How to get your stolen bike back

Bijgewerkt 2021-04-05T19:46:49-0500


Bike Index is the #1 resource for you when the worst happens - your bike gets stolen.

Bike Index is the world's best bike theft recovery platform, with the highest bike theft recovery rate of any bike registration service. We're here to get your bike back. All it takes is a minute to register, for free, and we'll tap into our network of hundreds of thousands of users and 1,000+ partnerships with law enforcement, bike shops, cities, and organizations to get your bike back.

Don't wait - unlock the Bike Index stolen bike recovery platform by registering your stolen bike on Bike Index now. Start using our recovery tools to recruit help from all over the world.

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How do we do it?

As a non-profit, Bike Index's main bike theft recovery tool is community. We empower the cyclist by allowing you to register your stolen bike and immediately alert not only the community in which you live, but the national and international communities on the lookout for stolen bikes.

A Bike Index account lets you:

  1. Unlock our comprehensive stolen bike recovery platform
  2. Unleash the power of our volunteer community
  3. Create social media friendly stolen bike alerts
  4. Register your bike as stolen in police and pawn industry databases
  5. Have the best chance of recovering your stolen bike

With tools like our promoted alerts on Facebook and our tweeting of stolen bikes to our thousands of followers, Bike Index amplifies your stolen bike listing.

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Bike Index gets bike-theft sympathetic eyes onto your bike. If someone sees it or finds it, they can message you via your Bike Index listing. And our network of Bike Index ambassadors, bike shops, and law enforcement partners is growing every day. Bike theft is a hot issue, and people are plugging in to monitor online sales platforms, report chop shops, and return bikes to their rightful owners.

Bike Index is the best tool in your time of crisis. Register your stolen bike now. You have nothing else to lose.

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Bike Index recovery record
  • 12.049 - Stolen bikes recovered
  • $21.289.426 - Value of bikes recovered with Bike Index

Someone acquired it at auction. They took it to local bike shop, who encouraged them person to check out Bike iIndex, where they discovered it was stolen. They reached out to me and got it back! vertaald uit het Engels

Photo of recovered bike Caitlyn Bike hersteld 2023.3.25

Police found the bike abandoned. Serial number registered with Bike Index and they contacted me. vertaald uit het Engels

Photo of recovered bike Garry Bike hersteld 2023.3.24

Unbelievable! Someone purchased this bike from a reputable bike repair shop, then saw the stolen listing on Bike Index from 9 months ago and reached out to me to inquire if bike had been recovered. vertaald uit het Engels

Photo of recovered bike Jean Bike hersteld 2023.3.22

Someone found it in a snowbank, and notified me through Bike Index. Very thankful to him for recovering it and Bike Index for making this possible! vertaald uit het Engels

Photo of recovered bike Lawrence Bike hersteld 2023.3.17

Thanks to Bike Index the recovery and my proof of ownership was possible! vertaald uit het Engels

Photo of recovered bike Virgil Bike hersteld 2023.3.15