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Bike Shop Checks Ownership & Finds Stolen Bike

24 Aug 2020

A London bike shop employee took care to check the frame number of a moss green Tokyobike bought in for service by a customer, only to find it was registered as stolen...

Oxford Student’s Bike Recovered 50 Miles Away

24 Aug 2020

University student Abbas Husain got his pride and joy back after it was stolen from outside his halls of residence in Oxford on March 7th.

Generous Cyclist Donates Recovered Bike

10 Aug 2020

Long distance cyclist Frances Grier had long given up on finding her silver Canondale bike which was stolen several years ago, so she was highly surprised to be contacted by our Support Desk when someone tried to register her bike as theirs on BikeRegister.

Cycle To Work Day

7 Aug 2020

Due to the pandemic, Cycle to Work Day was a little different this year.

High Sheriff Rides into Town

31 Jul 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the Greater Manchester High Sheriff Police Trust has given funding to provide local police with BikeRegister bike marking kits, which enables bikes to be easily identified if recovered after being stolen.

Bike Theft Spikes As Lockdown Eases

20 Jul 2020

Bike theft is back with a vengeance following a drop during the early months of the COVID-19 lockdown.

NHS Workers’ Bikes Marked After Being Targeted by Thieves

29 Jun 2020

Dozens of NHS workers were offered free bike marking during lockdown – after they were targeted by thieves.

Love Your Bike

23 Jun 2020

As more people have taken up cycling since lockdown, West Midlands Railway have teamed up with Transport for West Midlands and Cycling UK to fund a series of “Love Your Bike” cycle safety sessions located at some of their busiest stations.

Reward Offered for Birdy Leads To Recovery

11 Jun 2020

Keen cyclist Mark Smith advertised a £500 reward for his stolen bike on Facebook Marketplace and was delighted to receive tip-offs from the online cycling community as to where his bike had been spotted.

Celebrating Our 5th Anniversary with Cyclescheme

11 May 2020

BikeRegister is delighted to celebrate its 5th anniversary as a partner of Cyclescheme, the leading provider of tax-free bikes for work.

City BID Officers Join BikeRegister

20 Apr 2020

BID Officers in Birmingham City Centre have recently been issued high performance mountain bikes to navigate the city streets more quickly and efficiently.

BikeRegister App Opens To The Public

31 Mar 2020

The BikeRegister mobile app is now available for members of the public and retailers to download on android devices through the Google Play Store.

Register Your Property For FREE!

11 Mar 2020

Did you know we also have a database to register all other types of valuable possessions? Secure Asset Register (SAR) has just been launched to the public and now offers free registration.

Have Bike Will Travel

3 Mar 2020

Anna Johnson from bike servicing company HaveBike had her beloved Bianchi bike stolen from Victoria Street in London.

Most Proactive Police Force

25 Feb 2020

Avon and Somerset Police first started their bike marking security scheme in 2019 and have significantly grown its operation force-wide.

Bike Marking Results In Stolen Bikes Being Recovered

20 Feb 2020

Avon and Somerset Police have recently returned two stolen bicycles to their original owners as a result of each bike having been marked and registered online.

Airport Funds BikeRegister Event Gear

19 Feb 2020

The MPS Heathrow Aviation Policing team, who are dedicated to keeping Heathrow Airport safe, have been using BikeRegister to reduce and deter bike theft since 2016.

MP’s Backing For BikeRegister

14 Jan 2020

Health Minister and Mid Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries met with Bedfordshire Police recently to hear about all the neighbourhood policing initiatives taking place across the county to reduce crime.

New Year, New Bike: Make Sure It’s Marked And Registered

10 Jan 2020

In a concerted drive to protect bikes from theft that were bought or received over the Christmas period, police were out in force in the New Year armed with bike marking kits.

Cycle Crime Is Everyone’s Responsibility

8 Nov 2019

A new Cycle Safety & Security Plan has been devised following growing frustration by cyclists across the UK that the police are not listening to their concerns when they become a victim of cycle crime.

Support For Special Olympian

19 Sep 2019

BikeRegister has supported Special Olympian Daniel Weston by making his new bikes more secure.

VIDEO: Cycle Crime Conference 2019

5 Aug 2019

Take a look at this excellent roundup video from our recent Cycle Crime Conference in association with British Transport Police. Lots of fantastic ideas exchanged with delegates to help fight bike crime.

National Cycle Crime Conference 2019

2 Jul 2019

The fifth annual Cycle Crime Conference, hosted by BikeRegister, the national cycle database, in association with British Transport Police (BTP), took place in Birmingham on Tuesday, 25th June.

Oxford University Adopts BikeRegister

21 May 2019

As part of a review into safety and security at Oxford University it has been decided to change the way bike security is managed across the estate.

Gumtree Offers Top Tips For Buying A Bike

26 Apr 2019

Gumtree has teamed up with British Transport Police and BikeRegister to offer its users hints and tips on choosing the right bike and helping to keep it secure when they find one.

