Recent Reports

Specialized Allen Triple

Location

UIC College of Pharmacy
833 S Wood St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602044397F
Color: 
Black/Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used but in good condition. Primarily black with "Specialized" in white. Wheels locked with silver pinhead skewers that requires special key to unlock. White light on front handlebar and red flashing light on seat post.

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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
7.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from bike rack on north side of UIC college of pharmacy at 833 S Wood St. Locked to bike rack at approximately 11am and both bike and lock missing when I returned at 6:30pm

Torker

Location

1513 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Torker UDistrict

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable 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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
N/A

Trek Domane S Disc

Location

Lincoln Park
Webster & Southport
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU062XD0199L
Size: 
56
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
very dirty

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?: 
not locked
Incident Description: 
Sunday I intercepted a scavenger walking around Webster and Southport. He had a bicycle on top of his shopping cart. He claimed he found it in a dumpster. I would like to get it to its rightful owner. Please contact me if you think this is your bike. Stuart Burstein

Fuji Sagres

Location

4605 N Anthon
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
27
Color: 
Baby Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Bike not locked.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5 minutes

Trek Hybrid

Location

2765 N. Kenmore
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
women's
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition / Has an old apartment building sticker (Eugenie Terrace) / has a

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?: 
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?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked on a quiet, residential street in front of a residence. It seemed to be specifically targeted as there was a Cannondale bike, which was slightly scratched up, next to it and was left untouched. A neighbor said they heard an unusual noise around 4:30A or 5:00A which he described as sounding like lugnuts being removed from a tire.

Trek 7.5 FX

Location

900 West Huron Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black and dark blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has Pinhead wheel and seat post locks (I still have the Pinhead key). Bar extenders. Small bag under seat.

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?: 
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

Trek

Location

Arkes Building
676 N. St. Clair
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Green travel bag on handlebar.

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?: 
7 hours

trek CrossRip2

Location

3550 North LAKE SHORE DR
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
wtu242c2527l
Size: 
61cm
Color: 
gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New only 2 months old

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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 hours

Giant Escape City

Location

Apartment
N. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
C14S4276
Size: 
18" or 19" not sure
Color: 
Grey with words in purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
bought new, might have a phone holder on it. Scratches around where bike gets locked. new back tire. Has bell and storage rack on back with a u-lock attached to it.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 or 2 days - went out of town for a wedding this weekend
Incident Description: 
Not sure what time it was taken from locked storage room. Last ridden Thursday evening. Friday left for wedding in champaign. Came back sunday evening and it was gone. Roommate said helmet was there with no bike. Saw that earlier in the day.

Fairdale Parser Express

Location

Home
1225 N Greenview Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
59cm
Color: 
Red with "Fairdale" written in yellow on down tube
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used condition, black bullhorn handlebars, black handlebar tape, silver Fairdale emblem on front of head tube, sticker from Let's Roast Cycles on seat tube; also has front and rear Portland Design Works (PDW) 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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Several days
Incident Description: 
Someone broke into the foyer of our condo building and stole it.

Trek hybrid

Location

321 N. Clark
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU080C5879G
Color: 
Matte black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Front and back fenders, rear bag mount

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?: 
Sidewalk in front of a closed 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: 
Inadvertently locked only through front wheel

Specialized vita

Location

721 W Belden
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602264039M
Size: 
Women's large
Color: 
Lime green with blue writing
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new kozys cycling sticker on main frame. Disk brakes water bottle bracket, pump bracket three lights iPhone case mounted to handlebars

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?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
Inside for 30 minutes came out and bike was gone locks laying there cut

Giant

Location

Ohio Street Beach/Jane Addams Memorial Park
E Ohio Street & Lake Shore Path
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bright yellow Giant brand road bike, with black drop handle bars and bold black text "giant" on frame.

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Under 4 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack near Ohio street beach. The bike rack area was closest to steps of beach near the pier on the east side of the beach. Bike and lock stolen between 2-6pm on Saturday June 24 2017

Trek (1990s)

Location

Logan Square
2600 N. Milwaukee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 8:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
dark blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Older model, some rust.

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?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
At 6:30 pm, I locked my bike to a bike rack on the north side of N. Milwaukee Avenue at the CTA station near Kedzie while volunteering at Logan Square Art Festival across the street. By 8:30 pm, it was noticed that both the bike and chain combo lock were gone.

Jamis Base Allegro (19") Cosmo Blue 2016

Location

Lincoln Park
2252 N Clark Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Y15H014563
Size: 
19"
Color: 
Cosmo Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like-new condition, u-lock, airpump and bottle-holder on frame, LED-lights on the front and back, missing/broken front reflector, splash guards, kickstand, seat-cushion, remote-control on handle-bars for rear LED light

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Up to 11 hours (10pm-9am)
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to the wood railing of the back deck, at my second story apartment, right outside my bedroom (so it was locked 2 stories up). Went out and found the wood railing was torn off, and the bike was gone. Someone must have come up the staircase and taken the bike while I was sleeping.

Cannondale Killer V 500

Location

Century Mall
2828 N Clark Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 3:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new, with a "speed she" seat that tilts upward. Bike had front and rear lights attached and left side rear view mirror.

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?: 
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 &1/2 hrs
Incident Description: 
Went to Century Mall to see a film, locked bike next to my partner's bike and onto the orange bike racks out front on the street.

2011 Trek 3500

Location

Dee Rd. Metra Station
Busse Hwy
park ridge , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Orange- Aluminum
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great shape, little muddy. Creaky chain from gears rubbing each other.

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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 Hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from Dee Road Metra station in Park Ridge, IL 60068

Raleigh road bike

Location

my house
3256 clifton
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
it was Raleigh road bike with orange grip tape. the front wheel has beads in the spokes.

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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
The u LOCK IS still locked to the frame under seat
Incident Description: 
I left in my back yard as i went up stares to grab some thing, came back it was gone. The U lock was locked the the frame, and should still be there Locked to the frame under seat.

Women's Novara Carema 2016

Location

330 N. Wabash
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Well-used but looks fairly new. Light scratches were it was locked, mainly around the seat tube or stays.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hours

Jamis Coda Sport

Location

1641 W Ohio St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
0166u14824
Size: 
21-23"
Color: 
Gray/Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very 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 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 night
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from garage overnight