A camo-painted Maverick was stolen from outside the Todmorden home of Chipps, editor of Singletrack magazine.
The headbadge is engraved with the name 'Fan' and build date.
If anybody spots this bike call Todmorden police on 0845 6060606. The crime number is FA04/6711.
And Ken Thomson, a customer of Hardie Bikes in Fife, Scotland, had a new and rare Lemond Tete de Course stolen in Dunfermline on Sunday. The bike has a carbon/titanium frame, 10 speed Dura Ace, and Bontrager XXX-lite carbon wheels.
Tel: 07977 499762
"If you could all keep your ears and eyes open that would be great," said Craig Hardie on the BBS.