Community Pitches in for New Bike

MEDFORD, Ore. — A sad kid went to school this morning after learning his fairly new bike was stolen, but thanks to a few Medford residents he had a surprise waiting for him when he got home. Kris Johnson’s father, Josh, was outraged after learning about the fate of the bike. Johnson said there’s a … Continue reading »

Bait Bike Leads to Arrest

ASHLAND, Ore. — Even with snow and ice on the ground, Ashland resident Tyler Lacy depends on his bike to get around town. With his own bike down for maintenance, a friend has loaned him some wheels. “It was one of his. What was it his second favorite? Yeah second favorite bike,” said Lacy. Lacy … Continue reading »

Bike Theft Increased Over Last Year

MEDFORD, Ore. — Both Medford police and local bike shops say bicycle theft has increased over the past year. Officers say the number of reports have jumped more than 15 percent from 2011 to 2012. Al’s Cycle in Medford has had two instances this year where a customer has taken a bike for a test … Continue reading »