Recent Reports

Fairdale Weekender Drop

Location

Ada Street
525 N. Ada St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
58 CM
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Silver with gray fender. Black water cage. Gray Brooks seat (cambiumb). anti-theft front and rear lights.

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?: 
12 Hours
Incident Description: 
A man broke through the two front doors of our apt building. Walked around our building's halls. Saw my bike and walked out.

Schwinn Men's Ranger 26" mountain bike

Location

7418 N. Paulina st.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 8:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has headphones stuck on the wheel of the front tire, and has the master lock still on the frame

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
I placed my bike on the side of my apartment building, and it was raining so I was unable to put my bike back to where I normally keep it which was in a storage place. So when it stopped raining I went to check on my bike and it was gone along with my lock.

Stolen Saint XLT

Location

White Eagle Banquets
6839 N Milwaukee
Niles , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
BMX Bike
Size: 
24"
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Blue bike, purple pedals, red chain and red brake lines

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?: 
Duration of the work day...about 8 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was in the basement of place of employment. The bike was last seen at around 6:30pm. It was gone at 8:30.

Trek 1000

Location

Logan Square L Stop
2620 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
63 cm
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gigantic (63cm) orange bike with black grip tape. Excellent condition and 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?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack at Logan Square L stop for <4 hours. Locked through both wheels, through frame, to rack using newer U lock.

Gotham Novara

Location

222 S Riverside Plaza
Adams
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
u151k14728
Size: 
L
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
carbon belt drive;

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?: 
Sidewalk in front of a closed business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6 h

LIV Alight 2M

Location

1920 W. Dickens Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 8:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
K35017360
Size: 
Women's Medium
Color: 
Dark Satin Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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 wooden pole, railing, 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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
New U-Lock was mechanically cut in 2 places to free bike frame.

2017 Kona Sutra

Location

Apartment
858 North Wolcott Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
F1703C2564
Size: 
54
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Deep red color, leather Brooks seat, rack on back of bike.

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
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?: 
Several months. The bike was inside the building stored on the porch located inside the apartment building.
Incident Description: 
Bike was taken from back porch located inside my apartment building.

TREK 7.2 FX

Location

Harold Washington College
30 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU343C2376J
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good. Including Heat light mounting and tail light mouthing with light

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was opened, and left unharmed at the scene.
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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5

Fantom Cross - Motobecane USA

Location

3123 N Kenmore Ave, #G
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
medium
Color: 
Black with white lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black bike, white lettering with drop down handles. Bike had light on front and flashing red light on the back. Disc brakes. U bar lock on the bike.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
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?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to a fence and the fence was broken.

Specialized Crosstrail

Location

Half Italian Grocer
Milwakee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC608178337G
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition; loose kickstand

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?: 
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?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike to a metal street light in front of 2645 N Milwaukee Ave. I entered Half Italian Grocer for lunch, was inside for about a half hour. When I returned, my bike and lock were gone.

Fuji One.9

Location

Logan Square Blue Line Stop
2616 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Gray & Lime Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike with rear rack and

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?: 
Parked at 7:30AM, gone by 10PM

Jamis Allegro

Location

Addison Blue Line Stop
3622 W Addison
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Y91K38735
Size: 
14.5
Color: 
Pearl White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White with Jamis written in Black. Black and red tires. Modified with drop down handle bar.

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 bike rack.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Locked at CTA Addison Blue line stop around 8:30am and missing by 6:30 pm.
Incident Description: 
Newer U-Lock was cut and bike was stolen from Addison Blue Line stop. Locked on a rack on the sidewalk amoungst several bikes. Front tire was locked to bike with another U-Lock. Bike modifed with drop down handlebars.

1986 Schwinn Super Sport

Location

1400 W. Winnemac Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
K609029
Size: 
approx 59cm
Color: 
Flamingo Pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Head Stamp: "Schwinn Chicago" stamped 3576 Original Shimano 600 components: Brake Levers: BL-6209 Brakes: BR-6208, stamped KF (means June 1986) Hubs: HB-6207 Crank Shafts: FC-6207, stamped Left:KG and Right:KH (July and Aug of 86) Front Derailleur: FD-6207, stamped KC (March 1986) Rear Derailleur: RD-6207 Plus a Shimano Biopace 52/42 Chainring, marked KE/KF (May and June of 86)

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?: 
8 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was removed from a locked garage.

GMC Denali Road

Location

1118 N Oakley Blvd Apartment 3R
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
22.5
Color: 
Orange and black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition. Practically brand new with an after-market LED strip attached to the front wheel.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Two weeks
Incident Description: 
Someone

Dahon Mariner D7

Location

Alley between Ada and Noble just north of Grand.
Ada St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
Serial No.: 
D809727938
Size: 
LIGHTWEIGHT 4130
Color: 
Aluminum
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Folding bike.

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?: 
Garage was open and they took it. It was not secured within in the garage.
Incident Description: 
Garage popped open. Incident seen on camera. Shortly thereafter bike was stolen.

Felt AR5

Location

Leavitt and Hirsch
Leavitt and Hirsch
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
160307
Size: 
54
Color: 
Matte black with red accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Less than 2 years old. Has two stickers on top cross bar "Kelsea Offner." Red bar tape. Along right front side where break/shifter cables run, small scratches in carbon frame around cable housing to frame. Cobb saddle. Zipp 404 wheels.

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?: 
1.5 hours bike was locked in car. Car window was smashed in and stolen.
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked in truck of car - car rear window had been smashed and bike was stolen, along with racing Zipp 404 wheel set.

Spalding Blade

Location

Merchandise Mart Plaza
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
N/A
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It was an old/vintage bike that has been bought as a second-hand item.

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?: 
10 hours
Incident Description: 
I locked up the bike next to Merchandise Mart Plaza at 08:45 AM in the morning. I never left the building and spent the whole day in the building. When I was out at 6 PM, the bike was gone.

Giant Cypress.

Location

1530 W. Cortez Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Orange and grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Used but in good condition. Small size man's bike.

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?: 
daily

Dahon My Uno Folding Bike

Location

Chicago Loop
Monroe and Wabash
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 8:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
Size: 
20" wheels
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good Condition. Has custom black censors and a Serfas brand seat

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3minutes
Incident Description: 
Locked folding bike seat and frame to bike rack outside Sharp building at SAIC. Had to drop off paperwork. Accidentally left key in lock, realized it after going into building. 3 minutes had passed, but bike was gone.

Mercier Kilo WT5

Location

home
1530 w cortez, alley
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
dark gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
track bike. 5 speed Sturmey-Archer internal-geared-hub

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: 
Thief broke into garage by crawling through outside vent then opened garage door from inside. Bike was kept in the garage.