Recent Reports

Specialized Sirrus

Location

Home
1036 N. Honore St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC920422
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new. Purchased on 8/31/19. All matted black Specialized 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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen out of a secure garage. The garage door was forced open for entry.

Nishiki Pueblo

Location

2700 W. Giddings St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
16
Color: 
Black and Blue
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?: 
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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was in an enclosed and locked backyard. Someone had to come in and take it. The bike was not locked since it was inside a locked backyard.

Trek '09 Model 7000

Location

melissa tierney
2161 N Claremont Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU318C1401C
Size: 
17.5
Color: 
Black/silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent. Wheel locks, basket, locking skewers

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Other U-Lock
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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 years
Incident Description: 
Bike was inside locked back entrance/porch. The lock was shimmied, door left open. The lock went thru the wheels. I just found the serial number so am reporting it now.

Trek FX 1

Location

Blue Line Stop at Damen
1547 N Damen Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU068C0385M
Size: 
Tall enough to be comfortably ridden by a 6 ft man
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has a water bottle holder with a small emergency hand pump attached to the frame, and a small patch kit bag below the seat. They also stole my dark grey/black helmet.

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
It was locked up using a master lock keyed bike lock cable
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked at Damen Blue Line station bike rack. Left for about 2 hours. Came back to find bike and lock missing.

Trek 7.2 FX WSD

Location

Lauren Gorte
3616 N. Janssen Ave, 2S
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 7:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU119C2478K
Color: 
Charcoal Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Pink accents

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?: 
Consistently stored here for years
Incident Description: 
Garage door was left open, bike was behind car in garage mounted to wall

Batch - commuter 2019

Location

Grand st and McClurg Court
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
B39714823618Y
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New bike 2019, rear rack, silver water bottle holder, 8 speed gears

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?: 
2.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was across the street from yolk at McClurg and Grand in downtown Chicago.

LD-GR (Land Gear Japanese Import)

Location

Merchandise Mart
Kinzie and Wells
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Silver Japanese road bike with forward swept handle bars and black / white speckle grip tape. Canondale pedals.

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?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
20 minutes
Incident Description: 
Went inside for 20 minutes and the bike was gone at my return. Reported to building security and CPD

Cult Juvenile 18 BMX Bike

Location

1054 w chestnut st
chestnut st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
BMX Bike
Serial No.: 
?
Size: 
kids
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
black body, tan wheels, supreme stickers all over, and pegs.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
10 hours
Incident Description: 
My friend and I were going to six flags and we rode are bikes to Union station and then went to Ogilvie station then we put are bikes on the U rack what I didn't realize was that there was two steps to lock the lock and I only did one. When we came back the bikes were gone and the lock was on the ground.

Trek FX1

Location

Lincoln Park
W Belden Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU069C3150P
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Newer 2019 model purchased in June. Had a rear light under the seat, a black water bottle cage, and a black triangle storage bag.

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 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?: 
2 days.
Incident Description: 
Occurred between 10:00pm on 8/28 and 5:45am on 8/29.

Pure Fixe Classic

Location

2036 w Willow st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
Mediym
Color: 
Black with red rims
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black and red detachable foot stranps and water bottle holder. No kick stand

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?: 
N/a in garage

Eddie Bauer ESB

Location

Sal Garza
2105 W. Polk St. , Unit 1
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Forest Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition. Small tear on seat.

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5 hours
Incident Description: 
My apartment was broken into and bike was stolen from inside the apartment.

Felt Z35

Location

2039 S. Canalport
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green handlebar tape and green lettering for the Make name on the bike "Felt". A few small nicks on the top bar of the frame.

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?: 
It was on my balcony for less than 3 hours. I was inside.
Incident Description: 
My bike was on my back patio (gates closed and locked) and was stolen from my back patio while I was home.

Scott Spark 970

Location

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
Gs1706772
Size: 
Large / 29'' wheel
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly good condition. A bit of paint is chipped on the top tube.

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?: 
One hour
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to a bike rack in front of the Washington entrance of the Chicago Cultural Center.

Schwinn

Location

Logan Square
2155 n spaulding ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
52 INCH
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black Bianchi Seat, Missing Head badge, ChrMo frame. Bull horn handlebars with brown grip tape.

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 wooden pole, railing, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Bike was there before i went to bed, when i woke up it was gone, along with the other peoples bikes in my complex. located in fenced and locked back yard

Free Agent: Speedy

Location

Horner Park
2741 W Montrose Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
D14V00182
Size: 
Youth 12-inch
Color: 
Mostly red with some white. Black seat and handlebar grips.
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent condition. Has Roscoe Village Bikes decal/sticker on red bar below seat. Was originally purchased from this bike shop in 2016. Tiny scratches in the white paint/metal on outside of right 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?: 
NA - bike was left briefly unattended in Chicago Park District park: Horner Park
Incident Description: 
Bike was left unattended for a short period of time at Horner Park, east end, at the entrance to the nature trail/path between 2:15 - 2:45 pm on Sunday 8/25. It was taken during this time period while the owners were out of sight, down by the river along the path.

2014 Civilan Vie La Roix

Location

Garage
1400 W Walton St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 3:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Blue/Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Baby blue + Orange frame (see photo). Custom Cassette and oversights wolf tooth chainring.

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?: 
overnight
Incident Description: 
Stolen from Garage

Diamondback Edgewood

Location

2323 W. Haddon Ave., APT 1REAR
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Navy Blue & White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
handles were really high up. there was a small Star Wars figure tied to the handles. the back brake was broken.

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?: 
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 week
Incident Description: 
I was away this weekend so this could have happened while I was gone. I noticed my bike missing this afternoon. There was a break in at the apartment next door this morning and the cops caught the offender but there's no way to tell if this is related except for the timing.

Specialized

Location

FLATS BY RESIDE
421 W BELMONT
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
ISO 4210 Z 2014 R
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Had a sticker near the handle bars that read "Reside". Has a eco-rack on the back (black).

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?: 
Bike unlocked. Bike was there was 1 hr unlocked, but within a locked gated resident only area.
Incident Description: 
Between the hours of 8 pm to 11 pm on August 25th, 2019. I returned home (Belmont and Sheridan) around 8 pm. I left my bike outside on my balcony on the 2nd floor next to my partners bike, both unlocked, but within a locked communal apartment area. We were in and out of our apartment for most of the night until 11:30 pm when we noticed the bike was gone. Our next door neighbor heard commotion between 9:30-10:30 pm.

KHS

Location

Daina Furuya
1180 S. Oak Park Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 10:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown
Size: 
52cm
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In general good condition. Pedals have strap-on cage. The seat post is cut short. This is visible if the seat is pulled out.

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?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
I foolishly forgot to lock the garage door after dropping off kids at child care around 8:30am- When I came back to the garage around 2:35pm, I noticed the access door was open and 2 bikes were missing including this one.

Dahon Mu SL

Location

Daina Furuya
1180 S. Oak Park Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
Serial No.: 
Not available
Size: 
One size fits all
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Generally in good condition. Rusted screws. Front and Rear Mudguard. Front mudguard has a sticker of Winter Riders from 2007 or 2008.

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?: 
It was not locked inside the garage.
Incident Description: 
I foolishly forgot to lock the garage door after dropping off kids at child care around 8:30am- When I came back to the garage around 2:35pm, I noticed the access door was open and 2 bikes were missing including this one.