Recent Reports

Specialized Aethos Comp

Location

840 W Erie St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 10, 2022 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC004032729S
Size: 
56
Color: 
Satin Carbon/Teal Tint Fade/Flake Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new 2022 Specialized Aethos Comp with Rival eTap AXS

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 month
Incident Description: 
Two individuals broken into our condo building and stole my bike from our garage.

Sanwa 210

Location

2249 W Augusta Blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 23, 2022 - 1:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
51cm
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Older road bike with older middle gear switches. Sticker from Steven’s point on it and a sticker with Working Bikes on it

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 a wooden pole, railing, or fence.

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?: 
Down private walkway next to apartment
Incident Description: 
Last took my bike out one week ago then went to go get it this morning and it was gone.

FX 3 DISC L ALPINE BLUE TO DEEP DARK BLUE FADE

Location

1980 N. Milwaukee Ave
1980 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU272XC0303S
Size: 
L
Color: 
DEEP DARK BLUE
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new bike with light on front and dog lease on back

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?: 
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 months
Incident Description: 
Thieves cut into the storage area and stole a few bikes

State Core Line

Location

2842 w fletcher
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 5:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
700c
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Orange pedals and rear rack

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?: 
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 Lexa

Location

Monroe Garage
183 W Monroe St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WT4002C08783
Size: 
52cm
Color: 
Silver with blue accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. The bike has blue handlebar tape and a number of customizations, specifically an extra set of center interrupter break levers on the handlebars, two water bottle cages, a rack on the back, Specialized women’s mimic power saddle, and dual-sided SPD pedals.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8.5 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked up my bike in bike rack area of the parking garage at 183 West Monroe next door to my office at 120 S. LaSalle around 9 am and when I left at about 5:45 it was no longer there.

Specialized Langster

Location

Grand Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
wsbc6023546011
Size: 
54-56 cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black Specialized Langster. Mavic Elipse wheels. Miche crank. Dura Ace chain ring (50t). Red handle bar tapes.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Normal parking spot
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked using a kryptonite U lock to a bike rack bought at a wall mounted sporting goods store. There was also a cable through the back wheel. Rack was cut and bike removed. Bike was in a locked garage in an apartment building.

Trek 1.2 Road Bike

Location

Andersonville
N Clark St
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 17, 2022 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Frame for 6'2" male
Color: 
Black with small orange stripes
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is in very good condition. The bike had a topeak bag, water bottle holder, and a cell phone holder. The air pump caps were either gone or busted.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 years
Incident Description: 
[Edit by admin- removed description] broke in through two doors in our apartment complex and went to the garage where he took two bikes that were locked up to each other in a shared garage. The person also took a green Bontrager bike pump with the Trek bike and Specialized bike.

Make: PRIORITY BICYCLES Model: CONTINUUM ONYX

Location

2647 N Orchard
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, April 18, 2022 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
PTCN19H0002
Size: 
29
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Make: PRIORITY BICYCLES Model: CONTINUUM ONYX Includes: bike rack on back + carrier rack.

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?: 
few hours.

Scott Sub Cross 40

Location

FFC Gold Coast
1030 N Clark St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 6:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
40 in
Color: 
Silver, Gray, Red accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike in good condition, stored inside always. Has/had sticker that says Birds Arent Real.

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from in front of FFC Gold Coast (1030 N Clark Street) between 5:55am-6:30am on 4/19/22.

Kona Dew Plus

Location

Ukrainian Village
2426 W Huron
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
IN20080701
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Many extras including rear rack and front Thule Yepp child seat

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 wooden pole, railing, or fence.

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?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
Bike was in garage for one week while cleaning out basement, appeared to have been removed from the bracket it was hanging on/locked to.

Specialized Crossroads

Location

1842 N Damen Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
M9L180459
Size: 
20
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Year 2000 model. Bike has new seat and handlebars. Was purchased at Erik’s Bike Shop and may have Erik’s sticker on frame

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 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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Around five months
Incident Description: 
Incident occurred sometimes between 6pm on Wednesday, April 6 and 8am on Thursday, April 7

Marin Fairfax 2

Location

2702 W Montrose Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 9:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
J20140725
Size: 
XL
Color: 
satin black / gloss charcoal / red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Less than a year old. Distinguishing details include: no wheel reflectors and red tips on all the brake cable ends; may still have the New York Kryptonite lock attached to the frame

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
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?: 
1 year
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to wall-mounted rack in garage with cable and combination lock. The entire rack was forcibly removed from the wall.

