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Bike was on OfferUp. Someone from the Bike Index emailed me the ad. I followed the profile to Facebook and looked up the lady on Facebook. We set up a sting with the lady and her wife, when we went to purchase the bike the cops took over and they arrested the lady.

Thomas Bike recovered 2018.12.6

Members of the Facebook group, Stolen bikes Edmonton, reported finding it and recovered it. The group used the Bike Index to confirm details of the bike before physically recovering it.

Gerard Bike recovered 2018.12.5

Recovered by pawn partner in Las Vegas using LEADS + the Bike Index.

Mom Bike recovered 2018.12.5

Thanks to the Bike Index and an observant neighbor! Thanks Bike Index!

Kirsten Bike recovered 2018.12.5

Another intelligent, vigilant cyclist searched for my bike on the Bike Index after it was left behind at the scene by the thief of his neighbor's scooter. It was missing for only 5 days. My hero!

Emily Bike recovered 2018.12.5

Neighbor 1.5 blocks away found it partially disassembled laying in her front yard. The carbon fiber belt evidently confounded the thief and they gave up trying to harvest parts! They wouldn't have been able to find me without the Bike Index! Thanks!

Peter Bike recovered 2018.12.5

Recovered by local bike shop after being missing for 6 years, ID'd via the Bike Index.

Bryan Bike recovered 2018.12.5

Bike was purchased on Kijiji. Purchaser checked the Bike Index before purchasing (very soon after theft) and bike wasn't listed. Purchaser checked the Bike Index the next morning and saw the bike listed and contacted us.

Bike Bros Bike recovered 2018.12.5

Someone bought the bike on the street and checked the Bike Index and saw that it was stolen. They contacted me through the site, and then I met up with the person to retrieve it. I will be forever grateful to this amazing organization.

Eli Bike recovered 2018.12.5

A good citizen found it and looked it up on the Bike Index!

Kevin Bike recovered 2018.12.5

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Register Your Bike

It’s simple. Submit your name, bike manufacturer, serial number, and component information to enter your bike into the most widely used bike registry on the planet.

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Alert the Community

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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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.

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Used By

University of Maryland
Bike East Bay
University of Washington
Bike Pittsburgh
San Francisco Police Department
Wisconsin Bike Federation
Portland Bike Theft taskforce
Santa Monica Police Department
St. Louis PD
Seattle Bike Blog
Stolen Bikes NOLA
City of Bend
Mission Bicycle Company
Brigham Young University
Bike Portland