Stolen Bike Alert

Red steel 54cm fixed-gear bike with front brake stolen Monday shortly after midnight (12/6) from outside The DRB on NE 14th Street/Biscayne Blvd. The bicycle was locked up with cable combo lock (not recommended) along to another bike, a Giant MTB, both were stolen. If you have any info contact James.


Here's some advice for all local bicycle owners. If you currently do not have a recent photograph of your bike(s) and the serial number(s) recorded you should take a few minutes out of your day and do so. Far too often victims of bike thefts do not have a recent photo or any at all of their ride. Vague descriptions and stock photos of a bike which some what resembles yours is not the way to go. PHOTOGRAPH YOUR BIKE TODAY!

In recent weeks there's been an abundance of bike thefts reported in Miami. Unfortunately most of these thefts are being reported to us or on Facebook, Twitter, etc and not to the police. While I recommend using all of these media outlets to get the word out, it is still very important to call the police and file a report. Even if your bike is worth just $75, the police need to be made aware of this bike theft epidemic.

Also, if your bike has been stolen you should check Craigslist and pawn shops in the area to see if someone is selling your property.

The more information victims share regarding their loss (how, when, where), the better it may help other cyclists in the community not succumb to thieves.


1 comment

  1. Also, don't use cable locks, they are worthless (I learned it the hard way).


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