Philip, a London cyclist and five-times bike theft victim, has shared the shocking story of the latest theft…
The City of London Police put this down to their proactive policing and crime prevention activities, most notably their bike marking events.
As part of ‘Operation Asanfona’, a huge haul of stolen bikes, weapons and cash have been recovered by the Met Police.
We interviewed pro cyclist Alexandar Richardson to find out about the knifepoint attack, that left him injured and without his bike.
Stolen Ride can reveal that reported crime data from the Met Police indicates a return to ‘normal’ (pre-pandemic) rates for stolen bikes.
Our burglary map covers all residential burglary data from the Metropolitan Police Service and City of London Police in 2020.
These crime statistics show the level of the crime in London, including the unusual, but expected dip in 2020. 01/01/2018 to 21/12/2020.
In recent years, e-bikes have been steadily growing in popularity within the UK, and this trend is expected to continue as lifestyle changes ushered in by the Covid-19 pandemic become more permanent.
A Freedom of Information request, by Stolen Ride, reveals that the Metropolitan Police Service recovered over 800 bikes in 2020.