Last spring we were living for a month in our rental condo. Since the condo is small I kept my bike down in the garage. Unfortunately the bike rack was installed too close to the wall and there were many bikes so I was unable to directly lock my bike to the rack and instead used a cable lock. Of course I know better but it was only for a month.
Sure enough I come home from a week in Palm Springs to find my bike gone.
First thing I did was hop on Craigslist. Imagine my luck to find:
FOUND STOLEN BICYCLE SPECIALIZED
I just found a Specialized Allez Elite that was pretty obviously stolen. The cable part of the lock is cut and its missing a few pieces. I know a lot about bikes and have had many bikes stolen from me in other states.
If this is YOUR bike then message or call me and tell me a few specifics. It is a very nice bike and someone is likely very, very upset right now.
Get in touch with me and if you see someone trying to steal a bike, break them.
I gave elad a call. Turns out he lived a block away so I was reunited with my bike less than ten minutes after having discovered it missing.
Thank you Elad for finding my bike dumped behind a nightclub and reaching out through Craigslist!