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Stolen bicycles we helped recover recently:

Calgary Police were running a search on stolen credit cards and found the bike among others. Using Bike Index, they quickly identified it as ours. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Bob Bike recovered 2021.5.4

Two folks who saw my bike on Bike Index contacted me to let me know that they saw it on Facebook Marketplace. I managed to get it back the next day! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Rafael Bike recovered 2021.5.4

Someone's garage was broken into and their bike was stolen. He called me - apparently the thief arrived on my bike and left on his. He found me through Bike Index. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Kate Bike recovered 2021.5.3

A kind person realized he had severely underpaid for a nice bicycle that was likely stolen and searched for the serial on Bike Index. It was a hit! I received an e-mail from him through Bike Index and the next day the bike was back in my possession. translated from English

Photo of recovered bike AJ Bike recovered 2021.5.3

The RCMP recovered the bike almost exactly 2 years after it was stolen. They were able to find me using the Bike Index database! Thank you! translated from English

Photo of recovered bike Alysha Bike recovered 2021.5.3

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A user or partner encounters your bike, uses Bike Index to identify it, and contacts you.

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University of Maryland
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University of Washington
Bike Pittsburgh
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
Provincie Drenthe
Op Fietse

Bike Index statistics


Bikes registered this week

Total Bikes Registered 582,982

Stolen Bikes Registered 93,333

Stolen Bikes Recovered 8,929

Total Recovery value $14,397,983

Partner Organizations 1,175