Recent Reports

2017 Cannondale Quick Fix Large

Location

river place on the park
700 N Larrabee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
CM16A531307
Size: 
large
Color: 
purple
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
great condition, big purple bike for everyday

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?: 
Front of building in residential area.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
9 hours
Incident Description: 
My nanny rides my bike to work and she got to work at 8am and she went to ride home at 5pm and it was stolen.

Trek single speed Urban Commuter

Location

Ravenswood / Lincoln Square
Leland ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 5:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Size: 
54cm
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Limestone mud on the bottom from rainy ride. Red chain.

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?: 
Over a year
Incident Description: 
Bike stored in locked back stairway. Someone must have gained access to the stairwell and taken it. It was not locked to anything

Fuji Finest 1.0

Location

Urban Belly
W Pierce St & N Damen
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 2:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
ICFJ9I01624
Size: 
sm
Color: 
Pink/ White
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good Condition, White Seat. Original parts

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 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?: 
2 hours
Incident Description: 
Bicycle was locked with cable to some other bikes. Cable was cut.

Cannondale SuperSix Evo

Location

Lincoln Square
Western Avenue
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 11:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
C11307M1058
Color: 
Matte Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike has aero bars and small blue pedals where the shoes clip on. Also has Ironman stickers but those were probably removed by the thief.

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?: 
Week
Incident Description: 
My bike was in my house and someone broke in and stole it.

Wing Freedom Fatty

Location

8800 S Michigan
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 4:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Color: 
Black
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
All black bike with “Wing” written on frame. Fat tires. Half electric; pedal assist

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?: 
2-3 days
Incident Description: 
Assuming it was overnight, someone broke into the garage on my property via the side door. Only the bike was taken.

Schwinn Network Hybrid Bike, 2.0 Series, 18-inch Frame, Blue

Location

4938 NORTH WOLCOTT AVENUE
CHICAGO , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 3:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
B00P470EAA
Size: 
18-inch
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Bike was brand new. I had it for 2 weeks only. Blue hybrid bike for women.

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?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Bike was in my yard with other bikes Yard is locked

2011 Ridley X-Ride

Location

Home
4836 N. Lawndale Ave.
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Other (describe in detail below)
Size: 
50
Color: 
Black, White, Red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Aluminum Cyclocross bike set up with rear-rack for commuting. Time MTB pedals. SRAM Force components.

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: 
Bicycle was in the garage overnight. When we came to the garage the following morning, the door was open and the bike was missing.

Motobecane, not sure of model

Location

NW Lincoln Square
5010 N Mozart St
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
MB28434
Size: 
Probably 17" frame
Color: 
Cream/brown
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Early 80s Motobecane. Extremely heavy. Handlebars have very new forest green grip tape, one suicide brake is missing, and there is a RAM mount mounted to the center. Black back rack with Dean Foods milk crate zip tied to it. New SR squishy seat; very luxurious. New pedals after the originals broke this winter. New wheel in the front, also. Serial # listed is made up vecause I do not know and cannot post without one.

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?: 
A few hours
Incident Description: 
Just forgot it was still in the yard and fell asleep inside.

Cannondale CAAD12

Location

Kozy's
219 W. Erie
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 1:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Serial No.: 
FA41232
Size: 
63
Color: 
Blue and Black with a blue handle bar tap.
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition. EC90 Handle bars Saddle back, Windbreaker carbon wheels. Stole out of Kozy's Erie Sat night/Sunday Morning during the looting 05/30-05/31.

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?: 
3-4 Days
Incident Description: 
My bike was at Kozy's on Erie in River North when it was taken when the store was looted.

Trek 800 Series

Location

Ashland/Diversey
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 9:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Maroon and Yellow
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Red/Maroon mid-80s steel frame Trek. Yellow handlebar tape. 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?: 
Not locked.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
Overnight
Incident Description: 
Bike left unlocked ovenight in a locked, fenced in area behind apartment near Ashland Ave/Diversey Pkwy.. Likely that the thief jumped the ~8 foot fence and took the bike out into the Alley.

