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Specialized Allez Sport 2010 56cm Stolen Huddersfield

McBoomMcBoom Posts: 78
edited August 2013 in Road stolen
Bike was stolen this afternoon in Huddersfield.

Model: Mens Specialized Allez Sport Double 2010 – White / Size 56cm / Large

Full 9-Speed Sora Groupset

Photo (doesn't have all add-ons in this pic):

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Non-std components:
Wheels: 4ZA Cirrus (white 30mm deep rims, wouldn't normally be on a Specialized)
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Tyres: Continental Gatorskin folding clinchers 25mm:
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Unbranded carbon bottle cages:
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Look Keo Plus pedals:
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Saddle bag: Arundel The Dual Saddle Pack Black/Grey:
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Quick release levers: Planet X Ti Stick Quick Release with Carbon Levers / Black / Pair
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Bought from Sowerby Brothers Cycles in Mirfield. Still had their sticker on at the time it was stolen.

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  • McBoomMcBoom Posts: 78
    Is for sale on ebay:

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... rid=229508

    please don't buy it...
  • bing gordonbing gordon Posts: 662
    If that were me I would bid and win then turn up with the bobbies in tow,,,,,2 birds 1 stone
  • McBoomMcBoom Posts: 78
    I did bid and win though the bobbies went on my behalf.

    Bike found and scumbag arrested.
  • leodis75leodis75 Posts: 184
    Boom.. Nice one. eBay still have account selling cheap aftershave as well.
  • ClavdivsClavdivs Posts: 11
    Glad to hear you got your bike back, that must be a nice feeling. :D

    I'm just wondering though, how do you guys know it was the Ebay seller who actually stole the bike? Could it not have been fenced? Just doesn't seem like a junkie would take the time selling a bike on Ebay (in my experience most are stolen by addicts).
  • andyd77andyd77 Posts: 27
    thats how the law works - its up to the individual to prove they didn't steal it. the police charge you with the greatest offence then can lower the charge [think murder lowered to manslaughter] - you can't be charged with a minor offence then have it increased. in this case the ebayer will be charged with theft then a file sent to cps to show charge and reasoning etc etc etc
  • KoncordskiKoncordski Posts: 1,009
    Great result, did the cops let you go along to claim it or do they just get you to bid? Would love to see the little git's face when they get the cuffs out.

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  • CuprasCupras Posts: 145
    Good to see you got it back.
    Its sad the way people think its ok to take other peoples things.
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