Recent Reports

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.

RECOVERED Cannondale CAADX 1

Location

home
2411W IRVING PARK RD
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Mercury (Silver)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
[Victim contacted CSBR on June 6 2022 to report that someone had bough the bike at a flea market and contacted him to return it. Further details unknown.] 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: 
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?: 
3-4 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

Benotto Mailly 700c Hybrid

Location

Apartment, laundry, storage
2417 W Sunnyside Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 10, 2022 - 10:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
n/a
Size: 
Adult 5'2" to 6"0"
Color: 
Blue with red fenders
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New bike, red fenders, rack on back.

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 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Over the winter
Incident Description: 
I had not checked on the bike in a couple of months, so I am not sure when it was stolen.

Trek FX 2

Location

Paramount Lofts (residence)
1645 W Ogden Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 10, 2022 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU150C0182R
Size: 
S
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green/Black scratches on the sides from locking it to bike racks, deep groove in front fork from bike basket

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
hours to days
Incident Description: 
Locked my bike up in my parking spot Friday after work around 5pm. Discovered the bike was missing on Sunday at 4pm.

Frey AM1000

Location

West Walton St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 9, 2022 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Ebike brand new. RockShox fork and suspension. Battery will be missing because it was stolen while I was charging the battery in my home.

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 days
Incident Description: 
Neighbor noticed our shared garage was left open. His Trek bike and my ebike were both stolen.

Pure Fix

Location

Condo Storage Unit
2038 1/2 North Spaulding Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, March 21, 2022 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
unknown
Size: 
168cm ish
Color: 
Black frame, black tires, blue rims on both tires, blue tape
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black frame, black tires, blue rims on both tires, blue tape across handle bars. The bike has a U lock on it (on the frame) that has a cut into the rubber on the side of it. The bike has two hand brakes on it, but it is a single gear bike. It has a custom size stem to raise the handlebar height.

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?: 
Last time I used it was March 21st and I found it was stolen today, April 10th
Incident Description: 
The bike was stored with 4 other bikes in our locked storage room, which is behind a locked door. The locked door is behind a locked gate. None of the bikes were locked inside the storage room. I was out of town and came home yesterday. Today (April 10th) I went to get my bike and all 4 bikes were gone (but the 4 helmets were thrown on the floor). The bike had a small bluetooth speaker on it with a red rubber hand holding it to the handlebars, and I was able to find the speaker on craigslist but not the bike.

Felt z85

Location

Xsport fitness -Lakeview
Ashland (3256 N. Ashland)
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black Felt z85, lightly used and in good condition. The bike has a small front and rear light, drop bars.

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?: 
1.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked with u lock to a bike rack outside of Xsport fitness on Ashland and School. It was directly outside the front door of the building. It was stolen some time between 2pm and 3:30pm on 04/07/22. Someone likely picked the lock and took the bike, possibly cut the thick metal u bar. It looks like the picture below but has a black seat and black bar tape.

Giant TCR

Location

Dover court
4607 N Dover st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, April 4, 2022 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Adult
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Yellow and black coloring with sticker on center post. Sticker say’s “Berkshire bike and board”.

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?: 
1 year
Incident Description: 
Yellow giant TCR stolen from my back porch which is gated and locked.

Cannondale Quick 6

Location

Yeti
1572 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, April 3, 2022 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
CM20M514271
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
U lock holder attached

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
I went and had lunch with my friend at Bru on Milwaukee ave in Logan Square. After we finished eating and visiting the book shop, we discovered my bike was missing. We went into the Yeti store and asked if anyone had seen anything. One employee told us he saw a white man with a hack saw saw off the lock and ride away on the bike.