Xtracycle eSwoop



Western Brown Line Station
4648 N Western Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - 3:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
light blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2021 light blue Xtracycle eSwoop longtail cargo bike with e-assist, in good condition. Rear LED tail light is busted. Front headlight was broken and repaired with non-OEM setup. There is a removable Expilion headlight mount on the handlebars. The kickstand doesn't have feet and it has remnants of duct tape on it.

Owner Information

Owner Name: 
Megan Hauser
Contact Email: 
megan.hauser (at) gmail.com
Contact Phone Number: 
Police Report No.: 

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Heavy Duty Bicycle Security Chain
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to bike rack.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3.5 hours
Incident Description: 
Sometime between approx 3:30-4:15 pm, my light blue Xtracycle eSwoop was stolen from the north plaza just outside the Western Brown Line stop. The heavy ABUS combination chain lock - which was locked to the bike racks and through the front wheel and the frame - was cut and left at the scene. It had one adult Bern helmet and two kids helmets attached to it.

Recovery Information

Recovery Notes: 
This bike was recovered: