Bike Registration that Works


The Portland PD found it abandoned somewhere, and then identified it on the Bike Index.

Mark Bike recovered 10.07.2015

Someone was approached by the thief, who was selling the bike, and thought it was suspicious. They purchased the bike, and checked the Bike Index for it, and found my contact info. They tuned my bike up and returned it!

Alaia Bike recovered 10.07.2015

The police contacted me after they found the bike thief with my bike. They used the Bike Index to figure out whose bike it was.

Patrick Bike recovered 10.07.2015

Portland Police Bureau recovered it from the thief and saw it here on the Bike Index.

Brett Bike recovered 10.04.2015

Someone saw my bike here on the Bike Index, saw it locked up somewhere, and notified the local police department for recovery.

Daniel Bike recovered 10.04.2015

Someone contacted me through the Bike Index. I went by and picked it up. A bit worse for wear, but cheaper than buying a new bike. Reunited, and it feels so good.

Matt Bike recovered 10.01.2015

Someone from the Bike Index found the bike on Portland police were able to find the burglar.

Gunsul Bike recovered 09.29.2015

Someone recognized it on the bike index and contacted me! They recognized it by the distinguishing photos. I am so happy, and can't thank everyone enough. Such an amazing support system for those with stolen bikes! Sending good vibes to those still searching.

Lindsay Bike recovered 09.27.2015

Someone saw the bike on the Bike Index, and then saw someone with it on the street. They gave me a call, and we reported it to the police. Bike was recovered along with a lot of other stolen bikes.

Ben Bike recovered 09.26.2015

Someone bought it and saw it on the Bike Index, they contacted me to get me my bike back.

Derek Bike recovered 09.25.2015

Help us fight bicycle theft—register your bike.

The Bike Index makes stolen bikes harder to sell and easier to recover by making sure important information about your bike is there when you need it the most.

The process is simple, secure, and free. Learn more or register your bike now.

So far we've registered 58,278 bikes and recovered 2,607 stolen bikes.



We keep all the important information about your bike in one place so it's there when you need it the most.



We help used bike sellers and buyers by providing an easy way to verify that a bicycle isn’t stolen.



Bike Index is a free service for bike shops and individuals.

How it works

It's simple: we offer an easy and efficient way to store and update important identifying information about your bike.

In the unfortunate event that your bike is stolen, you can harness the power of our network to help get it back. Registering with Bike Index ensures that law enforcement, bike shops, individuals, and everyone in between has the information they need to help reunite you with your bike.

Bike Index is the most widely used bicycle registration service in the world. We strive to be the best resource in the fight against bicycle theft.

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