Track bikes stolen from Alpenrose: Let’s get them back!

Posted by on July 22nd, 2015 at 11:51 am

Stephen McLaughry on his carbon fiber rig
that was stolen Monday night

About 1:30 am on Monday night thieves broke into a storage room at Alpenrose Velodrome and stole three high-end bikes.

The bikes were resting after one of their biggest events of the year — the Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge — which took place over the weekend.

KPTV covered the story and shared comments from the bikes’ owners who desperately need something to ride for important upcoming races. Here’s the video segment they aired last night:



A friend of victims shared photos of the bikes. Two of them are steel and made by TiCycles and the other is a carbon fiber Dolan…

Please be on the lookout. If you see them call the Police non-emergency line at (503) 823-3333.

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    Mike Quiglery July 22, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    Yeah. How are you gonna fence these?

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    Bryan Hance July 22, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    Here’s the BikeIndex listings on these bikes – w/ more details –

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    longgone July 22, 2015 at 3:21 pm

    Ugh. I hate to hear crap like this. Sorry y’all…

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    Lester Burnham July 23, 2015 at 8:30 am

    America’s Bicycle Theft Capital.

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    JT July 23, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    Mike Quiglery
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    By shipping them down to San Francisco or LA. I’ve heard rumors that the ultimate fate of many of the higher-end bikes that get stolen on the west coast is that they are purchased for a relative pittance from the actual thief by more organized resellers who move van loads of bikes up and down I-5 for sale a month or two later in a city where the owner probably isn’t searching for them.

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