Recent Reports

Trek 1.5 road bik

Location

3652 N Central Park Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
White with Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White Trek 1.5 Road Bike with some blue coloring

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?: 
over night, wasn't locked in garage
Incident Description: 
Some time during the night, someone removed the screen from our window and snuck into our garage stealing two bikes. They appear to have unlocked the door and left through our standard sized door through the back yard.

TREK Neko

Location

home
3311 Church St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU343C1326M
Size: 
18
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Black/charcoal matte frame with pink drink cage.

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 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?: 
unsure, a few hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked and secured around 9pm on back porch. In the morning, bike and lock were missing. A second bike with a blown back tire was left in yard

Trek Marlin Mountain Bike

Location

Home
3652 N Central Park Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Red and Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
29 inch hard tail Trck Marlin, had flat BMX style 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?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
over night, wasn't locked in garage
Incident Description: 
Some time during the night, someone removed the screen from our window and snuck into our garage stealing two bikes. They appear to have unlocked the door and left through our standard sized door through the back yard.

Chaos FS20 BMX neon green bike

Location

Riis Park playground
2546 N Austin Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
BMX Bike
Color: 
Lime green color
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Not sure

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?: 
Not locked
Incident Description: 
My bike got stolen at the Bicycle orange parking spot at the playground at Riis Park. My bike was near my little sister bicycle before it got stolen.

Cannondale Quick 4

Location

Corner of Rush/State St. and E. Cedar St.
11 E. Cedar St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
mb34719
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Medium to dark gray
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Nearly new. Purchased it roughly three months ago. There were no accessories on the bike.

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?: 
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?: 
30 minutes
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked with two cable locks to a bike rack near 11 E. Cedar Street in Chicago. Both locks were cleanly cut and left at the scene.

Womens Giant Escape 2

Location

Home
2908 w. north Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 10:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
c24L3552
Size: 
Womens Small
Color: 
White/Green/Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gently used - Has a black U lock rack mounted under the seat

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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
My bike was well hidden under our back porch. Not visible at all to the street, back alley, or side yards. Our yard is enclosed by an 8 foot fence that is padlocked. My husband saw my bike under the porch at 7 am when he left for work and when he returned home around 4:30 it was missing.

Trek Emonda ALR6 2017

Location

1435 N Wells
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 12:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU126G0499L
Size: 
62
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black with army print handle bars

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

Specialized women's

Location

1337 w granville ave
chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
turquoise
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
almost new.

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 day
Incident Description: 
someone entered our garage and stole our daughter's women's size turquiose specialized brand hybrid bike.

Trek Hybrid

Location

Waterfront Cafe
6219 n sheridan
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Excellent. Pouch behind seat

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?: 
Not locked
Incident Description: 
We were eating at the waterfront Cafe 6219 n Sheridan. The bike was 30 feet from me. The host saw 3 teenagers acting suspiciously and they took the bike when he turned away.

Specialized Women's Diverge E5 2018/2019

Location

5735 N kimball
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602091164N
Size: 
52
Color: 
Satin Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bike has 2 water bottle Holders and Look Keo Road pedals. (3 clipless pedal). Also the front and back Tires are different. The back tires is bigger that the front tire.

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?: 
I left my bike inside building at the Lobby area without Locked.
Incident Description: 
I came to visit my Friends around 5.30 pm. I left the my bike at the lobby without lock and stay overnight with my friends Apt. next morning around 6 am.I did not see my bike. I come to visit my friends every week and sometime I ride the bike here and left the bike at the lobby.

Not sure not sure

Location

Uncle Julios Mexican from scratch
North and Clybourne
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Black and neon green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Almost brand new. One hole near the right side of the handle bars. Has a cheap water bottle holder on the frame. Cheap blinking red light(detachable so probably won't be on it anymore)

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?: 
30 minutes

Schwinn world sport

Location

Resident
6254 N Greenview Ave
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Blue bike with white writing.

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?: 
30mins
Incident Description: 
Bike was left outside in front yard. For about 30mins before it was stolen.

TREK 4500

Location

The Penthouse at Grand Plaza
540 N State St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 3:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
18"
Color: 
Cobalt blue mixed/toned
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Yellow seat (probably changed out), blue basket zip-tied to handlebars (probably removed), back wheel rack, green bottle holder inside frame, cheap target American-themed ringer, and very thick, red o-shaped lock that's locked at the front side of the frame (key was lost so I doubt thieves would be able to remove this without taking a hacksaw or power tool to it). I have a photo showing the o-shaped lock that is stuck on the frame.

