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Rare bike stolen in Australia

Police are appealing for assistance to find a rare racing bicycle and accessories valued at AU$14,000 stolen from Fitzroy between Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29. The bike is one of six in Australia, and was stolen from the front showroom of Brunswick Street Cycles at 433 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.

Police believe the offender or offenders who removed the bicycle from a display stand also took two performance racing rims suitable for this type of bike from another area of the store. The bike is described as a Leggera Piuma, full carbon fibre frame, dark grey in colour, full Shimano gears and brakes.

The wheels are Stratus - Clincher, black with logos.

Police are appealing for anyone who has information about the theft to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or the Richmond CIU on +61 3 8420 3677.

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