Recent Reports

2014 scott scale 970

Location

Lincoln park Farmers market
1840 N Clark
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
AS30908283
Size: 
M 29
Color: 
redblack
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
new

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 a metal pole, pipe, 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?: 
1hour
Incident Description: 
Bike locked to the fence in the park by farmers market at Lincoln Park. Went to the market for about 30-45 min, when came back the cable was cut left at the scene and bike was gone.

GT Transeo

Location

Columbia Yacht Club
111 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Blacak
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Front and back lights. Under seat bag. Good condition.

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 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked outside Columbia yacht club between 1 and 3pm and locked to other bikes.

Schwinn Searcher

Location

Lakeview
Greenview
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
50 cm women
Color: 
red, about 20 years old
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
brand new woman's saddle with split in middle

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
was left unattended unlocked next to garage for a few minutes
Incident Description: 
I was about to load bike into car and went into house for a moment. When I came back it was gone.

Trek 8.3 DS 21"

Location

211 East Chicago Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU151C1405K
Size: 
21"
Color: 
Black and Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is almost brand new with stock everything

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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Locked bike to a bike lock out in front of building. Bike and lock were missing when I came out

Marin San Rafael DS2 Sport Hybrid Bike - 2018

Location

The Menomonee Club
1535 N Dayton St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
19"
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
7 months old. deep red coloring with red lettering. very new and lightly used. no paint chips or other visible damage

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 a metal pole, pipe, or fence.

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?: 
8:45am - 10:15am (the same bike was locked in the same exact place the day before between 8:45am and 3:00pm)
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to a 4' wrought iron fence that surrounded an open air parking lot attached to local community center. the fence was between the sidewalk and the bike. video shows the bike falling to the ground after the lock was cut. assailant then went around to the inside of the parking lot and picked up the bike and rode off through the driveway.

Fuji Absolute

Location

5200 North Broadway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWBD258L1178O
Color: 
Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new. Purchased in May 2018.

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?: 
Stored in my locked hallway for several weeks.
Incident Description: 
Sometime between 9pm and 6am Aug 2-3, bike disappeared from the locked hallway outside our apartment door. Note: picture is not the bike itself, but the same model.

Cannondale Quick 4

Location

Shawna Dolan
626 W Cornelia
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
ICC013A14890
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Silver/blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Some of the metal is faded to copper color, back tire was recently patched but the outside is still scratched. Has a white sticker with a Planned Property logo on the front.

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Front tire was locked to wooden stairs in a secure area. Tire was popped off from frame.

Biria Citi Bike

Location

Residential
858 N Franklin St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
K170401830
Color: 
Light Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New Biria Cruiser bike in light blue with brown seat and brown handles. Also a chrome basket attached to the front.

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 bike rack.

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?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
Bike was discovered as missing this morning. It could have been stolen anytime in the last week - I have been out of town and the bike was stolen from my private, locked garage.

electra Rat Fink

Location

3828 N Bell Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
This is a dramatic beach cruise with very tall handlebars, fat tires and a long wheel base. It looks like a custom 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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
15 minutes
Incident Description: 
I left the bike on the sidewalk in front of my friends house and went inside for 15 minutes.

Specialized Diverge A1 Sport

Location

Navy Pier entrance
500 E Illinois St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602085342M
Size: 
58 Cm
Color: 
Black with green Specialized Logo
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. This has custom DT Swiss wheelset rather than the normal stock Axis Wheelset. Gatorskin tires

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?: 
3 Hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to a small rack at 500 E. Illinois St (near Navy Pier entrance) on SE corner of that intersection. I locked it up about 2:15 p.m. and returned at 5:30 p.m.

Schwinn

Location

Belmont Red Line Station
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 8:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
26''
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great shape

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?: 
I parked under the Belmont station at 8:50am
Incident Description: 
I parked my bike under Belmont red line station and took the train for work. When I got off the train and went to the bike rack outside of the station, it's gone.

K2 Cheyanna

Location

Justin Smith
2848 W Warren Blvd Apt 2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
26 in
Color: 
Dark Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition

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?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked the bike up to go into work, and when I came out at the end of the day, the bike was gone.

