Bike Thief Returns Bike to Owner in a Taxi (it's complicated)

bike thief returns stolen electric bike

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A guy buys an expensive electric bicycle, then chains it up somewhere. Being an expensive electric bicycle, it gets stolen (like, immediately). The catch is that the guy who owned the bike was the exclusive area dealer for the things, so when the bike thief came to the shop to buy a charger …

… I guess you had to be there. Maybe, not, though? Here’s the full story from our sister site, Bikocity. Check it out, then let us know what you think of the story in the comments at the bottom of the page.


Electric Bike Thief Returns Bike To Owner In Taxi (It’s Complicated) (via Bikocity)

A prompt return of a recently stolen GoCycle electric bike makes this a fun and somewhat full-circle story. It also explores theft in the modern-day age of communications and electric vehicles. The facts as we are aware: A GoCycle electric bike was…

Jo Borrás

I've been in the auto industry 1997, and write for a number of blogs in the IM network. You can also find me on Twitter, at my Volvo fansite, out on two wheels, or chasing my kids around Oak Park, IL.