Recent Reports

Cannondale Synapse

Location

2729 N Wilton Ave #2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, December 28, 2020 - 1:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
54
Color: 
Black and White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Clipless pedals installed. May have number tag from a prior triathlon as well. Two water bottle cages. Saddle is slim and narrow and leather-like.

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?: 
3 months
Incident Description: 
Someone came up through side yard onto second level porch to remove bike

Specialized SIRRUS

Location

Garage
5409 N Magnolia
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, December 27, 2020 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC920298014N
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new. Bought may 25 2019

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 year
Incident Description: 
Person Door of garage pried open.

2020 Specialized Allez

Location

Sheffield Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Aero bars and SPD pedals installed.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 months

Marin Bridgeway 12

Location

Apartment building
1441 W Argyle St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
JA12680FJG019
Size: 
17
Color: 
Tan gloss
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition, bike bell on right handle bar, rear bike rack with brown milk crate attached. Listed as tan gloss, but can look greenish in some light.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Two weeks
Incident Description: 
Noticed my storage unit had been broken into (padlock on door) and my bike missing. The lock was still in place, the door had been forcibly ripped open. Reported to landlord.

Schwinn courier

Location

Garage
2939 S Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
All green Schwinn courier single speed with bullhorn handle bars. Red and white presidential towers registration sticker on the 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?: 
6 months
Incident Description: 
Someone broke into my garage and stole my bike which was hanging on the wall

Cannondale Quick 8

Location

1901 W Argyle St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
YA06544
Size: 
52
Color: 
Aqua
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new. Rear Topeak rack

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 a wooden pole, railing, 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?: 
>24 hours

Trek FX 3 disc

Location

4841 N Wolcott Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU065JC0440R
Size: 
XXL
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New, bright pink bell with a cat with sunglasses

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from out front of residential unit. Lock must have been cut or broken in some way, but thief didn't leave lock behind when they took it. Was secured with a Kryptonite U-lock and cable cord.

G-Shock or G-Force

Location

LA Fitness
6107 N Broadway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gray mountain bike with red accents, handle bars-front frame-seat frame are all black, has a yellow sticker on the front frame

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 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?: 
45 min
Incident Description: 
Went to the gym over lunch and came back out and the bike was gone. Walgreens has video of the individual riding off with the bike.

Scott Sportster 20

Location

4240 N
Clarendon
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
TY1K04038
Color: 
Blue-Grey and Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Drop bar extensions, rear cargo rack, saddle bag

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 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?: 
Months

Surly Steamroller

Location

Andersonville Alley just southeast of Clark/Argyle intersection
Clark/argyle
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 6:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
Black with red and yellow sections, orange pedals
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike has small chips all along the top tube. Velo Orange riser bars, ergon gs1 grips, wtb volt saddle, Orange raceface chester pedals, Avid brake lever (black), 44/20 gearing with a freewheel.

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Not locked
Incident Description: 
Left my bike behind a dumpster in an alley just southeast of the Corner of Clark/argyle

Surly Straggler

Location

4834 N Wolcott Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
women's
Color: 
purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition, has two dents on top of handle bars where it breaks through the tape/foam slightly, has two purple plastic water bottle holders, has a black frame bag that is velcroed to the frame and has zippers to open, has a hybrid pedal- one side can clip in and one side for street shoes.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
Bike was in locked storage locker in residential apartment basement.

Specialized Dolce

Location

Chicago Humboldt Park
Augusta and Homan
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 9:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
P6cx12526
Color: 
Blue and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition. May have kozy bike shop sticker.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
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 days after riding
Incident Description: 
Overhead garage door was broken into.

Zycle Fixx Hi-Ten

Location

Bucktown Athletic Club
2040 W North Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
18TM09303669
Size: 
59 CM frame
Color: 
Matte black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Matte black frame (no decals), flat handlebars (not drop bars like in the photo).

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
The bike was stolen in front of the Bucktown Athletic Club on North Ave. between 4:00pm - 5:00pm on Dec. 7. The bike was locked to one of the bike bars on the sidewalk. I used a Kryptonite chain lock that was locked to the frame and the bike bar. I'm sure how the bike was stolen. The lock was on the ground still locked when I got there.

Specialized Tarmac

Location

Flair Tower
222 W Erie Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, December 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC621028298N
Size: 
56
Color: 
Red/White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Lightly user, black saddle bag and lights on the front and rear.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Other U-Lock
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?: 
30 days

Specialized Cross Trail

Location

1553
N. Wells St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC020061029R
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Flat Black Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fluorescent Blue pin stripping on top frame bar

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 months
Incident Description: 
This bike was locked to bike rack on wall with kryptonite U-lock. I was gone for 5 days but when I returned was notified by room mates that all bikes secured in enclosed, locked garage were missing. Approximately 12 bikes missing. Police report filed online but it was rejected. Repeated calls to police number were unanswered or it would disconnect

Gudereit LCM

Location

Clara's Home
1219 W Columbia Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 1:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
KBJR00043
Size: 
45
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Women Style. Fully equipped with wired lighting, front wheel hub dynamo, rack, fenders.

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?: 
over night

Sirrus X 3.0

Location

2933 N Sheridan Road
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 6:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC011166159R
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Matte Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Aluminum, matte black, less than three months new

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?: 
Less than 24 hours

Trek 520, 1983

Location

NeuroLux Inc.
1332 Dodge Ave
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Dark blue and silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Electrical tape around handle bar to hold wrapping. Led lights wired and taped to reflectors. Gear shift on bottom bar of the frame. 18 speed

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?: 
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?: 
Up to 8 hours
Incident Description: 
Parked my bike outside of work locked to a light pole. Bike and lock missing after work.

Trek Crockett 5 disc 2019

Location

2219 North Leavitt St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
WTU204G0308N
Size: 
56
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
nearly new, only ridden a few times, had a detachable back wheel fender, bontrager front light, bell handle bar, delta cycle 101 x-mount phone 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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
has been inside our apartment since purchase 10/2020, but was taken evening 11/30/2020
Incident Description: 
Burglar broke through back window and stole bike

Trek 7100 WSD Women's Upright Hybrid Comfort Bike

Location

2550 N. Lakeview Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Blue and Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition Has a bike pouch on the front of the bike (unsure if it is still there)

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 days
Incident Description: 
Trek 7100 WSD Women's Upright Hybrid Comfort Bike was locked to a bike rack with a U-Lock and cable lock in Lincoln Park (specifically 2550 N. Lakeview Avenue - in front of the building). The bike was last seen on Tuesday, November 17th locked to the rack.