handlebars.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
This is a bike storage area.
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from Del Prado Apartment's bike storage room.

2007 Cannondale Synapse

Location

Servicios Chihuahua Inc
2715 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
000
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Grey/silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used but in good condition

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 a closed business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2hrs
Incident Description: 
I locked the bike to a bike rack outside of Servicios Chihuahua Inc and walked across the street to watch Shakespeare in the park. When I came back the bike was gone.

Woman's huffy mountain bike

Location

Logan Square
3521 w cortland st, #2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
26 in
Color: 
Black w/ pink huffy logo and wiring
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black w/ pink logo and wiring. Two pink brake wires near handle.

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?: 
Two months
Incident Description: 
Stolen from property between two duplexes. Must have been more than one their for the fencing around property was very high.

Fairdale Weekender Drop

Location

Ada Street
525 N. Ada St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
58 CM
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Silver with gray fender. Black water cage. Gray Brooks seat (cambiumb). anti-theft front and rear 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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 Hours
Incident Description: 
A man broke through the two front doors of our apt building. Walked around our building's halls. Saw my bike and walked out.

Schwinn Men's Ranger 26" mountain bike

Location

7418 N. Paulina st.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 8:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has headphones stuck on the wheel of the front tire, and has the master lock still on the frame

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?: 
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 placed my bike on the side of my apartment building, and it was raining so I was unable to put my bike back to where I normally keep it which was in a storage place. So when it stopped raining I went to check on my bike and it was gone along with my lock.

Stolen Saint XLT

Location

White Eagle Banquets
6839 N Milwaukee
Niles , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
BMX Bike
Size: 
24"
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Blue bike, purple pedals, red chain and red brake lines

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?: 
Duration of the work day...about 8 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was in the basement of place of employment. The bike was last seen at around 6:30pm. It was gone at 8:30.

Trek 1000

Location

Logan Square L Stop
2620 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
63 cm
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gigantic (63cm) orange bike with black grip tape. Excellent condition and well maintained.

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?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack at Logan Square L stop for <4 hours. Locked through both wheels, through frame, to rack using newer U lock.

Gotham Novara

Location

222 S Riverside Plaza
Adams
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
u151k14728
Size: 
L
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
carbon belt drive;

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was opened, and left unharmed 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 a closed business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 h

LIV Alight 2M

Location

1920 W. Dickens Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 8:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
K35017360
Size: 
Women's Medium
Color: 
Dark Satin Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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 a wooden pole, railing, 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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
New U-Lock was mechanically cut in 2 places to free bike frame.

2017 Kona Sutra

Location

Apartment
858 North Wolcott Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
F1703C2564
Size: 
54
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Deep red color, leather Brooks seat, rack on back of bike.

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
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?: 
Several months. The bike was inside the building stored on the porch located inside the apartment building.
Incident Description: 
Bike was taken from back porch located inside my apartment building.

TREK 7.2 FX

Location

Harold Washington College
30 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU343C2376J
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good. Including Heat light mounting and tail light mouthing with light

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was opened, and left unharmed 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5

Fantom Cross - Motobecane USA

Location

3123 N Kenmore Ave, #G
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
medium
Color: 
Black with white lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black bike, white lettering with drop down handles. Bike had light on front and flashing red light on the back. Disc brakes. U bar lock on the bike.

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 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?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to a fence and the fence was broken.

Specialized Crosstrail

Location

Half Italian Grocer
Milwakee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC608178337G
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition; loose kickstand

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?: 
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?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike to a metal street light in front of 2645 N Milwaukee Ave. I entered Half Italian Grocer for lunch, was inside for about a half hour. When I returned, my bike and lock were gone.

Fuji One.9

Location

Logan Square Blue Line Stop
2616 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Gray & Lime Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike with rear rack and

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Parked at 7:30AM, gone by 10PM

Jamis Allegro

Location

Addison Blue Line Stop
3622 W Addison
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Y91K38735
Size: 
14.5
Color: 
Pearl White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White with Jamis written in Black. Black and red tires. Modified with drop down handle bar.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Locked at CTA Addison Blue line stop around 8:30am and missing by 6:30 pm.
Incident Description: 
Newer U-Lock was cut and bike was stolen from Addison Blue Line stop. Locked on a rack on the sidewalk amoungst several bikes. Front tire was locked to bike with another U-Lock. Bike modifed with drop down handlebars.

1986 Schwinn Super Sport (recovered)

Location

1400 W. Winnemac Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Removed by admin post recovery
Size: 
approx 59cm
Color: 
Flamingo Pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Head Stamp: "Schwinn Chicago" stamped 3576 Original Shimano 600 components: Brake Levers: BL-6209 Brakes: BR-6208, stamped KF (means June 1986) Hubs: HB-6207 Crank Shafts: FC-6207, stamped Left:KG and Right:KH (July and Aug of 86) Front Derailleur: FD-6207, stamped KC (March 1986) Rear Derailleur: RD-6207 Plus a Shimano Biopace 52/42 Chainring, marked KE/KF (May and June of 86)

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?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was removed from a locked garage. Admin note 9/30/17- the victim wrote in today: Good news, my bike has been recovered! It had been pawned for $30, and the pawn shop owner found the serial number in the police system.