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An officer from the Portland Police Department saw my bike against a transient motor home. Knowing the bike cost more than the motor home he looked on Bike Index and saw my bike was stolen. He called the original owner, the shop that bought it, and then me. translated from English

Joaquin Bike recovered 2020.1.26

Someone found this bike, looked it up on the Bike Index, then called and returned it to me (3 years later)! translated from English

Sarah Bike recovered 2020.1.26

Interdicted the person who had, Unfortunately was a homeless female. Bike Index did a great job because the Police Station had your report on the wall and everyone knew about it at the local PD, so when we called and said we found it, they knew right away what bike it was. translated from English

Chris Bike recovered 2020.1.22

Recovered when Bike Index and Revolution Bicycle contacted me with info of a possible match for sale. EPS and Revolution coordinated to set up a sting and recovered the bike from a known thief. Many thanks to all involved. Very impressed that this worked out! translated from English

Bruce Bike recovered 2020.1.19

I saw my bike posted on a stolen bikes Facebook page (that Bike Index recommended I join) and I sent my Bike Index link to the RCMP. The serial numbers matched and Beaumont RCMP found the bike when serving an arrest warrant! translated from English

Nadia Bike recovered 2020.1.15

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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 314,869

Stolen Bikes Registered 73,993

Stolen Bikes Recovered 6,746

Total Recovery value $9,729,189

Partner Organizations 909