"If its her's, its hers. There is no statute of limitations, imho.
And yeah, I think the U-Lock + calling the cops would be fine but, if its a highly populated neighborhood (say, Lakeview), how would they locate the "current" owner in…"
"My Specialized Sirrus Comp (XL) was stolen from the bike rack on the North East side of Michigan Ave, just North of the Park Grill on Friday night. Between 5PM and 7PM.
Distinguishing features: crane bell (silver) on the left handle bar, along…"