In case of cycle theft…

(Community PoliceOfficers have asked LHNCC to repeat this post.)

In case of cycle-theft, Police Scotland would find the following information useful:

  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Type: ladies/gents/roadbike/mountain/bmx/customized/child)
  • Frame material: (aluminium/carbon-fibre/titanium/steel)
  • Frame number:
  • Position of frame/serial number on frame: crankshaft, chain stay, seat post, seat tube, Handlebars
  • Frame colours:
  • Frame size:
  • Wheel size:
  • Tyres: (make/colour/identifying marks)
  • Gears: (make/type/number
  • Handlebars: (standard/straight/racing/mountain/make of handlebar)
  • Pedals full description: (rubber/metal/plastic/reflector)
  • Saddle: (colour/style/plastic/leather)
  • Mudguards:
  • Chain guards:
  • Lights:
  • Fork:
  • Reflectors:
  • Suspension/shocks: (make, position on bike if present)
  • Bottle cage:
    • yes
    • no
    • description
  • Non-standard additions/Bespoke
  • Identifying marks: (stickers/badges/damage/repairs/security marks)
    • Where positioned: handlebars/saddle/stem/head-tube/top-tube/down-tube/seat-post/seat-stay/seat-tube/crank-arm.
  • Details:  what do the security marks consist of?
  • Photo available: Yes/No

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