Recent Reports

Specialized Allez

Location

2034 N. Honore #3
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
50 cm
Color: 
Purple and Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
excellent condition - black frame, purple accents. Likely has U-lock still attached

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?: 
6 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to third floor porch in an enclosed backyard where only entrances were locked with deadbolts. Porch bannister was shattered to take bike.

KONA

Location

East Bank Club
400 N Kingsbury
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Blue with white and yello handle. KONA is the brand
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has yellow handle and the word KONA on the frame

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
I arrived to the rack around 6:45am. The manager of the East Bank Club (400 N Kingsbury) checked on the security video and determined that a car pulled off in front of my bike at 7:40am, one guy came out of the car, the car left and the guy then proceeded to cut the lock. Later on he left with the bike. When I came out of the club ready to bike at 9:00am, found my bike was gone and the lcok was left, cut, still hooked to the rack.

Specialized Roll

Location

Marina City
300 N State St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC618094801N
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black with Lime
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost new male bike - it was ridden less than 10 times. Black basket on the front. Kozy Cyclery sticker.

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?: 
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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
We live at Marina City. The bike was locked on the bike rack that is next to the busy entrance door to the east tower. There are valets always there 24 hours a day plus security guards at the hotel next door. We don't know exactly when the bike was taken, we just discovered it gone Friday morning with the lock cleanly cut off.

Cervelo RS

Location

10 South LaSalle Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
51
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
This bike now has black (Shimanno) grip tape. The bike had been involved in a fall and the left (non-crank) side of the saddle was lightly scraped along the back edge. The shifter on that same side was also scuffed. The bike also had the following accessories: phone holder, front bike light mount, Spurcycle bell on the right shifter, water bottle cage, Timbuk2 saddle bag, water bottle cage, and carbon real rack.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Approximately 8 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was left locked on the sidewalk bike rack in front of my office building. Locked at approximately 8:30 AM and was gone by the time I left the office at around 4:30 PM. No camera footage could be collected. I was told by bank workers whose window faces bike rack directly that an older white caucasian male was seen outside and appeared to be "working" along the sidewalk near the rack. One of the workers remembered seeing sparks and only about a three-inch piece of my U-lock was left at the scene. The cuts were clean.

Motobecane Turino Elite

Location

Styles by Jeffrey
Lawrence and Clark
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
55fm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly good condition. Black.

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?: 
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?: 
0-30 minutes
Incident Description: 
I left my bicycle locked to the parking sign in front of the salon and went in to get a haircut. When I came out 30 minutes later it was gone

2020 Trek FX 3

Location

Willis Tower
Adams & Franklin
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 4:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU101C1649P
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new. Size XL. When stolen, had fenders, rear rack, and basket on back.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Other U-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?: 
5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen on 10/28 between 1130CST and 530CST

Giant Defy

Location

Damen Blue Line CTA Station
Milwaukee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
GA386580
Size: 
56 M/L
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Has a black rack on the back.

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?: 
From the bike racks inside the Damen Blue line CTA station at Milwaukee
Incident Description: 
I locked up my bike to the racks inside the Damen blue line station around 6:20am and when I returned at 4:45pm it was gone. I also had my white helmet locked to the bike.

Traitor

Location

Potomac and Spaulding
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
CC111500
Color: 
mint green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Mint Green frame. Brown saddle and wrapped rodeo bars. (photo is older: showing black saddle and bars) black tires

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
N/A
Incident Description: 
Bike was not locked bc it was stored in a garage (which IS usually locked). When I arrived home, the garage door was open and the bike was gone.

Salsa Journeyman Claris 700

Location

2439 N Kedzie Ave, apt 3
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
H18403937
Size: 
55
Color: 
Orange-red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Only 5 months old, orange red, small bell on it

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 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 locked to sign post on street and stolen after about 2 hours of being inside

Rambler ladies Legacy Frameworks pale pink

Location

Merchandise mart
222 Merchandise Plaza
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
051
Size: 
small ladies
Color: 
pale violet/pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Belt drive, variable speed hub, front basket, rear rack

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?: 
2.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike at rack on sidewalk on the west side of Wells Street at Merchandise Mart Plaza, locked at 5:40pm, gone by 8:20pm.

