The Face of Bicycle Theft in San Francisco, Where the Streets Have No Name, Where Stealing Bikes Isn’t a Crime, It’s a Lifestyle

I thought I was pretty far away from Faceman and BA Baracas, but they noted my presence nevertheless.

See?

Now I’m thinking this is where 11th Street and (lucky) 13th Street meet up (ala 3rd and 4th in Mission Bay, but I’m a little hazy as these under-the-I-80 streets aren’t well marked.

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But here’s what you do, you get on the Twitter and report the bike chop shops you just happen to notice.

Happy trails

SFPD Anti Bike Theft

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Report a Chop Shop call (415) 553-0123 Anti Bike Theft Information From the SFPD

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3 Responses to “The Face of Bicycle Theft in San Francisco, Where the Streets Have No Name, Where Stealing Bikes Isn’t a Crime, It’s a Lifestyle”

  1. jeff says:

    I learned this as a bike messenger, the road under the freeway is Division and 13th is right next to it, sort of a off again on again alley right next to Division on the north side. very confusing

  2. sfcitizen says:

    I see, sort of. I’ll have to look at tjis again. Muchas!

  3. OFC Friedman says:

    thank you for your continued support regarding our Anti Bike Theft Operations. Please continue to send me information like the pics above.
    Ofc Friedman – Park Station