Bike and Thieves

By 2007.08.27 tags: , , , . Comment»

Martin Moulton on the trail of his stolen bikeAs the recent victim of a bike theft, this story in today’s Washington Post was particularly poignant:

As Web Fuels Bike Thefts, Victims Turn Vigilantes

Favourite Quote:

“You steal someone’s bike, and God have mercy on you if they ever find you,” he said. “It’s something so insanely personal. People have a more personal connection to their bikes than their iPod.”

and, this admittedly depressing closer:

“He posted to the site startlingly clear photos of a man riding what he said was his bike, and he filed a police report. Police have followed up on his tips to no avail, McKenna said.”

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