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Bike thieves beware: Chicagoans help recover bikes through online registry

by Elizabeth Bunn
June 06, 2012


Mayor Rahm Emanuel has passed legislation that makes it easier for bike owners to ride around town. But with more bikes on the roads, thefts also increase. See how one Chicago website helps track down thieves, and helped reunite one owner and her bike.