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Location

162 n state residence hall
162 N. state St. rm 504,
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
24 in
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Handle bars rotate

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Less than 24 hours

Specialized Turbo Vado 3.0

Location

525 W
Oakdale
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 3:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
wsbc002034228r
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Electric with basket

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 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?: 
a day

Cannondale Quick 6

Location

UIC College of Medicine Research Building
909 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
YE53033
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used but good condition. Owned for less than one year. If still attached, carries a black and red ABUS U-lock. Speed was set to gear 6. Back wheel secured to bike by Pinhead lock. More details from this listing: https://www.kozy.com/product/cannondale-quick-6-383513-1.htm

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
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?: 
Less than 4 hours
Incident Description: 
Location were bike went missing was a bike rack on UIC west campus. Bike was parked by the bike rack near a tree in front of the entrance to the left of the western COMRB entrance (facing Student Center West) around 11am. Accidentally forgot to lock the bike to the bike rack. Came back around 3pm to check on bike due to the rain, only to find the bike was gone.

Trek Kids bike

Location

Residence
1135 W Oakdale Ave
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
24-26” wheels
Color: 
White with neon pink letters
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition Black seat, TREK in neon pink, purple water bottle holder attached to lower bar, has ulock attached to it

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 months (we’ve stored it there for 2 years)
Incident Description: 
I noticed the bike was stolen this morning, at 5am- it was still in the back courtyard yesterday. The bike is usually locked, but we didn’t lock it this past weekend. It looks like someone climbed over the fence & then used a sofa from our neighbor’s patio furniture to climb back over to the alley.

Sirrus Specialized Road Bike ~ 2016 (Straight Handle Bars)

Location

W Melrose St & Southport Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 9:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Mens
Color: 
Black Matte
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition - slight signs of collision on back wheel. The cover to the left gear shift on handle bar was off. Silver and black u-lock. Back wheel was locked. Seat locked in using Arrus strap lock. Black bottle holder.

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?: 
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?: 
15 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike was taken directly out of garage while we were loading the kids into the minivan. Brazen, day-light theft with 1-2 witnesses. Thief took off down the alleyway and down Belmont St before disappearing.

Specialized Vita Hybrid

Location

Logan square
2456 N Hamlin Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 10:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Small 16” frame
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new, shimano gears and brakes, has a silver cargo rack and silver water bottle holder. Also attached was a u-lock from krpytonite

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 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?: 
A month. It was there yesterday
Incident Description: 
Came out to my garage and my bike was missing. It was a closed garage with access only to residents… lock was attached to bike but not locked to anywhere. So it may still be on there. Logan square hermosa area

2019 Cannondale Bad Boy #3

Location

Northwestern University offices
155 E Superior St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
YB66784
Size: 
Small
Color: 
BBQ (BLACK)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition with a few stratches on the frame. Red bell on L handlebar. The Bad Boy 3 is a lefty single fork on the front.

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?: 
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?: 
3 hours (i locked it at 6 am on the day of the marathon) and it was stolen by 9 am when I left the office to head to work
Incident Description: 
I locked the bike to the post

Brooklyn co., Franklin 7 Speed

Location

1200
W loyola Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
s/m
Color: 
Sea glass
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition, bright yellow combination lock on the rear.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 days
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to the rack in the red line CTA train Loyola station. The lock was in a good condition so it should've been cut.

Giant Liv Alight 3

Location

2700 N Spaulding
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2+ weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in a bike room of an apartment complex alongside other bikes. Exact date of theft is unknown as the bike hadn't been ridden within the last 2-3 weeks.

Specialized Allez

Location

House Side Yard
1126 W Lill Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is Red with “Specialized” white. Pedals are self-installed red, silicone pedals.

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?: 
Couple Days
Incident Description: 
My Bike was left in my friends backyard unlocked and i’m guessing when they were out of town, someone hopped over and took it.

Giant Escape 2

Location

Senn High School
5900 North Glenwood Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
P9FP04844
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Garnet (Dark Red)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand New

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 to 5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to rack in park on south side of Senn High School. Property belongs to Chicago Park District adjacent to Basketball Court 41°59'19.1"N 87°40'04.4"W

Batch Lifestyle

Location

Amundsen High School
5110 N Damen Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
snhtb21001609
Size: 
M or L
Color: 
vapor grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new grey men's bike, with a white water bottle holder.

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?: 
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?: 
7 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to a fence at Amundsen High School at 7:40am, was missing when school let out. The helmet was also locked to the bike. The grey bike has front and back click lights.

BMC AlpenChallenge

Location

1833 W Roscoe St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 7:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
8L20K0180
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Burnt Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Belt drive rather than derailleur.

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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
Heard noises outside in the garage, were confused but didn't think much of it. Bike was gone when next went into the garage.

1983 Schwinn Voyageur

Location

Home
1808 South Michigan Avenue, Unit 11
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
unknown
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has rust but otherwise in good shape. Several parts are not original, including rear derailleur updated to shimano STX, levers replaced with tektro aero levers. Has Cruiser square hitch for child trailer.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Someone left the garage door open and someone entered and stole the bike. Bike was locked to itself to prevent someone riding it, but they carried it off to cut the lock offsite. Bike has several parts that were not original. Rear derailleur was shimano STX. Has planetbike fenders. Square cruiser bike hitch.

Trek FX 2 Disc

Location

Percy Julian Middle School
416 S Ridgeland Ave
Oak Park , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
M
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent condition (6 months old). Black water bottle holder, rear cargo rack with rectangular black bag mounted on top of rack. Women's size medium (sized for my 12 year old son).

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
7 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was parked at the rack in front of his middle school. Kid got out of school and bike was gone. He is unsure but says he "might have forgotten to lock the bike".

Jamie Citizen 2

Location

2649 N Racine
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 7:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
Y20G010230
Size: 
14
Color: 
turquoise
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in excellent condition, bought this May

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?: 
Since we bought it we stored it there
Incident Description: 
Two bikes were stolen from our garage some time last night/during the day.

Steel Single Speed

Location

Home
1450 N Talman Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Reconditioned Grey painted steel frame, with blue front tube and red brake lever, front spray guard, and rear mud guard attachment on seat post. 2 bike bells,

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Someone entered our rear garden and took the bike

Trek fx1

Location

North Park University Burgh Hall
Spaulding
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Looks newer. In good condition

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?: 
A couple of days
Incident Description: 
Man broke lock in front of my college dorm. My friend heard woke up from him barking the lock.

Fuji Absolute 1.7

Location

W Wilson Ave & N Rockwell St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WBD273L02360
Color: 
grey/blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has a back bike rack, water bottle holder and handheld bike pump in the triangle center, underseat bag with 2 bike tire levers and spare tire, and a phone holder between the front bars. Great condition, with some nicks.

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?: 
20 hours
Incident Description: 
Taken from a locked basement in my building.

Trek Domain AL3

Location

Home
10838 S Longwood Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 11:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU 05 SC 3810 N
Size: 
54
Color: 
Mat silver and blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, 2018 model, pin head wheel lugs, PD A530 pedals. U lock was attached to the side of the frame on carrier.

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?: 
Open garage
Incident Description: 
The bike was resting in my home garage and while it was open for some time the bike was taken possibly days before noticed.