Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:
A good samaritan saw my bike in a pawn shop suspiciously priced way below market value. He checked the listing on bike index and contacted me and I was able to recover it. translated from EnglishTom Bike recovered 2022.5.19
Two Bike Index users alerted me that my bike was advertised for sale on Facebook. I contacted the seller who was unaware that it was a stolen bike and he released the bike back to me. translated from EnglishBarry Bike recovered 2022.5.18
Neighbor found it and reached out to me through Bike Index translated from EnglishMike Bike recovered 2022.5.17
Met up with person trying to sell it on facebook marketplace. Two people from bike index reached out and sent me the link and told me they spotted it being sold by a well known bike thief. translated from EnglishAleksa Bike recovered 2022.5.13
Calgary Police Officers apprehend suspect as they were attempting to paint/tape over bike logos and bike details. Since the bike was listed on Bike Index as stolen, they were able to contact me right away to pickup. translated from Englishjeff.snowdon Bike recovered 2022.5.12
But How Does it work?
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The community responds
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With the help of the Bike Index community and its partners, you have the information necessary to recover your lost or stolen bike at no cost to you. It's what we do.