MATE City

Location

Triangle Square
1701 W Webster Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
Serial No.: 
XXXXX00357
Size: 
63" L x 22.5" W x 42.5" H
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In fairly good condition. Plastic end cap on left handle was scratched. Front left fork has a 1.5" long deep scratched, aluminum exposed. PURCHASED IN THE NETHERLANDS IN JULY, 2019. IT'S VERY RARE IN THE US. THE BIKE HAS A ABUS FOLDING LOCK ATTACHED TO THE HEAD TUBE WITH BLACK RUBBER HOLSTER. THE RUBBER END CAP WAS MISSING FROM THE KICKSTAND. DETACHABLE HEAD LIGHT WAS PURCHASED ON AMAZON. REAR LIGHT THAT'S ATTACHED TO THE SEAT POST WITH RUBBER HOLDER WAS PURCHASED AT DECATHLON IN THE NETHERLANDS. FRONT TIRE IS 20" KENDA AND REAR TIRE IS 20" MAXXIS. NOT SURE ABOUT THE SERIAL NUMBER, BUT I DO HAVE A PICTURE OF PART OF IT.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 weeks
Incident Description: 
The window it got stolen was between Monday night and Wednesday afternoon at 6 PM. The thieves then came back to take charger for the bike between Wednesday night 6 PM and Thursday morning 8 AM.

Cannondale CAADX 1

Location

home
2444 W IRVING PARK RD
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
FC08972
Color: 
Mercury (Silver)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Close to new (< 1 year old, never ridden in rain, snow, or salted roads). Technically a cyclecross, not a road bike.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3-4 months
Incident Description: 
Not completely sure when it happened. I noticed when coming into my garage that my bike was just gone. Can't say for 100% certainty that it was there when I left in the morning (9am), but it would have been hard to get the bike out of the garage with my car in the way.

Trek 820

Location

Sedgwick el station
1536 N. Sedgwick
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 9:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU107LK0079R
Color: 
Black frame with blue writing
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in good condition with some residue on the crossbar

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?: 
7 hours? Depends when it was stolen
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked outside the Sedgwick el station at around 8:35am. When my son returned to the station at 4:00pm the bike and lock were gone.

Specialized Sirrus Sport

Location

Bucktown Athletic Club
2040 W North Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 10, 2022 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
P7DA10055
Size: 
57.5 cm frame
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, a few scrapes on the frame. The bike is silver but the fork and seat stay are black. There is a black SKS X-Tra Dry Fender over rear wheel and black and silver Ergon handlebar grips. A Kryptonite lock mount is on the seat tube. There should be a silver sticker with "004" on seat tube as well as a Kozy Cyclery sticker. There is a black bell on handlebars, a red tail light mounted on seat post, and the right pedal has a foot cage (left pedal does not)

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?: 
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?: 
45 minutes
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike to a rack in front of Bucktown Athletic Club at 3:00 pm on Sunday, April 10. When I came outside at 3:45 pm, the bike and lock were both gone. I don't have a picture of the actual bike but that is the stock photo.

Giant OCR3

Location

Apartment building
2556 W Armitage Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Blue with a silver stripe
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, bike is blue with a silver stripe. Bike has a second set of brake levers set high up on handles. There is also a black pouch under the seat which contained a Kobalt multi-tool, Allen wrench multi tool, 3 spare tubes, and a cloth rag. 110+ PSI skinny silver hand pump located on frame. Bike has shimano cleat pedals.

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?: 
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?: 
Bike was secured overnight and stolen at 5:15 am on April 13, 2022
Incident Description: 
Theft caught on video camera. Unauthorized subject gained access to a locked building at 5:00 am wearing a grey hoodie and mask. Subject was a large male, tall and heavy with a protruding stomach. Subject forced open bike storage room after first checking doors of all cars parked in the garage. Bike was secured with 1/2 inch cable and a combination U-Lock (black with red numbers). The subject cut through the steel cable. The U-Lock is missing.

Jamis Sequel Black

Location

3800 N Sacramento Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WAK9B0672
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2019 Sequel Black 17" with MSW SPD/Platform Pedals, MSW Black Cage, Topeak Disc Rack Black, Axiom Front Mudguard Serial Number WAK9B0672

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?: 
4 months
Incident Description: 
Someone opened my garage door and stole the bike.

Ibis Hakkalugi

Location

2410 w grace st
chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 3, 2022 - 4:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
10H0003
Size: 
50cm
Color: 
Phlem Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2010 cyclocross frame. Easton tubulars with pdx installed. Well loved and raced. Classic "handjob" cantilever brakes. When it was stolen it was covered in mud and had my race bib (288) still on it.

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 wasn't locked. I leaned it for a minute to get the hose a few feet away.
Incident Description: 
Leaned on a pillar in my locked back patio area of my apt complex. Stepped away to grab a hose and it was gone. Noticed the gate was unlocked even though I locked it behind me. Assuming someone hopped the fence.

Liv Alight 3 M

Location

Logan square
Sacramento & Schubert
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 10, 2022 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
P7GP0086
Color: 
Dark Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
May still have u lock attached to handlebars

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?: 
20 minutes