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Bicycle Pull-Apart owner: ‘I have always followed the letter of the law’

Eric Patchen didn’t build up credit, and he didn’t inherit a lot of money. So when he wanted to start a bike shop in Belltown, he did it without loans. “I did it on my own,” Patchen said. “I put … Continue reading

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Marysville Police recover dozens of allegedly stolen bikes, check if they have yours

The Marysville Police Department recently recovered around 60 bikes from a home on 81st Place NE, where they believe a man was trading methamphetamine and heroine for stolen bikes. KOMO went to the suspect’s home and interviewed him, and he … Continue reading

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Thieves hit Fremont’s Cascade Bicycle Studio, again

For the second time this month, Fremont’s Cascade Bicycle Studio was broken into Tuesday. Unfortunately, this time they were hit hard. In all, 32 bikes were stolen, including customer bikes. That’s quite an operation. Let’s hope law enforcement puts all … Continue reading

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After losing too many bikes, hackathon coder creates map of stolen bikes

Here’s an example of someone channeling their anger at bike thieves into something valuable. Local coder Chip attended a recent Code for Seattle hackathon and used his experience losing bikes to thieves to inspire a project: An interactive map of … Continue reading

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Thief steals Cervelo from storage unit, replaces it with an actual pile of crap

This may be the worst way to discover your bike has been stolen. From the police report: (hat tip Q13)

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Woman spots her stolen bike on front of a Metro bus, gets it back

Beth Gunn returned home from vacation to discover something devastating: Her bike was no longer in the bike parking area of her Queen Anne apartment building where she left it locked up. “That’s my car, that’s how I get around,” … Continue reading

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Police: Bike thief arrested in Belltown

Seattle Police arrested a man early Wednesday morning after he allegedly stole a bike from a Belltown condo building and tried to ride away with it. Witnesses watched him enter the secure parking garage without a bike, then ride out … Continue reading

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