Recent Reports

Schwinn Girl's bike

Location

Residential
4211 N Wolcott
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
Didn't record
Size: 
24' tires
Color: 
white - purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
BIke has 10 speed, girl bike and in a very good condition, the tires were new. Seat is black. Color of the bike is dominantly white, but has purple in the diagonal mark of Schwinn in 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 wasn't locked , since it was on the backyard
Incident Description: 
The back was parked on our backyard, where it might have been seen from the alley, but not from the street. We went for lunch for couple of hours, then when we came didn't see the bike in its place. I do not have lock on the street gate, however alley gate is locked. They must have come from the street gate after seeing the bike from the alley.

Trek

Location

Home
1914 N Kennicott Dr
Arlington Hts , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
A1d0958563
Size: 
52 (I think really not sure if correct)
Color: 
White with black trek logo. Light blue fork
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White and light blue bike. Steele italia diva seat with aero bars that are wrapped in gray camo tape. Clip SPD pedals 2 water bottle cages. 2 bags with JDRF logo on them.

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?: 
6 hours but almost always. Ridden that morning
Incident Description: 
Teen to 20s male entered garage and rode away on bike. He is blond to light brown shaggy hair. Slim frame build. Image caught on ring camera

Specialized Bike Allez E5 2017 49CM

Location

North Park
N Kimball ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC606051543M
Size: 
49 CM
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very Good condition, Upgraded with SPD mountain bike hybrid pedals, Timbuk2 bike 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 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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
24hours
Incident Description: 
Woke up this morning to bike missing along with bag and Kryptonite lock

Specialized Allez 2005

Location

2000 Sherman Ave
2000 Sherman Ave
Evanston , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 12:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Scratches on the right side of the frame, stolen with a Gatorade water bottle on the bottle holder, new chains, scratches on the right side handle 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?: 
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?: 
Bike was locked only to itself, through one or both wheels.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
6-10 hours
Incident Description: 
Left bike on the front porch the previous night locked to itself. Bike was gone by morning of Aug 30.

Cannondale Caad 9 R6

Location

FFC Old Town
1235 N LaSalle Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
S061683
Size: 
60 cm
Color: 
Silver and Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has white and gray camo grips. Mostly white San Marco Seat. Bike is in great condition. Shimano Tiagra Gears.

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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Went to FFC Old Town to workout.Locked bike to bike rack out front. Spent about an hour inside. Left gym and bike was gone, but lock was left. Camera from business wasn't working unfortunately.

Arden 3 diamondback

Location

Apartment complex
1537 n orleans st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2018 model. Light blue. Had a opamoo Bike Phone Front Frame Bag - Waterproof Bicycle Top Tube Cycling Phone Mount Pack Phone Case for 6.5’’ iPhone Plus xs max

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?: 
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?: 
6/30/2020
Incident Description: 
Bike last used on 6/30. Was locked to bike rack in a locked garage. Discovered missing 8/29.

Retrospec Coaster

Location

3217 W Altgeld Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Color: 
Yellow frame - brown saddle
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, the bike is a coaster (back pedaling instead of brakes), pale yellow frame and brown saddle. The brand is Retrospec

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?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was on the back porch, not locked, but the gate to enter the back building was closed.

FYXATION eastside

Location

Northwestern a Memorial Hospital
250 E Superior St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
FXNE1907005
Size: 
49
Color: 
Matte black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Perfect condition, matte black with silver stem, purple lights on tires.

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?: 
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?: 
12 hrs
Incident Description: 
Bike was stolen in front of Northwestern Memorial Hospital off Fairbanks and Chicago in front of prentice 250 E Superior street. I’m a nurse and after my shift ended I discovered it stolen.

Trek Fx3 Woman's

Location

1452 W. Taylor st.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
M
Color: 
mainly black with purple and pink Trek symbol
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike has a disk brakes. It has a purple cup holder similar to the logo on the side. There is a cellphone mount and a back wheel track. The handlebars has the wide pads for comfort.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
30 mins
Incident Description: 
The person went in for a cup of coffee on taylor st. She had is locked with a number combination cable lock. When she went back out, she did not see the bike, but only found the lock cut.

Trek Domane

Location

West Loop
1301 W. Madison
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 1:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Green trek Domane. It has black handle bar grips and a white and orange water bottle holders attached to the frame.

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?: 
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?: 
less than 1 day

Women’s trek stagger disc bike

Location

UIC student recreational facility
737 S Halsted St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU074C4041P
Size: 
Small
Color: 
Gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New; 3 months. Bottle holder, pouch under seat, phone holder, 2 holders for electronic lights (bike does not have lights)

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?: 
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?: 
1 hour
Incident Description: 
Older white male, clipped bike lock and rode off on bike. I was able to view the video.

