Recent Reports

Critical Cycles Pursuit Single-Speed Bike

Location

Aldine and Lake Shore Drive
401 W Aldine Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
53CM - Medium
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
- Matte black frame - Black wheels with white "Critical" stickers - Rear wheel brake only, no front wheel brake - Missing brake cable holder, replaced with red velcro strap "EACHINE" on the frame - No more stickers on the frame

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 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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike to a street sign around 3:30pm on W Aldine Ave close to Lake Shore Drive and went inside the building at 3270 N Lake Shore Dr until 6:00 pm when I noticed that my bike wasn't there anymore and that the lock had been cut and left on the pole. Google Maps View of the black tow zone pole where the bike was locked: https://goo.gl/maps/uVASfx9nsB22 GPS coordinates: 41°56'32.0"N 87°38'25.0"W

Tern C7

Location

UIC Sport & Fitness center
828 S Wolcott
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
Serial No.: 
I'm not register but I have a manual book
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Folding clean black color with blue strip , new back tire, cup holder Ibera, Abus Lock bike, gear on the left side( Asian bike )

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?: 
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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
I was visiting my friend at UIC Sport & Fitness Center 828 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago IL 60612. I parked and locked my bike in the front of building

725 Leader

Location

Ukrainian Village
2539 W Cortez St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
52
Color: 
Mint green/ teal / foam green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White seat with a red V, Chicago flag sticker on the back side of the frame, has one left break installed, black drops as handle bars but they are put upside down and used as bullhorn bars and they're pretty scratched up

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 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?: 
2 weeks
Incident Description: 
It was locked inside a gated building in Ukrainian Village. Someone hopped the fence/gate and cut the lock

Cannondale Quick 4

Location

condo complex
1622 N. Mozart St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
CM13D514129
Size: 
XL, 21 INCH
Color: 
BLUE
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
FOOT PEDALS ARE DIFFERENT. ONE IS PLASTIC AND THE OTHER IS METAL AND HAVE GRIP SPIKES.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 HOURS
Incident Description: 
The bike was left is a high fenced in locked area.

Giant Revolt

Location

Fullerton L Red/Brown line train station
Fullerton
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black with red stripe on top tube
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In good condition, has disc brakes, red top tube/top of frame but all black elsewhere. Had a small brown gear bag under the seat

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?: 
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?: 
Fullerton L train station. Was locked up for less than 10 hours while at work, to bike rack inside the station
Incident Description: 
Unsure of how this happened. Bike was locked up this morning in the Fullerton Red Line L stop and gone this evening upon return. I use a very thick combination cable lock but it was gone too

Vilano Vilano EDGE Fixed Gear

Location

Canal and Monroe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used

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 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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
Took my bike to work 830am and locked it up. Came out from work at 4pm the bike was missing.

26Sixthreezero Around the Block Women's 26-Inch Cruiser Bike

Location

5244 S Ingleside Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
26”
Color: 
Mint green with black seat
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very new condition, had a U Lock hanging from it but was unlocked because it was in my locked apartment complex foyer (which you need to either be buzzed into or have a key)

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?: 
It was not locked, but inside a foyer that needed keys to get into

12 speed gravity

Location

79th Street Red Line CTA station
7900 S State Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Do not have serial number
Size: 
12
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
22 inch bike White gravity padded memory foam seat rear bike rack rear tail light 12 inch rims

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
A few hours 1 ot 8
Incident Description: 
I left my bike there too go to work and when I returned it was gone and that was between the hours of 1 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Trek 3 series

Location

Marianos at Halsted and Monroe
40 S Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Black on Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Not clean but in excellent riding condition. A daily rider. Front and back fenders. A hole in the end of the left rubber hand grip where a rear view mirror was attached

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?: 
10 minutes
Incident Description: 
Stopped at Marianos on the corner of Halsted and Monroe, locked up the bike to the metal guard railing on Monroe right across the street from the bank at approximately 9:45pm. Was inside for 10-15 minutes, came out at 10:00pm and it was gone

Trek WSD Pilot 2.1 Road Bike

Location

FFC West Loop
10 S Clinton st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black/pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black bike frame with pink trek wording, mirror on front

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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 hours

Trek youth mountain bike

Location

3262 W Carroll
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
16?
Color: 
Cobalt blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent newer

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?: 
Always
Incident Description: 
Garage door didn’t close bc of obstruction after it closed I left them it opened back up

Jamis Diablo 1985

Location

3262 W Carroll Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
16 to 18?
Color: 
Mint green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Had new seat, slicks tires, Po Campo bag attached. Lock is a new ULock. Water bottle cage and shoulder strap on frame to carry.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
Always
Incident Description: 
Garage door opened and bike stolen Kids Trek bike ? 2015? Cobalt blue taken too youth size

Specialized sirrus 2017 hybrid bike

Location

Edgewater
Ridge and Glenwood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
wsbc602244127m
Size: 
medium
Color: 
Silver with green accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
On the top of the frame there are scrapes from a bike lock. also there is a silver bell on the right side and the left pedal is having issues and clicks loudly.

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?: 
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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in an enclosed porch. The porch was behind a courtyard and being a row of garages. The bike was locked to a wooden fence next to my back door. The patio slots were broken and the bike was removed with lock still attached. The back gate was not broken and it needs a code to enter.

Schwinn Le Tour mid-70's

Location

Irving Park Blue Line
Irving Park
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 8:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
29"
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Nice road bike in blue, red wheels with white Alexrims in white. The handlebars are rapped in red.

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?: 
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?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike on the rack at the CTA entrance on Irving Park at the Irving Park Entrance on the south side of the street. When I went to get it later that night it was gone.

Raleigh Olympian 1984

Location

Chase on the Lake
1216 W. Chase 3I
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
45
Color: 
Dark red, maroon
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Albatross handlebars, pinhead axle on back wheel. When stolen it had a black bike rack and kryptonite lock attached to frame.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
10 minutes inside gated building.

Diamond Back Mildwood Classic

Location

3800 block of N Monticello Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
DAF16J008030
Size: 
Sm
Color: 
Greenish Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new. Stickers still on bike. Had a black travel case on the front and lights on front and back.

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 was stolen from garage, likely on July 5th. Bike was not locked. In like-new condition.

Specialized

Location

Dickens Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black frame with white seat and white handle bars
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition road bike, carbon frame, Di2 gear shifts, had a phone case attached to 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?: 
Door left open
Incident Description: 
This was stolen out of our garage along with a black Guru photon, mid-morning.

Guru Photon

Location

Dickens Ave.
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
All black custom-made carbon Guru. Shimano Di2 gear shifts.

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?: 
Door left open
Incident Description: 
This bike along with a ladies' Specialized stolen out of our garage in Bucktown mid-morning.

2004 60cm Trek 1500

Location

Home
2021 W. McLean Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
60cm
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Blue tri bike, rusty chain/cogs, old Ironman sticker on back of frame, newer/black carbon fiber fork as opposed to old silver or blue on original

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 wooden pole, railing, 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?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
Bike had to have been stolen during the day or morning. When I came home around 1:00pm bike was gone.

All City Macho Man

Location

Union Station
Jackson and Canal
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 3:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
M15030899
Size: 
54 cm
Color: 
Red / White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2015 All-City Macho Man Cyclocross Bike. Stolen 8/3 or 8/4 from bike racks outside of Union Station / 222 s Riverside - Jackson / Canal. Lock must have been cut or grinded off. Last seen with black and red splash bar tape and pedals. Moet Champagne cork used as bar ends.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Overnight - 5:30p Friday evening until 2pm Saturday
Incident Description: 
bike was locked to racks at canal and jackson outside union station