Recovered Bikes - Vault Protected
Thanks to a Good Samaritan, Beatrice's stolen bike was recovered whilst she cycled in Europe
August 19, 2022 By Brad Kellas 75 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes, Recovered Stolen Bike,

Beatrice was thrilled to discover a good Samaritan found her beloved Liv Devote Bike eight months after it was stolen whilst she was cycling through Europe.

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Teamwork resulted in the recovery of Jim's stolen bike!
August 18, 2022 By Alison Hush 276 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes, Recovered Stolen Bike,

A stolen bike has been recovered five months after the theft thanks to one of BikeVAULT’s stolen bike spotters and the collaboration between BikeVAULT and the police. 

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Bike Recovered After Unsuspecting Buyer Purchases Stolen Bike from Gumtree
July 21, 2022 By Alison Hush 1525 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes, Recovered Stolen Bike,

Clarissa is happy to be reunited with her Specialized Sport Vita Disc Bike after it was stolen from her house in Melbourne and sold on Gumtree to an unsuspecting buyer.

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Anonymous Tip-Off and Ghost ID Leads to Stolen Bike Recovery from Cash Converters
July 05, 2022 By Alison Hush 994 Recovered Bikes, Recovered Stolen Bike, Bike Protection,

Thanks to an anonymous tip-off on our BikeVAULT portal and a hidden identification, 14-year-old Asher was reunited with his stolen bike in North Adelaide.

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Three bikes recovered thanks to Cash Converters checking the stolen listings on BikeVAULT!
April 17, 2021 By Brad Kellas 8575 Recovered Bikes,

Three happy victims who recovered their bikes thanks to the staff at Cash Converters in Collingwood Victoria checking the BikeVAULT stolen listings.

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Stolen bike recovered after 5 years thanks to a BikeVAULT stolen bike spotter!
April 11, 2021 By Brad Kellas 4235 Recovered Bikes,

Custom Zinn Titanium bike stolen from a house in Western Australia in 2015, recovered after 5 years thanks to a BikeVAULT stolen bike spotter.

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SBS World News Article on the surge in bike sales and bike theft!
April 01, 2021 By Brad Kellas 5339 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

A surge in bike sales and tight supply has made bikes a prime target for profit-driven thieves!

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Stolen bike recovered two years later thanks to a BikeVAULT stolen bike spotter!
June 02, 2020 By John Manley 8514 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

Its never too late to recover a stolen bike.

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Recovered stolen bike thanks to Cash Converters Mt Gravatt
May 18, 2020 By Brad Kellas 9976 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

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An efficient stolen bike recovery by switched on South Australia Police
May 17, 2020 By Brad Kellas 9422 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

SA Police are fans of the VAULT, quick recoveries like this help to strengthen our relationship.

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A quick recovery in Canberra thanks to two Stolen Bike Spotters
May 17, 2020 By Brad Kellas 7748 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

Bike thieves are starting to learn that the game has changed and there is nowhere to hide.

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Just because they wear Lycra, doesn't mean they are part of the cycling community!
May 16, 2020 By Brad Kellas 9258 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

Not all recoveries end the same.

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Bike purchased on a fraudulent credit card recovered at Cash Converters!
May 16, 2020 By Brad Kellas 9419 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

They're not all stolen the same way!

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Two stolen bikes recovered in 24 hours thanks to Cash Converters checking BikeVAULT!
May 14, 2020 By Brad Kellas 10017 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

How to end bike theft - don't buy stolen bikes!

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Stolen bike recovered 12 months later at a second hand dealer
May 13, 2020 By Brad Kellas 8797 Recovered Bikes,

A lucky recovery brought on by an eagle-eyed stolen bike spotter

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Stolen bikes have no borders!
May 13, 2020 By Brad Kellas 11291 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

Stolen bikes have no borders!

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Two bikes stolen - one recovered and one still missing but not forgotten!
May 09, 2020 By Brad Kellas 8471 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

Two bikes stolen from an apartment garage. One bike recovered and one still missing, suspected of being sold. Reward offered for its return.

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Less thieves and more Good Samaritans wanted
May 06, 2020 By Brad Kellas 7999 Recovered Bikes,

Another happy victim reunited with her bike as a result of a Good Samaritan.

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Great bike records were key to this recovery
May 04, 2020 By John Manley 7811 Recovered Bikes,

Bike identification - (VAULT registration, photo's and increased iD) are key elements to putting an end to organised bike theft!

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Persistence pays off when it comes to recovering stolen bikes!
April 19, 2020 By John Manley 7772 Recovered Bikes,

Smiles all round when this planned stolen bike recovery came together.

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The Jamis stolen bike upgrade!
January 26, 2020 By Brad Kellas 9400 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

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Merry Xmas - Never give up on getting your stolen bike back!
December 24, 2018 By Brad Kellas 8176 Recovered Bikes,

Stolen nearly two years ago from an apartment garage in Canberra and recovered just in time for Christmas!

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Community partnerships starting to pay dividends – multiple stolen bikes recovered thanks to Cash Converters
November 12, 2018 By Brad Kellas 17018 Recovered Bikes,

For policing to be effective it requires a strong partnership with the community. The Bike Vault model is built on the same principle and it is starting to pay dividends with the largest second-hand dealer in the world – Cash Converters.

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A wombat, Bandage Man and one and a half recovered stolen bikes
November 10, 2018 By Brad Kellas 13867 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

Bike crash involving a wombat in Brisbane and a bike stolen from Canberra leads to the theft of a $10,000 bike in Victoria.

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News

Thanks to a Good Samaritan, Beatrice's stolen bike was recovered whilst she cycled in Europe
Teamwork resulted in the recovery of Jim's stolen bike!
Scammers targeting theft victims on social media
Bike Recovered After Unsuspecting Buyer Purchases Stolen Bike from Gumtree
Anonymous Tip-Off and Ghost ID Leads to Stolen Bike Recovery from Cash Converters
Five stolen bikes recovered in two days - three suspect bike thieves apprehended – All thanks to our vigilant BikeVAULT stolen bike spotters!
Help reunite Sarah with her stolen two wheeled soulmate! Reward Offered!
Missing for nearly 2 years - Recovered within a few hours from Cash Converters thanks to a BikeVAULT stolen bike spotter!
Owners Wanted - Owners Found! Two stolen bikes reunited with their owners.
One bike recovered, one still missing - How Torbens wife's stolen bike was recovered!
Love your bike? Protect It - Join & Register your bike for FREE with BikeVAULT!
The tools used to reduce car theft by 75% can work to reduce all property crime!
Divine intervention and no fuss fast police work resulted in Kelvin's stolen bike being quickly recovered!
De-identified but still identifiable - Ben's stolen bike was recovered thanks to a Good Samaritan checking BikeVAULT!
Lightning strikes twice - Kade's account of how his bike was stolen and recovered twice!
A joint effort by Margit, BikeVAULT and the QLD Police resulted in her stolen bike being quickly recovered!
Why you should register your bike for Free with BikeVAULT
Stolen Bike Spotter tip-off uncovered a suspected organised stolen bike racket operating between the ACT and NSW!
Stolen bikes have no borders - $11,000 bike stolen in New South Wales recovered in Victoria
Five bikes recovered thanks to vigilant BikeVAULT - 'Stolen Bike Spotters'!
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