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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

Local police encountered it during normal duties. The bike had been slightly modified but the serial number remained. My police report in their own system hadn't processed far enough to be searchable in their own system and the police found me through Bike Index. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike James Bike recovered 2024.4.16

EPS seized it from a suspected thief and returned it to me all in just one day! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Draven Bike recovered 2024.4.16

Seattle Police department. I saw someone who looked like they had it, it's a bright yellow bike. And so I walked pass them in order to get a close up and it was my bike, they had changed the front tire. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Jordan Bike recovered 2024.4.16

A very nice stranger procured it from a homeless person. Called me through bike index. I got my bike back! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Lyle Bike recovered 2024.4.15

The police found it and were able to look it up on Bike Index. The back tire was missing so we had to purchase a full new assembly. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Antoine Bike recovered 2024.4.15

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San Francisco Police Department
Wisconsin Bike Federation
Portland Bike Theft taskforce
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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
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Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 1,212,916

Stolen Bikes Registered 139,327

Stolen Bikes Recovered 13,916

Total Recovery value $24,965,472

Partner Organizations 1,633