Over $9,223,585 Worth of Bikes Recovered

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SFPD saw the tweet on Bike Index. Thank you Officer Roan for getting my bike back.

Medium recovery 1209 Alexander Bike recovered 2019.10.15

Some kind stranger noticed it being sold nearly a year and a half after being stolen and notified me via Bike Index. I confronted the person selling it, who was not the thief, and they returned the bike without hassle.

Medium recovery 1208 Scott Bike recovered 2019.10.14

The Seattle Police Department saw it on Bike Index the same day as it was stolen and recovered it!

Medium recovery 1207 Adam Bike recovered 2019.10.14

I got a phone call from a guy who saw my bike on Bike Index and then recognized it on a local website for sale. I called the police, and they got it back for me the next day!

Medium recovery 1206 Peter Recumbent recovered 2019.10.12

Ride This Bike bike shop and Stolen Bikes NOLA id'd my bike on Bike Index and got it back on my behalf.

Medium recovery 1205 Eden Bike recovered 2019.10.10

But How Does it work?

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Register Your Bike

It's simple. Submit your name, bike manufacturer, serial number, and component information to enter your bike into the most widely used bike registry on the planet.

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Alert the Community

If your bike goes missing, mark it as lost or stolen to notify the entire Bike Index community and its partners.

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The community responds

A user or partner encounters your bike, uses Bike Index to identify it, and contacts you.

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You Get your Bike Back

With the help of the Bike Index community and its partners, you have the information necessary to recover your lost or stolen bike at no cost to you. It's what we do.

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Used By

University of Maryland
Bike East Bay
University of Washington
Bike Pittsburgh
San Francisco Police Department
Wisconsin Bike Federation
Portland Bike Theft taskforce
Pinhead locks
St. Louis PD
Seattle Bike Blog
Stolen Bikes NOLA
City of Bend
Mission Bicycle Company
Santa Monica Police Department
Bike Portland
Provincie Drenthe
Op Fietse

Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 287,806

Stolen Bikes Registered 71,122

Stolen Bikes Recovered 6,422

Total Recovery value $9,223,585

Partner Organizations 851