Recent Reports

Trek Crossrip

Location

Alley of Washtenaw and Schubert
2639 N Washtenaw Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 9:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
58
Color: 
Silver frame and black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Front and rear LEDs, android holder on swivel and black tape on left handle recently put. Rear attachment for kid seat to be attached.

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 always
Incident Description: 
Bike was in our garage, door was opened somehow and wife said she watched the garage close.

Trek Checkpoint AL 4 58

Location

North Avenue Collection
939 West North Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU091C5283R
Size: 
58
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Newer

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1.5 hours

Cannondale CAADX

Location

739 N Ada St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 12:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
F190201312
Size: 
54 cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New

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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen in front of Lurie Children’s Hospital.

2015 Scott Contessa speedster 45

Location

Lincoln lofts
3151 n Lincoln ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Smaller frame
Color: 
Black, white and teal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2015 Scott Contessa speedster 45 that had an Ironman sticker (#689) around the seat bar, along with small pink speckles all over it (my Mom was spray painting near it a few years ago).

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?: 
Weeks
Incident Description: 
Someone broke into our underground garage that has parking for all 52 units of our building. They stole 3 bikes (one was mine). They also stole a radio and medical kit from another neighbors car.

Motobecane Randonee

Location

Oak park
200 South Elmwood Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 12:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
54-56
Color: 
Cream with brown accents
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Cream colored vintage Motobecane “Randonee” with brown head tube accent. Black fork, black front and rear racks. Flat bar. One speed. The bike is classified as city / commuter / road. There is no other bike that looks like this one. Stolen near Ridgeland and south boulevard, 1 block south of green line station.

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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Years
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen from our locked garage. The thief broke a window to gain entry.

Trek 7.6 FX

Location

Mariano's New City
North of Corner of W. Schiller and N. Ogden
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU193G0486H
Size: 
25
Color: 
Black / Charcoal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good condition. Has a straight black back tire splash guard

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 to 15 minutes
Incident Description: 
Locked bike to bike rack with Kryptonite Evolution Mini Lock. Went into Mariano's to get some food. Witness saw African-American male use bolt cutters to take bike.

Trek 2019 FX 2

Location

Sidewalk
Belmont/Sheffield Intersection
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 4:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
Wtu306c0385n
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike is in relatively good condition. Paint has been scratched off on the rear part of the frame top tube to reveal a silver colour underneath. Gears and chain have a little bit of rust on them.

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 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 rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
~ 8 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked bike out front of apartment at intersection of Belmont and Sheffield at approx 7.30am. Went to the dentist at 2pm and the bike was still there. Came out at 5pm and the bike was gone. The Kryptonite lock had been cut through and was left on the post.

Specialized Langster

Location

carbon
810 N Marshfield Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
red/black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
bull horn black origin8 handlebars, black origin8 pedals, no breaks

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 street sign.

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?: 
6 hours

Globe roll

Location

Logan square
1850 N SAINT LOUIS AVE
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 1:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Road bike, single speed. Globe company features.. thin tires, chain is a bit loose and comes off easily

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?: 
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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
This was the first time we tied the bikes to our smal back porch (which was adjoining the side walk) . My roommate checked on the bikes at 11 pm and then when we were about to head to bed at 2 am, we checked again and the bikes were gone. The lock was cut and left at the scene. They took both my bike - Gary fisher hybrid and my roommates bike which was a globe single speed road bike. Both bikes were tied together

Gary fisher hybrid

Location

Logan square
1850 N SAINT LOUIS AVE
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 1:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Not available
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Silver chrome
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gary fisher written on the frame, hybrid 21 speed, I bought it used on OfferUp last week and the bike was in decent condition. 700 c tires, has front and seat suspension

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?: 
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?: 
3 hours
Incident Description: 
This was the first time we tied the bikes to our smal back porch (which was adjoining the side walk) . My roommate checked on the bikes at 11 pm and then when we were about to head to bed at 2 am, we checked again and the bikes were gone. The lock was cut and left at the scene. They took both my bike - Gary fisher hybrid and my roommates bike which was a globe single speed road bike. Both bikes were tied together

Felt B

Location

Wheaton College
Irving Ave
Wheaton , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 11:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
F09DD0080
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Matte Grey/Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New. One little rubber cap missing on front left brake. Derailleur scratched from a fall. Two white water bottle cages with a pump attached under one. Saddle Bag.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left 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?: 
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?: 
2 hours

Bocas

Location

My home
Prairie avenue and Livingston street
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Size: 
Adult womens
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
European bicycle with a thick, heavy frame. Has the word "bocas" on the middle bar. Walk through style. Includes a canvas basket on the front, built in wheel lock, and back luggage carrier.

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?: 
One evening
Incident Description: 
I left my bike in our driveway next to our car after running an errand. It was there from 6pm onwards. I forgot to return it to the shed before heading to bed. I noticed it was gone the next morning

SURLY STRAGGLER

Location

Rogers Park
Glenwood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 8:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
58cm
Color: 
Pink Orange
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Scratch on rear left chainstay. Soma front rack installed when stolen. Whisky stem.

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6hrs
Incident Description: 
The bike was in my car when I parked it late last night in Rogers Park. The thief broke my car window, unlocked the doors and stole it.

Trek FX 3 WSD

Location

Sheffield Lofts
999 W Wolfram St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU149C2057N
Color: 
Black and Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New condition, carbon frame. Pinhead wheel locks on front and back tires. U-lock attached. Mount for light on front right handlebar.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
12 hours
Incident Description: 
Bike stolen from locked bike room in apartment building. We presume it was someone inside the building, as you need to be a resident to unlock the room.

Specialized Sirrus 2.0

Location

2933 N SHERIDAN RD
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC011125126
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Matte Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Water bottle holder; was attached to a lime green bracket lock

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
12 hours

Nishiki

Location

1143 N Rockwell Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 10:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New, black handlebars with white 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?: 
Three days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked inside of my building and the door must have been accidentally left open?

Cannondale Quick 7 large

Location

ICM Properties
1906 WEST WINNEMAC AVENUE
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
YB88728
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Silver Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike is 3 months old. There is a Human Rights Campaign Sticker with equal sign on the cross bar.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked in a locked communal bike room. The theft could have been from another resident or property management worker since a key is needed to enter the room.

Specialized Allez

Location

ICM Properties
1906 WEST WINNEMAC AVENUE
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC606009518N
Size: 
58
Color: 
charcoal black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. 3 years old. Blue painters tape on the cross bar. The bike has wheel locks.

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?: 
Storage room.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 week
Incident Description: 
The bike was taken from my apartment buildings bike room.

Bianchi Eros

Location

Lakeview
N Lincoln Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Men’s bike
Color: 
Light green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Fair, blue tape on handles, light green, stickers saying “Big Dog Bike Pros, MA,” two white bottle holders

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?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Stolen from garage

Nishiki (Make) Anasazi (Model)

Location

Across the street from Parson’s Lincoln Park
2430 N Halsted
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 4:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
ACA160400860
Size: 
MD, wheel size 700
Color: 
White frame, Black lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Mint condition, only distinguishing feature is a white “ding-dong” bike bell on the right handlebar

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 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?: 
5 hours
Incident Description: 
I had a work session with coworkers on the exterior patio of Parson’s Chicken and Fish on Halsted in Lincoln Park. I locked my bike to a parking sign across the street around 12:30pm. When I went to leave around 5:00pm, the bike, was gone along with the lock and my helmet that was locked up with the bike.