Recovered Bikes

Details of how some of our customers got their bikes back

Boardman Bikes URB 8.8 (2021 version) RECOVERED 01 Dec 2021

03 October 2021, ,

Police called 01 Dec 2021 to say they have recovered the bike and the person who was arrested with it was cautioned

Specialized Allez

possibly 20/11/2021, maybe a day or two before, ,

saw it locked up (different lock) outside at a different location, phoned various people including the police, managed to get the thief's lock cut off :)

Raleigh Vixen

Friday 19th November 2021, ,

Thanks to the power of Facebook our bike was recovered tonight after someone had seen it locally.

Giant Reign SX 1 2019

Tuesday 9th November 2021, ,

It was advertised on FB Marketplace, posed as a buyer to check wether it was definitely mine, and was advised by the police once I can confirm it’s my bike to contact them to retrieve the bike. They took the bike back the same night.

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 80

Norco Performance Bikes Norco Charger 7.2 Forma 2017 Womens Mountain Bike

Saturday 9th October 2021 beween 8am-2pm, ,

I saw the bike go up on Facebook Marketplace. The thief had clearly set up a dummy account just to sell the bike. I posed as a buyer and arranged to meet. I sent my husband to evaluate the situation, as the meeting time proposed was late at night, ...

Specialized Sirrus 2.0 Step Through

Between afternoon of 29/09/21 and 3.30pm on 07/10/21., ,

Found my bike via a kind soul posting photos of it hidden in our local park on a community facebook group! (Not a cycling group). So worth posting pics on local community groups/in your community etc, and telling everyone you know. I wasn't a member ...

Framenumber Supplied 161

Boardman 2019 Boardman HYB 8.6

06/10/2021. 4:10pm, ,

Found bike being sold on Facebook marketplace. Set up a place and time to meet up with the seller and posed as a buyer. Called 101 thirty minutes beforehand, who then directed me to the British Transport Police. Police showed up as I was inspecting t...

Framenumber Supplied 250

Dawes Cycles Clubman

28/09/2021, ,

Saw on Facebook and thankfully recovered :).

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 155

Ribble CGR Ti

20/08/2021, ,

Contacted through this website by someone who'd realised they'd bought a stolen bike and got in touch!

Framenumber Supplied 334

Cube Hyde Pro 2018 58

25/09/2021 5PM, ,

Use Bike Register. It works! (Also use better photos than I did) I was contacted via the Bike Register site by a local resident who had bought the bike on Facebook Marketplace and then later discovered through the registry it was stolen (he says he p...

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 150