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Found by Portland Police Bureau in Waterfront Park on July 4th. ID'd via the Bike Index.

Bryan Bike recovered 8. 8.2017

Found by unsuspecting buyer and ID'd in the Bike Index.

John Bike recovered 8. 8.2017

This stolen bike was bought for sale online, then ID'd in the Bike Index.

Dave Bike recovered 8. 7.2017

Someone bought my bike and after checking bike index and realizing it was stolen he immediately contacted me and returned the bike. Big thanks to the Bike Index and the person for getting my bike back to me.

Kevin Bike recovered 8. 7.2017

Someone bought my bike and after checking the Bike Index and realizing it was stolen he immediately contacted me and returned the bike. Big thanks to the Bike Index and the person for getting my bike back to me.

Kevin Bike recovered 8. 7.2017

"Good Afternoon, My name is Jen Rosa and I work with the Pawn + Property Recovery Unit at Seattle PD. I have a pawn shop owner contacting me, thinking he may have your bike in his shop" - ID'd in the Bike Index.

Meg Bike recovered 8. 7.2017

SFPD recovered it and found out I had reported it stolen via the Bike Index.

Jose Bike recovered 8. 3.2017

A guy steps in a pawn shop in Seattle and is trying to sell the bike only for $100! They checked the Bike Index and found out that the bike was stolen. They let the guy know that the bike is stolen and they guy ran away. They called me saying that they have my bike. Thanks guys!

Milad Bike recovered 8. 1.2017

I was contacted by two maintenance workers from North Clackamas County Parks and Recreation who found my bike at abandoned at a park. They ran the bike's serial number on Bike Index and found my "stolen bike" post from last year.

Mark Bike recovered 7.30.2017

Found by Portland Police Bike Theft Task force officers, ID'd via the Bike Index.

Christine Bike recovered 7.20.2017

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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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Mission Bicycle Company
Brigham Young University
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