Recovered Bikes

Details of how some of our customers got their bikes back

Jamis

05/10/12, ,

Found it on eBay a few days after it was stolen. It wasn't listed under the real name (Jamis Ventura), instead the name had been subtly changed to James Adventure - which had the intended affect of not being returned in my search for the real name...

Reward Offered, 1,213

United Recruit 18″ bmx

21/05/2014, ,

Was stolen by my neighbour! Shared lots of pictures on Facebook and eventually it was returned!

Reward Offered, 1,664

Battaglin C13

By pure chance a friend of a friend used to be a police officer. Her friend who is still in the force was responsible for the Tour de France coming through parts of West Yorkshire, he felt high thefts would cause bad publicity and was not impressed b...

Paul Milnes hybrid

Thank you to the British transport police for their efforts. Bike was found the following January after it was stolen in October but had remained unrideable mainly due to other projects. It will work again!!

Diamondback Outlook 2011

18/07/2013, ,

Found it where these chaps had stolen it.

Reward Offered, 1,026

Ridgeback Panorama

I listed the bike stolen, and had daily alerts emailed through Find That Bike. Found it listed on eBay, and contacted the police. They sent an officer posing as a buyer, and as soon as the bike was handed over, the seller was arrested.

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 1,315

Condo Baracchi

January 2015, ,

My stolen Condor Baracchi was seized by Hertfordshire Police, following it being advertised on eBay by a buyer in Hertfordshire. The bike is now back in my possession.

Reward Offered, Framenumber Supplied 826

Saracen Cycles 2012

A young anonamos person found put who had it and got it back and brought it round to our house. Reward was given and the person is keeping an eye out for the other two bikes

Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative Cave

19/02/2015, ,

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

Reward Offered, 1,156

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 1,411