Recent Reports

Salsa journeyman Claris 650

Location

Chicago blues festival
East Monroe @ intersection with south columbus drive
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 3:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
ISO 4210-2C
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Olive
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in excellent condition. Phone holder was on left side of drop handlebars. See photo

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1hour
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack located east Monroe intersection with south columbus drive during the Chicago blues festival.

specialized rockhopper

Location

metra rail Milwaukee district west
na
elgin , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
n/a
Size: 
lrg
Color: 
teal / orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Teal/orange. 2x9 drivetrain. Race face handlebars. Orange pedals, dropper post

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?: 
bike not locked
Incident Description: 
I was riding the metra Milwaukee district west line heading outbound towards Elgin last night. I hopped the 8:40 pm. I parked the bike on the train, and accidentally fell asleep. I woke up back at the Chicago union station and my bike was gone. I have tried talking to the conductors and they didn't see anything.

Retrospec Harper

Location

Big Mini Putt Club
1302 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 1:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
49cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Plenty of scraps. Rusted bolts. Rear brake installed. Rear black eco-planet rack. Stock rear tire. Continental front tire.

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 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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5 hours
Incident Description: 
Parked in front of Big Mini Putt Club. Cable was securing bike, helmet, and backpack. Locked at 7pm and was still there at 8pm. Came back at 1am and discovered everything was gone.

Trek 8.3 DS Gary Fisher Collection

Location

Xsport Lakeview
3240 N Ashland Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
Adult Male - Approx 56 CM / Wheel: 700 x 38
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Small paint chips on sides of frame, TREK is written in white

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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from outside the Xsport in Lakeview on School & Ashland

Black bike

Location

827 W Aldine Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
medium
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Standard bicycle

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 a metal pole, pipe, 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?: 
1 month
Incident Description: 
I had the bike locked through the front tire to the back gate since a biking accident in Mid-May. I saw it Wednesday afternoon. I went to go check on it today and it is no longer there. as well as the lock

Felt F65

Location

2021 W Hutchinson ST
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 2:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red handlebar tape, Vision Team 30 Comp Wheelset, red cable caps, and valve caps

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Someone Broke into my garage and took the bike

GT Helion

Location

Devon Market
1440 W Devon
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
27.5 Rims
Color: 
Grey and Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Full suspension, good condition, blue custom 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?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
left right at the front door in the parking lot of Devon Market
Incident Description: 
in the store for less than 2 minutes... stolen right in front of the woman who sells tamales... apparently thrown it to a slightly older black pickup truck with a white accent panel on the bottom half of the doors

Harper Fixie Bike - Single Speed by Retrospec

Location

Echo Logistics
600 W Chicago
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
W204742
Size: 
53
Color: 
grey with brown trim
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
good condition, brown trim with white wall wheels

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?: 
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?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from infront of the Echo Logistics office building during work hours

Custom Racing Bike

Location

Lincoln Square Athletic Club
4662 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Size: 
20"
Color: 
Bronze/Brown/Gold
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bronze/Brown/Gold road bike with custom frame. Thick/reinforced downtube. 21 speed. Drop/Racing handle bars. No fenders. Cargo platform in the back. Thicker/padded 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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
90 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack outside of Lincoln Square Athletic Club from approx. 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Was not locked to bike rack once I left the gym later.

GT Windstream

Location

Johnny Sprocket's
5424 N. Clark St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
KC88B2866
Size: 
large
Color: 
maroon
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition; two rear, foldable baskets; silver incredibell on right handlebar

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?: 
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?: 
30 minutes

Trek FX3

Location

2055 N Albany Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 5, 2022 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU310JC0195R
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Red/magenta
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
21 FX 3 WSD DISCS Staggered frame, ice cream bell, kickstand

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
A month
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from my basement/laundry room sometime in May 2021

Schwinn 21 speed roadbike

Location

East Lake View apartment
3933 N Clarendon Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
For 5’9-6’7
Color: 
Dark gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Moderately used, brownish/grayish solid 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?: 
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: 
Lock was securely locked at midnight on June 6 and was gone the morning on June 7th at 7am.

Trek Marlin 5

Location

Davis Theater
4614 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, May 30, 2022 - 4:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU220C1071N RAY
Size: 
XS
Color: 
Royal Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Number indicators on rapid shiters are broken off.

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?: 
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 hours
Incident Description: 
Bicycle locked in front of the Davis Theater, 4614 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Il 60625. Cable was cut, bicycle and helmet stolen.

Third Ward Fyxation

Location

1847 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 3, 2022 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
FXNW2104350
Size: 
M
Color: 
Cream
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Cream bike, u lock mount on seat pole

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was opened, and left unharmed 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?: 
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?: 
1 week

Trek Domane AL 3

Location

Towers Lofts
1601 W School St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 9:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56
Color: 
Teal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Scratches on Trek wording. Wheel & Sprocket sticker on frame. Blue air caps.

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 a closed 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: 
Left the bike locked and it was gone when I came back after an hour. Did notice the bike on Facebook marketplace, but post was taken down before I could contact.

GT

Location

Hexe coffee
Clybourn and Diversey
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 7:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
L
Color: 
Dark blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Left speed dial is broken, has wheel covers, seat is ripped in 2-3 spots. Stolen from bike parking lot at hexe coffee on clyborn and devision between 7am and 4pm.

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?: 
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?: 
8-10 hrs every day
Incident Description: 
It was stolen between 7am and 4pm when we discovered it. The lock was still there. Y

Miyata City Runner

Location

1312 W Early Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 8:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White bike frame with black fenders. Had a green milk crate mounted on the back rack. The front derailleur was no longer functional so the shift cable for that front derailleur had been removed.

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?: 
10 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from the front of the building during the few moments I ran upstairs to return a set of keys to a friend. I stupidly left it unlocked since I would be away so briefly.

Trek Crossrip 2

Location

Southwest Suburbs
1058 Ripple Ridge
Darien , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, May 23, 2022 - 5:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU029C4821L
Size: 
54
Color: 
Grey, bright green stripes
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, a little dirty, cage missing on left pedal, rack on back, thermal water bottle

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?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
Stolen from my driveway between 2:50 and 6:30 pm in Darien, IL

Kent Oakwood

Location

Private Condo
5476 West Higgins
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
n/a
Size: 
26
Color: 
white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new, all white with white saddle bags - and 3 Defender Fortified front lights.

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?: 
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?: 
5 days a week since 3 years
Incident Description: 
The thief climbed unnoticed - brazenly - 6 flights of stairs up in the back of the building all the way to the top 4th floor of the staircase - to do it.

Jamis Satellite

Location

Buena Park
Sheridan Road
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
43cm
Color: 
Teal and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Teal and white bike with two white water bottle holders. Clipped on flashing rear lights. Cell phone cradle on handle bars. Seat has a slight tear. Rear rack. Small black back underseat with tools.

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?: 
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?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to the iron fence on the back balcony. Bike was there when I went to bed around 11pm and was missing when I got up around 6:30am.