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Owner and Bike Index with SFPD made connections, Owner came by my house and got it! Nice work and a good ending to part of my loss.

Garry Bike recovered 6. 5.2018

Snohomish county sheriff’s office raided a location in north Arlington, this bike was recovered along with other stolen property. Detectives did a search and landed on this website showing the bike as stolen. My bike would not have been returned to me if it hadn’t been registered on the Bike Index.

Henry Bike recovered 5.22.2018

A kind stranger found the stripped frame in some bushes, and thought to look up the serial on Bike Index. Not much left worth saving, but now I don't have to wonder where it is!

Katie Bike recovered 5.20.2018

Officer Randle (SPD) saw my bike abandoned and locked with some other homeless person's belongings in front of the public library and contacted me through Bike Index. I CAN'T BELIEVE I GOT MY BIKE BACK!!!!!!!!! Hallelujah! Thank you Bike Index and Office Randle!

John Bike recovered 5.17.2018

Someone purchased an abandoned storage unit with my bike inside, found the bike on Bike Index, and contacted me.

Steven Bike recovered 5.16.2018

A very kind person bought the bike from who may have been the thief, found the listing on the Bike Index, and returned the bike to me. I'm extremely thankful.

Tom Fucoloro Bike recovered 5.16.2018

Found at Discovery Park, finder looked it up on the Bike Index and returned it.

Dalton Bike recovered 5.15.2018

A citizen spotted the bike with somebody who clearly didn't know what they had, purchased the bike from them for a small amount of money, and then attempted to locate the owner via a Facebook group. A member of that group linked to my Bike Index report. Happiness ensued!

Tim Bike recovered 5.15.2018

Police Department found it with a homeless guy they arrested then called me when they found the serial number and searched it through the Bike Index database.

Mohamed Bike recovered 5. 9.2018

Found by PPB and ID'd in the Bike Index.

Bryan Bike recovered 5. 8.2018

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St. Louis PD
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