Recent Reports

26" Ladies Whirlwind Mountain Bike

Location

The South West corner of Loyola Avenue and Lakewood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
556142367
Size: 
26" wheels
Color: 
Mainly Grey with Purple and White accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bicycle is brand new. It has flashers on both wheels as well as the back seat. The body of the bike says the words Whirlwind and Genesis.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
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?: 
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?: 
about 36 hours.
Incident Description: 
I parked my bike outside my building and left it, and checked on it the next day to make sure it was okay. I then checked it again and the bike was gone, and the lock cable was cut clean with what I presume was cable cutters. All the other bikes around it were not disturbed.

Trek Marlin 5

Location

Cocoa+co coffee shop
1651 n Wells st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 4:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
Wtu171jc1250r
Size: 
29" wheels
Color: 
Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2020 model. Almost new. Small scuff marks on top left of 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?: 
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?: 
1.5 hours

Bianchi Milano Dama

Location

1905 West 19th Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 2:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WBK837891NC1B304608N
Size: 
38cm
Color: 
Baby Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
One black fender, and some damage to the chain guard. Baby blue bike with leather seat.

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?: 
About 1.5 years
Incident Description: 
Bike was kept under the back porch stairs around the back of the apartment building. Could not lock it to anything, there was nothing to secure it to, but it was kept under a cover. Sometime during the night of September 4 between midnight and 10am it was stolen.

Women’s Trek FX2

Location

Avondale - Addison and Albany
Albany street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Grey and black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very unique drop corner handle bars. Locking grips. Blue lock wrapped around the seat post. Scuffs along the white Trek sticker.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 minutes
Incident Description: 
Incident on Albany near Addison street. I opened my garage to work on a few things. I stepped into my yard and back into the garage and it was gone. They threw my helmet on the ground near by heading towards Elston.

Surly Long Haul Trucker

Location

Logan Square
Saint Louis & Wrightwood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition, with lots of customizations include: Brooks saddle, H Plus Son wheels, Carbon Fork, Shimano Crankset.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 weeks
Incident Description: 
A unidentified male broke down our locked fence gate from our alley, and subsequently kicked down our locked garage side door in our backyard. He stole the bike, which was not locked in the garage and continued to ride off through the alley.

Fuji absolute

Location

Logan square
Albany
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WB229L277K
Size: 
Small/med
Color: 
Black/red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used, recently tuned, front wheel Bontrager AW1 Hard-Case Lite, back wheel Schwalbe Marathon Plus Bike 700/28, black tape covering top tube, handlebars have black Oury grips

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from locked /locked gate, window was broken into and automatic gate was opened

Schwinn Sport Voyageur

Location

1263 W PRATT BLVD, APT 906
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Adult Women's
Color: 
Navy Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Silver metal rack, custom men's saddle with vent.

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?: 
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?: 
One hour
Incident Description: 
Locked with cable and small padlock through front wheel to bike rack at NW corner of Lakewood and Pratt. I live diagonal from it and could see the site from my window but it was gone so quick. Someone left their bike in its place, i think?? A black Target Magna bike was set without a lock at the same rack, so it feels like it could have been the thieve's own bike and he "traded up".

Vilano R2 Commuter Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed 700c

Location

Apartment
2013 w Concord pl
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 5, 2021 - 12:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
50-54cm
Color: 
Black and like green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Shimano 21 speed, 700c. Used condition, black rear fender, U lock installed on the frame as well as a black Rockbros top tube bag.

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?: 
Over the weekend
Incident Description: 
Bike has been stored in our apartment garage that opens to a back alley. We don’t lock it to anything while it’s in the garage. Our neighbors left the door open and someone stole it from the garage.

Specialized Sirrus 2.0

Location

917 W Dakin st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 10:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
????
Size: 
XS (44?)
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Pink pedals, silver bottle cage!

