Recent Reports

Sands

Location

Rogers Park
6579 N Lakewood Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Blue with red lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike in good shape, bought used but looks new. Bright blue handlebar tape and blue wheels

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in basement of apartment in Rogers Park at roughly 9pm Thurs 9/19 and was noticed missing with lock at 4:30 pm Friday 9/20

Surly Ogre

Location

Quesadilla la Reina del Sur
2235 N Western Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
m17064591
Size: 
L
Color: 
Brown
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
A brown Surly Ogre bike. Bright pink gear and brake cables. Moloko handlebars (hole in the middle) with black bar tape. Clipless pedals. Extraterrestrial tires very worn and a brand new XT cassette might help identify it too.

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?: 
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?: 
~1.5 hours
Incident Description: 
My bike, along with another, was locked to the bike rack in front of Quesadilla la reina del sur restaurant - 2235 N Western Ave. It was locked (poorly) with a U-lock and cable. U-lock was attached to my girlfriends bike, so that they were able to cut the cable and take my bike. The thief left a bike in my bike's place, I'd guess as a decoy. We were in the restaurant for maybe 1.5 hours at most, and it happened while we were eating. If the bike that was left is yours - get in touch. It's a Bianchi Avenue.

Sole Bike The Whaler V2

Location

Ukrainian Village/West Town
2207 W. Rice Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
Sole 060-55-V2
Size: 
55cm
Color: 
White Wheels, Beluga Blue Frame, Brown seat
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly new, wheels might be a bit dirty since they were white to begin with. Frame is very clean, there is a ulock holder attached on the top bar of the frame. Left brake wasn't attached correctly so it shouldn't work very effectively. The seat is brown, no front light but there is a back reflective light. left handlebar cover does come undone a little easy

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 a wooden pole, railing, 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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
I leave the bike in our back walkway underneath the stairs every day, making sure the lock is attached correctly. We have a high door to the alleyway, so the individual must have climbed over the door to get into our back porch, then let himself/herself out once unlocking the u-lock.

Mongoose

Location

Bucktown
2306 W Belden Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Silver and Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
My bike was silver with a blue mongoose logo and blue accents. It had an auxiliary headlight and taillight and front suspension. It had 3 pedal gears and 7 rear wheel gears.

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 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?: 
I locked this bike in front of my building when I wasn't riding. Been living in Bucktown for 3 months.
Incident Description: 
Walked outside to see my bike missing. Last time seeing it was yesterday 9/19 in the morning.

Javelin racing bike

Location

1030 W. Byron St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 8:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It’s a deep blue with white writing on it that says JAVELIN, in all caps. I had an iPhone holder on the front handlebars and the black wrapping was coming off on the right handlebar. It also has a folded dollar bill sticking out of the front tire that I did as a quick repair.

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
0
Incident Description: 
I either left it out in the back alley way behind the apartments on W Byron and N Sheffield or I left it at the dog park at challenger park. I’m assuming someone just got on it and left.

Zizzo Campo

Location

Whole Foods Market
3201 N Ashland Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
XD80408277
Size: 
20in
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Folding bike, high seat, cable lock goes through the bottom of seat

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
I put my bike in a bike cage at work and the cage itself was broken into and my bike was stolen. I went in at 230pm and saw my bike was gone at 8pm. My workplace has cameras facing the bike cage and they saw someone leaving with my bike around 530pm.

Diamond Back interval tg

Location

Aldi
6221 N Broadway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 8:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
62
Color: 
Red with black marks
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
white handlebars, yellow "DiamondBack" lettering, Mavic wheels (OpenPro), surfas padded seat; air pump attached to frame along vertical tube

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 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?: 
15 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike removed from bike rack in front of Aldi supermarket in Edgewater;

Similar to Magna Echo Ridge

Location

4604 N. Damen
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
24"
Color: 
Blue, spray-painted
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Spray-painted blue, altered handle bars with added natural color aluminum handle bar ends.

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 didn't close. Bike was vulnerable in plain sight unlocked.

Leader Heritage Edition Lo

Location

2709 W Chicago Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
CHLOPROIE7015
Color: 
Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, velvet black bike seat, chrome fork, and bullhorn black handlebars.

