The headquarters of Specialized Bicycle Components in Morgan Hill, California, was burglarized on Sunday, December 13. According to the Morgan Hill Police Department (MHPD), the thieves made off with bicycles that are valued at more than $160,000 total.
Several of the bikes that were stolen belong to company employees or company founder and owner Mike Sinyard. However most are rare and history-making bikes that were on exhibit at Specialized’s on-site bicycle museum.
Below is a list of 16 of the bikes that were stolen, according to a company representative:
NS Snabb 130 Plus 2, Blue
Stumpjumper Pro, Size S2, Blue
Stumpjumper Expert, Size S4, Black
Stumpjumper EVO, Custom Rainbow OZ Trails
S-Works Stumpjumper, Size Large, Carbon, Blue
S-Works Crux, Size 56, Green
S-Works Roubaix, Size 56, Gold/Black—Ridden by Peter Sagan during his Paris-Roubaix win
S-Works Fatboy, Size Large—Ridden by Ned Overend during his national championship win
“Scrambled Egger,” Size Large, White/Blue/Red—Prototype full suspension road bike
S-Works Venge, Size Large, Grey/Black—Custom painted for Peter Sagan for the 2019 Tour de France
S-Works Tarmac, Size 54, Yellow—Ridden by Fabian Cancellara at the 2010 Tour de France
S-Works Epic, Size Large, Black—Ridden by 2000 Olympic bronze medalist and 2008 world champion cross-country mountain biker Christoph Sauser
S-Works Epic, Size Large, Orange—Ridden by Jaroslav Kulhavý at the 2012 Olympics
S-Works Shiv, Size 56, Orange—Ridden by Tony Martin at the 2012 Olympics
S-Works Tarmac, Size 54, Yellow/ Orange—Ridden by 2016 Olympic triathlon champion Gwen Jorgensen
S-Works Stumpjumper, Size Medium, Blue
The break-in occurred in broad daylight and was called in around 4:36 p.m. local time, according to the MHPD. The suspects were seen on surveillance footage using a white box truck and a maroon Toyota 4Runner. The Toyota 4Runner was later found abandoned 40 miles away in Salinas, California, but police are still searching for the box truck.
Specialized is offering a $25,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of those involved in the break-in. Those with any pertinent information can contact Corporal Mindy Zen with the MHPD at (669) 253-4917 or the anonymous tip line 408-947-STOP (7867).
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