Recent Reports

Schwinn Women's Ranger 26" Mountain Bike - White

Location

3630 s emerald
3630 south emerald
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
TCIN: 52747237 UPC: 038675496767 Item Number (DPCI): 082-09-
Size: 
Schwinn Women's Ranger 26" Mountain Bike - White
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White pink

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
3-5 months
Incident Description: 
Someone broken my garage door and stole my bike .i tried to upload pics but my images are too large to fit into your file/upload

Schwinn Women's Ranger 26" Mountain Bike

Location

3630 S. Emerald Ave.
3630 S. Emerald Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 3:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Schwinn Women's Ranger 26" Mountain Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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?: 
5 months
Incident Description: 
Someone must’ve stole it over the night going into the 13th. The bike was worth $329

Liv Alight 2

Location

1812 W Armitage Unit 3W
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
C12202U1056
Size: 
L
Color: 
Baby Blue (Matte)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in great condition! It had a Topeak rear rack, Cygolite light mounts (front & rear), Pinheads locking the seat & wheels, kickstand, and U-lock attached at time of theft.

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?: 
up to 24 days (last ridden 6/18, discovered stolen 7/12)
Incident Description: 
Bicycle was stored in shared 6-car garage. Last ridden on 6/18. Discovered stolen 7/12. There was at least one other bicycle in same area of garage that was not stolen - only the Liv Alight was taken.

Beasley Delux

Location

Apartment
3812 N Pine Grove Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
BHA21H671
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Aluminum
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New, barely any use.

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 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?: 
All Night
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked in a secure building and bike room, properly locked with u lock to bike rack. Lock was left at scene.

Cruzan run bike

Location

820
Judson ave
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
26 w/w
Color: 
Light blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It was almost new. It has some white details

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

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?: 
One night
Incident Description: 
I arrived from my job, every day I leave my bike in the Ali of my building, when I woke up today at 7am I checked if my bike was there and it wasn’t

Felt F90

Location

Table to Stix Ramen
Davis Street
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56
Color: 
red/Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Aluminum Road Bike, red with black and white accents, looks new/very well maintained

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked bike to same rack as always the night before and the morning the bike was gone without any trace, U LOCK used

Trek Domane AL 2

Location

Grace Towers Apartments
635 W Grace St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 6:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU353C1003N
Size: 
54
Color: 
BLACK
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
My bike is a mainly black bike with red lettering, contains a lock, and a cup holder. The company is Trek and the model is a Domane AL 2. The bike is in very good condition

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
From previous day at 2:00 p.m. until I went to use it the next day at 6:20 a.m.
Incident Description: 
This morning (7/11) at 6:20am I went to grab my bike to ride to work and it was missing from it's assigned spot. Bike was stolen exactly on July 11 at 12:19 am. The individual is a white male wearing dark pants and dark sweatshirt with a baseball hat that he wears backwards in two tones and what appears to be the logo of Firestone Walker brewery. He is also wearing Brooks sneakers. He was carrying a red Nike backpack and a blue one.

Aspen Mountain Bike

Location

41 E Superior St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
NA
Size: 
19
Color: 
black and fluorescent
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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?: 
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?: 
30 mins

Cannondale R600

Location

3221 n Sheffield
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. The bike was bright yellow, with black CANNONDALE, R600 and CAD3 lettering with white grip tape. There were two water bottle holders on the bottom part, a Ulock attached to the main top crossbar and a black bike bag under the seat with an innertube, Allen wrench set and a CO2 cartage in it. It had two speed on the front and approx 7 on the rear wheel with a gear changer labeled SHIMANO R X 100. Both wheels were quick release and had brand new tires on them. The bike was purchased at "old spokes home" in burlington vermont and has a sticker reflecting that. Additionally the handles for the breaks were two slightly different colors.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
The bike was in our garage with my roommates bike and car. The garage was closed and there were no signs of forced entry. We are guessing someone entered the locked common area of our building and entered the garage.

Specialized dolce sport

Location

Residence
6151 S. Evans Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 6:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Women’s medium
Color: 
Black and silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was used and has a light scratch through the word sport to the right of dolce. At the time of staffed it shows signs of lots of white dust which may or may not have been washed off by now. Paddles were old are flat petals not necessarily commonly found on road bikes

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
It was parked here daily
Incident Description: 
Offender entered the enclosed locked and drywalled foyer from the alley and removed two bikes very casually without concern and worry

Giant AnyRoad CoMax

Location

Residence Storage Room / Foyer
6151 S Evans Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 6:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black/Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is well cared for. Distinctive blackish/gray and red carbon frame. Double braking system (two sets of brakes), bright red seat, and two sides pedals - clips and flats. Also has mount on front for bicycle computer.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Located in enclosed & locked storage area - parked bike daily
Incident Description: 
Offender entered the enclosed, locked, and drywalled back foyer from the alley & removed two bikes very casually without concern or worry.

