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Another family bike nabbing

Greg Stare and his wife are the owners of the baby boutique in Greenpoint Brooklyn, Caibou baby. They’re the latest victims of a family bike theft which happened 2/18 in Brooklyn. This has been at least the third report of a bike used for transporting children, thats been stolen in the past three months. [...]

“Dude, where’s my bike?” Found in China

From the feel-good department, here’s a story from China about a Japanese man who’s stolen bicycle was found thanks to social networking, including the popular site Weibo China’s hybrid of twitter and Facebook.

Japanese Man Cycling Globe Has Bike Stolen in Wuhan China

Recently, a young Japanese man with dreams of cycling around [...]

Another family bike stolen

Got this from Daunn,

Hi

Some douchebags stole our family bike A mundo yuba longtail with baby seat on back From 3rd street Brooklyn between 4 and 5th ave on the 4/5th of feb

They used an angle grinder to cut a heavy duty ABUS chain. Any information on this bike, contact Duann [...]

Ghostbikes for sale?

Just saw this (forwarded on twitter by Limb_0)

Ghost bikes for sale? WTF?

I’m hoping this is a joke?

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/2824269155.html

Bike found-Brooklyn Paper.

Here is a nice article from the Brooklyn Paper about the recent family box bike which was rescued. I just can’t get enough of this story. Thanks for the shout out, Brooklyn Paper.

Bike stolen? One Park Slope family simply stole it back By: Eli Rosenberg Published: December 13th, 2011 (photo by: Elizabeth Graham)

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A Christmas miracle…stolen bike found in NYC

Remember the Brooklyn family who had their box bike stolen which was reported on this blog and others like Brooklynspoke.

Well, thanks to the vigilance of the NYC bike community and the Internet…they got it back.

Here is their story: We were coming home from school and on our way to the [...]

What kind of evil person steals this…

I mean really? I saw this flyer posted in my neighborhood in Park Slope Brooklyn.

I felt moved and contacted the owner via the gmail address.

Amy, wrote back:

I will certainly post on bikewatch. We are heartbroken!

The bike was well secured with a heavy kryptonite-like heavy chain. It was even [...]

Stolen: Beloved Mossberg

Got this message from John Tremblay.

M Green,

Please keep an eye out for my green Mossberg with front (black) rack, it has a plastic container/bucket on the front rack (maybe its still there) and rusty rear fender. Or maybe I should say it HAD a rusty rear fender? In any case it is [...]

Stolen Cannondale

Apparently the bike thieves didn’t take off for labor day. I got a message from Gregory who had his Cannondale stolen in broad daylight. (9/5/11) He had locked it to a scaffolding and was pretty sure the thief cut the lock, but most likely removed a piece of the structure and freed his property.

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Bikewatch on facebook

Your friendly neighborhood watch for bike theft, Bikewatchnyc, now has a Facebook page.

Join up and let’s watch out for our community.