Recent Reports

Marin Fairfax 1

Location

N. Campbell Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 6, 2021 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
071930408
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
One year old, black, good condition, semi-worn tires

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 wooden pole, railing, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1-3 days
Incident Description: 
Incident happened sometime between 7am Aug. 6 and 930pm Aug. 8 as I was out of town for the weekend.

Trek FX 3 Disc

Location

2920 N Greenview Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 2:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU276JC0969R
Size: 
XXL
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New - phone mount on handle bars and black water bottle holder

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Integrated Key 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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Bike was in back of locked vehicle, parked on street for 10 hours
Incident Description: 
I am from out of town and visiting a friend, and I left my bike in the back of my vehicle. The front wheel was removed for transport. In the morning when I went to get my bike, I found my windows smashed my bike and front wheel stolen. I filed a report online with CPD, and I am waiting for confirmation and a case number.

Trek FX 1 Stagger Disc

Location

Saba Italian Kitchen
2715 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 6, 2021 - 12:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU071C3417P
Size: 
SMALL
Color: 
Neon Yellow/Volt
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Flash light on handle bars right side/bright neon yellow

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?: 
1-3 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike up on a bike rack on the sidewalk about 30 feet from The Walk In, when i left around 2:00am by bike and bike lock were missing.

Trek MARLIN 6 - 2021

Location

Backyard
Superior and Wood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU162JC0308R
Size: 
X-Small
Color: 
RED and some black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand New, had just purchased from Village Cycle in June 2021.

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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
about an hour
Incident Description: 
The bike was in the back yard away from anyone's site for about an hour when it got stolen

Specialized Vita Pro

Location

2447 N Artesian Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 12:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Dark purple (looks black)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
My bike has clip pedals, a kickstand and bottle holder. Has a fender rack. Also taken were bags and contents, two locks, helmet, a separate yellow trainer tire and 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?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
My bike was in an enclosed garage space which should only be accessible by current tenants….but someone left a gate open. It has new silver clip pedals on it, otherwise looks exactly like the photo (minus the cat. He was not stolen).

Mongoose Guide Sport

Location

Maxwell Chalk
1850 N. Damen
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 12:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
58 CM
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
some yellow tape on the body, kind of beat up looking. Gravel/ touring bike

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?: 
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?: 
24 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked bike near a local bar, came to grab after work the next day and it was gone

Trek Domane Al2

Location

Mosier building
621 s Plymouth ct
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 11:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Dark grey, silver detail. Curved black handlebar. There was a grey saddle bag in the middle, and a red taillight accessory on the back. Also a speedometer on the front handles, may be off by now

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 metal pole, pipe, or fence.

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 night
Incident Description: 
I left my bike liked around 7pm, noticed it was gone 10 am. It was right in front of my apt complex, next to a blue motorcycle parked on the street. there are two other bikes nearby that are also usually parked out front. Usually the area is quiet at night, and with lollapolooza I can’t imagine there was much time for a private theft to go unnoticed.. maybe after 1am.

Reid Ladies Classic 7-Speed Bike

Location

University of Chicago
5828 South University. Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
901171803
Size: 
52cm
Color: 
mint green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike in good condition. One of the brackets for a rear fender mount was broken. The bike was registered with the University of Chicago Police and has a sticker on the body just below the seat.

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?: 
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?: 
three hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack on the campus of the University of Chicago at 4 pm on Sunday, August 1st. When I returned to bike at 7 pm, the bike lock remained and was cut. The campus had few people on it, and the bike rack was protected from street by a large hedge, giving ample cover for a thief to cut the bike lock.

surface 604 colt ebike

Location

4335 North Dayton
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 2:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
m/l
Color: 
black and grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
SURFACE 604 COLT M/L Black 20AH there was one scratch on top of the main bar, the rest of the bike was brand new

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
overnight
Incident Description: 
Ebike lock foldylock was cut and they jumped over our gated fence and took the bike out the gate. bike is only 3 months old and has a minor scratch on top

Kona Rouve

Location

Ranalli’s
1925 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
AK00901943
Size: 
S2
Color: 
Dark green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New bike. Dark green color. Has a cell phone holder attached to the handle bars.