Trek Matte Black Six speed cruiser

Location

Kedzie L Stop
Kedzie and Milwaukee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Matte black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Cat eye Head light. Fat butt saddle.

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 hrs
Incident Description: 
My wife and I went to dinner and came out our bikes were missing. The kryptonite cable lock had also been taken with the bikes.

Trek 1000 road bike

Location

Kedzie L Stop
Kedzie and Milwaukee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
White/Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike had head light, rear red lights attach to posts. Cat computer on top bar. All white handlebar grip tape, Schimano brake speed gears, frame brakes, and 2 water bottle holders. Gel seat.

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: 
Went to dinner with our bikes locked up and came out with no trace of our property and mode of transportation.

Surly Steamroller

Location

1103 N Western Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 4:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54-56
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black Steamroller, "Surly" marking scratched off, just says "Steamroller" on it. Ergonomic handlebars with grey rubber and black grips. Small clipless pedals. Small black/orange U-Lock attached via holster on mainframe. Brown mostly new Brooks saddle

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Older U-Lock w/ Round Key
What was the bike locked to?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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 year
Incident Description: 
Bikes locked inside the building's inner stairwell, top floor, but not locked to anything. Bikes were there 2 hours ago, gone now.

Schwinn

Location

121 W Wacker
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
M
Color: 
BLue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red and black handlebar pads, missing the gear cover.

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?: 
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: 
My bike disappeared

Specialized Sirrus Mens Elite

Location

Foxtrot Market
1562 N Wells
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Kickstand and fenders. Front handlebars and seat bar have mounts for clip on lights. Carbon fork frame.

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 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?: 
5 days
Incident Description: 
Left bike for a few days on a bike rack at North and Wells. Returned and was missing. Assuming the U-Lock was cut. Unfortunately don't have picture of actual bike but it is in like-new condition, same as picture.

Retrocycle Harper

Location

MY House
Eddy St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
No Idea
Size: 
57cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly newish condition was only a few months old. It does have an all black rim in the front and a silver one in the rear.

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 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?: 
Stolen over night
Incident Description: 
Parked my bike last night and went to ride it this morning around 7 am and noticed that they cut through a rod iron fence to get to it.

Dew Mustard

Location

mark scibor
6310 n odell ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
IN19012610
Color: 
Mustard
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New. Black combination rope lock around the seat stem.

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Not locked laying with other bikes along side of house
Incident Description: 
Laying with other bikes in walk way of private residence near Rosedale Park Chicago

1984 Trek 610

Location

Lincoln Square
N Rockwell
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
24"
Color: 
Blue with yellow lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
This is in pristine condition, very few scratches. It has the original clear vinal bar wrap on it, one side finished in black electric tape, the other on clear packing tape. It has a brown leather fujita belt saddle.

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?: 
I store it in the garage
Incident Description: 
My Trek is stored in a garage, and I left the side door unbolted. Someone was either trying random doors or they knew I keep bikes inside. There were many bicycles in the garage, and luckily only the Trek was taken.

Cannondale Quick CX

Location

Starbucks
200 W. Adams St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
YB58164
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Midnight Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new, three quick release locks were replaced with locking skewers

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
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?: 
Under 8 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to a bike rack and It is unknown how they stole the bike, as they did not leave the lock behind either.

Mercier Kilo TT STripper

Location

Big Star
Damen and Wicker Park Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
50 CM
Color: 
Black with multi color sparkles
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2017 Mercier Kilo TT Black Magic paint Brooks Cambium C17s Saddle Mismatched black bar tape MuckNuts black fender Cat Eye front circle light Gatorskin 700cc tires

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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Bike parked at Wicker Park Ave and Damen. Though to have been locked but wasn't. Was next to other locked bikes on bike rails off Damen. Parked for maybe an hour before missing.