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Police were able to recover my bike within one week of it being stolen! The officer who found it said there's no way he would've been able to do it without the Bike Index. Thank you folks for making and sustaining this resource, I can't express how grateful I am to have my beloved bike back!

Bailey Bike recovered 9.29.2017

Thanks to the Bike Index, my bike was found within one week of being stolen! The officer who found it said there's no way he could have recovered it without the Bike Index. Thank you folks SO much for creating and sustaining this amazing resource.

Bailey Bike recovered 9.29.2017

Our Friends at the PSU Bike Hub because they saw the Bike Index posts!!! Thank you so much!!

Molly Bike recovered 9.27.2017

Stolen in 2013, this Surly was found by @ppbbiketheft officers in 2017 and ID'd in the Bike Index. Thieves had swapped out the fork, handlebars, pedals, brakes, saddle ... but it's home.

John Bike recovered 9.23.2017

The Bees found my bike! Stolen at 4:45 pm, offficers found and went out of their way to return it by 8:30! If it wasn't for the Bike Index I don't think I would have seen my bike again! Thanks for this tool!!

Jason Bike recovered 9.18.2017

The bike was purchased at a garage sale in Milwaukee. After purchase, the buyer checked the serial number and the search connected them to the Bike Index stolen report. I was contacted and arrangements were made to recover. Thanks Jake!

Tim Bike recovered 9.16.2017

Someone found it and stored it in their classroom then after a while found me here on the Bike Index!

Martijn Bike recovered 9.14.2017

The bike showed up at a pawn shop, and the guy working realized something was up. He found my listing on the Bike Index, and contacted us right away!

Bianca Bike recovered 9.10.2017

The thief sold it to an honest person who became suspicious after realizing it was worth far more than she paid. She looked on the web, found my posting on the Bike Index, and contacted me.

Lee Bike recovered 9. 7.2017

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

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The community responds

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

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Wisconsin Bike Federation
Portland Bike Theft taskforce
Santa Monica Police Department
St. Louis PD
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Stolen Bikes NOLA
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Mission Bicycle Company
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