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Stolen Bike-Black Eighth Inch

Just got this message from Nick Miller:

Hey man I just had my bike stolen right by Washington square park and am furious about it and figured I would try to put the word out quick. I caught him doing it but wasn’t able to catch him. If there’s any way you could [...]

Stolen bike: Cannondale Road Bike-Park Slope

This one hits really close to my home in Park Slope Brooklyn.

Ashley Bryan had her Cannondale Men’s road bike stolen on Saturday. (11/24/12) (Happy Thanksgiving)

Here’s what happened according to Ashley:

I’ve been with that bike for years, in many different cities. I can’t believe I moved the to nicest neighborhood in [...]

Stolen Bike-Silver Trek

Regretfully, Patricia had her Silver Trek stolen from Orchard Street in Manhattan. She included a stock photo of a similar bicycle although her seat was black. More info:

17″ Silver Trek Hybrid 7.3 stolen from Orchard Street between Hester and Canal Streets on the night of August 28th. Was locked up with Kryptonite U- [...]

Cyclists confronts thief, gets it all on video.

Have you ever wanted to meet a bike thief? Confront them? See what kind of lowlife human being would steal our livelihoods, our modes of transportation, our friends we call our bicycles?

Well thanks to one tenacious Portland resident who got some friends together and documented the whole thing, now you can get a [...]

Don’t Steal Bikes

With bike theft on the rise, I thought the latest t-shirt from ridebikesdrinkbeergetawesome.com was the perfect message to be seen around town… Get one for a steal, here. Meanwhile, I got this report from Emily who works at Bicycle Habitat in Brooklyn, (476 5th Ave.-Park Slope)

Hello, I work for Bicycle Habitat in Park [...]

Stolen bikes are on the rise…Lets up our game.

Bike theft. Such a tragedy, especially when we loose our childhood friends…take the recent case of Bridget who had a bicycle stolen recently.

Bridget contacted me that her teal green Diamond Back mountain bike was stolen on July 29th between 2pm-11pm near the L stop in Williamsburg Brookyln. Even sadder was this was [...]

Stolen bike-Green Third Ward NYCbike

Michael Auerbach, is an associate with Rankin and Taylor who I like to call the bicycle lawyers…I mean need I say more: His wife Lindsay had her green NYCBike 3rdward bicycle stolen yesterday, (7/25/12) early in the morning on Huron street between Manhattan and Franklin. (Greenpoint, Brooklyn)

Be on the look out.

There [...]

Brave Bicyclist Beats Badguys, Brings Bike Back in Brooklyn

I kind of missed this story, with some vacation overlap, but it’s such a feel good one, highlighting our great bike community that I felt urged to share.

This is Pheonix Res, (Photo by Jesse Ward/NY Daily News) Last week, she bravely thwarted a bike thief after cutting a lock and was about to [...]

Stolen bike: Green State bicycle

Ok, I’m not just posting this because it’s a green bicycle. Ramon contacted me about how he learned a terrible lesson about locking to scaffolding. His 2 week old, State Zombie Stomper, was stolen a couple days ago outside his work on 38th St. between 5th and 6th Ave in Midtown Manhattan, sometime between [...]

Stolen Bike: Green Bianchi

Just got a sad email from Rachelle McKnight about her stolen Bianchi.

I am a very recent victim of bike theft in Astoria.

The bike was a mint green 1987 Bianchi racing bike with black tape around the handle bars. Components were shimano. It was stolen in broad day light in front [...]