Recovered Bikes

Details of how some of our customers got their bikes back


28/09/2016, ,

My freind at the local bike shop called me when a customer came in to sell it. Allways check lical second hand shops.

Carrera bicycles Crossfire 2 Hybrid

Thursday 22nd/Friday 23rd Sept, ,

Reported on this site, my local bike repair shop and to the police, who then identified the bike and returned it to me within a week. It was dumped in someone's front garden. Report the bike as soon as you realise it's gone missing.

Reid Vintage

6 December. During day, ,

Found close to where it had been stolen. It had been sold for a small amount of money to someone local. We put a lock on it and waited for the police to come along to get it released back to us.

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night between :13- 14 December 2016, ,

We made a lot of leaflets with a small description of the bike, some info about brand, with a clear picture and with our contact phone number and asked local clubs, pubs, shops to display it at the window. This worked out very well and bike was found...

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Raleigh Randonneur

Sat 17/ Sun 18 September 2016 2400-0430, ,

3weeks after it was taken in a shed burglary with other bikes, my Raleigh was apparently found abandoned on the driveway of a police officer. I had spent a fortnight working to recover it by: a. getting a page article in Southern Daily Echo cover...

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Specialized Myka

between 4th - 14th November , ,

The Met Police found it and returned to me on Tuesday, young lad had it.

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Universal Varsity 20″ City Bike

12/12/2016, ,

I reported the theft to the police and put up posters around my building. A neighbour contacted me to say his girlfriend bought the bike at Brick Lane Market for 30 pounds so I could buy it back from him. The lock was still on, with clear signs some...

Storck Multitask Raddar

09/12/2016, ,

Just wanted to thank the site and the people looking out for my bike. I received an email notification on the 26th of December that someone posted up a bike like mine on Gumtree from Norwich. I contacted the "seller" and with the assistance of the tr...

GT Bicycles Outpost

7th-8th November 2016, ,

I found my bike being sold online. I set up a meet during the day in a busy place. At the meet I informed the person selling the bike it was mine and gave them a bit of cash (£30 out of the £100). Police were not alot of help but they did offer to co...

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BTwin Triban 300

Found it being sold on Gumtree. Tracked down seller as mobile number was linked to FB account. Contacted directly and arranged to meet and have the bike returned.