Recent Reports

Specialized Vita Comp Disc

Location

Nina Mlynek
928 W Monatana St, Unit 1
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 7:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602055994J
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Bright green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition - bright green color with white and black discs around the wheels. The specialized name on the bike is in black lettering. I also had a small report tool kit bag under the seat and a speedometer on top of the handle bars.

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 weeks
Incident Description: 
The bike was inside a locked shared garage. Someone must have left the garage door open

Raleigh Intrigue 2.0

Location

4327 N Avers Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U71K26338
Color: 
Green, yellow and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black water bottle holder on frame. Bicycle in good condition overall. Chipped paint revealing white undercoat in a few places on frame. Mileage tracker near handlebars. Scorpion sticker and budget by cycle sticker on frame

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
Robber broke into apartment and attempted to break into my unit using crowbar or screw driver. Bike was unlocked in storage area I went to the unit door and saw thief through the peep hole. I yelled and he ran down the hallway grabbed bike and ran out the back door.

Liv Alight

Location

844 W 33rd St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Charcoal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new Liv Alight, charcoal gray. I had it for less than two weeks, and I hadn't had a chance to register it with the police yet.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was inside a locked garage, but my husband came home to find the garage door open and the bike missing.

Trek 8.3 DS

Location

Monroe and Columbus
99 S Columbus Drive, basically
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU339C1981J
Size: 
17.5
Color: 
Black and Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Blue pedals, water bottle holder, lock holder, lots of stickers (DePaul U, Three Ships Roasters, Chic's Diner, "ELK"). Was stolen from the bike rack on north west corner of Monroe and Columbus Drive, near the Art Institute.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Parked two bikes on the north west corner of Columbus and Monroe at the bike rack, went to see the Bean and have brunch at The Gage, came back and one of the two bikes was gone, along with the lock, and the helmet (which was also locked up).

6ku Urban Track Bike

Location

Huntington Bank
4718 N Broadway
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
55cm
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Just bought it last week from Amazon! Didn't write down the serial number. Parked it, worked out, when I came out it was gone.

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 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?: 
1hr
Incident Description: 
My bike was the only bike locked up outside Huntington bank on Broadway in Uptown. I went into first ascent to climb, looked out the window around 6:30pm and saw my bike. When I left at 7 it was gone.

Motobecane fixed gear FrankenBike

Location

North Pond Lincoln Park
2610 N Cannon
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
53 cm
Color: 
Neon orange frame, purple bull horn handle bars
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good but ridden condition. It’s neon orange with motobecane in silver letters. Purple front wheel, neon green fixed gear back wheel, neon green pedals with pink hold fast straps. Tan brooks saddle and purple bull horn handle bars.

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was not locked, but it was in a locked area behind North Pond in Lincoln Park. It was stolen while I was working.

Trek FX3 2019

Location

University Hall at UIC
601 S Morgan st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU304C3588N
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Viper Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new Trek FX3 2019 in Viper Red.

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked at the bike rack in front of University Hall at UIC close to the Behavioral Sciences building. Was stolen probably at some time after 5 after campus traffic died down.

Alight 3 Gia

Location

1133 W Taylor Street
1133W Taylor St Apt3
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
GKX8038792
Size: 
MED
Color: 
MINT
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
BRAND NEW WOMAN'S 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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
OVERNIGHT
Incident Description: 
the bike was stolen through the back door of an apartment building located at 1133 W Taylor street. The bike was located on the fourth-floor stairwell. the thief trespassed the building and climbed four flights of stairs.

Raleigh talus 29

Location

William Hedrick
1034 Linden Ave.
Wilmette , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
U13YK12940
Color: 
Lime green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost brand new. Had a lime green basket. Very distinct color. Lime green.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Padlock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
Someone broke into my back porch as well as my garage. Took my bike and leaf blowers from our garage. The bike is very distinctive.

Specialized Sirrus

Location

IIT life sciences
3105 S Dearborn St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC920183030N
Size: 
L
Color: 
Charcoal/Candy Red/Black Reflective
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike was bought in August 2018 and has been well cared for so it still looks pretty new. It had a rack over the back wheel. Both wheels had anti-theft locks installed as well as the seat. It has a u-lock hanger on the main frame as well as a front-light on the handle and a back-light on the rear side.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4 hours
Incident Description: 
I am a student at IIT. I locked my bike on the bike rack in between the life sciences and engineering building at 1:50 pm, the location is a very well transitted spot by members of the IIT community, it is about a 100 feet away from State Street. At around 6-6:30 pm as I was about to go home my bike was not on the rack, I checked for any evidence but there was none, both the lock and the bike were missing. A report was filled with IIT's public safety and with CPD.

