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Recovered 5 years later after someone found it abandoned and then used the Bike Index to identify it!

Julie Bike recovered 2019.3.21

The Portland Police located the bike after 3 months missing and used the Bike Index to contact me! Thanks Bike Index.

Toblerpwn Bike recovered 2019.3.19

After it was stolen at the end of last week, my bike apparently took a trip downtown Seattle. I'm told it was sold on the street to a guy for $150. The "new owner" was led to believe it was not stolen - but when he went to register it on Bike Index realized it was mine. Thank you Bike Index!

Lauren Bike recovered 2019.3.18

The Bike Index sent me a link to the seller who had listed it on LetGo. I worked with local law enforcement and we recovered it 2 years after it was stolen!

Christopher Bike recovered 2019.3.16

I visited the seller's home where I posed as a buyer and visually identified the bike, then cops picked it up and verified the serial number. The Bike index was useful to quickly share the information with friends and the police, and as a reference for myself.

Julie Bike recovered 2019.3.10

Someone contacted me after seeing that I posted my bike missing on the Bike Index. Turned out it was my bike and I was able to get it back home within a few hours!

Jeff Bike recovered 2019.3.6

Person who purchased it checked the Bike Index and saw that it was stolen. They were awesome enough to give me a call so I could recover it! Thanks Bike Index!

Forest Bike recovered 2019.3.1

Person who bought it returned it after seeing it on the Bike Index.

Peter Bike recovered 2019.2.28

An awesome bike messenger saw it near 7-Eleven downtown pdx. Posted the picture on Instagram, and his friend found it on the Bike Index. He contacted me, and found it again later in the day.

Greg Bike recovered 2019.2.25

Bike was returned by pastor of Methodist church where it was left behind by someone who was camping in the vicinity. The pastor saw bike on the Bike Index and contacted me.

Matt Bike recovered 2019.2.25

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If your bike goes missing, mark it as lost or stolen to notify the entire Bike Index community and its partners.

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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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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
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