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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

An honest pawn broker checked Bike Index, then reported the attempted sale to the Edmonton Police Service's Pawn Detail. There was extra help from our local 'stolen bikes' citizen's group, and from the Twitterverse. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Hyl Bike recovered 2021.5.12

Security at a mall found it and used Bike Index to match the description to my bike. They contacted me through the website. I went in the next day and sure enough it was mine. Thank you for this amazing program! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Amina Bike recovered 2021.5.12

Someone bought our stolen bike and saw it on Bike Index after buying it. They were nice enough to give it back to us. Thank you Bike Index!! We never thought we'd see it again. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Regis Bike recovered 2021.5.11

People found this on Kijiji and also marked stolen on Bike Index and messaged me. It was stolen two days ago and I already got it back. Thank you so so much. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Anna Bike recovered 2021.5.9

Thieves tried to sell it to a local bike shop. They recognized the bike from Bike Index and held on to it and notified the police. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Eric Bike recovered 2021.5.8

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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 586,380

Stolen Bikes Registered 93,578

Stolen Bikes Recovered 8,959

Total Recovery value $14,443,401

Partner Organizations 1,181