Trek Hybrid

Location

1430 W Grand Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Womens
Color: 
Bluish Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
bell on right side handle bar, rear rack that holds a child seat (child seat was not on just the rack)

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?: 
entire winter
Incident Description: 
Working in the garage and went to the back yard and left garage open longer than expected.

All City Mach Man 2017

Location

Cook County Hospital
1900 Polk
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
M17020395
Size: 
52
Color: 
Green with Sparkle paint finish
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike overall is in great condition, has the left handlebar cap missing. Hand air pump is mounted under water bottle rack.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4-5 hours
Incident Description: 
My bike was parked in the parking garage at Cook County Hospital where I work, and was locked to bike rack with U-lock as well as steel cable. Parked my bike at 9am and I passed through garage at 1:00pm it was missing. The bike as well as two locks were all gone from scene. Police report was filed with police who reported low likelihood of it's recovery.19-3880

Singularity uknown

Location

Noble street college prep
1010 W noble st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 11:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
5'5
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Unknown frame Oroo carbon fiber fork Cinely steam Wide bars Omnies crankset Carbon uknown seatpots White and blue fizik seat r7 Carbon fiber 88s wheels with HED decals

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5 hours before it was stolen
Incident Description: 
The guy was looking at the bike, waited until the people walking left and then aproched the bike with a guy back and cut both of my locks and took off. It was captured in camera by my school security cameras.

Jamis Renegade Exile 2016

Location

Will's Tavern
3030 N Racine Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
U161K07528
Size: 
56'
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black bike. Tan seat. Moderate condition

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?: 
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 hours
Incident Description: 
Parked bike with u-lock outside of Will's Bar to visit a friend in a nearby apartment. When I came out to get it it was gone.

Trek 7.2 FX

Location

845 E 56th St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU112C5053G
Size: 
17.5
Color: 
Matte black w red&white decals on frame, white & black seat
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The brakes are regular style- not the disc brake shown in this photo. It also has the rack attached to the back of the bike. Also a water bottle holder to the frame. The rack was black and the black paint on the rack was chipped off a little. It also had a light mounted on the front under the handrail.

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 a wooden pole, railing, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to a wooden railing on 4/2/19 and was taken either overnight or the day after. It was located in a fenced-in area behind the apartment building.

Raliegh back alley drop bar

Location

Alley
3008 w ainslie st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 8:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Navy blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Yellow handle bars

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
Older U-Lock w/ Round 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?: 
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?: 
A day
Incident Description: 
There is a hole in the metal fence to get to the back stairway of our building. Wooden railing was broken that bike was attached to and stolen.

unbranded / big box aluminum road bike

Location

1005 argyle st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 1:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
dont have
Size: 
medium
Color: 
black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
red aluminum rims. rusted spokes. no seat nor collar. black friction tape. red bar ends. steel handle bars and stem. index sifters . stem mounted. 12 speed.

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 a closed business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
a few months with occasional travel
Incident Description: 
believe bike was cut by city

TREK HYBRID MAN L BLACK

Location

Locked on Monroe
500 W. Monroe
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
TREK
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. TREK. Luggage rack. Side spoke protector for my kid when I put the kid carrier.

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?: 
A few hours
Incident Description: 
I locked it up at 9:30am and it was gone by 3:45pm. I had a good quality lock, I can’t understand how they got through it unless I did not lock it properly.

Specialized Tarmac

Location

Jimmy Johns
2810 N Clark St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56 cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red Handlebar tape. Specialized s works logo on bike frame. All ultegra components with 105 brakes.

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?: 
Sidewalk in front of an open business.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 hr
Incident Description: 
Working at Jimmy Johns (2810 N Clark) on Clark and Diversey as a bike deliver and left the bike outside the shop window. Sometime between 10 and 11 the bike was taken from the window.

Centurion Lemans RS

Location

2010 W Foster Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58"
Color: 
gray/blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Vintage (1980s) with original components but a new saddle. Good condition.

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Storage room.
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?: 
3 months
Incident Description: 
Late Monday night, March 25, someone tried to enter my unit through the back door, which has access to the basement where my bike was kept. It's possible this person took the bike.