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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 7.11.2018

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 7. 9.2018

I got a call from somebody who saw my posting on the Bike Index. He said that he saw my bike behind his building across town. He sent me the location & I went and sure enough, it was mine.

Gabe Bike recovered 7. 9.2018

ID'd at Pawn shop via the Bike Index

Candice Bike recovered 7. 9.2018

Listed for sale on Offerup, spotted by a Bike Index user, and recovered by police.

Peggy Bike recovered 7. 8.2018

Recovered by Portland Police property division 5 years after it was stolen, and ID'd in the Bike Index. Thanks a bunch!

Bryan Bike recovered 7. 8.2018

The thief took it to Kenton cycle repair and the owner saw it was registered with the Bike Index and bought it off the guy.

Janique Bike recovered 7. 6.2018

Thanks to an anonymous tip as a result of my post on the Bike Index I was able to track the guy down and get my bike back. Proves that there are good people left in the world.

Erin Bike recovered 7. 5.2018

Bike Index user saw two kids with my bike and went well out of his way to recover it. A total miracle. I will definitely be donating to the Bike Index!! I'm sitting here having a beer and staring at my bike in total disbelief.

Zachary Bike recovered 6.30.2018

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