Recent Reports

Steppenwolf, Taiga

Location

6415 N. Christiana
Lincolnwood , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
SAQ130700040
Size: 
26"
Color: 
Black matte
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
- 30 gear XT - black/grey bag on the handle bar - copper bell - a cup holder - lights on the front and the back - 2 orange reflectors on each wheel

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 day
Incident Description: 
Stolen out of the Garage during the night. Garage door was locked.

Vilano Shadow 2.0 Road Bike - Shimano STI Integrated Shifters

Location

Chestnut Place
8 W Chestnut St APT 15H
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Large 53CM/57CM
Color: 
Grey / Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
1 year old with no back mirror / Brand new chain and Continental tires with orange on them as well

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
8 Hours
Incident Description: 
Street pole from the city was taken out of the ground. Lock is missing as well but on bike so will be distinguished in the middle rail.

SCHWINN CALIENTE

Location

1900 W Ohio Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
18-20"
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has a white seat, stem shifters, extension lever brakes, rear small flat rack, bash guard on gears is bent, has a cable lock on seat.

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?: 
Parked Saturday afternoon, discovered missing Tuesday morning
Incident Description: 
Rode home from work Saturday afternoon on two low tires, parked in garage until I could get a working bike pump. Discovered missing Tuesday morning. Probably someone saw door open and took it. Was not locked to anything.

Juiced Bike Cross Current S

Location

Ogilvie Train Station
500 W Madison Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 3:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Matte Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost New, Electric Bike. https://www.juicedbikes.com/products/crosscurrent-s

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to a pole outside Ogilvie Train station at 500 W Madison. The bike rack was full so I locked it to a pole. Ran inside for a 1-hour meeting. Came out pole was dismantled and the bike was gone.

2018 Giant Liv Avail 3

Location

UIC Administrative Office Building
1737 West Polk Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
C4CV3341
Size: 
XS
Color: 
Blue, Pruple, Light Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Purchased from BFF Bikes (sticker on seat tube), Pinhead skewers on both wheels, noticeable scratch in the middle of the left side of the down tube.

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?: 
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?: 
Outside of University Building
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen Monday, June 4th between 10 am - 6 pm. Bike lock was not found. Large cardboard box was left in bike rack beside where bike was locked up.

Purple Cannondale Women's Bike

Location

Residence / Business
5008 N Lincoln St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Standard Women's Sized Bike
Color: 
Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike had a rear tire bike rack. There had been a front placement for a basket. The carriage can be removed though.

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?: 
The bike was unlocked in a rear stairwell of our building that only the tenants and businesses have access to. There may have been a situation where someone propped the door open.
Incident Description: 
The bike was unlocked in a rear stairwell of our building that only the tenants and businesses have access to. There may have been a situation where someone propped the door open and the bikes may have been stolen then.

Draft SE Lite

Location

Residence / Business
5008 N Lincoln St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Standard Adult Men's Bike
Color: 
Blue frame with red striped on sides of wheels
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Blue frame with red striped on side of wheels. It has a bike rack over rear tire. The frame is a bit worn.

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?: 
The bike was unlocked in our rear stairwell. Only the tenants and the businesses in 5008 N Lincoln have access to the stairwell. It appears the stairwell may have been propped open for some purpose.
Incident Description: 
The bike was unlocked in our rear stairwell. Only the tenants and the businesses in 5008 N Lincoln have access to the stairwell. It appears the stairwell may have been propped open for some purpose.

700c Schwinn Median

Location

Wee Care Preschool
3826 N Broadway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
28"
Color: 
Powder Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In very good condition. It has 3 stickers on the frame- Chicago Paws flag, a gay pride sticker and another red/blue/black sticker.

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?: 
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?: 
3hrs
Incident Description: 
Cable lock probably cut with bolt cutters. Have sent a photo of bike to all pawn shops in the area.

Sheila Dawes

Location

300 N LaSalle (the bike is located near the bus stop before Kinzie and LaSalle)
Kinzie and LaSalle
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 5:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
48-50 cm for bike frame
Color: 
Light blue with red lettering and white handlebars
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike has a silver back carrier rack. I have attached an older picture of the bike as a reference.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
7 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike to the bike rack with a chain and u-lock around 9:15 am. I came back to grab it, to bike home, and it wasn't there.

2002 Trek Navigator 200

Location

Logan Theater
2646 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
believe the no. is E 00 081230747068295 HVXF (from receipt)
Size: 
18.5
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Seat not tight in place. Shock absorbers for front wheel and seat. There also was an speedometer/odometer that was not working.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was opened, and left unharmed 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?: 
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 hrs. while while we attended a movie at the Logan Theater
Incident Description: 
We locked the bike along with other bikes just south of the Logan Theater located at 2646 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60647 at 1:50 p.m. to attend a 2 p.m. movie. When we came out of the theater at 4 p.m. the bike was gone.