Giant Contend 1

Location

Home
2429 W Lexington St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
C86L4632
Size: 
L
Color: 
Black/Green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. OEM parts.

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?: 
1 year
Incident Description: 
I pulled out of my garage in my car and left. 20 minutes later a text from my landlord tells me my bike is gone and the garage door is open. Garage door most likely reopened due to obstruction. I usually leave the alley once the garage doors close pass the sensors. Time frame was very small so I can only think that someone local would have taken it.

GT Transeo 3.0 Comfort Bike - 2014

Location

Elliot House
1255 N Sandburg Terrace
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
#31-1651-SIL-M
Size: 
700c
Color: 
Silver (with blue trim)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black rear rack. Pedals have some damage/missing reflectors.

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
24 hour
Incident Description: 
I locked my bike up around 2 pm on Wednesday, August 26th. I went to retrieve my bike around the same time today, Thursday, August 27th and it was gone along with the locks. The incident likely happened overnight.

Salsa Casseroll

Location

Logan Square
Monticello and Cortland
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 3:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
57
Color: 
champagne
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Champagne or “ginger beer” color bike. Triple chainring (front gear), ten speed. Black brooks saddle. Clip-in peddles

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?: 
Two days since last use
Incident Description: 
Bike was in closed/locked garage. Awoke to find garage door open and bike missing around 6am.

RECOVERED - Kona Honky Tonk

Location

Chicago and Damen
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 8:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
blue with white accent
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
8/28 CSBR received the following email from owner: found the bike on OfferUp and was able to met the seller to recover the bike. verified serial number and the works. police issued a citation to the seller. bike is in solid condition with a rear rack covered in stickers and saddle bag and clipless pedals

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?: 
20 mins
Incident Description: 
bike was in second floor hallway of a locked apartment build for Roughly 20 mins before being noticed missing

Lemond Buenos Aires

Location

Old town
210 W North Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
59cm
Color: 
Orange / black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2006 Lemond Buenos Aires in orange and black

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 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?: 
2 hours

Surly Crosscheck

Location

Woodlawn Court (Hyde Park)
5224 S. Woodlawn Apt. 1S
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 6:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
55 cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It is a custom made Surly Crosscheck. The frame is solid black. The brakes stand out because they are gold in color.

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?: 
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?: 
4 days
Incident Description: 
I came back from a walk and my bike was missing. The bike was locked to a bike rack that is inside of a gated, locked apartment complex.

Raleigh Route 3

Location

Polish Triangle
1170 N Milwaukee Ave
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 22, 2020 - 10:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White with black and blue accents, the left rubber on the handle is always pushed a bit off the handle, brand new lights, phone holder on left side, CME Center sticker on center bar, water bottle holder with Jim's Beverly Bike's water bottle, NO kickstand

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 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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 weeks
Incident Description: 
Bike was left in garage/basement of my "secured" apartment in the bike storage area. Bike was locked to a pipe. Someone came and cut the lock, took the bike, left an Appalachia Trails peace sign sicker on my helmet, then left the helmet and lock at the scene. The culprit walked past 3 unlocked bikes (all in good or better condition,) and two locked bikes (one u-lock one cable) before getting to mine. There are only three exits and mgmt company does not seem to want to help

Burley Pine Grove

Location

1716 W Leland Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2006 Burley Pine Grove all black frame, Shimano 105 shifters and brakes, Velomax Vista wheels, Selle Italia saddle, Ritchey handlebar, stem, and seatpost, and a Cane Creek headset. Has a u-lock holder on the diagonal frame tube and a black wire water bottle holder on the vertical frame tube. The brand and model stickers on the frame tubes were covered in matte black heavy-duty tape. Faded Shimano 105 brand marking on the pedal levers. Scrapes around the handlebar and shifters.

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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
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?: 
5 days
Incident Description: 
The bike was locked to itself with a red and black small U-lock on the front tire. The wheels were also locked to the frame with Pitlock Locking Skewers. The bike was inside the locked basement of a small condo building, so it was not locked to anything else. At least 3 other bikes were taken at the same time, and 2 of those have been posted on letgo.com/offerup.com per neighbors.

Jamis Renegade Expat

Location

Foster and Clark
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 1:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
56cm
Color: 
Gray-blue.
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Reflective spoke stickers and Monkeylight on front wheel. Black bar tape with gold stars recently applied with hex nut bar end caps. Homemade feedbag. VOTE sticker on seatpost. Rear rack and shorter fenders. Navy Brooks C17S saddle. Gull shaped bottle cage.

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: 
Multiple bikes taken from garage. Neighbor reported door was open during the night, but it was closed the next day.