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An honest kid bought my bike from the thief. He scanned the QR code and my name popped up on 5 different sites with the bike and serial number as stolen. Thank you to Bike Index for helping to spread the word! translated from English

Bekah Bike recovered 2020.8.7

I received an email from someone who read about this bike on Bike Index. My wife and I went to where it was last seen and some people there helped us recover the bicycle. Thanks to Eric and Bike Index, my daughter's bicycle was only gone for 1.5 days. Now I have some renewed hope. Thank you!!!! translated from English

Gilbert Bike recovered 2020.8.6

Someone saw the bike being loaded into a car down the road. Whoever had it got spooked and dropped the bike, so the observer called the police. The police matched it on Bike Index! translated from English

Suzanne Bike recovered 2020.8.6

We were contacted by Bike Index saying someone was selling it on Facebook Marketplace. We met as buyers and verified the serial number. We wouldn't have recovered this bike without you! Thank you!!! translated from English

Bekah Bike recovered 2020.8.5

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

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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 451,093

Stolen Bikes Registered 81,555

Stolen Bikes Recovered 7,612

Total Recovery value $11,137,416

Partner Organizations 1,048