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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 from outside their apartment on queen street right at bathurst last night. The girl claimed […]


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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 Friday night when two teenaged girls discovered their bikes had been stolen. Less than 48 hours later, the bicycles were returned to […]


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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 frequently on our Photo of the Day pages.  She has even had a gallery show of her bell photos – Does This Ring a […]


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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 that Igor ran it (as that would make sense, and who really would run a website pretending to be someone they are […]


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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 “his” bicycles that were being given to charity, Kenk showed up last night at the release party for the graphic novel of […]


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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 thousands of them, scattered around the city in rented garages. It was a story that made international news, and it is […]


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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 his puppies back”: Igor Kenk wants his bikes back In an unexpected turn of events, the convicted bike-nabber showed up at the […]


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

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 reached Friday in a civil suit brought against him by the province of Ontario. Under the deal, Mr. Kenk will get […]


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UPDATE: No sign of Trial for Bike Thief

Is a deal in the making? Stolen-bike case close to ending in deal, court told Lawyers in the Igor Kenk stolen-bicycles saga are discussing a possible deal to resolve the massive criminal case and head off a trial for the 50-year-old bike repairman, a Toronto court heard yesterday. Mr. Kenk, 50, was charged with more […]


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One year after Kenk’s Arrest, no sign of Trial for Bike Thief

Originally posted in the Forum: A year after Igor Kenk’s notorious West Queen West bicycle repair shop was raided, there is no sign of a trial for the alleged bike thief, suggesting difficulties faced by the Crown in a case with substantial amounts of evidence to process. It’s been a year since The Bicycle Clinic […]


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