Someone found it for sale on offer up and referenced Bike Index to get my contact information. Was able to get police involved for recovery! translated from EnglishShawn Bike recovered 2020.10.22
Yesterday, I spotted my stolen Giant Trance Advanced mountain bike for sale on Facebook Marketplace. With the help of our local Bike Index champion, EPS took a special interest due to the amount of matching details. They set up a sting operation - I had my bike back within seven hours. translated from EnglishMichael Bike recovered 2020.10.22
A pawn shop looked it up on Bike Index and called me. translated from EnglishBenjamin Bike recovered 2020.10.20
A kind person in our neighborhood found this bike in the alley behind his house and referenced Bike Index, contacted us and returned the bike. Thank you! translated from EnglishKatrina Bike recovered 2020.10.19
Police found it while on a call. They found my listing on Bike Index, contacted me, and brought it to my house. translated from EnglishWhitney Bike recovered 2020.10.19
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