Recovered Bikes

Details of how some of our customers got their bikes back

Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative Cave

19/02/2015, ,

Thanks to the kind police down at Fettes Avenue, I have my bike back.

Reward Offered, 1,800

Claud Butler Black Diamond

Stolen bikes users spotted the bike on eBay and let me know - Thanks everyone! In combination with West Yorkshire Police, I set up a meeting with the seller - in the end I needed to bid on the bike and win the auction to give enough time and to pr...

Framenumber Supplied 2,401

Pioneer

31-oct-2014, ,

Always report to the police, even if you think they won't recorver it... You might be surprise ;)

Reward Offered, 1,594

Carrera TDF 2014 (womens)

15/07/2014, early morning between 3-6am, ,

It was found by the police :D Fantastic work!

Framenumber Supplied 3,081

Trek Domane 2.0

12/06/2014, ,

The police stopped and searched a person and after checking the serial number and admitted to buying the bike to a local Cash Converters store. They were able to go to the store and identify the suspect who had took a £80 loan against a bike worth...

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 1,662

Orange EVO

24/05/2014 between midnight and morning, ,

RESULT! Got address and phone no. by posing as prospective buyers. Son’s friend went to property, positively ID’d bike....warrant issued..2 people arrested and bike recovered last night!! Large organised crime ring, we think...Big big house and...

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 2,976

Giant Defy 1 White Size M/L 2013

17/05/2014, ,

A meticulous buyer when buying it on eBay last May double checked the Frame number. Seeing that the bike was reported as stolen, the buyer contacted the police who then confiscated the bike and allowed me to recover it.

Framenumber Supplied 1,563

Santa Cruz Heckler

Basically, found someone riding it 15 months after it went missing. Took it off them, as they didn't seem to want to wait for the police? Bought it back from the insurance company and now riding it again. Still on the lookout for the Tomac Primer ...

Reward Offered, 2,321

Specialized Allez compact sport

23/10/2013, ,

After 9yrs someone was looking to buy a bike on eBay and asked for the frame number. After a quick Google my bike popped up and he messaged me. We managed to get the address of the seller on ebay and the police went round the same day and picked it u...

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 1,837

Yeti 575

13th July 2013, ,

Frame-only recovered! Thanks to a Hawkeye lady from Milton Keynes: thanks Lizzie!

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 3,086