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NEWS: Stolen bike listing touted for Toronto

The Star has picked this up.  It's still a fairly young idea, but maybe with a bit of effort we can truly harness the web and social media to put a big dent in bike thefts.  Or, at least, help recover … [Read more...]

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Testing out a Stolen Bike Listing

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People stealing bikes is a problem everywhere.  Toronto is no exception. People post pleas for their stolen bikes all over the place... facebook, twitter, craigslist... probably other … [Read more...]

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STOLEN BIKES: Bike thief caught in the act @ Queen/Bathurst

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To the right is a photo of an alleged bike thief.   It sounds as if she carries bolt cutters in that bag. Be on the lookout. A close friend of mine saw this girl trying to steal her roomates bike … [Read more...]

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Stolen bikes for sale online get Toronto man arrested

Stolen bikes for sale online get Toronto man arrested

  We picked up on this story via the Sun yesterday, but don't mind highlighting a Star article about it as well. They had just finished shopping for Halloween costumes on the Danforth … [Read more...]

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Bike Photographer’s Bike Stolen

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If the name Georgette Peters rings a bell... there's good reason... she's a prolific Toronto photographer that not only loves taking photos of bikes (bike bells in particular) but is featured … [Read more...]

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Who Is Behind IgorKenk.com?

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If you've read yesterday's post about Igor Kenk showing up at the launch party for Kenk: the Graphic Novel, then you probably saw that there is a website/blog at IgorKenk.com. I naturally assumed … [Read more...]

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Igor Kenk Attends the Kenk Graphic Novel Launch

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Is Igor Kenk the most interesting bike-related person in Toronto? After being busted for organizing the theft of thousands of bicycles as well as on assault charges, showing up to re-claim some of … [Read more...]

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Kenk: The Graphic Novel is Here

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A couple years ago, Toronto police busted Igor Kenk of the Bike Clinic for knowingly purchasing stolen bikes from bike thieves.  Far from finding a few stolen bikes in his bike shop, police found … [Read more...]

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Kenk wants “his” Bikes back

After a heart-warming story yesterday about many of the thousands of stolen bikes recovered after the Igor Kenk bust being donated to youth programs, the Star is reporting this morning that he "wants … [Read more...]

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Kenk to lose thousands of bikes as details of civil settlement reached

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Kenk to lose thousands of bikes as details of civil settlement reached Igor Kenk will give up his used-bicycle shop, pickup trucks and his hoard of more than 2,200 old bikes in a settlement … [Read more...]