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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 English

Shawn 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 English

Michael Bike recovered 2020.10.22

A pawn shop looked it up on Bike Index and called me. translated from English

Benjamin 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 English

Katrina 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 English

Whitney Bike recovered 2020.10.19

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University of Maryland
Bike East Bay
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Bike Pittsburgh
San Francisco Police Department
Wisconsin Bike Federation
Portland Bike Theft taskforce
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St. Louis PD
Seattle Bike Blog
Stolen Bikes NOLA
City of Bend
Mission Bicycle Company
Santa Monica Police Department
Bike Portland
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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 490,326

Stolen Bikes Registered 86,330

Stolen Bikes Recovered 8,135

Total Recovery value $11,965,384

Partner Organizations 1,080