Bike Stolen ? don’t despair, try these 10 Steps…

March 7, 2011 § Leave a comment

toptownbikes.com is here to help !

ARE YOU A VICTIM OF BIKE THEFT? DON’T DESPAIR. HERE ARE 10 THINGS YOU CAN DO NOW TO GET YOUR BIKE BACK!

1. File a police report within 72 hours

If you have the serial number of the bike (found on the bottom of the bike, where …

2. List your bike as stolen

on Bike Revolution.org, the global bike registration and recovery site athttp://www.bikerevolution.org/register.html …

3. Contact your insurance company

Check to see if your bike was insured, your insurance company needs to be informed immediately …

4. Kryptonite lock users

If you were using a specialist lock, such as a Kryptonite lock and your bike was stolen, …

5. Get alerts from eBay on bikes that match your bike

If you don’t already have one, sign up for an Ebay account and create a saved search on …

6. Get alerts from Gumtree

Gumtree sells lots of bikes. Some are stolen. They have operations in the US, Australia, Canada …

7. Use Craigslist auto-search tools

For users in the US, Craiglist has a number of auto-search tools – one in particular is a …

9. Spread the word

Call on local bike shops with a picture and details of your bike. They are happy to help …

10. Post a reward where your bike was stolen

If you can’t live without your bike, post a reward for its safe return, no questions asked …

Thanks to 

http://www.bikerevolution.org

Or maybe its time for a new one ?

come see us at Top Town Bikes & Bicycles

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