Recent Reports

Retrospec Beaumont City Bike

Location

350 W Oakdale
350 W Oakdale
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 29, 2022 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
Unsure
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new

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 street sign.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
In front of 350 w oakdale building. girlfriend who knows my combo locked it up with her bike and said she locked it back up through the wheels but can’t be for sure because I wasn’t there

Specialized allez

Location

Corcorans Grill & Pub
1615 N Wells St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Sticker from Seattle, WA bike shop on bottom of frame. Clip in pedals.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
An hour
Incident Description: 
Locked bike to a tree outside of Corcorans Grill & Pub at approximately 10pm on July 28th. Went inside the bar for about an hour. Returned outside and the bike and lock were gone.

Retrospec Harper Fixie Bike

Location

3252 w Wabansia ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It’s a beaten up black retro spec fixie bike. The seat has tear in the front. The back spoke is completely rusted through. There is rust and pitting on the top of the frame. The rubber on the handles are degrading and falling apart. The front emblem has multiple dents. The front tire is replaced with a tubeless tire.

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?: 
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?: 
24 hours
Incident Description: 
I had my bike locked out front onto a gate, past another locked gate. A group of 3 men picked the padlock and stole it.

Trek 3700 hybrid

Location

3161 N Orchard St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 7:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
White/grey/pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In good condition. Smaller, women’s bike. 21 speed.

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?: 
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 week

Giant Escape

Location

St. Gertrude's Catholic Church
6214 N. Glenwood Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Blue/grey/black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Park Tower Condominium registration sticker #1106

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 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hrs
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to handicap sign outside of church on Glenwood and Granville. Church maintenance found pole lifted out of base and bike gone sometime in the morning.

Fyxation East Side X Chrome Red

Location

2312 w cullerton st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 11:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
Xxne2104241
Size: 
55 inch
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new. All black wheels.

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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Left in back yard overnight. Must have been spotted from the alley. Alley between w cullerton and w 19th st

Unknown

Location

Rogers Park
N Seeley
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has a disabled back tire lock?

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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
13.5 months
Incident Description: 
The bike was disabled and not locked due to a previous theft attempt that failed

Trek FX1?

Location

1150 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Sized for 5’7” girl
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Had a small blue stripe on the side. Trek lettering was black.

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
A day

TREK - FX 2 17.5 MATTE BLACK 8012

Location

Apartments above iLoan
1150 N Hoyne Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
FX220707997K
Color: 
MATTE BLACK W/ BLUE TREK LOGO ON FRAME
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
GOOD CONDITION. HAS A WATER BOTTLE CAGE (BONTRAGER RL MATTE BLACK). HAS A KRYPTONITE LOCK ATTACHED TO FRAME (BLACK & ORANGE)

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?: 
Less than 24 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was located in enclosed back staircase of apartment building.

Trek Verve 2 Disc Lowstep

Location

Ukrainian village
2125 W Division
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU350XC6709S
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Lithium/Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
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?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
40 minutes

Schwinn Sporterra

Location

Gateway Auto Service
2057 w. Division
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 22, 2022 - 1:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Greyish purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Left gears don’t switch because of derailer taken off . Front wheel not original.

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: 
2057 w division gateway auto service Bike was stolen locked in front of above business between 12:45pm-1:45am

Haro Bridgeport

Location

Bucktown
1856 W Cortland St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
BHAX8L7130
Size: 
23 in
Color: 
Black/Charcoal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent condition.

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?: 
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?: 
3 Days
Incident Description: 
Thief came in the front gate, walked around the side of the house, and stole from a covered area behind the house.

Aventon Aventure

Location

House
4043 N Saint Louis ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 1:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Color: 
Camouflage green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Electric bike, camouflage green. Big tires

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Integrated Key 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?: 
Porch or yard.
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?: 
Always.
Incident Description: 
Didn’t notice the bike was taken. I was asleep

Specialized Allez Race 105

Location

171 N Aberdeen St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Wsbc601086994h
Size: 
58
Color: 
Matte Black with Rec Trim
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In great condition with a red rear tires

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 Weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike had been locked to bike rack through the rear tire and Fran in the bike storage room for roughly 2 weeks, went to check on bike and the was no sign of it.

Schwinn

Location

Clark Park
3400 N Rockwell
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
N/a
Size: 
26 inch
Color: 
White with pink/purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, has a u lock locked on left handle bar, left handlebar is missing part of the plastic grip, has water bottle holder attached

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 to 4 hours
Incident Description: 
My daughter, Madeline Herman, was at rowing practice at Clark Park from 10 to 2 today. She forgot her key. Her bike and another bike were not there at the end of practice.

Specialized Hardrock Classic

Location

Logan Square - California and Logan Boulevard
2625 N. Mozart
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 9:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
L
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condtion, Silver, black front rack

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?: 
n/a
Incident Description: 
Bike was taken from garage.

Kona Rove AL

Location

Lincoln Park
1427 W Wrightwood Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
AJ60110973
Size: 
49.5
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, bright orange. May have a "lofts at River East" sticker on it

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?: 
months
Incident Description: 
Bikes were locked inside of a garage. Garage was broken into, and two bikes were stolen (filed a separate report for the other one). Bikes were mounted on the garage wall, I don't think they were locked. They had been stored there for a few months but we use the garage every single day.

Kona Rove

Location

Lincoln Park - Wrightwood and Southport
1427 W Wrightwood Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
H7HZ26133
Size: 
57
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Has a "Lofts at River East" sticker on it.

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?: 
Months
Incident Description: 
Garage was broken into, and two bikes were stolen (filed a separate report for the other one). Bikes were mounted on the garage wall, I don't think they were locked. They had been stored there for a few months but we use the garage every single day.

Fuji 2017 Tread 1.5

Location

West Deming
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WBD208L0558N
Size: 
50 cm
Color: 
Dark teal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used. Has a back rack that is bent to be very close to the back wheel. Had black bags (w orange details) attached to said rack before it was stolen

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?: 
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?: 
2 weeks

2022 Specialized Sirrus X 4.0

Location

1541 W Barry Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC024017839S
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new, black bottle holder, black rear rack

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Days