Recent Reports

Trek 400 series

Location

3519 W Carroll
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
49 cm
Color: 
Royal blue, yellow detail
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fair condition. Yellow fenders. Upright cruiser handlebars, bike rack, crank brother's campus pedals. Similar to photo except with yellows​ fenders and upright bars.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from locked garage. Burglars pried deadbolt open with crowbar. Also stolen at the same time baby blue Surly Pacer, 60 cm

Surly Pacer

Location

3519 Carroll Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
60cm
Color: 
sky blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Sky blue Surly Pacer with moderate amount of wear & tear including road grime, scuff marks, and the word "Surly" halfway worn off. As last seen, it had a frame-mounted U-lock, a seat post bag containing lights, a black aluminum rack for saddle bags with a blue bungie, and CrankBros eggbeater pedals. The photo is old, prior to 5yr of heavy use.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Bike was inside locked garage. Motion sensor light of garage was smashed, deadbolt was pried apart, this and one other bike were stolen.

flite 223 khs

Location

2253 N Spaulding Ave apt 2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
R16000474
Size: 
55
Color: 
red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
removable basket on

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
over night
Incident Description: 
Bike was stored inside the locked door to my apartment building. One of my neighbors unlocked the door between the time I got home at 12:30am and 10:30am when I left and it was stolen.

Magna Outreach

Location

921 W Winona Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
16/17
Color: 
Turquoise and White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is used, there was some rusting around frame , it's a 12 speed and the handle bars say "MAGNA"

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Other
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 was not locked, it was parked in garage and garage got left open
Incident Description: 
I believe the bike was stolen some time between Sunday night and Monday morning. It would have been removed from the garage in an alleyway between Carmen and Winona.

SE Monterey 3.0

Location

2741 N Bosworth Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 6:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WBD335L03690
Size: 
16
Color: 
maroon red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
like new

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 days
Incident Description: 
2 bikes were locked to each other, and stolen from car garage. One bike was Men's Fuji Absolute 2.1 (Silver Aluminum), the other was Men's SE Monterey 3.0 (Maroon Red).

Fuji Absolute 2.1 Men's

Location

2741 N Bosworth Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 6:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WBD209L1003N
Size: 
17
Color: 
Silver Aluminum
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 days
Incident Description: 
2 bikes were locked to each other, and stolen from car garage. One bike was Men's Fuji Absolute 2.1 (Silver Aluminum), the other was Men's SE Monterey 3.0 (Maroon Red).

Mongoose Hotshot Black and Orange

Location

My garage at home
N Albany Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
regular/ tall
Color: 
Orange Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good conditioning, some accessories such as phone holder, laser/led backlight

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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
someone broke into my home and stole my bike in my garage

Raleigh M-80

Location

Home Garage
1063 Button Rock Dr.
LONGMONT , CO
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
U28K39991
Size: 
XL/22"
Color: 
Blue & Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Moderate condition, a few significant scratches; just got a tuneup.

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?: 
Regular Parking Spot
Incident Description: 
Bike were hoisted up to the garage ceiling via a pulley system. I accidentally left the garage door open all night. My wife & I were woken up at 5am by the sound of rustling in the garage. By the time I made it downstairs, my bike was gone.

Fixed Gear

Location

4737 N Clark Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
Appropriate for a 5'7" woman
Color: 
Powder Coated Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It is a 10-year-old refurbished bike so I have no idea of the make and model but it has a few stickers on it. One that says "fuck Plastic" the other I got from the air and water show a few years ago.

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 day
Incident Description: 
My Bike was inside 2 locked doors inside my apartment building but visible from the street. It is a 10-year-old refurbished bike so I have no idea of the make and model but it has a few stickers on it. One that says "fuck Plastic" the other I got from the air and water show a few years ago.

Cannondale R500

Location

North Ave & 75th Ave
Elmwood Park , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
55cm
Color: 
Blue with yellow lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. SRAM Rival/Force components. Dura Ace/Open Pro wheels. SRAM bar tape.

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 weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike stored in garage. Last seen 5 days ago. No sign of forced entry. No other bikes or other property stolen.

Scattante americani

Location

Red line 33rd street
120 w 33rd st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Dark blue with loads of stickers
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Tons of stickers, banged up 5 year old bike with lots of sentimental value.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked in front of the red line train station side entrance on 33rd street in bridgeport between 8:45 am and 3:15pm. Lock was cut and left at the scene. I believe other bikes were stolen too.

