Stolen bike: white w/blue 2010 Cannondale

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jesscambridge
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If anyone sees an older white/blue Cannondale with a sticker from a bike shop in Leominster, Massachusetts and two water bottle cages (and one small water bottle, I think the water bottle is from the same bike shop in Leominster), could you let me know?

I was parked around 1230 River Ave between the Heinz plant and Herr’s Island on Saturday. When I got back to the car after my ride, I threw my gear in the car, changed my shorts and top (quickly), then drove off and forgot to put my bike in the car! I drove off around noon on Saturday, Oct 5, 2019.

A few hours later when I realized what I’d done, I came back and the bike was gone. I’m in the process of filing a police report, but figured I’d post on the forums, just in case some kind soul is fostering it and keeping it dry til they find the owner.

The bike is pretty old (I think a 2010) but looks new because I just had a tune up and I don’t ride all that much, so it was pretty clean. I put flat pedals on last week. A photo of me shortly before the theft on Saturday is attached.

I don’t have the registration number, but am 90% sure this is the info about the model and components:
https://www.cannondale.com/~/media/Files/PDF/Dorel/Cannondale/Common/Support/Bike%20Archives/2010/2010_CE_EN_FINAL_SAM_lr.ashx

  • Model: Synapse Carbon Féminine 105
  • Frame: Synapse Carbon Féminine, Magnesium White w/ Neon Spring
  • Fork: Cannondale Synapse Carbon S.A.V.E.
  • Wheelset: Mavic Aksium Race
  • Crank: FSA Gossamer BB30, 30/39/52
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105 Long Cage
  • Shifters: Shimano R700 Féminine
  • Brakes: Shimano 105
  • Saddle: Prologo Kappa Dea

TIA for any information you might be able to provide.

-Jess

 

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jesscambridge
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My bike was found! Some kind person called the police when they passed it several times, figuring that it was abandoned. Officer Giles from Pittsburgh Police Zone 1 picked up my bike and called me only several hours after I reported it stolen on Monday afternoon.

I’m very grateful that someone took the time to report the bike, probably saving me from having it stolen. Thanks to the Pittsburgh bike community!


paulheckbert
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Any parts missing? Any damage? Perhaps it was stolen by an amateur who had no intention of selling it.


jesscambridge
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No, it wasn’t really stolen. I stupidly forgot to put the bike in my car after my ride, and someone alerted the police, who came by and picked it up!

Not a scratch on the bike and even the water bottle was still in the cage.


StuInMcCandless
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Consider that a training exercise, then.

A, you now know all the steps to go through to report a bike stolen.

B, you also now have a better post-ride checklist.

Always look on the bright side! And we all like happy endings!

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