2007 Trek 7.2

Location

Corepower Yoga
4428 N Broadway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 6:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
n/a
Size: 
Women's
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has a bike seat post bag with bungy cords, colorful wheel spoke beads, a black leather handle attached between the seat tube and down tube, a carrier rack over the back wheel, a bike computer attached to the right handlebar.

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in front of Corepower Yoga on Broadway in Uptown from roughly 4:45pm to 6:45pm on 7/10/2022.

**Recovered** TRIBAN RC 100 CN FR GREY 700C

Location

1130 S Michigan Ave Apartment Bike Storage
1130 S Michigan Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Removed by admin post recovery
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition. Bicycle says “Triban” in dark letters across the frame. Bike was stolen on the South Loop.

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?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked in my apartment’s bike storage room with 50+ other bikes. The bike itself was not locked and only residents have access to the bike room. [Admin note-- informed by victim on 7/13/22 that bike showed up in storage room a few days later- possibly "borrowed" by neighbor.]

GT Aggressor Comp Mountain Bike

Location

Metropolis Coffee Company
1039 W Granville Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
26'' wheel
Color: 
black/blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Look nice and new. Black handles and frame with blue stripes. The safely light is moved from the back of the seat to the left frame of the back wheel. The seat is lower than usual - I am only 5' and had the metal pole trimmed off for a lower seat height. On the frame below the seat, there's an orange sticker of a bull head and "Bucephalus Bikes."

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
From Thursday 7/7 7PM till I found it lost on Saturday 7/9 10:30AM
Incident Description: 
I parked my bike at the red rack outside Metropolis Coffee Company on Thursday, 7/7/2022, around 7 pm. And found it lost on Saturday 7/9/2022 10:30 am. It's stolen sometime in between...

State Bicycle Co Core Line - Rigby Color

Location

William Eckhardt Research Center
5640 S Ellis Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Dark blue frame, silver hardware, stem, seatpost, tan seat
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New and clean, including high quality black plastic fenders with steel supports. These fenders were for a bike with much wider tires, so will stand out for this bike. Also a small dent from shipping on the lower right of the top tube near the headset, which was at one time poorly color matched with nail polish

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 a closed business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 hours
Incident Description: 
My bicycle was locked outside the main entrance to the William Eckhardt Research Center at the center of the U Chicago campus (across from the library dome). After returning from dinner near campus my bicycle was missing, and no obvious evidence was left behind. The lock in it's entirety was missing as well. I believe that my bicycle was present when I left for dinner, as this was a very full rack at that time. I been in Chicago less than a week, at work for 3 days (where my bike was stolen from), this is not a good impression.

Schwinn

Location

Campbell Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 2:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
silver / gray frame
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
used / older women's hybrid - SRAM gears (21 speed) - silver rack with black milk crate tied down - green bell on right handlebar - kryptonite headlight - cup holder on handlebar -

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?: 
5 days
Incident Description: 
I recently moved to a new address with an elevated first floor balcony and deck area (private). My bike remained on the balcony during the first few days of moving as I set up the outdoor area with patio furniture and plants. The balcony is not visible from the alley and the back gate is secure (if closed properly), though I did not lock the bike to the balcony.

GIANT Bicycle

Location

2145 W Potomac Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
M
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used but good condition. Ciclo Urbanos sticker and a backrack attached with orange bungee cord

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?: 
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?: 
8 hours

State bicycles - pigeon model

Location

Bucktown-wicker park library
1701 N Milwaukee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
AR21C01406
Size: 
58 cm
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition. Wheel hubs are red. Bull horn handle bars with tear in the tape on the left handle bar.

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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
I was in the bucktown-wicker park library for a few hours. My bike was locked to the orange bike rack outside the front door. When I came out around 5:15pm it was gone.

Blix Aveny Skyline E Bike

Location

Ravenswood Metra UP-N
4700 N Ravenswood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Color: 
Cream
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Nearly new. Cream. Fenders, rear rack, front basket. Odometer and status screen on the handlebars. Huge battery on the main post. It's locked to the bike and can't be removed without the key (in my possession). 7 speed Disk brakes

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 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?: 
less than 3 hours
Incident Description: 
I arrived at the ravenswood metro station around 6:50pm and locked it to one of the bike racks under the tracks on Leland (northside) and Ravenswood. I spent the evening at Redline VR, just across the street, and when I came out at 10 PM it was gone.

Trek, Red FX, XL Frame

Location

Metra UPN Clybourn station
Ashland and Clybourn Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 12:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
RED
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very Red bike, black framing, larger frame (to accomodate taller rider)

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?: 
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?: 
<8 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked to Clybourn Metra Station bike lock adjacent to parking area under covered awning. Parked during AM commute, returned during PM commute to missing bike. Mistake on my end not taking with me on train, but had parked there several times before no issues (not overnight).