Volcano Forza 4.0

Location

Back of CME Group
20 S Wacker
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good quality. Black and white frame. Black handlebars and gears. Ppm sticker on the middle of the handlebars facing upward.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 hours

Make: Specialized; Model: Vita

Location

Ravenswood Metra
Leland & Ravenswood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602023015J
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Clean, white Specialized bike with slim tires and logo written in silver.

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?: 
Bike was locked for 8 hours under the Ravenswood Metra station at Leland and Ravenswood.
Incident Description: 
I parked and locked (through the frame to the rack) my bike underneath the Ravenswood Metra station around 5:50am on July 31. It was the only bike on the rack at that time. When I came back from work, around 6pm, the bike and lock were both missing.

Moseman

Location

2643 North Fairfield Avenue, APT 2N
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
54CM
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has the name "Richard" etched in white on both sides of the top bar. It also has red walls on the wheels.

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 hours at most
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked to the bike rack on the north entrance of the Logan Square blue line stop. I had a cable lock through both wheels and then the u-lock locking it to the bike rack.

Motobecane Mirage

Location

Dos Toros
1 N. Dearborn St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Unfortunately, never wrote it down
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Matte black with lime green accents. Profile Design aerobars (clip on) on front, and a small Transit saddlebag on seat. Weinmann wheels. The bike is in very good condition but has a slightly bent (inward) left paddle shifter and a small gouge on left side of seat due to a crash. The pedals are normal pedals (not clipless).

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?: 
3 hrs
Incident Description: 
Parked and locked the bike on the NE corner of Dearborn and Madison in the Loop before going into work at Chase Tower (around 8:55am). At 12:30 (ish) I came outside to find the bike missing. I was able to review video security footage from Dos Toros' security camera. The bike appeared to be fine up until Noon and then the sun glare on the video feed made it so you could not see outside anymore. Since I came out around 12:30, the bike must've been take between Noon and 12:30.

Schwinn Mirada Sport 21 Speed

Location

Lakeview
W. George Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Large Men's Frame
Color: 
Black with green writing
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
This was an older bike from the late 1980s/early 1990s, but it had new ergonomic rubber handle grips on flat handle bars, newer twin-lever triggers, newer chain, etc. Bright orange water bottle mount. OnGuard lock was cut off, but the OnGuard mount should still be there. Also had a black rear bike rack and cushioned gel seat. The blurry picture is the only picture I can find of my actual bike, enlarged from the background of a photo. The rest are examples of the same frame style/colors that I found online.

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?: 
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?: 
Less than 1 day
Incident Description: 
I came home from work to find my bike was gone, which means it was stolen in broad daylight. The lock and any debris from the cutting of the lock is gone. This was in an enclosed patio which is not visible from any road or alley, hidden by fences and buildings.

Make-Hyper 26" Shocker Men's Dual Suspension Mountain Bike, Black Model-HYP-T26-1000

Location

Rustic Oak Aprtment
15921 LECLAIRE AVE
Oak Forest , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Recent brought from Walmart in June 2018

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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 Months
Incident Description: 
On the morning of July 31, 2018, I found that my bike (one bike) has been stolen from parking lot. I have two bikes. I have locked both of my bikes to fence in the rustic oak apartment. Th other bike was still in the parking with broken lock laying down on the ground.

Bianchi Torino

Location

Humboldt Park
3417 W Hirsch St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 3:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
7 years old. Scratches on the frame.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Always
Incident Description: 
Bike inside my garage. Bike itself not locked, but garage usually is. No sign of forced entry so maybe the side door was unlocked.

Schwinn Sierra

Location

Mattress Firm Wicker Park Bucktown
N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
6177576 G0686
Size: 
19" Frame, 26" Wheels
Color: 
Black Chrome
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Late 1980's mountain bike with street tires. The finish was black chrome with a tan/orange looking stem. It had a black front basket, newer aluminum wheels, and a brooks saddle. Had flat handlebars that curved back. It is in good condition overall but some chips in the finish.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 hours