I think feel that bike theft is actually a Hate Crime and should be dealt with accordingly. Maybe caught bike thieves should have to go door to door and apologize or make it known to neighbors they have moved into the area like Megan’s Law.
First one comes from Natalie Johnston: Hello,
Got this report from Cory Wingerter: My bike was locked out front of the New York Health and Racquet Club on 23rd and 6th. It was stolen between the hours of 8pm and 9pm on 19 July 2010. Details- Fork Slice – Ultra, carbon blades Rims – Shimano WH-R500A Hubs – Shimano WH-R500A Spokes [...]
Got this from a reader and apologize for not posting this earlier:
my emerald green x-small Specialized Seattle Langster was stolen in front of my apartment today in South Slope (15th St.). I was using a new onguard u-lock and it was gone with the bike.
Any info email [...]
got an email from Quay Quinn-Settel
I’d really like to list my bike on Bike Blog NYC.. not sure how it’s done..
My bike was stolen from my building in Fort Greene yesterday and since it’s a pretty distinctive looking, I’ve been trying to seed its description with all the right people [...]
Got an unfortunate email From Matt Nahoum…
Hey, was hoping you could post my stolen bike alert
Blue and Chrome older model GT Outpost Mountain Bike 52cm frame Blue GT Saddle Wellgo Alloy pedals OnGuard Axel and Seat Post locks Street Tires
If seen, please email email@example.com
This time its from a key member of the bike culture scene in NYC. Ken Stanek, known for organizing charity alleycat races like Cranksgiving, Los Marcos polo events and running Bike shorts had his bike stolen last week.
Be on the look out for this gem, it’s got a lot of sentimental value, not [...]
I recently posted that Aaron Z. Davis, had his prized pink track bike stolen. This is one of the first reports I got of a stolen bike of 2010. Well this story has a happy ending:
We actually got it back yesterday!
A bike technician bought it off someone on Bedford late [...]
Getting the word out on the bike that was recently nabbed in Brooklyn:
Last night (2/19/10) my boyfriends prized possession, his bicycle (worth $1500+) was stolen from the 4th floor of our apartment building in South Williamsburg. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE help us out by keeping an eye out or reposting this flyer on [...]
Riyadh Drebika wrote me with some upsetting news: “Got my bike stolen out of my apartment on Willoughby Ave at central Bushwick last night.”
The details from craig’s list:
Stolen large black Affinity Pursuit frame, Track Star build rear black Velocity wheel, large gauge silver spokes, formula double fixed black hub, clipless mountain [...]
Sad to report another stolen bike:
My bike was stolen tonight (11/18/09) around Ave B and 2nd St. right outside of Snack Dragon. It is a black Giant Bowery. The flip wheel on back was set to the “fixed” side. On the left handle bar drop down, the tape was chewed up pretty good [...]