bikes in seattle

Meet ‘Bike Batman’: Seattle’s vigilante reuniting stolen bikes with their owners

A Seattle man dubbed “Bike Batman” after he started confronting thieves and returning stolen bicycles to their owners has spoken out publicly for the first time about his mission to “reunite people with their bikes”.

The married engineer, who is in his 30s, and has been quietly tracking down stolen bikes for the last year, spoke to the Guardian on the condition of anonymity amid increasing curiosity about his identity, motives and methodology.

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Seattle bike share density increasing. In Fremont you can see all three companies parked together at key points.

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