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 street sign.

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?: 
About six hours overnight starting at 10pm
Incident Description: 
Cable was cut and bike was taken. I have a handful of photos of bike, location, and surrounding security cameras that may have captured the theft.

Specialized Globe Vienna 3

Location

735 W Barry Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 10:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Color: 
Charcoal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
good condition, pedals and bike seat had been replaced so they are different than what appears in the picture (the new pedals and seat are black and larger)

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through rear wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked up on a metal fence near the back entrance of my building. I have been leaving it there for a week and had taken it to a friends on Wednesday. I locked up the bike at 10:58pm (7/3) and returned to ride it today (7/5) at 1:25pm only to find it missing. Another broken U-bar lock that didn't belong to me was found where my bike had been and my lock was nowhere in the alleyway.

Trek Dual Sport 3 M/VOLT GRN

Location

Lincoln Park Chicago
N. Paulina St.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU057C1944P
Size: 
Medium
Color: 
Neon Green (Volt)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new (2019). Shimano Hydrolic Disc Brakes, Shimano Shift Triggers, Bontrager 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 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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
10 Hours
Incident Description: 
Between 9:30pm 7/4/2019 - 7:30 AM 7/4/2019 bike was stolen off bike rack on my vehicle (Black Buick Encore SUV) on N. Paulina St. It was locked with a U Lock through the front tire and frame plus a cable combination lock through front/back tires and rack.

Specialized Women's Sirrus - V-Brake Color: Mint/Acid

Location

Fullerton Red Line Station
943 w Fullerton Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC92D312802N
Size: 
Xs
Color: 
Mint/acid
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new - 2months owned

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 front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
4hours
Incident Description: 
Bike was parked inside the Fullerton red line station, past the turnstiles. Left for the white sox game came back 4hrs later and the bike was gone. CTA Personnel said all I could do was call and file a police report.

Yuba Mundo Cargo Bike

Location

3268 W. Wabansia Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 1:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Serial No.: 
ACA14D000167
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Blue Yuba Mundo v4 Cargo bike with many accessories, Yepp Maxi infant bike seat attached at time of theft. Mismatched tires, missing cap on rear frame tube, loose handlebars, stoker bars, towing tray, infant seat mount, padded rear seat.

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: 
Bike was taken from garage overnight in the alley of 3250 block of W. Wabansia Ave.

Cannondale Quick 6

Location

2957 N Allen Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 3:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
LM45345
Size: 
small
Color: 
white and teal
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike Rack and there was a milk crate bungee corded to it. Bike was 5 years old, but in good condition

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?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
The bike was in a locked back yard, but the bike itself was not locked up.

Schwinn dual sport hybrid gtx1

Location

935 Washington Blvd
Oak Park , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 7:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
S5230SCA
Size: 
700cc
Color: 
white and pink
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
missing the front wheel, because the thief removed my U-locked front wheel; U-lock bracket mounted on the right side of the seatpost/where you would hit it with your right knee while riding; red X-rubberband smartphone holder on the left side of the handlebars; white low-lumen light with 4 settings on the right side of the handlebars; simple rack with a spring-clamp on the rear; additional red Blackburn blinker light on the back of the rack; the original red rear reflector on the seatpost facing back, under the seat; no fenders; the deraileurs are a little messed up from the time I flipped over on it; may still be some twigs caught in the 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?: 
Bike was in a locked apartment or residence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 week since I last rode it
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked by U-lock through the front wheel to the single-bar bike rack in the access-controlled downstairs laundry room of apartment building. Perpetrator left my helmet, extra straps (for the rack), and U-lock-and-still-locked front wheel at the bike rack.

2012 Trek Hybrid

Location

Clybourn metra
2001 N Ashland Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 11:30am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
Unknown Trek
Size: 
Mens
Color: 
Grey Frame / Tan seat & handle bars
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
"like-new" noticeable by the tan ergonomic handle bar grips

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 bike rack.

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?: 
8hrs
Incident Description: 
Locked w/ cable at clybourn metra stop. Stolen during working hours.