Bike stolen Saturday and Recovered Sunday, wish they were all that fast! - Vault Protected

Bike stolen Saturday and Recovered Sunday, wish they were all that fast!

November 06, 2018 By Brad Kellas 6448 Stolen Bikes, Recovered Stolen Bike


Bike theft is driven by greed and the black market trade of stolen bikes! Counter the black market trade and we can win the bike theft war!

This bike was stolen in Brunswick on Saturday 3/11/2018 and advertised for sale on Gumtree within a couple of hours.  As a result of some fancy footwork by a Stolen Bike Spotter, the Bike Vault Team and more than a few police, the bike was recovered in less than 24 hours and three males were arrested!  

Top job by the Victoria Police!


Victims kind words: I am so unbelievably grateful to Bike Vault for restoring my beloved road bike to me. My bike is my most prized possession, and I was a total mess when it was stolen, running up and down Sydney Road like a woman possessed. After listing it on Bike Vault, I was alerted pretty much immediately after it was listed on Gumtree, and then it was recovered within 24 hours by the police. The Bike Vault team worked (on a Sunday, mind you) tirelessly with the police to recover it, and was incredibly responsive and knowledgeable. I really think the guys at Bike Vault are heroes. If there was a bike superhero, it would be called Bike Vault ??  Now I have purchased an ID kit so hopefully it will never ever happens again!

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A few happy former bike theft victims that BikeVAULT has helped!

Go to the PropertyVAULT News Page to read a sampling of 700 plus stolen bike recoveries that BikeVAULT has aided victims and police with over the past 6 years.  

Some former bike theft victims that BikeVAULT has helped to recover their bikes

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