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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

Random text from someone who found it on bike index!!!! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Matthew Bike recovered 2024.7.15

Someone contacted me through Next Door App where I also posted about my bike being stolen. I linked Bike Index for people to look for it on the description of the post on Next Door. They found it abandoned at that time and was later able to pick it up. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Vaidehi Bike recovered 2024.7.14

Royal who runs @timberwolves_cyclerecoverypdx spotted my bike in downtown portland based on photos on Bike Index! They recovered it and checked the registration and it was a match, they contacted me through the stolen bike post! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Steven Bike recovered 2024.7.11

Someone alerted me through bike index that they likely saw my bike at a local grocery store. I stopped by, but was about half an hour later than the emailer, and didn’t see it. Knowing it was likely in the neighborhood. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Kiva Bike recovered 2024.7.10

Tracy texted me to let me know there was a marketplace post advertising my stolen bike. She set up a meeting and I drove to Salem and met with the person holding it. I took the bike back. Thanks! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Alex Bike recovered 2024.7.9

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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 1,278,047

Stolen Bikes Registered 145,362

Stolen Bikes Recovered 14,386

Total Recovery value $25,882,449

Partner Organizations 1,672