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Checking online first to check if that used bicycle is stolen

Websites like Craigslist and eBay could be unintentionally sparking a rise in bicycle thefts, reports the Washington Post on today's front page story, “As web fuels bike thefts, victims turn vigilante.”

That's probably not much of a headline to people who regularly visit these websites, often in search of their stolen bikes.

There are a few websites, however, that list stolen bicycles that you should probably check if you're thinking of buying a used bicycle online…

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