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Someone recovered my stolen bike through the Bike Index. This is actually the SECOND time this website has gotten my bike back to me.

Jeremy Bike recovered 2018.8.17

Someone found it abandoned and recognized it from my facebook post. They checked the serial number on the Bike Index and it matched!

Nicholas\ Bike recovered 2018.8.7

A very kind person saw it on the Bike Index and returned my bike! Thanks.

Adarryl Bike recovered 2018.8.7

Employees at USA Pawn & Jewelry at SE Stark and 184th (Rockwood) had a customer try to sell it, they looked it up on the Bike Index and held the bike, notifying me to come pick it up!

Bill\ Bike recovered 2018.8.7

A kind hearted soul ended up purchasing this bike stolen and checked the Bike Index! Thank you!

Randall Bike recovered 2018.7.30

Was left abandoned on a Metro Bus. I was contacted through the Bike Index by the King County Surplus department.

Brad Bike recovered 7.17.2018

Someone purchased the bike on Craigslist and looked up the serial number on the Bike Index and was able to return it to me!

Ryan Bike recovered 7.14.2018

Found by Bryan with the Bike Index on Offer Up! Contacted the seller to schedule a time to meet up and 'by the bike'. Met up, confirmed it was mine by the serial number and it was returned with the help of the Portland Police!

Megan Bike recovered 2018.7.11

ID'd at Pawn shop via the Bike Index

Candice Bike recovered 7. 9.2018

Local bike shop had the bike in for repairs and searched for the serial number on the Bike Index. Bike showed up as stolen and LBS called me to return the bike!!!!

Jacob Bike recovered 2018.7.9

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