Stolen: Ridgeback Avenida 8D open frame

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Stolen: Ridgeback Avenida 8D open frame

Postby MuirSR » 10 Jan 2012, 12:12am

A Ridgeback Avenida 8D open frame (step through / ladies frame) bike has been stolen from the flat in Reading of a friend of mine who's currently in hospital, long term.

The theft most likely took place on 30 December, 2011, or perhaps the day before.

The bike is a 2009 Ridgeback Avenida 8D, ladies frame, medium size (19-inch).

Frame number: TH80700674
Selectamark (BikeRegister etching): BRC0204546
Datatag Transponder (RFID): DC003FA7EC
Datatag Visible ID: DGB60101336

Colour described as Pearl Silver (a slight greenish sheen to it).
Silver “Ding-Dong” bell at left side of handlebar.
Sigma Sport BC-906 cycle computer mounted on handlebar stem.
AXA Defender lock round rear wheel, lock number R136125-08.
Topeak Super Tourist DX (Black) rack at rear, with a BuMM DToplight Senso light fitted to this.

Brakes: Shimano M486 hydraulic disc brakes.
Gears: Shimano Alfine 8 hub gears with disc brake.
Rims: Alex ACE-19
Tyres: Continental Contact reflex, 700 x 37C
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