Stolen and Recovered Property News - Vault Protected
Great bike records were key to this recovery
May 04, 2020 By John Manley 5998 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 6148 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 7395 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

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"Crime Pays" Ram Raider strikes twice at Bicycle Superstore Fountain Gate
April 09, 2019 By Brad Kellas 11555 Stolen Bikes,

Brazen ram raider wearing a hoodie with a large "Crime Pays" motif, strikes twice at Bicycle Superstore Fountain Gate!

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Merry Xmas - Never give up on getting your stolen bike back!
December 24, 2018 By Brad Kellas 6814 Recovered Bikes,

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

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Gumtree Bike Bandit steals BMX Bandits bike!
November 18, 2018 By Brad Kellas 11475 Stolen Bikes,

Mountain bike belonging to deceased Veteran Police Detective and BMX Bandits stunt rider, stolen by a Gumtree Bike Bandit during a test ride!

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Community partnerships starting to pay dividends – multiple stolen bikes recovered thanks to Cash Converters
November 12, 2018 By Brad Kellas 10794 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 9373 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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Bike stolen Saturday and Recovered Sunday, wish they were all that fast!
November 06, 2018 By Brad Kellas 6538 Stolen Bikes, Recovered Stolen Bike,

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

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Flash Gordon temporarily foils some brazen bike thieves!
November 04, 2018 By Brad Kellas 7281 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes,

Brazen thieves targetting bike shops in and around Melbourne! $2000 Reward Posted

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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'!
Three bikes recovered thanks to Cash Converters checking the stolen listings on BikeVAULT!
Stolen bike recovered after 5 years thanks to a BikeVAULT stolen bike spotter!
SBS World News Article on the surge in bike sales and bike theft!
Buyer Beware - BikeVAULT's Tips and Tools to help avoid buying a stolen bike!
Lucky Hugh and his recovered stolen bike!
Never despair! Mark’s cherished Italian road bike was recovered after nine months.
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