Recent Reports

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

Bridgestone X-01

Location

residence
1440 W. Arthur
chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
don't have it
Size: 
guessing 25 inches.
Color: 
purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
This is a 26 year old Bridgestone X01 metallized purple bike that looks pretty beat up but it works fine. It has black electrical tape on some parts of the frame covering the brand decals. Has its original Dia Compe sidepull brakes. Does not have the mustache bars. The picture below is off the internet of a similar bike. Mine does not have the mustache bars. Mine has a rack, a thumb bell and a ulock, which I wasn't using because there is nowhere to use a ulock on my property. (I wish I had ulocked it to itself.)

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 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?: 
The bike was locked on the porch with a heavy duty cable (I know I am an idiot) It had been three days while I was trying to make a good space for it inside. That very morning I looked at it and said "I really should just take it inside. Long story.
Incident Description: 
I came home at 9 pm and it was gone. Somebody must have been watching the house because there was only about an hour yesterday when nobody was home.

Custom 312 Urban Wheat - Single Speed Road Bike

Location

E 14th Pl & S State St
chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black and Gold
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Black and gold custom paint, 312 Urban Wheat logo. Gold rims and handle bars.

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 wooden pole, railing, 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?: 
2-3 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to smaller fence enclosing tree and landscaping on the sidewalk. Fence was about 3 1/2 ft tall. Bike was locked through frame to the fence with a U-shape lock. Bike was left for approximately 3 days and was missing upon return, lock and bike collectively. Attempted to check with City of Chicago about possible removal without response.

Trek 7.3 FX

Location

54 w Hubbard St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Wtu111c68956
Size: 
20
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green detailing, Pinhead wheel locks, Krypto lock, black water bottle holder, valve cap on rear tire only

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 street sign.

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?: 
1 hour or less
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike to a street pole on the northeastern corner of Hubbard at the intersection with Dearborn. An hour later, just before 6.30 pm, I came back and my bike was missing. A man in a car told me that about 40 minutes earlier he had watched a man pick up the street pole my bike was U-locked to and ride east on Hubbard.

Specialized Woman's Bike. Possibly cross roads model.

Location

3715 No Halsted at bike rack.
Earth's Kitchen
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 2:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
-----
Size: 
small
Color: 
gold with black letters
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent. Rear bag rack. Rear and saddle flashing lights. Front black halogen light on handlebar. Upgraded seat from Kozy bike shop.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Older U-Lock w/ Round Key
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?: 
90 minutes
Incident Description: 
Rider dropped bike bags at Temple Shalom. Id in bags. Temple Shalom called police who returned the bike bags to me. Helmet also taken. Usual helmet with complete flashing light surround. White with blue stripes.

Felt Verza Cafe 7 Men 19"

Location

East Hyde Park
5465 S Hyde Park Blvd, Apt 3S
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
19''
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Clean, new looking bike. It has a cup holder on the handle bars.

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 street sign.

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 day
Incident Description: 
Bike last seen July 28 at 9pm. Noticed missing July 29 at 9pm.

Diamondback Comfort Mountain bike

Location

Ravenswood manor
4700 n manor ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
16”
Color: 
Metallic gray w black lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition. Black and white “M-22” sticker on 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?: 
Permanently stored here between rides
Incident Description: 
Theif broke into our garage in ravenswood manor (manor and lawrence) and removed bike from ceiling rack

2011 Quick 5 Cannondale

Location

6113 S Kimbark Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
XM44520
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Compact bike with slight wear and tear. Back wheel tire valve cap is broken. Missing rubber ends of handlebars. Has a cup holder and a black pouch beneath 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 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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
One week
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in enclosed parking area for apartment complex. Someone left the gate open or jumped the fence and cut the lock taking both the combination lock and bike.

