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Someone bought the bike locally and checked the Bike Index afterwards! it's good to know that there are still some honest people left in the world.

Stephen Bike recovered 9. 5.2017

Recovered with the assistance of the Cycling Utah folks, and ID'd in the Bike Index.

Dave Bike recovered 9. 4.2017

A couple found it in the woods several cities away, looked up the serial number on the Bike Index, sent me an email with photos and we met up in a common area and they returned the bike.

Chad Bike recovered 9. 4.2017

Recovered by Santa Barbara MTD, ID'd in the Bike Index - with no serial on file.

Kent Bike recovered 9. 4.2017

When the Omaha Police contacted me they had not entered the serial number from the police report. Fortunately they got a (LEADS pawn shop) hit on the registry I made with Bike Index. Keep up the good work!

Amy Bike recovered 8.28.2017

Someone bought it at Alameda flea market, searched the Bike Index, saw it was stolen, and contacted me.

Paul Bike recovered 8.27.2017

Spotted on Kijiji by a Bike Index user - I've recovered my stolen bike, almost a year later. I setup a buy and local police sent an officer under cover and confirmed it based on the serial number on my power meter that was on the bike!

Kyle Bike recovered 8.27.2017

Stolen, then found for sale on Craigslist by a Bike Index user. This bike's now home thanks to the Bike Index.

Jenna Bike recovered 8.27.2017

Somebody found it offered on a website, and checked on the Bike Index. He warned us. We bought it back.

Claudio Bike recovered 8.26.2017

A bike messenger spotted the bike and recognized it from the Bike Index! Police came and assisted.

Andy Bike recovered 8.22.2017

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A user or partner encounters your bike, uses Bike Index to identify it, and contacts you.

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Bike Pittsburgh
San Francisco Police Department
Wisconsin Bike Federation
Portland Bike Theft taskforce
Santa Monica Police Department
St. Louis PD
Seattle Bike Blog
Sunnyvale
Stolen Bikes NOLA
City of Bend
Mission Bicycle Company
Brigham Young University
Bike Portland