Dolan / Ribble

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Dolan / Ribble

Postby eileithyia » 9 Nov 2017, 5:56pm

2 bikes stolen.
x1 Dolan Preffissio Red, set up as winter bike light touring commuter with rear pannier rack. Extras include Fly 12 camera, Exposure Flare front light, Four4th Scorpion rear light and Garmin Vector power pedals.

x1 Ribble 'winter training bike' also set up with pannier silver in colour, Look Keo pedals and has a 'pocpac' sticker on the top tube.
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby fausto copy » 10 Nov 2017, 11:34am

I hope these weren't yours; but whosever they were, hope they're retreived,
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby eileithyia » 17 Nov 2017, 8:15am

They are/were ours..... Many of the items on my bike are useless without the back up items required for re-charging / downloading / reading the data. But then cables for charging are relatively cheap. And the pedals need a garmin that can read the data.
Many of the pedals that are on ebay come with boxes and receipts, we still have the box for these pedals along with serial number.... sadly, although the pedal information is coded, it seems there is no facility for reporting the pedals and number to garmin incase someone uses them and tries to upload the data....
I suspect the tealeaves had / have no idea about the specialist items. Am kind of hoping they realise the bike is too identifiable to sell on and have dumped it somewhere (though whether kit is undamaged and usable could be doubtful), similar happened to a couple of club mate bikes a couple of years ago.

There was also a tool box in the van, cycle specific tools, no doubt they thought they were getting ordinary tools... again not so easy to use pass on, but there are always markets for this.

Given that a couple of pairs of gloves also went, both small (mine small women's gloves) and the fact we some troublesome youf around the town, am wondering if local youf took them...... you would need small hands to be able to wear the gloves.
Oh and my spare (went to specsavers) glasses that I use for cycling in as opposed to my 'best' glasses, also appear to be missing. Given that i have different prescriptions for each eye... not a lot of use to anyone. :lol:
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby Vorpal » 17 Nov 2017, 8:58am

Really sorry to hear this. I hope you get your bikes back. :cry:
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby eileithyia » 17 Nov 2017, 6:12pm

Thanks Vorpal, not holding my breathe... but never know.
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby landsurfer » 17 Nov 2017, 6:20pm

Check out all the local Cash Converters after about a week ... i did and got my bike back .... when i threatened to call the police they just gave me the bike back ..... no argument ....
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby eileithyia » 18 Nov 2017, 8:36pm

landsurfer wrote:Check out all the local Cash Converters after about a week ... i did and got my bike back .... when i threatened to call the police they just gave me the bike back ..... no argument ....

Cheers have been to visit them, and given a heads up.... they have assured me that bikes that appear to be over 'a few quid' aren't taken without receipts etc., and one said they also check them against police lists. Problem is the number we have around here with quite a few towns all having cash generator shops.
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby landsurfer » 18 Nov 2017, 8:39pm

eileithyia wrote:
landsurfer wrote:Check out all the local Cash Converters after about a week ... i did and got my bike back .... when i threatened to call the police they just gave me the bike back ..... no argument ....

Cheers have been to visit them, and given a heads up.... they have assured me that bikes that appear to be over 'a few quid' aren't taken without receipts etc., and one said they also check them against police lists. Problem is the number we have around here with quite a few towns all having cash generator shops.


Thats exactly what the Cash Convertors in Maltby said to me ..... and 2 weeks later i recovered my bike from them ..... their liars !!
Bikes tend to be outside or in the main window ..... The thief will usually wait for a week or two before moving it on .... keep up the visits.
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby eileithyia » 20 Nov 2017, 7:13pm

landsurfer wrote:
eileithyia wrote:
landsurfer wrote:Check out all the local Cash Converters after about a week ... i did and got my bike back .... when i threatened to call the police they just gave me the bike back ..... no argument ....

Cheers have been to visit them, and given a heads up.... they have assured me that bikes that appear to be over 'a few quid' aren't taken without receipts etc., and one said they also check them against police lists. Problem is the number we have around here with quite a few towns all having cash generator shops.


Thats exactly what the Cash Convertors in Maltby said to me ..... and 2 weeks later i recovered my bike from them ..... their liars !!
Bikes tend to be outside or in the main window ..... The thief will usually wait for a week or two before moving it on .... keep up the visits.

Cheers, it's just that there are so many around, spread over a couple of towns that i rarely visit, cos i just don't do town centre shopping...
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Re: Dolan / Ribble

Postby landsurfer » 20 Nov 2017, 7:16pm

Smack heads don't travel far .... trust me .... You can just take the insurance payout, I did. ..... and got my bike back :mrgreen:
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