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Police Department found it with a homeless guy they arrested then called me when they found the serial number and searched it through the Bike Index database.

Mohamed Bike recovered 5. 9.2018

Found by PPB and ID'd in the Bike Index.

Bryan Bike recovered 5. 8.2018

Someone very honest bought it and contacted me as soon as he found out it was stolen. A bike shop inform him that the bike was stolen using the Bike Index.

Alejandro Bike recovered 5. 7.2018

I woke up to tons of text messages and emails from people in the Bike Index community that had spotted it on both Offerup and Craigslist. I was able to ID the bike from the photos posted as they included my rear rack, pedals, and the scuff on the front stem that was from damage I had caused.

Megan Bike recovered 5. 3.2018

I was contacted by someone at the Bike Index. They indicated that someone had noticed a bike similar to mine for sale on OfferUp. Someone had posted the ad and their suspension of the match to a NW stolen bikes Facebook group.

Tim Bike recovered 4.29.2018

Someone found it for sale online and checked the Bike Index, and sent me an email! I was so glad to get it back!

Courtnay Bike recovered 4.22.2018

Good News! My bike has been found!!!! Over in Northeast Portland probably 5+miles from my house, someone found it stashed in an alley. He searched BikePortland.org stolen bikes and found my listing with the Bike Index!!!! Thank you thank you!

Scott Bike recovered 4.20.2018

The person who found my bike contacted me via Bike Index! Thanks for helping me recover my mountain bike I never thought I’d see again!

Julia Bike recovered 4.17.2018

Big shout out to the Bike Index and the Vancouver WA Police Department! Went undercover to 'buy it.'

Ryan Bike recovered 4.12.2018

I received a text message from a local bike shop owner that he found the bike. Some details about the bike looked suspicious to him, and he found my entry for the bike here on the Bike Index. He contacted me, and I came and picked it up! Bike Index is amazing!

Juliayn Bike recovered 4.10.2018

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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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