Cinelli Mash frame with Aerospoke wheels

Location

853 N Larrabee
Larrabee
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 12:30pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Fixed Gear / Track Bike
Serial No.: 
9MCL53
Color: 
gray, blue and gold wheels
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Cinelli X Mash (first generation) frame, 2-tone gray, brooks seat, Aerospoke wheels (blue and gold), cinelli straight handlebars with grey Oury grips.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Other U-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?: 
2 months, since I've lived in the building
Incident Description: 
I live in a building with a garage. I noticed my bike was gone and one of the garage doors was opened. Usually, garage doors are closed unless someone is moving and I didn't see anyone in the alley.

Specialized rockhopper

Location

Moody bible institute
Oak st & Wells st
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 5:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
Specialized
Size: 
29 in
Color: 
Black and Gold
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Very good

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

Giant STANCE 2 2019

Location

Howard street red line area
7733 n Marshfield ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:00am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Serial No.: 
N/A
Size: 
Large
Color: 
Gunmetal black/orange/red
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Brand new

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Other U-Lock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Bike was locked only to itself.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
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?: 
24 hs
Incident Description: 
My mountain bike was stolen from my garage on May 27, 2020. This happened in the Howard Red line station area. It’s a double suspension bike

Bianchi Lupo

Location

2326 W Augusta Apt 3F
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 5:45pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Tan
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
It has a rack on the back tire and a small bag under the seat

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
It was stolen along with a green bike. Please see image attached

Transit Weaver 2

Location

Ashland Ave & Wrightwood
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
011733887
Color: 
Grey
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Had a bike rack on back with 2 olive drab diy panniers attached.

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?: 
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?: 
over night

Hyper Explorer

Location

4328 S King Dr
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 5:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
29”
Color: 
Black and Gold
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Slight rust on handles, small tear in seat but in overall great condition. 2 new tires and combo lock on top bar.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Not locked.
Lock Type: 
Combination Cable 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?: 
Months

Huffy- Echo

Location

333 N Michigan Ave
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 6:15pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Size: 
Adults
Color: 
Purple & Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Gently used. It has a left hand mirror and a silver bell. It has a silver water bottle holder underneath the seat. There is a mount on the back for storage. It has a red bungee cord around the mount.

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?: 
8 hours- Midday
Incident Description: 
My bike was locked outside of 333 N Michigan avenue to bike rack at 10:15am. After leaving this address at approximataly 6:15pm my bike was no longer present and my bike cable that had been cut was left around the rack

Giant Hybrid

Location

Echelon Apartment
353 N Desplaines
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 3:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Hybrid Bike
Serial No.: 
C1DC4997
Size: 
XL
Color: 
Bright blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Beautiful condition, very large frame XL, you must use a wrench to adjust the seat.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock was cut, and left at the scene.
Lock Type: 
Other U-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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
3 days
Incident Description: 
Stolen right from my parking garage bike rack. It appears there was a lime green bike stolen with it (not mine). I used the bike Saturday and by Wednesday it was gone.

Giant OCR3

Location

Bike rack at Little Wok restaurant
3144 N Broadway
chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 10:00pm

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Size: 
Aluxx-butted 6000 series frame
Color: 
Silver
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Good condition, black grip tape, black seat with a red heart and the word “Pera” on it, black pedals made for clip-on cleats, water bottle holder on frame, phone carrier on handlebars, missing pins at the end of the handlebar drops to hold the grip tape in place, seat post lifted high above the “minimum” level, about 6-7 spacers on the handlebar stem, Continental tubeless 700x25/25/622 tires, white reflector on right side of handlebar top, Alex DA22 rims, extra set of brake levers on handlebar tops, clear “the pony” sticker towards bottom of frame near big gears

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?: 
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
At most 12 hours (10pm was when it was locked up)
Incident Description: 
I parked and locked the bike up around 10:00 PM C on May 26, 2020, discovered nothing was there 12:00 PM C, May 27, 2020.

Trek Domaine 4.3 (2015-2016 model)

Location

Lakeview
729 W. Roscoe Street
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 7:45am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Road Bike
Color: 
Blue
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Noted bicycle rack on the back with an Abus lock attached on the back. Pinhead locks on seat and tires. Sticker on the main frame for UCSF. White handlebars

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?: 
Bike was not locked
Incident Description: 
I left my bike behind our apartment in our open-parking area, out of sight from the street. I went upstairs to my apartment to grab something and came down ten minutes later to find my bike was missing. The bike was not locked.