Partnership Working Helps Gather Local Intelligence

16 Apr 2019

British Transport Police and Thames Valley Police were a great example of partnership working when they joined together for a bike marking event at Ascot station recently

New App Downloaded To Thousands Of Police Mobiles

9 Apr 2019

Following its recent launch, the new BikeRegister mobile app has been welcomed by police and crime prevention officers across the UK and has been hailed as a quick and effective tool to help fight bike crime.

Best Practice For Recovering Stolen Bikes

5 Apr 2019

An officer from the MPS Roads and Transport Policing Command has helped recover around 400 bikes by using BikeRegister over the last few years.

Belfast Bike Theft Down 20%

2 Apr 2019

Following a concerted drive over the last six months to reduce bike theft in Belfast, PSNI are delighted to announce their efforts have paid off.

Better Bike Security On Campus

13 Mar 2019

As the class of 2018/19 are now well settled into university life, dedicated police teams and security officers have been keen to make sure the students and their possessions are protected on and off campus.

Recovered 10 Years On

26 Feb 2019

Proving that BikeRegister stands the test of time. This owner got his black Cannondale bike back after it was stolen from Kensington High Street around 10 years ago.

Bespoke Crime Prevention Events

11 Feb 2019

The Community Policing Business Engagement Team at City of London Police are always on the look out for opportunities to increase engagement with local businesses and organisations in the City. 

93% Reduction In Kidderminster Bike Crime

24 Jan 2019

West Merica Police have achieved an impressive 93% reduction in bike crime in just three months in Kidderminster,

Lichfield BID Takes Action Against Bike Thieves

14 Dec 2018

With bike theft on the increase throughout the West Midlands, Lichfield BID (Business Improvement District) is taking action and partnering with BikeRegister, the national cycle database, to host a series of bike marking events to increase public awareness and as a deterrent to bike thieves.

Becoming Part Of The Build Process

16 Nov 2018

In an innovative move that makes bike marking part of the build process of a new bike, BikeRegister has teamed up with Ribble Cycles, one of the UK’s largest online bike dealers.

Mandatory Marking Introduced At Cycle Hubs

1 Nov 2018

Waltham Forest Council is introducing mandatory bike marking as a condition of membership for cyclists wishing to use the new, secure cycle hubs across the borough.

BikeBiz: The Interview

15 Oct 2018

Our MD James Brown was interviewed recently by the editor of cycle industry magazine BikeBiz.

We are recruiting - Full Stack Laravel Developer

2 Oct 2018

BikeRegister is looking for a full stack developer on our Web Development team. As part of the team, you will contribute to various web applications across a variety of frontend and backend disciplines. The ideal candidate has at least 2-5 years of experience working as part of a team on small, medium and large scale applications.

Making a BID to Reduce Bike Crime

26 Sep 2018

HammersmithLondon is a Business Improvement District (BID), which is aiming to improve Hammersmith town centre as a place to work, live and visit.

Interview With The UK’s National Cycle Crime Lead

23 Sep 2018

We interviewed Superintendent Mark Cleland from British Transport Police. As the new UK lead for tackling cycle crime, Supt Cleland has plenty to say on the subject of bike crime...

Timmy Mallett Seeks Help To Recover Another Stolen Bike

20 Sep 2018

TV entertainer Timmy Mallett has reached out to BikeRegister again via Twitter, this time for help in recovering his beloved Giant electric bike.

New Partnership With Cycling UK

12 Sep 2018

BikeRegister has formed an exciting new partnership with the UK’s national cycling charity Cycling UK, offering members a 15% discount on security marking kits.

Northern Ireland Pushes Bike Marking

23 Aug 2018

With bicycle theft on the increase in the centre of Belfast, PSNI have been working hard to introduce BikeRegister to local cyclists.

National Cycle Crime Conference 2018

2 Jul 2018

The fourth annual Cycle Crime Conference, hosted by BikeRegister, the national cycle database, in association with British Transport Police (BTP), took place in Birmingham on Tuesday, 26th June.

BikeRegister Reaches 750,000 Registration Milestone

1 May 2018

BikeRegister, the UK’s national cycle database, has just reached the significant milestone of more than 750,000 bikes registered to bikeregister.com

Stolen Bikes Recovered & Magpie Swoops Again

26 Mar 2018

A house in Coventry was recently visited by CID officers from West Midlands Police following a tip-off and 11 stolen bikes were found.  

Police Endorse Bike Marking As Cycle Crime Rises 18%

13 Mar 2018

Police statistics linked to the latest Crime Survey for England and Wales (Sept 2017) reveal that bike thefts are on the rise again.

Schools Should Reach For The STARS

2 Mar 2018

STARS is Transport for London's accreditation scheme for London schools and nurseries and aims to inspire young Londoners to travel to school sustainably, actively, responsibly and safely by walking, scooting and cycling.

Partners In Tackling Cycle Crime

1 Mar 2018

Partners In Tackling Cycle Crime BikeRegister’s partnership with Cyclescheme has resulted in an incredible 175,000 bike registrations to date and is helping to change the face of bike recovery.

Pedal Power: Bike Recovered To Teenager

22 Feb 2018

A delighted teenager is able to ride his stolen bike again after it was recovered by British Transport Police through BikeRegister.

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