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I was alerted via Bike Index about the sale of my bicycle on OfferUp. My friend took possession of the bike and informed the seller with proof that the bike had been stolen. None of this would've happened without his diligent checking against Bike Index and alerting me to the sale. translated from English

Medium recovery 1242 Andrew Bike recovered 2019.12.8

Bike Index partner Portland Police Bureau Bike Theft Task Force searched high and low and found my beauty this week! The bike was in great shape, even though it had been in a pretty rough place for nearly 2.5 months. Thanks guys! translated from English

Medium recovery 1241 Mike Bike recovered 2019.12.8

Stolen Bikes Edmonton and EPS texted me last weekend with a photo of the bike recovered by police. Confirmation received, and bike recovered! Thanks Bike Index, Stolen Bikes Edmonton, and Edmonton Police Services! translated from English

Medium recovery 1240 Aaron Bike recovered 2019.12.4

It was brought to a bike shop by the person who stole it for a tune-up and the shop ran the serial on Bike Index and contacted me. translated from English

Medium recovery 1239 Laura Bike recovered 2019.12.2

Someone from Bike Index found my bike on Kijiji and contacted me. Police and I recovered it with an under cover cop! translated from English

Medium recovery 1238 kirsti Bike recovered 2019.11.30

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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 299,362

Stolen Bikes Registered 72,540

Stolen Bikes Recovered 6,572

Total Recovery value $9,449,168

Partner Organizations 878