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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.

Bike Theft Chronicles: ‘Scumbag’ stealing lights in broad daylight

Posted on October 15th, 2014 at 11:37 am.

via reader email and Reddit:

Bike Theft Chronicles: ‘They snapped the sign off the pole’

Posted on October 9th, 2014 at 9:40 am.

“Second bike this year. Portland, I love you, but you’re bringing me down.”

Bike Theft Chronicles: Stolen from TriMet bus rack

Posted on October 8th, 2014 at 1:06 pm.

From RM on 9/24/14: “About two weeks ago my husband’s bike was stolen off the front of a TriMet bus. It was not taken by another rider. It was taken by a random person on the street who ran up to the bus, grabbed his bike and rode off. The driver alerted our friend, who Read More »

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