Thieves steal bikes worth thousands from Hotlines’ London show

Prototype Nuke Proof downhill rig, plus Lapierres, Ghost and Lynskey

Thieves broke into the gallery where Hotlines have been holding their London show and stole thousands of pounds worth of bikes early this morning.


They took a prototype Nuke Proof downhill bike (more on this later today), top-end Lapierre mountain bikes including the new DH Team, a Ghost SE 5000 hardtail and Lynskey Helix titanium road frame.


The bikes were taken at around 3.30am from the Dray Walk Gallery, just off Brick Lane. They’re easily recognised – see below for details – and Hotlines are offering a reward for information leading to their retrieval. Email or call 0131 319 1444.

The missing bikes are:

Nuke Proof Scalp downhill bike (yellow) – Marzocchi 888 fork with green anodised stanchions and white lowers, Nuke Proof finishing kit

Nuke Proof Scalp prototype
Nuke proof scalp prototype: nuke proof scalp prototype
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Lapierre DH Team (chrome) – Fox 40 fork, Mavic DeeMax wheels, SRAM X0

Lapierre DH Team
Lapierre dh team: lapierre dh team
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Lapierre Spicy 916 (grey and black) – Easton Haven wheels, SRAM X0

Lapierre Spicy 916
Lapierre spicy 916:

Lapierre Zesty 914 (carbon frame, black with white fork) – SRAM X0

Lapierre Zesty 914
Lapierre zesty 914:

Lapierre Zesty 714 (red and black) – Shimano XTR/XT

Lapierre Zesty 714
Lapierre zesty 714:

Ghost SE 5000 (white and red) – RockShox Recon fork

Ghost SE 5000
Ghost se 5000:

Lynskey Helix frame

Lynskey Helix
Lynskey helix: