Police found the abandoned trailer. They recognized it from CCTV footage. Thief was not captured.
Found bike chained up to a lamppost outside pub, had documents in car checked it called police and they called a locksmith, never found the person who nicked it up got it back
Reported it to the police within hours of it being stolen. Sent them a photo too. An officer spotted somebody with the bike whilst on a routine patrol and recovered it. The photo was key to getting it back.
Bike was sold to an elderly man whose son-in-law searched and found it on Stolen Bikes UK. It was returned, but had been so badly vandalised it is beyond repair. Thief remains at large.
The police found it while searching the house of a suspected burglar. They contacted me once it had been recovered. Delighted!
I spotted it in the street, called the police at 101, and thanks to my crime report, the pic and this ad I was able to prove it was mine. They got someone to cut the lock that the thief had used, and voilà! The brakes are damaged, so is the pannier ...
Bike stolen Friday late PM, marked as stolen on BikeRegistry and stolen-bikes asap, BikeRegistry called me up next Wednesday AM saying someone had found the bike and put me in touch!