Recent Reports

Specialized Hybrid

Location

2955 N. Spaulding Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 1:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black and White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
has an oberlin college sticker on the back with serial number, righthand gear display is missing plastic/numbers, bike in good condition, rusty chain though

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 street sign.

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?: 
about 5 hours
Incident Description: 
my roommate heard a sawing noise, look outside to see man with a blue hat, black coat, leaned over my bike. they had a short yelling exchange before he jumped on bike and biked off.

Trek Domane ALR 3

Location

Studio41
225 W Hubbard
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU090G0577L
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In great condition. White cycling shoe pedals were a little scuffed. The left handle bar wrap was a little loose. There were anti-theft locks on the seat and wheels. U-lock is still on the bike.

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 street sign.

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?: 
Maybe a couple hours
Incident Description: 
Occurred on Franklin Street in front of Studio41. Bolt removed from base of street sign. The pole must have been removed and the bike/lock slid off. It was locked right next to the alley behind Donut Vault. A lot of traffic around the block. Locked at 9am but didnt notice it missing for several hours.

Trek Giant

Location

Ravenswood Metra
4800 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Blue/Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It is a silver blue trek mountain bike, it is a little older.

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?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
I left the bike underneath the Metra station at Ravenswood, locked, as I went to work. When I returned it was gone, along with the lock.

Kona Paddy Wagon

Location

Leavitt and Iowa
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 8:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
F1509C4600
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Pretty new

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
a year

Litespeed Pisgah

Location

Home
1954 N. Dayton Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 6:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
L
Color: 
Titanium
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Rare kind of bike

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 is always inside of our locked garage
Incident Description: 
Our garage was open and someone walked in and simply took the bike. We still do not know how the garage was opened...

Schwinn Le Tour

Location

2500 N Monticello
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 1:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
48cm
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
My bike got stolen last night on Monticello and Altgeld. This isn’t my bike in the photo but it’s the same color, make, and model: schwinn le tour. My bike is a single speed with black front and back fenders, a front black basket, water bottle holder, and a white wide rim back wheel. Definitely paint chips and rust. In spots- General wear and tear.

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 a metal pole, pipe, 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?: 
7hrs
Incident Description: 
It was locked up on my the metal porch rail behind a wheelchair lift on a residential street where I worked. I had had seen it at 1am, but when my shift was over at 8am it was gone.

Fyxation East Side

Location

Dollop Coffee Co.
343 S Dearborn St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
fxn1608319
Size: 
49cm
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good Condition. Single Speed Track Bike converted to 6 speed. Bar end Shifter. Bull horn handlebars, with Brown wrap. Scratches on right hand of tape. Interceptor brakes. Brown Brooks Saddle. Bike Rack. Front & Rear Mud guards/Fenders. Bottle holder.

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 street sign.

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?: 
2.5 hrs
Incident Description: 
Around 3:00pm i arrived at Dollop Cafe Co, corner of Plymouth Ct & Van Buren (343 S. Dearborn St.). I locked my bike frame to the sidewalk Stop sign that is on the corner in front of the main entrance. Direct line of sight to the baristas/coffee bar. I went in to the coffee shop where i stayed till about 5:30 pm. When i came out the bike was stolen. No parts or lock remained.

Felt Verza Cafe 7 Speed

Location

Apartment
434 W Roscoe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
55
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
3 Year old bike, grimy gears and a bent back tire that I was saving up to replace. By the base of the handlebars there is a Smart Bikes Chicago sticker. This bike is COVERED IN stickers, namely some faded comic book characters, lots of skulls, some dogs, and some pink and blue threadless stickers. Pink under-the-seat pack, pink lights around the rear spokes, LED hologram light on the front spoke. Around the seat connection the paint is scratched off in zig-zags from when I raised the seat without loosening it enough.

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 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?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
I had my bike outside by my building's parking lot behind some bushes while I waited to afford a new tire. It's got a ton of wear and tear and stickers, so hopefully it's easy to find.

Specialized Pitch 650B

Location

cvs
771 N OGDEN
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC606079666J
Size: 
large
Color: 
black and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The condition of the bike is great. The right handle bar has some damage from a accident I had. It is the end of the right handle bar on the grip. The pedals are metal pedals and there is a phone holder, and also had a speedometer as well. Under the bike seat red rear light as well.

