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Thieves break into Gladys Bikes on Alberta, steal two bikes

Posted on November 25th, 2014 at 6:58 pm.

Bike shop owner Leah Benson is Portland’s latest bike theft victim.

Save the Date: The Portland Bike Theft Summit is on December 10th

Posted on November 25th, 2014 at 11:16 am.

The Portland Bike Theft Summit is Wednesday December 10th.

Bike Theft Chronicles: Accosted, chased, then recovered

Posted on November 24th, 2014 at 11:45 am.

As more Portlanders get sick-and-tired of the bike theft-related activities happening in broad daylight all over our city, we’re hearing more incidents like the one just shared by reader Spencer B. this morning on the OBRA Chat email list: SUBJECT: accosted, chased, chased suspect, then recovered high end MTB fork- Portland long story short, this Read More »

Bike Theft Chronicles: Tracking down a chop shop in Hillsboro

Posted on November 18th, 2014 at 1:47 pm.

Reader Evan B. shares what he knows about an alleged chop shop in Hillsboro — showing that bike theft isn’t just an issue here in Portland, but across the region… (Evan’s message below also appeared on Reddit) Hi everyone, Just wanted to give you a heads up that there is most definitely a bicycle “chop Read More »

The battle against bike theft in Portland has begun

Posted on November 13th, 2014 at 12:31 pm.

Things are getting real when it comes to battling bike theft in Portland. Here’s an update.

How I stole my bike back

Posted on November 4th, 2014 at 4:31 pm.

It was muddy and rocky and I had no idea what I would encounter under the freeway, but I had to get closer to that bike.

Please help me find my bike – UPDATED!

Posted on November 4th, 2014 at 1:24 pm.

If you see this bike, please contact me at 503-706-8804. Note that it has fenders and different tires than shown in this photo. UPDATE, 3:15pm: Found my bike. Stole it back. Story to come My Cielo is gone. Someone grabbed it from outside my office building at the corner of SW 4th and Stark this Read More »

PPB officer on a mission to curb downtown bike theft

Posted on October 29th, 2014 at 12:48 pm.

One PPB officer has made it his personal mission to battle bike theft.

Raising the profile of Portland’s bike theft problem

Posted on October 17th, 2014 at 1:35 pm.

Putting bike theft on their radar.(Photo: City of Portland) If you’ve been paying attention, you know that Portland has a serious theft problem when it comes to bicycles and bike parts. For all of you that feel hopeless about it, I wanted to chime in and say I think there are some signs that the Read More »

Bike Theft Chronicles: DRT winning Bike Friday stolen, possibly seen in Portland

Posted on October 15th, 2014 at 1:26 pm.

Stolen in Eugene on Friday and it might be in Portland now.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Willie Hatfield, the winner of Portland’s Disaster Relief Trials event has just informed us that the bike he used — a custom Bike Friday — was stolen in Eugene this past Friday.

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