Bike Registration that Works


Portland Police Bureau recovered it from the thief and saw it here on the Bike Index.

Brett Bike recovered 10.04.2015

Someone saw my bike here on the Bike Index, saw it locked up somewhere, and notified the local police department for recovery.

Daniel Bike recovered 10.04.2015

Someone from the Bike Index found the bike on Portland police were able to find the burglar.

Gunsul Bike recovered 09.29.2015

Someone recognized it on the bike index and contacted me! They recognized it by the distinguishing photos. I am so happy, and can't thank everyone enough. Such an amazing support system for those with stolen bikes! Sending good vibes to those still searching.

Lindsay Bike recovered 09.27.2015

Someone saw the bike on the Bike Index, and then saw someone with it on the street. They gave me a call, and we reported it to the police. Bike was recovered along with a lot of other stolen bikes.

Ben Bike recovered 09.26.2015

Someone bought it and saw it on the Bike Index, they contacted me to get me my bike back.

Derek Bike recovered 09.25.2015

A king County Officer spotted some people walking with my bike in Downtown Seattle. She recognized it from my listing on the Bike Index and confronted the couple, and confiscated the bike.

Daniel Bike recovered 09.23.2015

A Bike Index user found it and emailed me.

Greg Bike recovered 09.18.2015

local resident found bike, looked up in BikeIndex, contacted owner

Bike Index Bike recovered 09.17.2015

I was emailed by a Bike Index administrator about a craigslist sale ad matching the description of my stolen bike. I met the seller, who had bought the bike from a pawn shop, and verified the serial number off the bike. I explained to him about my stolen bike, and showed him the police report. The seller was satisfied and returned the bike.

Louis Bike recovered 09.13.2015

Help us fight bicycle theft—register your bike.

The Bike Index makes stolen bikes harder to sell and easier to recover by making sure important information about your bike is there when you need it the most.

The process is simple, secure, and free. Learn more or register your bike now.

So far we've registered 57,715 bikes and recovered 2,593 stolen bikes.



We keep all the important information about your bike in one place so it's there when you need it the most.



We help used bike sellers and buyers by providing an easy way to verify that a bicycle isn’t stolen.



Bike Index is a free service for bike shops and individuals.

How it works

It's simple: we offer an easy and efficient way to store and update important identifying information about your bike.

In the unfortunate event that your bike is stolen, you can harness the power of our network to help get it back. Registering with Bike Index ensures that law enforcement, bike shops, individuals, and everyone in between has the information they need to help reunite you with your bike.

Bike Index is the most widely used bicycle registration service in the world. We strive to be the best resource in the fight against bicycle theft.

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