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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

The people who stole it took it to my local bike shop to get a charger. The employee managed to get my bike inside and called the police. The store ran the serial number found it was stolen under Bike Index. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Kate Bike recovered 2021.10.25

Bike Index notified me that the bike was posted on Kijiji the day after it was stolen. My boyfriend contacted him to arrange a meeting and explained that the bike was stolen. I am so happy to have my bike back and I am grateful for everyone who helped recover it. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Carlie Bike recovered 2021.10.23

Someone found it on the sidewalk the day after my post on Bike Index, two days after it went missing from my yard. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Haley Bike recovered 2021.10.21

Someone's car was stolen and my bike was found in the car. The owner of the car got my number through Bike Index. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Karlina Bike recovered 2021.10.18

I got a couple of emails via Bike Index that my bike was posted on OfferUp. In chatting with the seller, I found that the bike was only a few blocks away. I pulled up a few documents out of my email to prove ownership, and he returned the bike. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Chris Bike recovered 2021.10.14

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Bike East Bay
University of Washington
Bike Pittsburgh
San Francisco Police Department
Wisconsin Bike Federation
Portland Bike Theft taskforce
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St. Louis PD
Seattle Bike Blog
Stolen Bikes NOLA
City of Bend
Mission Bicycle Company
Santa Monica Police Department
Bike Portland
Davis California
Provincie Drenthe
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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 698,392

Stolen Bikes Registered 102,782

Stolen Bikes Recovered 9,874

Total Recovery value $16,433,073

Partner Organizations 1,258