Recent Reports

1984 Cannondale ST-500

Location

My apartment
W. Thomas St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 1:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Not terribly worn at all for age, has white grip tape on handlebars. Small wraparound bike light on the seat post facing back.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was stored in a locked storage area of my apartment building, no lock on actual bike. Seems that someone was able to get into the building and take it.

Schwinn Discover

Location

Residence
2250 N Spaulding Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Black with one red bar attached to the front wheel
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
One red bar to the front wheel. Bought from Ciclo Urbano, so should have a sticker

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 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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Several days, but I just say it there Sunday.
Incident Description: 
I saw my bike on Monday. I did not go out yesterday. It must have been taken sometime on Tuesday 9/8/20.

State Single Speed

Location

3430 W McLean Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 1:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
Purple and black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Purple state single speed bike in near brand new condition

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
Newer U-Lock w/ Flat Key
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to a parking meter.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Months
Incident Description: 
Garage broken into and bike stolen

2008 Giant Cypress DX

Location

Residence
2858 N Drake
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
C6712962
Size: 
14"
Color: 
Black-Dark Grey fade
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new: Shimano Acera derailleur, 700c wheels with quick release levers, lime green valve caps, Illinois Law Enforcement Bicycle License M 0608

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?: 
2-3 days
Incident Description: 
Was in locked garage over weekend, last saw this morning before leaving for work. Came home and it was missing

SE Draft Lite

Location

3430 W McLean Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 1:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black SE Draft Lite with blue accents, fizik seat, fixation pedals

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
Months
Incident Description: 
Broke into garage and stolen off wall

Fyxation

Location

outside a residential home
1212 N. Hoyne
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 5, 2020 - 8:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
FXNE1907295
Size: 
58
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
4 months old, pristine condition, had two (2) USB powered lights - one head lamp and one tail light (underneath the seat). It also had a mobile phone holder affixed in the center of the handle bars and a Kryptonite U-LOCK mount affixed on the inside 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 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked up my bike on a well fortified steel gate outside of a friends house. I estimate it was stolen around 8:30pm on 9/5/20. There was zero remnants of theft i.e. no cut lock, no debris. I can only assume true professionals stole my bike.

Cannondale Optimo 3 (2021)

Location

ROCKS lakeview
3463 N Broadway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 8:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
FB86037
Size: 
56'
Color: 
Highlighter (yellow)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new. Stock image https://share.getcloudapp.com/lluYA6YP Not many people own this bike

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?: 
45 minutes
Incident Description: 
Went to Rocks Lakeview to have a quick bite. Locked both wheels and frame of bike to bike rack outside of the restaurant. The bike and lock were missing when I returned

SE Bikes MONTEREY 2.0

Location

Logan Sqyare
2431 N Kedzie Blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 6, 2020 - 11:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
SWBD068L0306M
Size: 
21
Color: 
Navy
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
3 year old, might have a lock with it

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
a day
Incident Description: 
It was stole out of the store room in the basement of the apartment. Stolen sometime between Saturday night and Monday morning

Schwinn High Plains with Xtracycle Leap attachment

Location

Belmont Gardens
2906 N Kildare
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 5, 2020 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Color: 
White frame, black attachment
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Early 90's step-through mountain bike converted to a longtail cargo bike with the Xtracycle Leap attachment.

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?: 
Over the weekend
Incident Description: 
Bike inside garage, bike itself was unlocked. Stolen over Labor Day weekend.

2013 Specialized Sirrus

Location

320 N Clinton St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
probably whatever the largest stock option is, as I'm 6'4"
Color: 
gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
bike was rarely used, so in very good shape. probably needed some air in the tires when the guy took it. Black pouch underneath seddle, ULock attached.

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?: 
bike had been in garage for weeks; garage was only left open for about two hours.
Incident Description: 
White male wearing yellow tshirt, black pants, black boots, black helmet rode a different bike through townhome area, saw open garage; got off his bike, rested it against a trash can, entered garage and removed bike from elevated rack. Rode away, leaving original bike, Captured on Nest cam.

Gaansari Scorcher

Location

312 Linden Ave.
OAK PARK , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
n/a
Size: 
Men's Medium
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green with leather saddle and leather-wrapped mustache handlebars. Brass accents, and yellow brand font on 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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Not
Incident Description: 
Stolen from my garage in Oak Park, sometime in the afternoon on Labor Day.

