BOLO Alert — Two bikes stolen from Culver City

I’ve been forwarded news this morning that two bikes were stolen from a Culver City woman yesterday. So be on the lookout when you’re on the street — or especially on Craiglist, eBay or other reseller marketplaces.

If you see them, contact the Culver City police at 310/837-1221, or your own local police department. Then email the owner ay virginia dot solomon at gmail dot com.

; you can find my email address on the About page.

Thanks to Eric Bruins for the heads-up; as he notes, there’s a special place in hell for bike thieves.

Ritte Bosberg -
White, external routing, size small
FSA alloy compact K Wing bar
Ritchey WCS stem
Specialized 155 ruby Saddle
FSA Gossamer alloy PC7 SRM
Ultegra pedals
Ritchey WCS maybe 57mm (?) rims with Vredestein tubulars.
Black Fizik bar tape
Swobo Sanchez -
Silver, size 50
Blue Oury grips
some random low rise MTB bar
Ritchey Pro stem
Specialized Toupe saddle
105 front wheel
hand built salsa delgado rim laced to a surly flip flop hub rear wheel
old dura ace cranks
toe clip pedals
black rack, probably planet bike…

4 comments

  1. Mattapoisett_in_LA says:

    Where were these bicycles stolen from? I want to make sure ours are more vigorously locked down when we park in that place.

    • bikinginla says:

      She didn’t say where the bikes were taken from, but I would assume they were stolen from her home since she lost both of them.

  2. Evan says:

    Ugh, a Ritte got stolen? Methinks the thief knows their quality bikes.

  3. Sheena says:

    My Rainer Giant was stolen this past August from our apartment complex. We have a gated entry. Someone broke the gate and stripped the bike. I ulocked and cabled it. They had been working on it for a while.. I realized that after it was stolen, bc the gate was broken a few days prior and the handle bars flipped on me when I slammed the breaks the day before it was stolen. The chain was off every morning as well. These ppl know quality bikes. Mine was over $1000 with all the extras.

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