Walked around the local neighbourhood the day after it was taken, found it dumped in a bush up the road.
The Edinburgh SART polict team saw my post here on Stolen Bikes and matched it to a bike found abandoned by the thief about a mile from my home! So happy to have her back.
Got lucky. It was found dumped in a field in my village. Thief must have been waiting to come back and collect it. Will definitely up my security from now on
I posted this link to Facebook & someone was offered my stolen bike to swap for a bike he was selling. He was suspicious, checked stolen-bikes & contacted me on Facebook. Police arrested seller & got my bike back!
The thief (posting as Jan, with just one post) put the bike up for sale for £400 'urgently' on Gumtree and I arranged to meet him under the guise of buying it, and managed to retrieve it from him. He is part of a small network, he has posted on Gu...
Found it advertised on Gumtree. Arranged a meeting with the seller and went along with 2 policemen. Had enough evidence to prove the bike belonged to me so I got it back, thankfully