Recent Reports

Fuji Crosstown

Location

2328 W. Charleston Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Color: 
Purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand 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 hour

Cannondale CAAD 8

Location

325 W Ohio St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
f12057877
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gator Skin tires, shimano SPD pedals, Kozy and Jackson 175 stickers

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?: 
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

Raleigh Furley

Location

Alley between W Palmer st and W Belden Ave
3310 W Palmer street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
U158U16813
Size: 
56”-58”
Color: 
Black with orange front fork
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Goodish condition, minor dings in frame from locking up, rotor brakes, rusty chain, browish/purpleish suede seat.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
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?: 
Locked to rung on back deck. Lock still attached to bike.
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked to a rung on the second story deck inches away from my back door. The rung was kicked in and bike was stolen with the lock still attached.

Giant Contend

Location

Mike Degener
322 E Illinois St,
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 3:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
ISO 4210-2
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Neon green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
New bike. It’s bright neon green

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?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
90 minutes
Incident Description: 
I was in a movie at the AMC river east down town. My bike was locked to the bike rack.

Diamondback

Location

3827 N Fremont St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Navy Blue with yellow lettering
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Black, slightly rusted handlebars. Odometer on handlebars that doesn't work. Two water bottle holders

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?: 
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?: 
Two days
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked to sign and observed locked safely last night. Returned home from work at 4:30PM and bike was gone

Trek 7.2

Location

2031 W Pierce Ave, 2A
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 8:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
25 inch frame
Color: 
Maroon
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
White tires, brown leather seat.

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
5 days
Incident Description: 
Two men broke into our garage using a pick to open a locked side door around 7:52AM on Saturday August 18th. They then proceeded to enter the garage with a backpack, i'm assuming contained a saw to break my kryptonite lock I had used to secure my bicycle. The two men then left our garage with my bike around 7:58AM. We have a security camera in the back of the building which video recorded the entire incident.

Surly Cross-Check

Location

2315 W Thomas St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
M13092683
Size: 
52 cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Surly cross-check have handlebars that look like goat horns. There is a space on the back of the bike to add a basket. There is also a holder for a waterbottle between the pedals.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Object that bike was locked to was broken, removed, or otherwise compromised.
Lock Type: 
Other
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?: 
at least 24 hours
Incident Description: 
The bike was stolen between 12 noon August 18 2018 and 9 pm August 21 2018. The wooden railing my bike was locked to was broken off the porch, and the lock was slid through the rail. This would have required the thief (or thieves) to enter the grounds of my building by either the front gate or the rear gate.

K2 T9 Mystic

Location

outside Anti Cruelty Society
510 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
0030420442
Size: 
Adult small, women's step through
Color: 
maroon with small flowers
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Sticker: Harbor House #207 Blue LED wheel lights, both wheels

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?: 
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?: 
8:30 am, not there at 5:30pm
Incident Description: 
Locked bike outside anti Cruelty Society on LaSalle Street. Whole bike and lock gone at 5:30 pm

Cannondale Tiagra

Location

2852 N Hamlin Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 4:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
YM00173
Size: 
56
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
black and white cannondale with small bag on seat, tri-bike style

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?: 
bike was not locked
Incident Description: 
someone broke into our garage, lifting the garage door. took the bike off the hooks on the wall of the garage and left.

Raleigh Hybrid bicycle (2003/2004)

Location

House
Nassau Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Blue and White with silver trim
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition with a child seat adapter attached. Bike was stolen with Instep bike trailer 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?: 
Porch or yard.
How was the bike locked?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Bike was not locked in my backyard. 2 hours.
Incident Description: 
Bicycle and trailer where stolen from fenced-in backyard between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Bike was located next to back porch and grill.

GT Transeo 4.0 L 16

Location

Garage
1517 W Pearson St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
CM16E500795
Size: 
Womens Bike
Color: 
White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Only Used a couple of time.

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 month
Incident Description: 
Neighbor came home and noticed the her bike and my bike was missing. Garage door was open, when we left the house it was closed.

Gravity Road Bike (Silver/Black)

Location

2538 W Charleston
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Silver/Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
PPM (Planned Property Management) Sticker on the Front, Presto valve tires, small LED headlight and tail light, black Blackburn pump attached to frame, chrome water bottle holder.

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 metal pole, pipe, or fence.

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?: 
3 Months
Incident Description: 
Incident happened between 6:05PM 8/18 and 12:00PM 8/19 when said bike was noticed to be missing (Have camera footage of bicycle's location prior to 6:05PM 8/18. Bicycle was locked behind a closed metal fence where the cable was cut and lock left behind at the scene.

Citizen Miami

Location

Union Station
444 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 1:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Folding / Compact Bike
Serial No.: 
A801200840
Size: 
compact
Color: 
sky blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
2018 model, white fenders, blue brake/shift cables, clean & in good repair

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was opened, and left unharmed 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?: 
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?: 
approx 12 hr
Incident Description: 
newer Kryptonite Evolution Series 4 lock picked open and left on sidewalk, locked to city rack 8:00 AM and discovered missing 9:00 PM, in front of FFC gym

Trek

Location

1760 N Wells
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
52 cm
Color: 
Light blue/Blue/Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Great condition. Black zipper bag under seat. Black curved handlebars. Diamondback bike seat.

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?: 
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?: 
Less than 2 hours
Incident Description: 
Locked outside of 1760 N Wells at a bike lock with several bikes.

TREK FX 2 2018

Location

COLUMBIA YACHT CLUB
111 N. LAKE SHORE DRIVE
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
SWTU077C4427M
Size: 
17.5
Color: 
ORANGE
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?: 
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?: 
2 HOURS
Incident Description: 
LOCKED AT BIKE RACK IN FRONT OF COLUMBIA YACHT CLUB

1979 Zabrakenko

Location

663 W Buckigham Pl., uniit 2
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 6:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Size: 
61/63cm
Color: 
maroon
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Its a 1979 Zebrakenko about a 61/63 cm. It has a metal badge on the steering tube and also a sticker badge on the seat tube. It has 531 Reynolds steel stickers on the frame as well. I don't think that one had a model or name associated with it.

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?: 
Alley or side passageway.
How was the bike locked?: 
Other situation, please describe below.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
behind a fence

No name

Location

720 N Larrabee St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 8:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. Deep v rims, swept back handlebars, front rack.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
No 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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
2 minutes (food delivery)
Incident Description: 
Had bike stolen from outside luxury apartment complex during a food delivery

Specialized Dolce

Location

1511 W Cullom Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 12:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
WSBC602105987M
Color: 
Turquoise and lime green
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Nearly new. Rack on back. Water bottle attachment present.

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?: 
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 months

Trek 2.1

Location

Millennium Park
239 E Randolph Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 8:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
WTU342G0116E
Size: 
47 cm frame, 700 cm wheels
Color: 
White/Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
The bicycle has a Trek Diamond Men's Hybrid; mountain frame, with road bike wheels on it. There's an old Madison bike registration decal on the frame under the seat, number P32304. The frame is white with yellow as the secondary color, and has a large dent in it. There is (or was) an air pump and water bottle holder on the frame, as well as front and rear lights attached. Variable gear shifters, 14 speeds, with Shimano SPD pedals.

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 both wheels and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 hours

Raleigh City Sport Skyline

Location

Fine Cleaners
1359 W Barry St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Cruiser / Comfort Bike
Serial No.: 
Not registry with Chicago, but has a Wisconsin sticker
Size: 
n/a
Color: 
Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good Condition. Has a rear rack. Planet bike front and back fenders. Brooks leather saddle with suspension coils.

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?: 
An hour