Schwinn Continental

Location

Home
1981 W Evergreen Ave Unit 1
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
55
Color: 
Cream
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Rust marks along thin frame, black chunky pedals, Brooks Tobacco Leather Seat, Brooks Bar tape to match seat. Black Spokes on the back wheel, Silver on the front.

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?: 
Approx 4 hours
Incident Description: 
My bike was placed on my porch, adjacent to my bedroom. My porch is surrounded by a fence, an alley, and a private parking lot. I had forgotten to lock it or bring it in, and the bike was missing from my property later that night

DIAMONDBACK HAANJO

Location

BUILDING PRIVATE PARKING GARAGE
1342 W. RANDOLPH ST.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
DIA-O-HJO59CMSIL
Size: 
XL 59CM - 6'1" - 6'4"
Color: 
GREY W/WHITE LETTERING
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
BRAND NEW, ONLY 4 MILES ON IT. HANDLEBAR REFLECTOR WAS NOT TIGHTENED

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?: 
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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 DAYS

Trek Verve 3

Location

Belden Stratford
2300 Lincoln Park West, 1017
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
20 in
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red Trek Verve 3, good condition. Paint scuffs on cross bar. Worn brakes.

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Approximately 12 hours.

Infinity Boss.three Mens 7 Speed

Location

Presidential Towers parking lot
17 S Jefferson St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 11:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
18"
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new, dirt on wheel reflectors, black rack and smartphone pouch attached to the front, front wheel brake doesn't work.

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 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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Around an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes.
Incident Description: 
I was out for delivery when I locked my bike by the Presidential Towers. I locked it in the tow zone sign pole next to the "DO NOT ENTER" sign of the parking lot on Jefferson. I remembered that location because my bike was there when I crossed the street, and I could see it from the windows of tower 3 of the Presidential towers. After a half of hour, I found my bike stolen. It may be possible that my bike is still around that area.

2018 FX3

Location

1611 N Hermitage, #201
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU053C3250N
Size: 
20
Color: 
Mat Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New, disc brakes, quick release tires, bell, splash guard,

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?: 
a month
Incident Description: 
Crowbar was used to break into the building and then used to break into locked storage room to get bike.

Schwinn

Location

Home
905 S Miller St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is really new.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
It was not locked
Incident Description: 
I think I saw my bike yesterday but when I came from backside today, I cannot find my bike

Schwinn PS5 Searcher (Men's)

Location

Maine South High School
1111 South Dee Road
Park Ridge , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SNIDC14A05608
Size: 
26"
Color: 
Blue & Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition - no scratches or rust. There is a small black mount on the crossbar, which was left over from an old mount for a cable lock. It is only about 1 inch in size, and serves no purpose. I was just too lazy to take it off, when I lost the cable/lock.

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 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Bike was locked to the fence at Maine South High School, close to Dee Road. It was there for 8 hours.
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen by an adult male. Video exists from the school's cameras

Pure Fix - Fixed Gear Fixie Bike

Location

Outside Sports Clips on Wells St
1444 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54cm / Medium
Color: 
Black / Neon Green wheels
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
All black base with neon green wheels. Blue bike seat cover with pineapples on it. Groupfox Apartments sticker placed on the front bear handlebars

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?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked it on a bike rack outside my friend’s apartment at 8:00pm on a Friday night, June 22. At 8am the next morning on June 23rd, I went outside to look for it and the lock was cut and left at the scene

Diamondback Sorrento Mountain Bike

Location

Home
3604 N Luna Avenue/ Near Portage Park
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
“27 wheels I’m 5’4 and my legs didn’t touch the ground
Color: 
White body with red letters and black wheels
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in PERFECT condition. Has a cushioned Schinn seat that is gray and black. The handlebar is kinda curved. Has a white water bottle. Has a small pouch like bag right under the seat for storage which is red.

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?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from backyard from its usual storage place when not in use. It was difficult to lock the bike to anything in the backyard which was the reason I simply left it unlocked. The bike had been there for about 2-3 months and never noticed something out of place. I didn’t use it for 2 days and that’s when it was stolen.

Motobecane Caffe Latte

Location

Haugan Elementary
4551 N Hamlin Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
BY219IC0030Y
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was in perfect condition. Disc brake and it has a metal front basket. Motobecane logo real big on bar... Extra padding on seat.

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 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?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked outside in front of buildings fence near one of the bedrooms windows. Came out about two hours later to go do food delivery and bike was gone, cable cut off. To see clear picture go on offer up and search motobecane