Recent Reports

Masi Inizio

Location

Wishnick Hall
3255 S Dearborn
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
XD60409426
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black/Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
-

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Padlock
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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 hours

TREK

Location

home
2854 N DRAKE AVE
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
TREK - NAVY/RED
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
TREK WAS ONLY 2 YEARS OLD AND MINIMALLY USED.

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?: 
STOLEN OVERNIGHT. NOT LOCKED TO ANYTHING BUT IN A SECURE/LOCKED GARAGE
Incident Description: 
TWO BIKES STORED IN A LOCKED GARAGE AT A RESIDENCE STOLEN OVERNIGHT. NO VISIBLE FORCIBLE ENTRY, BUT THINKING THEY WERE ABLE TO GET INTO THE GARAGE WITH A GENERIC OPENER. ALL DOORS WERE LOCKED IN THE EVENING AND THIS MORNING WHEN WE GOT UP TO FIND THE BIKES GONE.

Huffy Deluxe Cruiser Classic

Location

residence
4439 N. Campbell Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
SNHTC17C75132
Size: 
26 inch
Color: 
White with purple trim
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new. Tan tires. Cup holder.

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 in garage since August
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen out of our garage which was not locked by landlord. We noticed it this morning, but not exact on how long ago it had been taken, but it was within the last week.

Trek Lexa 2

Location

823 W Madison
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 1:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU104C3731L
Color: 
Gray, blue, green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new bike. With odometer and fromt and tail lights.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
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?: 
1.5 hours
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked outside Orangetheory Fitness at the corner of Madison and Green. I went to Wholefoods a block away for about 10 minutes and by the time I got back, it was gone. It had been there before I walked to Wholefoods.

Trek

Location

Goodman Theatre
170 North Dearborn
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU767C1636J
Color: 
Black with some blue and green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has disk brakes. Small chip on top of the frame near the front. Rubber on edge of the right handlebar is worn down.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Approximately 10 hrs

Raleigh

Location

Apartment Building
1420 W Chicago Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
for someone who is about 5'6", medium size, male bike
Color: 
Gold
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gears are old so very used but in good visual shape. There is a white basket attached to the front with zip-ties and a black U-lock attached to the middle bar

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
The bike rack was full outside my apartment, so I parked my bike next to a few other unlocked bikes outside the apartment. I went upstairs for 30 minutes and came down and it was gone, but the other unlocked bikes were still there.

Bianchi Pista

Location

Noble Square
Cleaver
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
White with black lettering and black handlebars
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good

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's where the bikes are locked up
Incident Description: 
I'm not sure if one of my building mates left our garage door open. I came home and there was an old used bike on the ground with both my wife and I's Bianchi road bikes missing.

2016 Focus Mares AX

Location

Logan Blvd and Rockwell
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black Supacaz tape with red accents, SRAM Rival CX Rear derailleur, force rear lever, SRAM red front lever, Wolf Tooth 42 T oval chainring, crank brothers candy pedals, DT Swiss Wheels, Challenge Baby Limus Tires,

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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
24 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen off an elevated back porch, 15-20 ft off the ground, with two locked doors an a locked gate.

Schwinn Shimano Biospace High plains

Location

Home
2347 West Ohio Street, Unit #2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
CP FH30 (on wheel) SG 48-38-28 on pedal
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Black and gold
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good.

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?: 
Years
Incident Description: 
Stolen from garage

Haro Projekt

Location

Sprout Home
Damen Ave and Chicago Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
n/a
Size: 
standard size
Color: 
matte black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
great condition- small amount of rust

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?: 
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?: 
hours
Incident Description: 
bike was taken sometime between 12-6pm saturday 10/21/17

No branding - Glossy black with purple taped handles

Location

Home
2495 N Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Women's bike (I am 5'6)
Color: 
Glossy black with purple taped handles
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Scratch marks on underside of frame. Purple wrapped handles. Thicker black rim on back 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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 year
Incident Description: 
A robber broke into my condo building. He broke through the back entrance, and broke into the secured back stairwell. He stole my bike.

Cannondale felicity TALL BBQ

Location

Northwestern university, Chicago campus
800 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
FM19386
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
A black Cannondale bike in a Perfect condition

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?: 
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 nights

Cannondale CAAD8 Claris 8

Location

Presence Hospital
Division & Oakley
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58
Color: 
Black and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in overall good condition. Had a brown Brooks cadmium C17 bike seat (rubber) on it. Had a cage on the right pedal only and a white bottle cage holder. Kozy cyclery sticker on tube. Left side of dropbar handle scuffed at the end cap.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 hours - not sure at what point it was stolen
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked outside a hospital - stolen some time during a 11am-7pm work shift but no idea of when or how.

Mercier Kilo tt

Location

3102 W Lyndale
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 7:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
Navy
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Converted to single speed, front and back brakes.

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?: 
-
Incident Description: 
Actual date unknown but occurred within the last month. Fairly new bike. Taken from locked storage room. Mine and several neighbors' bikes stolen.

Trek

Location

Noble Square
1503 W Cortez St APT 2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Small bag behind bike with red reflector attached.

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 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?: 
Less than a day

Cannondale Synapse Fem 7

Location

Home residence
North Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
8RWA7T56/GRN
Color: 
Lime Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition lime green women's Cannondale bike with fish design on the frame. A small bag was attached to the back seat.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
It has been constantly locked in our garage since we have lived here for the past 7 years.
Incident Description: 
It is unclear how the bike was stolen from the garage as we believe it was locked up as it always is to the bike wall rack.

Trek 7200 Hybrid 2011

Location

1824 W Augusta Blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU202C1910F
Size: 
15''
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Dented Step-through frame Back and front low rider racks Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires Front suspension Very used, sticky handle bars Many scratches on racks, shifters and frame All accessories replaced to black Bell

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
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?: 
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?: 
24h
Incident Description: 
I left my bike yesterday (11/16) at 7pm locked in front of our building. Today in the afternoon I found cut chain lock.

Specialized Diverge Elite DSW ANO/RKTRED

Location

Medical Center
948 N. Damen Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC601010342K
Size: 
52cm
Color: 
Black w/ Rocket Red highlights strips.
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
1 year worth of usage. A few scratches in the paint. Disc breaks. Rear tire has a special lock for the tire that replaced the original quick release.

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 bike rack.

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?: 
14 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked bike to bike rack with a LiteLock around the front tire and frame. Sometime between that night and the next afternoon, the bike was taken. No sign of the lock nor any sign of cutting/grinding/sawing was found.

Cannondale CAAD8

Location

Armitage CTA Stop
944 W. Armitage Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
EM46017
Size: 
61cm
Color: 
White/black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black front rim, plain aluminum back rim

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?: 
8-10 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from the Armitage CTA stop. Lock and bike were both gone when I returned to retrieve my bike after working in the loop during the day.

Xtracycle Free Radical

Location

Common Area Basement
2439 N Sawyer Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
Large cargo bike
Color: 
Green & silver frame, black handlebars
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Front green Trek mountain bike frame, covered with black electrical tape. Black swept-back handlebars. Broken covers on both gear shifts. Rear silver extended frame. Black nylon saddlebags. Black plastic seat with added foam padding. Silver steel frame enclosing child seating area. When stolen, had flowered plastic shower curtain hanging around rear frame area. (Kid protection frame has scuffs from curtain hangers)

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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Went to get bike out of basement where I had left it after Friday commute. The (supposed to be locked) basement door was wide open and my bike was missing. I know the door was locked behind me when I put the bike away on Friday because I always check the handle. There were no obvious signs of forced entry.