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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

Got help from someone who saw my post on Bike Index. He saw the bike on OfferUp and let me know. I contacted the police and recovered my bike. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Ulises Bike recovered 2021.2.23

Recovered thanks to Bike Index and an honest buyer who returned it to me after buying it used, looking up the serial number, and finding it had been reported stolen on this site. Thanks for your help!! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Paige Bike recovered 2021.2.23

Cash America Pawn Shop on 19th & Broadway ran it on Bike Index and recovered it. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Agustin Bike recovered 2021.2.22

A purchaser off of Craigslist found my bike and returned it! His son had saved up for a bike and offered to give it back for free but I gave them a little reward so they didn't get shorted. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Jordan Bike recovered 2021.2.19

Corvallis PD had seen my post on Bike Index and contacted me after my bike was stolen to request additional details about my bike and what had happened. I never thought I would see that bike again. Huge thanks to everyone who helped me get my beautiful bike back! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Raquel Bike recovered 2021.2.17

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Portland Bike Theft taskforce
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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 560,559

Stolen Bikes Registered 90,552

Stolen Bikes Recovered 8,653

Total Recovery value $13,881,405

Partner Organizations 1,136