Recent Reports

MATE

Location

WICKER PARK
1527 N Wicker Park Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Foldable Electric bike with smaller wheels
Color: 
RED
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
MATE bike, foldable, red, it says MATE across the frame in big letters

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?: 
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?: 
2 hrs
Incident Description: 
Bike was tied to a bike rack in Wicker Park at 1527 N Wicker Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60622. I left it there at 7:30 pm, it was gone by 9:30 pm when I returned.

2013 Haro Projekt

Location

Lakeview
3701 n. Ashland ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 2:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
55
Color: 
Silver, blue brake lines
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New crank shaft, stirrup only on right pedal, two different tires (new one w/kevlar reinforcement in front), black schwinn seat, blue haro sticker still on, projekt sticker worn off.

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?: 
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?: 
4 hours

Diamondback sorrento

Location

4320 n Sacramento
4320 N Sacramento
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 8:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
56
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Eco 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 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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
Stolen bike

Biria

Location

4452 S. Vincennes
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 2:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
K120723758
Color: 
cream body, black basket, dark tan seat
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
VERY GOOD, bell on one side, a bike rack in the front, 7 speed changes, it has a bike lock "stand" in the center

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 years
Incident Description: 
bike was kept in my locked, personal storage unit. someone picked the lock and stole the bike.

Cervelo P3

Location

Belmont train stop
3355 West Belmont Avenue
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
48 cm post
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Mainly red with white strips; minimal scratches, aero bars, clip in road bike pedals (SPD),

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?: 
4 hours

Cannondale Quick

Location

1400 N Paulina
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Men's, Large
Color: 
Gray/Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, stolen with lock, black sticker on front 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?: 
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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
Stolen from home balcony, not locked. Thief must have seen it from alleyway and came in to gated area to remove bike.

Mercier Kilo TT Purple 57 cm

Location

Ukranian Village
2217 W Chicago Ave Apt, 3R
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 1:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
n/a
Size: 
57 cm
Color: 
Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Was in great shape, brand new handle bar gel grips that are screwed on, up right handle bars, a MASH sticker on the bike and a pink brake.

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?: 
one day
Incident Description: 
Accidentally left my Bike resting on the back porch on a 3rd level apartment building in the rear of an apartment building. Someone broke into the gate and came up three flights of stairs for it.

Vilano 26" Mountain Bike Ridge 2.0 MTB 21 Speed

Location

Whole foods
Grand Ave and Illinois St intersection
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Size: 
26"
Color: 
Red and Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red and black mountain bike with white lettering on logo and tri-spoked wheels. Scratches on Vilano logo covered with black nail polish, rusted spots on metal surfaces particularly the suspension and pedals, disc brakes squeak horribly and drag a little causing bike to squeak when peddling. Attached accessories: fender on back, pakrak on back, black plastic water bottle holder, luminos light switch, headlight.

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 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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
15-20min
Incident Description: 
Locked bike to a railing under stairs where most bikes are parked by Whole Foods shoppers and found it strange that there were no other bikes and only two heavy duty U-locks there. Came out about 15-20min later to find bike and lock was gone. Fairly heavy traffic foot traffic in area but it is right next to an underpass which does not have as much foot traffic.

Specialized Sirrus

Location

Home
1036 N. Honore St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC920422
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new. Purchased on 8/31/19. All matted black Specialized 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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen out of a secure garage. The garage door was forced open for entry.

Nishiki Pueblo

Location

2700 W. Giddings St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
16
Color: 
Black and Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was in an enclosed and locked backyard. Someone had to come in and take it. The bike was not locked since it was inside a locked backyard.

Trek '09 Model 7000

Location

melissa tierney
2161 N Claremont Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU318C1401C
Size: 
17.5
Color: 
Black/silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent. Wheel locks, basket, locking skewers

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 years
Incident Description: 
Bike was inside locked back entrance/porch. The lock was shimmied, door left open. The lock went thru the wheels. I just found the serial number so am reporting it now.

Trek FX 1

Location

Blue Line Stop at Damen
1547 N Damen Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU068C0385M
Size: 
Tall enough to be comfortably ridden by a 6 ft man
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has a water bottle holder with a small emergency hand pump attached to the frame, and a small patch kit bag below the seat. They also stole my dark grey/black helmet.

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?: 
It was locked up using a master lock keyed bike lock cable
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked at Damen Blue Line station bike rack. Left for about 2 hours. Came back to find bike and lock missing.

Trek 7.2 FX WSD

Location

Lauren Gorte
3616 N. Janssen Ave, 2S
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 7:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU119C2478K
Color: 
Charcoal Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Pink accents

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Consistently stored here for years
Incident Description: 
Garage door was left open, bike was behind car in garage mounted to wall

Batch - commuter 2019

Location

Grand st and McClurg Court
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
B39714823618Y
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New bike 2019, rear rack, silver water bottle holder, 8 speed gears

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 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?: 
2.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was across the street from yolk at McClurg and Grand in downtown Chicago.

LD-GR (Land Gear Japanese Import)

Location

Merchandise Mart
Kinzie and Wells
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Silver Japanese road bike with forward swept handle bars and black / white speckle grip tape. Canondale pedals.

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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
20 minutes
Incident Description: 
Went inside for 20 minutes and the bike was gone at my return. Reported to building security and CPD

Cult Juvenile 18 BMX Bike

Location

1054 w chestnut st
chestnut st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
BMX Bike
Serial No.: 
?
Size: 
kids
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
black body, tan wheels, supreme stickers all over, and pegs.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
10 hours
Incident Description: 
My friend and I were going to six flags and we rode are bikes to Union station and then went to Ogilvie station then we put are bikes on the U rack what I didn't realize was that there was two steps to lock the lock and I only did one. When we came back the bikes were gone and the lock was on the ground.

Trek FX1

Location

Lincoln Park
W Belden Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU069C3150P
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Newer 2019 model purchased in June. Had a rear light under the seat, a black water bottle cage, and a black triangle storage bag.

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 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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 days.
Incident Description: 
Occurred between 10:00pm on 8/28 and 5:45am on 8/29.

Pure Fixe Classic

Location

2036 w Willow st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
Mediym
Color: 
Black with red rims
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black and red detachable foot stranps and water bottle holder. No kick stand

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?: 
N/a in garage

Eddie Bauer ESB

Location

Sal Garza
2105 W. Polk St. , Unit 1
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Forest Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition. Small tear on seat.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5 hours
Incident Description: 
My apartment was broken into and bike was stolen from inside the apartment.

Felt Z35

Location

2039 S. Canalport
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green handlebar tape and green lettering for the Make name on the bike "Felt". A few small nicks on the top bar of the 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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
It was on my balcony for less than 3 hours. I was inside.
Incident Description: 
My bike was on my back patio (gates closed and locked) and was stolen from my back patio while I was home.