Daily Archive: March 7, 2012

76 stolen bikes recovered in Seattle sting operation

Stolen bikes on flickr.com

Schwinns. Cannondales. Novaras. Mongooses (Mongeese?) Specializeds. Windsors. Cervelos. Scotts. Diamondbacks. Mountain bikes. Road bikes. Commuter bikes.

They were all purchased for pennies on the dollar in the Oliver’s Twist sting operation set up by the Seattle police department.

The phony fencing operation scored more than 900 stolen items over the 11-month period it operated out …

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2012 Seattle Bicycle Expo returns Saturday and Sunday

Bicycling fans will be cruising on down to the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal this weekend for the 2012 Seattle Bicycle Expo.

Presented by the Cascade Bicycle Club, the annual event features some 200 exhibitors as well as speakers, demonstrations and performers.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. …

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