Recovered Bikes

Details of how some of our customers got their bikes back

trek 3900 disc

3/11/13, ,

Bike was found unlocked outside local superstore, 12 months following it being stolen. A man came to the bike. The police were contacted. The bike was confiscated. The man was sold it by someone else. The serial numbers had been ground out. We recog...

Reward Offered, 889

Apache Bicycles Matto, made in the Czech Rep.

5.9.2014, ,

I put posters with the pic of the bike all round the neighbourhood offering reward for the bike with my nb. Someone has spotted young people on my bike and called me.

Reward Offered, 636

Genesis Vapour

6am 25th July - 9am 30th July, ,

I put search flags up on Ebay etc., and 2 weeks after it was stolen my bike appeared on Ebay. It was being sold on auction by a shop about a mile up the road! I informed the police and they were able to recover it for me. What I learnt from this w...

Cannondale SL1

Friday the 27th of June between 13:45 and 14:15`, ,

We found it on Ebay and contacted the police. We had returned after two months of it going missing.

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 975

Boardman Comp Mountain Bike

It was recovered by Staffordshire Police vice squad in a aid on house in Leicester where it looked very out of place! thankfully I'd noted the chassis number etc, and they were happy to return it after being held for evidence. Only half mile form m...

Framenumber Supplied 2,204

Carrera Zelos

24/09/2014, ,

Police got it back after about a fortnight from a cash converters type establishment. The police said tbey could only prosecute for 'handling' & as girl had learning difficulties, would I agree not to prosecute & I was that relieved to get it bac...

Framenumber Supplied 672

Transition DirtBag

21 April 2013, between 1am and 5am, ,

I did find my bike on the street! Some guy just was riding on in. Bike was repainted but someone left yellow wheel rims and gold fork. That why I could recognise my bike and off course I knew every single part on this bike becouse I did build "my ba...

Reward Offered, 2,119


July 20th 2014, ,

The scrote that nicked it made a major mistake. He rode it to the railway station. The staff there are familiar with me and my Brompton and immediately recognised it. One watched which train he boarded whilst the other telephoned for the police. He f...

Reward Offered, 734

Bombtrack Dash

Wednesday 19th November 2014, ,

I received a call from the London met advising that my bike may be on gumtree! I looked and sure enough it was there. They recovered a few bikes including mine and have charged two thieves. Mine wasn't tagged or anything and so I would strongly recom...

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 790


01/06/2014, ,

i searched all sale sites, gumtree was the main site, i found the bike for sale on gumtree for £200 which i thought was low price, i contacted the seller to arrange to view, and then contacted the police to advise the time and place, the police then...

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 968