Register your bicycle with APD. Once registered, it will remain in the system until you let us know it has been disposed of.

What to know before you register

  • If you sell or dispose of your bicycles in any way please update your report by submitting a supplement to your original report. 
  • When adding a supplement to the registration, you must re-enter personal information. 
  • You will receive a copy of your original report once it has been processed. Keep a copy of this report and the case number for your records.  
  • Only 1 bike may be registered at a time.

To Get Started:

  • After you click the "Register your bicycle" button, scroll down the reporting page for more information, or
  • Select "Start a New Report" to begin entering your information.

Why register your bike?

If your bike goes missing and is recovered by the police, we can use the information you provided in your registration to get your bike back to you. It is as easy as filling in a few blanks. After you register your bike, make a copy of your registration and keep it in a wallet, purse, or backpack. This way, if something happens, you will be ready.

Take steps to prevent theft

Along with registering your bicycle you can takes steps to avoid being a victim.

Have a good U-lock to secure your bike.

A good U-Lock is what all the pros use and so should you.

Many people buy $500-$1000 bikes and the cheapest lock to secure it. Large wire cutters can easily cut cable locks; even larger ones will be defeated given enough time. Choose a good U-lock for your bike.

Think before you park.

Be mindful of where you park your bike. Are you parking your bike in a well-lit area? Are you parking it in a bike rack or on some tree or fence? Always put your bike on a bike rack when possible and in a well-lighted area - and not in a dark location just because it is close.


 By doing these things you can avoid being a victim of bike theft and help aid in the recovery if you are a victim.

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