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Multiple shops hit by bike theft

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

A number of independent bike shops have been targeted by thieves over the past few weeks, the latest being Corley Cycles in Milton Keynes, with 22 bikes worth around £70,000 stolen.

Thieves also targeted JE James in Rotherham at the end of last month and JC Cook Cycles in Grimsby last Thursday night, while 18 Bikes in Sheffield were hit over the weekend although nothing was stolen.

On their Facebook page Corley Cycles said "An awful lot of damage has been caused to the shop and circa £70k worth of stock has gone". They went on to post a list of the bikes that had been stolen:

Corley CyclesTrek Domane SLR 8 Disc 56cm Blk/Silver
Trek Domane SL 6 Disc 56cm Blk/Blk
Trek Domane SL 6 Disc 52cm Blk/Blk
Trek Emonda SLR 8 H2 54cm Rd/WH
Trek Emonda SLR 8 Disc 60cm Blk - Sil
Trek Emonda SLR 8 Disc 56cm Blk - Sil
Trek Emonda SL 6 Pro 58 Sil
Trek Emonda SL6 Pro 56 Sil
Trek Emonda SL 6 Disc 56 Sil
Trek Emonda SL 6 Disc 52 Sil
Trek Emonda SL 5 52 Blue
Specialized Diverge Sport 61cm Black/Red
Specialized Diverge Sport 54cm Black/Red
Specialized Diverge Comp 54cm Grey/Red
Specialized Diverge Comp 56cm Graphite/Black
Specialized Roubaix Sport 58cm Matt Black/White
Specialized Roubaix Sport 52cm Matt Black/White
Specialized Roubaix Expert 54cm Red/Black
Specialized Roubaix Elite 56cm Red/Black
Specialized Roubaix Elite 56cm Black/Black
Specialized Roubaix Comp 58cm Purple/Red
3T Strada Pro Aqua Blue Large

JC Cook Cycles are offering a £2000 for information that leads to the conviction of the theieves and return of the 7 bikes that were stolen from their shop in Grimsby:

Orange 5 pro in fizzy orange large
Orange 6 E E-bike in charcoal grey (our demo)
Orange stage 5 in tropical blue large
Whyte S150-s in blue medium
Kross level one boost E-bike 18" 29er
Bergamont Revox 5.0 E-bike in yellow small
Trek Powerfly FS 4 E-bike in black 21.5

JE James Cycles in Rotherham is also offering a reward after thieves targeted the shop in the early hours of Saturday 28 July. The bikes stolen cost more than £11,000:

Orange Four RS Fizzy Orange - Large
Orange Four RS Cyan Blue - Medium
Orange Four Pro Minion Yellow - Medium

18 Bikes in the Peak District was the target of an attempted break-in on Sunday night, with thieves causing "a bit of damage to a couple of bikes and made a mess of the door and security grille," but nothing was taken.



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