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Someone found my bike stashed on their property and looked it up on Bike Index to see if it was stolen, and contacted me! translated from English

Deborah Bike recovered 2020.8.4

Edmonton Police Service recovered it. They stressed that they recover a lot more these days due to Bike Index. translated from English

Bradley Bike recovered 2020.8.3

An innocent purchaser entered the frame number on the internet and observed a Bike Index hit with the owner's phone number. He called to coordinate its return. translated from English

Jeff Bike recovered 2020.8.2

We received information from people on Bike Index and located the person with the bike. With a little help from the police, the bike was returned without incident. translated from English

Parker Bike recovered 2020.8.1

I listed it on Bike Index when it was stolen. Somebody contacted me yesterday - they saw it on OfferUp for a super low price. The bike then popped up on Craigslist in a different location. I contacted the seller, then the Bellevue police, and went over to meet them and got it back. translated from English

D Bike recovered 2020.8.1

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Portland Bike Theft taskforce
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Santa Monica Police Department
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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 447,271

Stolen Bikes Registered 81,107

Stolen Bikes Recovered 7,578

Total Recovery value $11,081,000

Partner Organizations 1,048