Recovered Bikes

Details of how some of our customers got their bikes back

Author Basic SX

9.6.2016, ,

I found him and I took my bike back

Reward Offered, 386

Mekk Pinerolo SE 0.2

09/06/2016, ,

I found the bike on www.findthatbike.com and arranged a meeting with the seller. I went to view the bike and when the teenager came out of the house with the bike i told them it was stolen and that i was reclaiming it. I began to cycle off and they (...

Brompton Bicycle M3L

Saturday 29/04/17 from 11:15 to 13:15, ,

One month after the bike was stolen, we saw it for sale on eBay. We contacted the seller (who only sells preowned Brompton articles with 100% positive feedback) and we arranged to view the bike. We showed him interest in buying the bike and checked t...

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NORCO XFR3

01/05/2017, ,

Bike spotted on Gumtree. Went to seller with my bike chassis number & serial number after phoning the police and walked off with my bike.

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Cannondale Synapse

Monday 30th May, between 3:15pm - 4:15pm Nottingham City Xercise4Less gym off Ilkeston Road, ,

Findthatbike is a fantastic and really simple service. I checked the emails it sent each day with bikes that matched my keywords on eBay and gumtree. After a few months I'd accepted I wasn't finding it, but then it appeared on eBay! Luckily it was...

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Apollo Transfer

02/05/17, ,

Walked past it called the police and was then allowed to reclaim it

Reward Offered, 130

SCOTT Tempura

27/04/17, ,

The Police informed me that the bike has been recovered. I have a photo from them that confirms this.

BTWIN ROCKRIDER 500

Early hours of Saturday 20/05/2017, ,

Upon discovery of the theft I notified the local Police. They advised me to register the bicycle on your your website and the national bicycle database. They also advised to put details on social media. In the end it was a police recovery. I have sin...

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Raleigh Sport 1960

25th May 2016 approx, ,

Went viral on Facebook and it 'turned up' a few streets away, next to a skip a week later!

Ribble 853 Tubing

Sunday, 28th May. Between 7.45-8am, ,

Friend of mine spotted it whilst out and about, so lucky! If you spread the word on social media enough and ask people to keep an eye out, it really can pay off. My bike was chained to a fence when he found it, always good to call the police right aw...

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