Watch Out: Thieves Are Active in the Bath Area

Hi everyone.

Please check out your bike storage security, & keep your eyes & ears open for any info about all or any of the 3 bikes noted below. If you notice anything like this on Ebay or get offered anything like this ,again, John would like to know

John’s  a Swindon {& other local Clubs} member & wants to alert others in the area & is offering a substantial reward for info leading to recovery & conviction of the lowlife.

John had three bikes stolen on Thursday night, July 1st, from his garage in the Bath area.  It was a detached garage, the thieves broke into the roof to disable the alarm then broke open the garage door. A fairly unusual collection of bikes was taken which can be easily identified.

1983 red Yamaha XT550. It has a huge  red Acerbis plastic desert tank, red Acerbis rear mudguard,  Frame and engine number 5YR136057.

1988 Yamaha YZ250WR. Very unusual enduro bike, with big plastic tank.  Frame number JYA3RBW05KA000977, engine number 3RB-000977.

1982 Fantic 200. Almost entirely standard, and therefore unusual, but in superb condition. Original footrests, original black plastic sump guard, Frame number FM19641OM.

Trowbridge police are handling the case who can be contacted on 0845 4087000, log number 71, Friday July 1st, Pc 994.

John can be contacted on 01249 465229, please ask for John, & will pay a £500 reward for information which leads to recovery of the bikes and the apprehension of the thieves

Theres more detailed identification details available –  let the Police know, John Know, or ask me – Ed.


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