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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

Two Bike Index users alerted me that my bike was advertised for sale on Facebook. I contacted the seller who was unaware that it was a stolen bike and he released the bike back to me. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Barry Bike recovered 2022.5.18

Neighbor found it and reached out to me through Bike Index translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Mike Bike recovered 2022.5.17

Met up with person trying to sell it on facebook marketplace. Two people from bike index reached out and sent me the link and told me they spotted it being sold by a well known bike thief. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Aleksa Bike recovered 2022.5.13

Calgary Police Officers apprehend suspect as they were attempting to paint/tape over bike logos and bike details. Since the bike was listed on Bike Index as stolen, they were able to contact me right away to pickup. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike jeff.snowdon Bike recovered 2022.5.12

Bike Index contacts found it listed on Kijiji and alerted me to the posting. I contacted CPS and they worked to return the property, and I got my bike back. Thanks Bikeindex! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Jayce Bike recovered 2022.5.12

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University of Maryland
Bike East Bay
University of Washington
Bike Pittsburgh
San Francisco Police Department
Wisconsin Bike Federation
Portland Bike Theft taskforce
Pinhead locks
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
Op Fietse

Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 810,390

Stolen Bikes Registered 110,271

Stolen Bikes Recovered 10,652

Total Recovery value $18,487,945

Partner Organizations 1,359