Over $20,922,017 Worth of Bikes Recovered

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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

Boulder Police Department identified the Serial Number and checked Bike Index! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Ian Bike recovered 2023.1.24

Bike Index alerted to Facebook Marketplace post and bike was recovered by Edmonton Police Service! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Stephen Bike recovered 2023.1.23

REI ran the serial through Bike Index, saw it was stolen, let them know and called the cops. The person left the bike at REI and disappeared. The cops found my info through Bike Index! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Koby Bike recovered 2023.1.20

Police recovered bike with minor damage translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Marc Bike recovered 2023.1.16

CU Bike Index user spotted the bike and informed the owner of said bike who then called CUPD. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike SAMUEL Bike recovered 2023.1.16

But How Does it work?

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Register Your Bike

It's simple. Submit your name, bike manufacturer, serial number, and component information to enter your bike into the most widely used bike registry on the planet.

Alert the community

Alert the Community

If your bike goes missing, mark it as lost or stolen to notify the entire Bike Index community and its partners.

The community responds

The community responds

A user or partner encounters your bike, uses Bike Index to identify it, and contacts you.

Recover your bike

You Get your Bike Back

With the help of the Bike Index community and its partners, you have the information necessary to recover your lost or stolen bike at no cost to you. It's what we do.

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Used By

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 964,717

Stolen Bikes Registered 122,876

Stolen Bikes Recovered 11,877

Total Recovery value $20,922,017

Partner Organizations 1,464