We know the best prevention to having your bike stolen is to keep it securely locked in a private location. But if your bike is still stolen, you will have wished you had registered it beforehand. Recovering a stolen bikes is difficult and sometimes dangerous, so don’t make it harder by not having any record of your bike.
We provided a comparison chart that shows Why idRIDER is the preferred platform to use when registering your bike. Our APP far exceeds the competition in functionality, security, and ease-of-use. And our system has been proven to be far more effective in both recovery and raising awareness by normalizing simple requirements for participation.
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*Community roles refers to specific interface for Users, Law Enforcement, and Bike Shops
Here are some basic guidelines recommended for registering your bike:
- Take numerous photos of your bike from a variety of angles.
- Be sure to include a photo of the bike’s serial number (commonly under the bike’s bottom bracket).
- Include a selfie photo of yourself with your bike.
- Provide a detailed description of your bike and its components including any unique recognizable identifiers (including specific damage or signs of use)
How Bike Registration Works
Registration is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
DOWNLOAD the APP
Enter your phone number and e-mail address, and upload your own photo identification.
UPLOAD BIKE PHOTOS
Use your mobile camera to take and upload pictures of your bike (including serial number).
Use your ride record to promote your sale when you are ready to sell.
Did you know?
In 2019, bicycles were second only to motor vehicles in number of thefts.