Specialized Vita & Spt

Location

Dave & Busters
1030 N Clark St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC604112493M
Size: 
small
Color: 
Gray/coral/turquoise
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
new bike with front and back fenders, mounted abus folding lock, mounted metal water holder, pin locks on front and back wheels

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?: 
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?: 
overnight
Incident Description: 
left the bike locked to a bike rack in front of Dave & Busters overnight, was gone in the morning

ELECTRA CRUISER TOWNIE 3-Speed Womens

Location

4300 N Tripp Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 5:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
WN7G10630
Size: 
Frame 18 Wheel size 26
Color: 
ANTHRICITE Midnight Blue with Silver letters
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very Good Condition, Brooks England Hoxton Wire Basket, Bell on left handlebar, Lumen Light on left handelbar, center fabric tear of Original Saddle, Brushed Silver Fenders, My Crossing Guard Stop Sign was also taken. With my Bell Helmet - the Electra Emblem is heavily scratched with a blue koozie covering it. 10 year old bike. One of a kind - was ordered from Electra and built in Norridge.

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?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
left alley gate temporary unlocked. Garage was accessible for some time. I've learned from my negligence.

Giant tcr sl2 2013

Location

Logan Square
1839 N Talman Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 2:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
black white red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
A little cut on the back side of the seat from a previous crash. https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/searchlistingdetail.aspx?id=3045039

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?: 
The only thing locked was the door.
Incident Description: 
Storage room in back of apartment leading to apartment was unlocked with bike missing.

Jamis Ventura Race 48 Women's

Location

West Loop Condo
1148 W. Monroe Street, #4SW
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U8YK54547
Size: 
48
Color: 
White(White seat,mostly white frame with black&teal accents)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly good condition - has only been ridden about a dozen times. White seat, Mostly white frame but with Black and Teal/Turquoise accents)

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
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?: 
2 years!
Incident Description: 
I was away on a business trip, so it happened sometime between Sept 28 at 1:00 pm to Oct 2nd. It was stolen along with 4 other bicycles in our secured garage of our condo building.

KHS

Location

Kedzie Blvd and Fullerton Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
V13J01189
Color: 
Light blue frame with white grip tape.
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was stolen unassembled.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
a few weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike was in pieces, in a box. Stolen from an enclosed area.

Fyxation Pixel

Location

2139 N Oakley Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
probably a 52cm frame, I can't find the receipt right now
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In good shape, underside was probably a little dirty/muddy at time of theft. It's got bull bars with brakes at the ends. The rear wheel was in freewheel mode, not fixed. Big City Bikes sticker somewhere on the frame (that's where I bought it). An Abus lock holder on the seat tube. Uploaded photo is from the web, I haven't been able to find a picture yet.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
several weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen some time between 10am and 1pm on 10/4/2017. It was in my 2-car garage and when I came downstairs to ride to an appointment I noticed the main garage door was already open. Not sure yet if the other user of the garage accidentally left it open, if someone has figured out the garage code, or if the garage door opener malfunctioned somehow.

Specialized Sirrus

Location

Regents Park
5050 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
S/M
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black Specialized Sirrus. Black Hyper brand seat, black Giant brand handlebars and stem. Silver shifters, cables, and brakes.

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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Entire locked bike was removed from closed bike storage area.

Trek

Location

Maddie Kohler
804 w buckingham place
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium for women
Color: 
Green frame with black features
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fair condition. With some rusted chains. Black soft cushioned seat. Blue dot sticker on one of the brake handles

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Has been locked in that spot for months but not ridden in 3 days

Scott sub 10 2013

Location

Bangers and lace
1670 w division
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
54 cm
Color: 
Neon green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Scott sub 10 neon green belt drive internal hub disc brakes. The handlebars have been shortened and have bright blue grips. There are shimano clips as pedals. It definitely has dings on the frame, as it is a commuter bike.

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 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?: 
U lock to a metal tree fence
Incident Description: 
It happened at 1:51 am (the auto format of the upper box won't let me put that time in). Man walks across street from in front of Starbucks, takes a power saw and cuts thru the lock (you can see the flames from the restaurant security camera).