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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

Got messaged by an amazing person that linked it to me on OfferUp. With the help of the nice people at Bike Recovery Action Team (BRAT), we got it back! Thanks to everyone involved, and thanks Bike Index! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Arthur Bike recovered 2021.11.30

Discovered along with other stolen items at an unreserved public storage unit by the staff. They contacted me via phone thanks to Bike Index! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Jordan Bike recovered 2021.11.29

Got it back through the help of Bryan Hance, one of the founders of Bike Index, Steve Piercy, and officers with the Springfield, Oregon police department. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Gary Bike recovered 2021.11.28

Within seconds of registering my missing bike I got a call from an alert cyclist who had seen a bike like mine. I was able to confirm this was my bike. I asked if officers could go with me to confirm the bike with my serial number. Thank you. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Jim Bike recovered 2021.11.25

Bike Index sent a Kijiji ad to me which I forwarded to the police. The undercover unit set up a sting and got my bike back to me. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Neil Bike recovered 2021.11.19

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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 710,568

Stolen Bikes Registered 104,249

Stolen Bikes Recovered 10,027

Total Recovery value $16,727,426

Partner Organizations 1,276