Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
Red and black mountain bike with white lettering on logo and tri-spoked wheels. Scratches on Vilano logo covered with black nail polish, rusted spots on metal surfaces particularly the suspension and pedals, disc brakes squeak horribly and drag a little causing bike to squeak when peddling. Attached accessories: fender on back, pakrak on back, black plastic water bottle holder, luminos light switch, headlight.
How was the lock defeated?:
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
What was the bike locked to?:
Locked to a metal pole, pipe, or fence.
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?:
Locked bike to a railing under stairs where most bikes are parked by Whole Foods shoppers and found it strange that there were no other bikes and only two heavy duty U-locks there. Came out about 15-20min later to find bike and lock was gone. Fairly heavy traffic foot traffic in area but it is right next to an underpass which does not have as much foot traffic.