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?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked on fence of 917 w dakin st as described on 9/10/21. (Also bike had wheel locks!) a piece of cut u lock was left at the scene :( another bike was left untouched.

FYXATION EASTSIDE FADE

Location

Hyde Park
5427 South University Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
FXNE2101056
Size: 
49CM
Color: 
Matte Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It is brand new and has a gray water bottle holder bolted as well as a phone holder in the middle. There was a little seat bag that was strapped under the seat with the words "wheels & sprocket" but that is easily removable.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
A day
Incident Description: 
It was gone after 10pm on Sept 9th and before 2pm on Sept 10th.

Fuji Road Bike-Newer Model

Location

47th and Sawyer
S Sawyer Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 7:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
52-54cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black bike, blue FUJI writing. Has both front and back black fenders and black rear rack.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
0
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen out of garage. Unfortunately, don't have a picture of whole bike, but similar to photo- with addition fenders and rear rack

Radrunner 2021

Location

3567 W Lyndale St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
VR1I20V3341
Size: 
1520x320x830
Color: 
Army Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is Army Green with orange arrows it had scrapes on the kickstand with the battery missing as it was removed beforehand

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
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: 
The bike was locked with a U-Lock to an outside wooden stairwell and at 11:10 PM. A man used a PVC bike as a crowbar to break wapart the stair well rails and steal the bike.

7981 Nevara Express XX

Location

2634 w rice st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
seat tube length 16.5" top tube length 21"
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
has toe slips attached to the pedals, black handle bars.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
several months
Incident Description: 
Bike was cut from lock after they broke into our back stairwell where the bike rack was kept.

Schwinn Crosscut

Location

my crib
934 n homan
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
yellow and blue basket in back. new wheels/brake mechanisms.

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?: 
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?: 
1.5 years
Incident Description: 
3 bikes jacked from my bike rack. back gate forced open and left open.

Specialized Women’s Sirrus

Location

Lincoln Square
Eastwood Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC9002295061N
Size: 
M
Color: 
Mint
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New; black abus u-lock with holder on bike frame. The wheels are not identical since one was recently replaced. This can be seen by looking at the color differences on the side of both 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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 months

Fuji Sportif 1.5 Disc

Location

Woodlawn
Greenwood and 65th
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
53cm
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Disc brakes, Fizik Aliante R1 saddle, gator skin 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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
45 mins
Incident Description: 
Garage door didn’t close all the way and popped back up without us realizing it.

Ofo

Location

Charlet Dupar
6319 n artesian Ave 3W
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 11:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Bright yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly new it has scratches on the front part of the tires it and scratches in the back one of the pedals does not work there’s a bell on the handle bar there’s a light on the front bike tire and a light on the back bike tire, the seat is kind of loose

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4hours
Incident Description: 
I left in the passageway overnight because I couldn’t care of the bike back upstairs because someone was coming to pick it up to get it fixed and I went to go check this morning at 11:40 and it was gone. It’s a bright yellow bike with a broken pedal handle has a bell on it is a spot I have the QR code for the bike as well

Marin San Rafael DS2

Location

Apartment Building Basement
1155 W Webster
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Red w/ Orange Accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, minor scuffs. Black metal bottle holder.

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?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stored in secured basement starting at 6:45 PM. Upon arrival at 9:45 PM it was missing. Had to have been taken by resident in 1155 W. Webster.

Giant Roam 2 DISC

Location

LAKEVIEW ATHLETIC CLUB
3212 NORTH BROADWAY
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
KCFK84909
Size: 
MEDIUM
Color: 
BLUE
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
NEW CONDITION HAD REAR BIKE RACK WITH GRAY CRATE ON TOP

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
ONE HOUR

X games

Location

8836 s exchange ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 5, 2021 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
idk
Size: 
20 inch i think
Color: 
Dark green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
peeling paint around the bottom and dark green

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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
0
Incident Description: 
I came back home and i went to check my bike to find out it wasnt there