Recent Reports

Sirrus Sport

Location

5934 1/2 North Paulina 3
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC92O269457N
Color: 
slate
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
wrack on back,

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
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?: 
It had been stored there several times over the course of the last 4 months
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to itself using a new U-lock and cable and was stored in the mail vestibule of a secured apartment building. The lockbox for the mailroom was found open and the key missing. My bike was missing. I had last seen it the afternoon before when I entered my apartment for the evening.

Trek Checkpoint Al-3

Location

555 W Kinzie Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU085C5505R
Size: 
56
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new

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?: 
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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was left in apartment building's bike room on 8/17 and found missing on 8/19.

Trek 1000

Location

1472 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 8:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition shiny yellow bike frame. Blue wrapped handbars. On the vertical part of the frame there was a mounting device for the U-lock to be stored while riding. The tires are vuelta limited edition.

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?: 
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?: 
3 days.
Incident Description: 
The incident could have happened between Aug 17-Aug 19. I am pretty sure it happened the night of Aug 19. The photo attached is what it looks like, but when it was stolen there was a seat attached. This was an earlier photo.

Trek FX2

Location

Wells and schiller
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Matte Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2 months old, black water bottle holder

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
7 hours but I checked it halfway
Incident Description: 
The back was in tact around the pole... bike was gone

Trek 3500 3 series

Location

Jonquil Park
1001 W Wrightwood Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Water bottle holder

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?: 
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?: 
2
Incident Description: 
The bike was stolen in front of the tennis courts of Jonquil park in Lincoln Park area

Trek 1990

Location

3058 w Logan blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 2:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Color: 
Gold
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gold bike, snap on edition, trek anniversary addition

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Older U-Lock w/ Round Key
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?: 
Week

Kona paddywagon

Location

South loop
1600 S Wabash Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 17, 2020 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
Green with yellow bar wrap
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fixed speed blue-green bike with yellow bar wrap,

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?: 
Years
Incident Description: 
Bike was hanging from a bike rack in an enclosed garage; garage door must have opened to allow someone in.

GIANT blue-grey mountain bike, older early 2000s but in good condition

Location

Logan Square Apt
2449 N California Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 10:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Adult (fits 5'3" woman)
Color: 
Light blue-grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, seat is a little worn

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
My gray-blue GIANT bike was leaned up against my fence on my patio since the basement is under construction this morning (where I normally store it), and my bike was stolen but my helmet was not stolen.

Marin Nicasio

Location

Moreno's Liquors
3724 West 26th Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
031828395
Size: 
54
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fairly well taken care of. Has fenders on front and back wheels and a origin 8 rack on front

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?: 
6 hours
Incident Description: 
The theif took a pair of bolt cutters and removed the lock and rode off with it

Biria fixed gear

Location

Richmond
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
K130700641
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Lime green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green grip handle bars

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
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?: 
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?: 
30 min
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from my yard

Men's Nishiki

Location

Robert's Pizza
465 N McClurg ct
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Gray with yellow writing
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Missing front tire, no kick stand, white scuff mark near handlebars, a year old

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
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?: 
24 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to bike rack and was there for 24hrs. The bike was only locked by the tire and not the frame, so the frame was removed from the front tire. Leaving the front tire and lock at the rack.

Cafe

Location

Garage
1139 N. Mozart St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
medium
Color: 
Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Tires were flat, but like new condition

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 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?: 
All the time
Incident Description: 
Was having yard work and roof patching-crew of 4-6 men. They must have gotten in the garage in between chipping/disposal

Nishiki

Location

3326 W Cortland Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 17, 2020 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
Women's Adult
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Some scratches and chips, no modifications.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
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?: 
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?: 
one week

Trek Madone 5.5

Location

Wicker Park
N cleaver st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 11:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
60
Color: 
Black and red (carbon fiber)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Some scratches and chips. Red handlebar wraps and red seat. Areodynamic style wheel spokes. It also has fixed gear style pedals with large Velcro straps. The pedal straps have a large wing logo design that is white in color

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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Front of building in residential area.
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?: 
The bike was next to my car on N cleaver st right in front of the Pulaski Park public swimming pool in the wicker park neighborhood
Incident Description: 
On Friday night August 14th my trek madone 5.5 carbon fiber bike was stolen from my van. It's black with red handlebars and a red seat (seat has been changed since the photo was taken). I was parked right in front of the Pulaski Park pool in wickerpark area. Please contact me if you see my bike anywhere in the city or if you happen a cross a listing trying to sell it.

All City Thunderdome

Location

Home
1437 n Washtenaw
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
46 cm
Color: 
Crome
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It is a 46cm all city thunder some. Chrome with a black all city sticker and bright blue handle bars. It has a donut on the bolt between the handle bars. It has two matte black posts for the rear tire. The tires are black on black and are racing tires.

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?: 
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?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
They must have jumped the fence and not only stole my bike but my roommates as well

2012 Trek Madone 3.5

Location

Leland ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black, red, white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Shimano PD EH500 Road Touring Pedals Two red water bottle holders Trip 4w computer is missing from mount.

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 a metal pole, pipe, or fence.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
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: 
Was locked in basement of multifamily condo building to steal pole. Taken along with several other bikes.

Fuji Touring

Location

3438 N Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 1:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Black and white
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is brand new, with neon green pedals and a phone holder on the handle bars

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Bike was taken from my back porch located on the alley. It appears that they ripped the deck pole off that the bike was chained too.

7.0 Trek FX Stagger

Location

5920 North Kenmore Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU287C5323H
Size: 
XS
Color: 
Nickel (like a dull gold)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
In mostly good shape, some scratches on the side of the frame from sliding across the ground in an accident. And the little plastic nub on the end of the right handlebar fell out. But otherwise, good condition.

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?: 
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: 
I don’t know exactly what time the theft happened. My building’s garage doesn’t have good places to lock up your bike, but it’s an enclosed area usually only accessible by residents, so people leave bikes unlocked there all the time. I checked on it after a couple days to make sure it was still there, and it wasn’t. No idea who took it or how they got in.

SE Racing x DC PK Ripper Fixie

Location

866 North Sacramento Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Raw silver frame. Raiser bars. Blue Deep V wheels (front wheel has Pabts Blue Ribbon Decals). Red chain ring. Blue pedals with hold fast straps. PK Ripper on frame. Red grips with white stars. Blue brake cable. Little PBR can hanging from the brake cable.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
A few days
Incident Description: 
Garage was broken into late July/early August and bike was pulled from it. Jimmied the back door. Took only the bike and nothing else.

Cervelo S2 2011

Location

Garage
Brummel
Skokie , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 2:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
B0S1B18230163 (4iii power crank)
Size: 
51cm
Color: 
whitw and red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White and Red 2011 Cervelo S2 frame with red and black hello kitty decals, 105 groupset, 4iii power meter, red camo bar tape, Reynolds Attack wheels, black frame rub inside drive side brake bridge. Stolen from a locked garage on the North Side on 8/15/20.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2-6 hours
Incident Description: 
Stolen from a locked garage between 2 and 8 a.m., handprints left on garage door, targeted theft, nothing else was stolen.