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Good citizen found it and looked it up on the Bike Index!

Kevin Bike recovered 2018.11.9

Someone bought the bike on the street and checked 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. Bike Index contacted me and were extremely helpful. I will be forever grateful to this amazing organization.

Eli Bike recovered 2018.11.9

My bike was found yesterday MILES away from where it was stolen! An angel was checking the bikes out at an Eco Thrift and spotted it hanging from their shelves. Before the individual considered purchasing the bike, they checked to see if it was on the Bike Index site.

Chelsea Bike recovered 2018.11.9

Neighbor 1.5 blocks away found it partially disassembled laying in her front yard. The carbon fiber belt evidently confounded the thief and he/she gave up trying to harvest parts! Found because of Bike Index listing! Thanks!!!

Peter Bike recovered 2018.11.9

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

Bryan Bike recovered 2018.11.2

Another intelligent, vigilant cyclist searched for my bike on 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 2018.11.2

Thanks to Bike Index, a local bike page and an observant neighbour!

Kirsten Bike recovered 2018.11.2

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

Mom Bike recovered 2018.11.2

Bike was bought and sold on Kijiji but communication from some fellow riders who saw the ad and my Bike Index post to myself and the the Calgary Police service.

Randy Bike recovered 2018.11.2

Tip from a neighbor. Paid the thief (er, guy who "bought it on the internet") about 1/10 of its value rather than involve the police. Still reporting his name and address, which I got. THANK YOU SO MUCH CARLOS AND BIKE INDEX!!!!

Aaron Bike recovered 2018.11.2

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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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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
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