# Priceonomics Blog: What Happens to Stolen Bicycles?

Thanks to John Gruber (@gruber) on Daring Fireball for pointing out this article on why “aholes” steal so many bikes. Was going to take my bike to SF, maybe not after reading this.
At Priceonomics, we are fascinated by stolen bicycles. Put simply, why the heck do so many bicycles get stolen? It seems like a crime with very limited financial upside for the thief, and yet bicycle theft is rampant in cities like San Francisco (where we are based). What is the economic…
Priceonomics Blog: What Happens to Stolen Bicycles?