Your Wednesday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

November 30, 2016

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jack Bobridge forced into early retirement; More reactions to team size reduction plan; Roland Liboton: ‘Wout van Aert should be worried’; FDJ moving forward with women’s programme addition; Tour de France to race on Tro-Bro Léon roads in 2018?; Ghent-Wevelgem retires bib 192 for Antoine Demoitié; Louis Vuitton in talks to buy Rapha; Descending the Stelvio with no handlebars or brakes; Police seize $100k of bikes in Gold Coast town; ‘Tour de Celeb’ cycling reality TV show kicks-off; Video: Behind the scenes of Roadtripping Bali; Revolution Cycling Champions League Manchester highlights; Emu attacks cyclist.

Police seize $100k of bikes in Gold Coast town

by CyclingTips

Police discovered $100,000 worth of stolen mountain bikes crammed inside a home in the Gold Coast town of Biggera Waters. The bikes were found during a raid on the home believed to be a drug house.

“We are baffled as to why someone would have so many bikes,” said Det Sgt Todd Miller of Taskforce Latro West. “There are enough bikes to open up a store.”

Police were led to the home after complaints by neighbours who said they felt like prisoners in their own homes.

“People have been robbed while they are sleeping in their own home,” a neighbour said. “People are often stopping in for a minute and then leaving. We all know what that means — I don’t do [drugs] but I am not stupid either.”

Police said that anyone in the area who has had a mountain bike stolen should contact Policelink or Crimestoppers on 1800 333000.

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