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Awesome job ... USA Pawn checked the Bike Index immediately, determined that it was probably my daughter's bike (the serial # was off by one character) and managed to get the seller to abandon it.

Bryan Bike recovered 11. 7.2017

It was for sale at the Laney College Flea Market. An excellent person named Tom spotted it and contacted us via Bike Index.

Grant Bike recovered 11. 5.2017

Someone found my bike through the Bike Index after it was found in their yard.

Mae Bike recovered 10.30.2017

A nice guy bought it off the thief at a gas station on rampart, looked it up on Google and the Bike Index page popped up. Shot me a message and I got it from him!

Stolen Bikes NOLA Bike recovered 10.29.2017

Perp posted on kijiji, was alerted by friendly due to my ad saying it was stolen. Also had someone flag using the Bike Index. Got Edmonton police involved, and they took care of things relatively quickly.

Darcy Bike recovered 10.29.2017

Portland Police Bike Theft Task Force, plus the dilligent users of this forum. Youre all heroes.

Jake Bike recovered 10.27.2017

The individual who purchased the bike for $300 was informed by a friend who saw the bike posted on Facebook that it was stolen. They then ID'd it using the Bike Index I worked with the local authorities to recover the bike and it's now back in my garage. Thank you!!!

Kyle Bike recovered 10.22.2017

Berkeley PD stopped a "known thief" who was on parole. They ran the serial number on Bike Index and contacted me.

Knut Bike recovered 10.16.2017

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

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

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