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 MINUTES
Incident Description: 
My specialized hybrid mountain bike. Was stolen off the bike rack while I was in CVS on Ogden & Chicago between 4:45&4:50p on Thursday June 14th. My bike was locked up and this happened in a matter of minutes. The pedals are medal & the right handlebar has some damage to it. This bike is special & means a lot - please let me know if you have any clues - thank you Happened at this CVS: 771 N Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 They had ditched a bike they were on and had def stolen and took my bike. They took the front tire off the other bike and put it on my bike. The bike they ditched was a Womens road bike so the tire was def smaller and wouldn't prob ride well on my mountain bike.

Cannondale S5 EVO 105

Location

Home Apartment
569 W Arlington Pl Apt 1
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
DM55875
Size: 
54
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
well maintained - some minor scratching on outside of right handlebars/brake - at time of theft had a garmin edge 25 attached to the handlebars

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?: 
1-14 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was removed from hallway between rear egress of apartment/deck and kitchen. Room is usually locked to outside and to interior apartment. Bike could have been taken at any point between May 29 - June 15

All City Macho Man

Location

Home
N Racine Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
M17020526
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Black/Green/White Sparkle
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new all city bike, black brooks saddle, black handlebar bag, abus u40 mini u-lock mounted to 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?: 
Daily
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from closed garage.

bianchi volpe

Location

S Hoyne Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
55cm
Color: 
white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brown leather bar tape and black seat. Bar end shifters.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
What was the bike locked to?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
2 days

Gary Fisher Zembrano S (2006)

Location

2231 W Eastwood Ave #1
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 8:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
54
Color: 
Black and Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in great shape. Straight handlebars, black with silver accents, shocks on front and back.

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?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
Left the bike locked to a tree in the backyard for about 12 hours

Boss.three 700c Ladies Comfort Bicycle

Location

Sidewalk on the west side (S. Drexel Ave) entrance to the KCBD
900 E 57th St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
17''
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It's a new bike and the mount of my Kryptonite KryptoLok series 2 U Lock might still on the 1st step-through frame.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Up to 8 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was Locked through front wheel to a bike rack. My Lock and front wheel were still on the bike rack, but the rest of my bike was stolen.

Fuji Robaix pro

Location

Lakeview
3117 North orchard Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Clip on pedals.

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?: 
6 month
Incident Description: 
Stolen out of storage room in condo with a door that doesn’t shut always

Schwinn boundary

Location

CTA Blue line Addison
3622 w Addison St (this is where it was stolen)
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
29'
Color: 
Black and green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The front wheel was a little twisted. Outside of that any noticable information.

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?: 
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?: 
Locked with padlock and chain
Incident Description: 
I left the bicycle out of the Addison blue line station rack bicycle. Then, when I returned to ride it, the bike was gone.

KHS Urban X 8000

Location

Residence - Garage
2617 N Wilton Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
VI5N00650
Size: 
Large, 700c wheels
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bicycle was in good condition. There was a phone holder on the front handle bars with orange on it. It also had a front white lite and back red lite attached.

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
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 days
Incident Description: 
I lock my bike to itself (nothing else) in my garage behind my house. The last time I saw it in there was on 5/31. I went on vacation for a week and returned on 6/10. When I went to ride it on 6/13 it was gone. My roommates assured me that the garage hadn't been left open for long as neither of them use it. There is a garage code and a door that goes into the garage and we aren't sure who has access to those. We alerted the landlord to change them.

Kent KZR mountain bike

Location

Cheessies pub & grub
9151, 1365 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
26
Color: 
Black frame with red frame wheels
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has a smartphone holder gray and black on the handlebars.

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 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?: 
30 min
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike and went in to cheesies pub on Milwaukee st. I saw someone waiting at the entrance of the pub but did not pay attention to it at the time.

Specialized AWOL

Location

2nd Floor Apartment Patio
2921 N Halsted St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Unsure
Size: 
156
Color: 
Dark Green Matte Finish
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new, only ridden a few times

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
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?: 
1-2 weeks
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked up over Memorial Day Weekend while I was out of town. When I returned on Tuesday the bike was gone. The Ulock is unharmed and still locked to the fence. There was also a cable lock that was cut and left at the scene.

Cannondale

Location

600 N Lake Shore Drive Driveway
600 N Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
MB94466
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Blue steel/gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in good condition. It has bright yellow tires on both wheels.

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?: 
2 weeks
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to the the bike rack in the 600 N Lake Shore Dr driveway on May 27th. The lock was a U-lock with a cable that went through the frame and front tire. On June 13, I went down to check on the bike, and the lock was cut and the bike was missing. Building staff said they were notified by another resident that a cut bike lock was seen 2-3 days prior; however, building cameras were not able to view that part of the driveway. The bike is a female Cannondale Quick 6 in blue steel/gray with bright yellow tires. It is in good condition.