Canondale Supersix Evo

Location

Ohio St Beach
600 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
TA02539
Size: 
L
Color: 
red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
very good condition, bright red & black carbon frame

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
15-40 min
Incident Description: 
I was distance swimming at OH St Beach and away from the bike for 40 min. the minimal bike racks were full so bike was cable-locked to a metal fence post through frame and front wheel was U-locked to frame. Broad daylight with many other bikes around. Some beach-going witnesses heard a man sawing 10' away from them. He told them he was having trouble with his bike lock and apologized for the noise. They watched him then walk away calmly with it. He was 6'2"-6'-3" white male ~200lbs (wearing hat and sunglasses) and they were mothers with their kids so I understand them not stopping him. When I returned and walked to where my bike had been they approached me and explained what had happened. There is a camera right near there so hoping that will help.

Marin Bridgeway

Location

Harper Condominiums
5311 South Harper Ave., 2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
CA11681KS1119
Size: 
19"
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition Headlight on the front Silver rear rack

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?: 
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 days
Incident Description: 
My bike was inside a locked side entrance to my condo building. It was locked to a thick, wooden post inside. I parked and locked it the day before and noticed it missing the following morning.

2000 Specialized Rockhoper A1 FS men’s

Location

Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
M96I42539
Size: 
21”
Color: 
Red/Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition with new sprockets, rear and new cables

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 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?: 
1 hr
Incident Description: 
Bike lock cable was cut and bike was stolen on busy Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago in front of Millennium Park during the Friday summer concert series

GT

Location

Western
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
700c
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Hybrid with shocks. Trying to find serial number. Has Alex Rims and is in good condition. Columbia seat with white grip tape on handle bars

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 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: 
Was stolen in front of Labor Temps on Western.

Giant Men's Road BIke

Location

505 N. Green Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 11:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
26"
Color: 
SIlver/Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used, about 10 years old. Had a blue whale on handlebars.

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 street sign.

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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Roughly 6 houra
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to no parking street sign in front of 505 N. Green St. mid-morning of 7/28/18. Came back around 3:30 p.m. with bike nowhere to be found, as well as lock and cable missing.

Schwinn Mesa GSX

Location

Bike Rack near Monroe Harbor Tender
400 E Monroe St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 7:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
21
Color: 
yellow / red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
20 years old bike in god condition, Handle bars had extension grips and VUELTA ZEROLITE wheels

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
left it around 7:30 and when I returned around 1:45 pm, the bike was missing

Cannondale Quick 4 #C31407M60LG

Location

Northwestern Professional Studies building
339 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
MB0708
Size: 
L
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent Condition. Has a topeak rack attached on the back. Dark gray. Bike was purchased at Kozy Cyclery.

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?: 
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?: 
4.5 hours
Incident Description: 
I went to my Saturday morning class that began at 10am in the Professional Studies building at Northwestern. My bike was locked to the designated bike rack for the building. My bike had anti-theft for the wheels and seat installed. My bike lock brand was ABUS. When I came out of class at 2:00pm my bike was gone. I

Schwinn Mountain and Comfort

Location

North and Central Park
North Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 8:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium size
Color: 
Silver with Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very clean kept looks new. has an adjustable water bottle holder on the seat pole.

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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Half a day
Incident Description: 
Locked my bike in place on the bike rack around 6:00 AM felt ok locking it there because is right next to a construction site that was full of workers.

6ku urban track bike

Location

Reside on barry
533 W Barry Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 7:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
52cm
Color: 
Black,red seat
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The seat is a lock in itself. There’s a big scratch on the frame

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
The bike was stolen from the lobby of my building while i was checking my mail.

Fuji Tread 3.0 LE 2016

Location

1038 N Clark St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
wbd1451o2511
Size: 
54 cm
Color: 
Black Matte
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fuji all black matte bike with drop handle bars. Wear on the left side of the front frame from the brake cord.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
60 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked up to a tree directly outside the FFC / Aston Martin Dealership at 1038 N Clark. Bike was gone after I spent approximately 60 minutes in the FFC Gold Coast gym

Giant cross city 4w

Location

Bucktown public library
1701 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike had a woven basket attached which had a hole in the bottom. The right handlebar brakes were not working, only the left. Otherwise, the bike was in good condition and was 7 years old.

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: 
During the time I was in the Bucktown public library someone cut the lock and stole the bike.