Bike Theft – It's Personal

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A crazy story in The Washington Post about victims of bike thefts turning into vigilantes. Like the article says, people take this common type of theft very personally. I certainly did.

I wrote about my experience for the Post back in 2002. After my bike was stolen, I was pissed, and was sure that my bike was still somewhere in the neighborhood. I kept my eyes open and several months later, I spotted my bike leaning against a tree. Here’s my story.

Author: Joe Flood

Joe Flood is a writer, photographer and web person from Washington, DC. The author of several novels, Joe won the City Paper Fiction Competition in 2020. In his free time, he enjoys wandering about the city taking photos.

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