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?: 
1 hour

Schwinn Le Tour

Location

3644 W Belmont Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used, blue frame, gray handlebar grips, black seat

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?: 
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?: 
6 days
Incident Description: 
Two Schwinn bikes locked together, one blue and one yellow, both stolen from gangway of condo building.

1972 Schwinn Continental

Location

3644 W. Belmont Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Frame rust. Yellow paint on frame with black banana seat and handlebar wraps

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.

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?: 
6 days
Incident Description: 
The bike and another blue schwinn (model year circa 1975) was stolen out of a gamgway between my building and the neighbor neat W. Belmont and Monticello

Fyxation Pixel Fixed Gear

Location

Alley Behind 1640 North Damen Ave
Damen Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 11:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Slight wear around the sides of the pedals. Had a rubber light attached on front and back

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
30 min
Incident Description: 
Parked bike in back alley unlocked (I know! Very dumb)

2010 Trek Soho S

Location

Garage Art Studio
2103 N. Western Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Single speed white hybrid bike with a brown leather seat and orange splash guard. "Sick" sticker on the frame above sprocket.

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Minutes
Incident Description: 
I parked my bike out front and had a handful of things to carry in so I left the bike outside for a moment. Unfortunately it was not locked, but leaned against the front of my storefront apartment. It was gone when I came back out to bring it inside.

Trek

Location

612 W Patterson Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has custom brake and gear levers, both are on one handlebar only (right side). Has two scrape marks on front of handlebars.

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 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?: 
2 days

Planet X Track Bike

Location

3017 S Quinn St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 4:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
L
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent. Components: - Rear Wheel: Vision Track Disc Wheel - Front Wheel: Easton EC90TT - Fork: Easton EC90 - Handlebars: Easton EC90 Carbon Track - Crank: Dura Ace FC7710 with Stages Power meter - Pedals: speedplay aero - Saddle: Selle SMP Dynamic Black and White

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?: 
10 Days
Incident Description: 
Burglar entered garage and left with bike.

Fixation pixel single speed

Location

Handlebar restaurant
2300 w North ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
FXNP2008478
Size: 
58
Color: 
Emerald green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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 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 hr
Incident Description: 
Parked at corner of north and Oakley- went to lunch returned- front wheel and lock left

Trek FX2

Location

334 W. Menomonee Condo
334 W. Menomonee St., Apt. 302
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU346XC0847R
Size: 
Small or Medium
Color: 
Matte Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is new (~2 months) and is a matte black Trek FX2. There is a kickstand attached to it; however, no other distinguishing features like water bottle holder.

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?: 
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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Today (7/28) I locked my bike in front of my condo building at 334 W. Menomonee St. for an hour when I went up to shower. There is a camera facing the fence that I locked my bike on, so I have locked it here before. When I went down (~45 minutes later) the bike was gone and the lock was gone too.

Specialized Sirrus X 2.0

Location

Inside my building's metal gate, frame locked to it
4022 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 7:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium-Large
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Like new except for back tire fender has been taped to frame with black electrical tape. It's full matte black, black tires. Likely has no lock anymore since it was broken to steal it.

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 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?: 
roughly 12 hrs
Incident Description: 
I locked the bike inside my front gate at the front of my building on N Sheridan Rd, near the intersection of Irving Park Rd. I locked it roughly at 8pm Tuesday July 27. When i came out this morning at 7:15am, it was gone. There was nothing left behind. Bike and lock are missing. It's less than a year old, minimal wear, multi gear matte black, black tire frames.

Sirrus 2,0 Specialized

Location

Corner of W Irving Park and N Pine Grove
3930 N Pine Grove Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
wsbc0110194988
Size: 
19
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new just picked up from shop Saturday 7/24.

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?: 
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?: 
14 hours
Incident Description: 
Left bike locked overnight and returned in morning to it missing.