An Essex man has been robbed of his £2,000 mountain bike – just moments after he feared he was going to be killed after a car hit him, leaving him dazed, bloody and bruised.
Paul Seyfang, aged 65, was on his way home from work on the evening of Thursday 15 August along Rainsford Road when a car pulled out and hit him, sending him flying from his bike, reports the Essex Chronicle.
Police are appealing for information about the rider of a bike stolen during the RideLondon FreeCycle event on Saturday, August 3 that subsequently turned up in official event photos.
The green Trek Madone 4.9 was stolen from Green Park near Constitution Hill, SW1 at 1pm while the FreeCycle ride was underway.
Its owner, a 42-year-old man, was about to take part in the ride and had locked his bike, but the thief or thieves cut the lock. When he found his bike missing, he told officers from the Met’s Cycle Task Force who were attending the event.
Hi there, my husbands
TREK OCLV 120 full Carbon frame road bike in blue/grey has been stolen from our home. Rally p****d off! Any advice on a)tracking it down and b)good places to buy another 2nd hand bike. Any help is really appreciated.
The road.cc crew are a closet literary lot, and we love a spot of poetry - especially when it's about bicycles. So today we bring you an ode to a stolen bicycle, written by 70-year-old Jean Orton, whose faithful steed of 50 years was pinched outside her friend's house in Leeds.
Kinesis Easton Maxlite has been stolen from Wantage, Oxfordshire sometime over the Christmas week.
Easton Maxlite XC 42cm frame Diamond Black
SRAM mixed group with FSA Gamma drive triple chainset
Avid BB7 discs
Avid Full metal jacket cabling
Mavic Crossmax wheels
Selle Italia Gel Flow Lady saddle
Marzocchi MX Comp Air Fork
Oval M200 Bars
Oval M400 stem
Oval M200 seatpost
TA Sierra Cages
Topeak beam rack.
A Merseyside man whose £700 road bike was stolen in September got it back when he spotted it weeks later for sale in the window of a branch of pawnbrokers and second-hand goods retailer, Cash Converters.
The bike, belonging to Merseytravel train driver Graeme Porterfield, had been stolen from his locked garden shed, reports the Southport Visiter.
Whilst I was in the kitchen - a pair of fulcrum 7 cross wheels were taken out of an alloy bike and my carbon bike less wheels taken from my garden in Tang Hall area of york around 6.45pm 19/11/12
THIS FRAME IS A ONE OFF - PLAIN CARBON WITH COLUMBUS PAINTWORK - 105 GROUPSET - ULTEGRA FRONT MECH - FULCRUM 7 WHEELS - CHALLENGE GRIFO TYRES - WHITE BAR TAPE
It also has no saddle as i put it on my cross bike - they must have put the cross wheels in the road bike - so they wont be going fast!!!!
PLEASE LOOK OUT THIS IS A SENTIMENTAL BIKE - REWARD FOR RETURN
If you see a 2nd hand Cooper T100 Sebring on the market please let me know. Some scumbag stole mine today while I was at work. All I have left is the bolt-cuttered Kryptonite lock. It was on the bike rack at the junction of Oxford St & Newman St junction in the West End.
I hope the git has a pang of conscience and never ever gets a moment of sleep again.
A cyclist in Suffolk has appealed for the return of an Isaac Joule Aerotic time trial bike worth £8,500 that was stolen from the garage of his Newmarket home last Monday morning.
Michael Lowther, a firefighter and member of Newmarket Cycling and Triathlon club, quoted in the Newmarket Journal, said: “I am absolutely gutted as the bike was my pride and joy.
Edinburgh BMX rider gets stolen bike back - with a little help from his (Facebook) friends (+ video)
A semi-pro BMX rider whose bike was stolen in Edinburgh last week was reunited with his bike just three days after it was taken from a stairwell outside his flat after fellow cyclists got together on Facebook to help track it down.