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?: 
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?: 
Bike was locked in an enclosed courtyard in front of my apartment. It's been locked there for about a month and used about every other day.
Incident Description: 
The courtyard in my apartment building opens up to a private alley and my bike was hidden and locked in the enclosed courtyard. It was not visible to casual passerbys and there were also 3 other bikes locked in the same courtyard in the exact same manner. I can only imagine that the $900 value of the bike is why mine was the only one stolen. It was stolen sometime between 11:00pm on September 12th and 7:00am on September 13th.

Haro Flightline

Location

Wellington & Sheridan
2970 N Sheridan
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Wirtz Realty permit sticker on front. New hand grips. 18 speed bike.

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?: 
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 days
Incident Description: 
Theft occurred between 9/12/2019 and 9/15/2019

Trek Hybrid

Location

1734 N Artesian Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black/Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
10 year old bike, Kryptonite U-lock horizontally mounted on cross-bar, rubber trailer mount on rear wheel

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

Mercier Kilo TT Pro

Location

5600 N Clark St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
Dark Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost new. Dark Grey Mercier Kilo TT Pro with chrome trim. Upgraded with Vittoria Randonneur tires, MKS GR-9 Pedals, Zefal Mountain Bike Toe Clips.

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 street sign.

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?: 
15 minutes

2013 Schwinn Midmoor

Location

1112 N Mozart St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Color: 
Gold / Champagne
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition with wooden basket on front.

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?: 
Permanent Storage
Incident Description: 
Bikes were permanently stored in shared garage adjacent alley. Neighbor left for work at 6:00a with bikes still in garage. At 11:00a bikes were discovered missing and garage door was wide open.

2014 Fuji Absolute 2.3

Location

1112 N Mozart St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Color: 
Black / Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition with Portland Design Works Bar-Ista Coffee Cup Holder installed on front handle bars.

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?: 
Permanent Storage
Incident Description: 
Bikes were permanently stored in shared garage adjacent alley. Neighbor left for work at 6:00a with bikes still in garage. At 11:00a bikes were discovered missing and garage door was wide open.

SIRRUS WMN V TARBLK

Location

6141 N. Paulina St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
XS
Color: 
Black (teal accents)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
new bike. Lock attached to middle body

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 wooden pole, railing, or fence.

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?: 
5 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked behind back gated/fenced area to wooden pole. Theft cut cable that locked the bike to the fence.

SIRRUS MEN V RKTRED

Location

6141 N. Paulina St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in new condition. It had a U lock attached to the body.

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 wooden pole, railing, or fence.

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?: 
5 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to wooden stairwell, behind fenced in area. Theft climbed over fence and cut the lock.

Fuji Absolute 2.0 LE

Location

Lakeview alley garage
865 W. Newport Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Serial number F91106341 Frame stamp BI 1585
Size: 
15"
Color: 
Pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Pink with white letters, step thru frame. Panniers and handlebar bag attached when stolen. Left side mirror.

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?: 
always in garage
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from garage at 865 W. Newport Ave. Garage door pulled up. side door lock broken

Gary Fisher Marlin, Bafang BBS02 Electric Bike

Location

Clybourn Office
2232 North Clybourn
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red grips, Bafang BBS02 Mid Drive Motor. Triangle bag battery. Kenda tires. Promax Render Mechanical Disk Brakes. Ibera Bike 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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Stolen from indoors. 6 hours or less. Inside a place of business (on 4th floor, which doesn't have much human traffic). My work is on the 5th floor.
Incident Description: 
My work address is 2232 North Clybourn, 5th Floor. Our bikes are regularly parked on the 4th floor. Someone made their way to the 4th floor and stole the bike. None of the bikes are locked since it is indoors and people are regularly present.

All City Macho Man

Location

2353 w wabansia ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bright Orange bike with Tri Bars, Garmin watch holder.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Month's. It was in a key fob bike storage/garage

Mongoose Juneau Fat Tire

Location

916 W Ainslie St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
26"
Color: 
Lime green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Unidentifiable (no decals) neon green, medium frame, fat tires, custom C9 seat, see photo

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
All summer
Incident Description: 
I kept my bike in the gated, locked back area of our condo unit. Someone had to climb over a 6.5ft iron fence and then cut the cable that was tied around a wooden deck pole and both tires. The u-lock is probably still attached to the bike frame.