Re: stolen bike trek madone 5.1
Thanks to all of you for your sympathy and suggestions. I have started clipping my helmet through my wheel and basically sitting on my bike when I am not riding it. (I am back to my old faithful steel bianchi for now
. Oh and shifting the front and rear wheels...I considered that after the fact (unfortunately), good one, I'll do that too.
I did file a police report and the bike is registered as well. Flea markets - check. A number of people have said Laney flea market is a hotbed for stolen bikes - some real operator's there I'll tell you that much...Given that it is not the most common bike, it may turn up, albeit maybe not in my view. I have heard that they sometimes ship the higher end bikes out of town to sell. I'll keep looking - I've got my google alerts going.
With that said, I really appreciate the offer of assistance to take the guy down...I'm sure you can all imagine the scenarios I have devised to exact retribution. Having a biker community hit squad being one of them. Honestly though, I'd rather ride my bike than be consumed with anger and replaying all the ways I would like to teach the guy a lesson. He was obviously a seasoned bike thief and I don't think he was working alone either.
Thanks again for your support, and yes, keep a look out, and do let me know if you see my beautiful Trek Madone being ridden around by some looser...
Last edited by msflicker; 08-24-09 at 10:23 AM.