BOISE -- A group of Treasure Valley cyclists plan to reward a BSU employee who helped police find and return fourteen custom racing bicycles stolen from a professional cycling team late last week.
According to George's Cycles in Boise, Paul Robertson, was working at Boise State University last Wednesday when he identified the bikes scattered around campus and notified police.
According to Boise police, the bikes belonged to professional cyclists from team Tibco-to-the-Top from California. Each bike was valued at approximately $9,000.
The cyclists were preparing to take part in the 2012 Exergy Tour.
Local donors plan to present Robertson with a $2,450 check as a reward for his help in finding the bicycles. Robertson is scheduled to get his reward on Thursday, May 31 at 3 p.m. at George's Cycles, 251 E. Front Street in Boise.
“This is just a way of saying thank you to a Boise citizen for doing the right thing,” said Mike Cooley
director of Boise Developmental Cycling. Cooley’s organization was the first to donate to the reward
Individual donations ranged from $50 to $500
The local donors include:
Boise Developmental Cycling, (Mike Cooley)
Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy, (Matt Booth)
Sawtooth Physical Therapy, (Ron Miller)
St. Luke's Sports Medicine Cycling (Holzer Edwards Chtd.)
The Jorgenson family (Sam Cheri & Kids)
Meuleman Mollerup, LLC (Jason Dykstra)
Alpine Heights Dentistry (Jeff Davis)
Mr. & Mrs. John Hauck
Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Hale
The Alessi Family (Chris, Jill & Kids)
Look, Save a Life Cycling, (Brian Price)