2019 Electra Loft 7D Step-Thru

Location

Logan Square Home Garage
2117 N Kedzie blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
wtu224a2126N
Size: 
R
Color: 
Seafoam Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike had a wicker basket on the front and some scratches on the metal of the front fender

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?: 
7 days
Incident Description: 
The bike was located inside of a private, 2 door, residential garage that is shared with 1 other tenant. Either the shared tenant left the door open or a key was obtained illegally. Someone entered over Labor Day weekend while I was out of town and stole the bike.

Surly Cross check

Location

Garage
N Kedzie Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 5, 2020 - 6:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black and covered in neon splattered orange, green, purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has a base coat of black and then is splattered with neon orange, green, and purple paint. It's a large men's frame.

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 was stolen from the garage. I don't yet know how the burglars accessed the garage.

Kona Honky Tonk

Location

Trek Bicycles Wicker Park
1647 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 6, 2020 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
F1504C1693
Size: 
60cm
Color: 
Blue/White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2015 model Very good condition Custom clipless pedals: Black HT Pedals (clipless pedals) - T1-SX BMX-SX Pedals Black Fizik Luce R5 saddle (brand new) Back bike rack (black) with sticker from Shugga Records Comrade Cycles sticker on seat tube

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?: 
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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to city bike rack outside of 1647 N Milwaukee (Trek Bike Wicker Park); secured with a Kryptonite Evolution series 4 1090 Integrated Chain (chain is missing along with bike) 2nd theft of this bike in the past 2 weeks (stolen from inside apartment building @ 1958 W Chicago Ave on 8/26)

Motobecane Mirage S

Location

California & Altgeld
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 5, 2020 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
00324
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition, has a drop handlebar, reflective tubes on the spokes and front + brake lights from Cygolite and a PRO BIKE TOOL bike pump attached to the frame

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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Left the bike locked to a fence in my gf's yard and it was stolen, most likely at night

BIANCHI Pista

Location

1801
W Division St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 5, 2020 - 9:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
N/a
Size: 
55”
Color: 
Sea foam green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fran has white band with Bianchi printed black w/ black,pink, yellow stripes on either side of white band. Bullhorn Handlebars have white cork tape, tires are black

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
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?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
Between 9-10 pm two bikes were stolen out front of Macs bar on corner of wood and division. Witnesses saw three young black men, maybe 18 years old, at the scene. One played look out and wore a white shirt and dark hat. The other two cut the lock and took the bikes. One was wearing a dark hoodie. They were seen heading to corner of Cortez and Wood where they hung out in the alley for awhile before heading to Chicago and wood.

2015 Trek Lexa C

Location

Greenleaf Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
50cm
Color: 
Green/Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Decent condition purple bottle cage 105 components upgraded

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?: 
2 weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike room at apartment complex in Rogers Park, Chicago was raided. Many bikes stolen, including this one!

2015 Bianchi Super Pista

Location

Macs Wood Grill
1801 W Division st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 5, 2020 - 9:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
59cm
Color: 
Celeste Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good like new, no breaks, top tube protector, black “hard Luck” sticker on seat tube, “Remo Sriracha” sticker on rear triangle

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1-2 hours
Incident Description: 
Found lock to be cut upon returning to bicycle on the side street (Wood) to Macs Wood Grill 1801 w division st.

Giant Defy

Location

Home
3452 W Diversey Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 6, 2020 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Orange bar tape, dark green flat pedals, blue shift cable housing,

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?: 
3-10 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was left on locked and enclosed back deck around 9 PM 9/5. Discovered missing around 7 AM 9/6. Bike hooks on side of deck so bike would have been visible from the alley.

2015 Giant 5

Location

Damon and Division corner
Damon and Division
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 6, 2020 - 12:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Size: 
Men’s Large
Color: 
Red and black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Just put on a new drivetrain so 2 front gears and 11 in the back, red grip tape, drop down handlebars, small computer mounted to bar, hybrid pedals so flat on one side and SPDs on the other side

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?: 
cable lock
Incident Description: 
Went to lunch at Ukrainian village, only a block away came back and it was locked outside the bank at the corner of Damon Ave and Division. Came back and it was all gone