LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A Dauphin County man, Tom Bay, nearly died on his bike after a hit-and-run accident with an SUV in Lebanon five years ago. Now, he’s back to riding bikes, but that’s on hold after someone stole Bay’s custom bike from his carport.

“I came out in the morning. My wife had noticed that some things had been moved around and I came out and got the paper, walked back on the carport and I looked my bike wasn’t there,” said Bay. His bike rack was also missing.

Bay says he wouldn’t ask any questions if someone simply returns his bike.

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“Whoever took it, if they would do something like that, I would totally be fine with that,” said Bay.

Biking after his accident has been very different for Bay. “I’ve actually in some ways have enjoyed the biking more because I’ve taken the time along the way to take pictures and so to speak smell the roses.”

If you know any information about a heavily customized Jamis Renegade Elite Gravel bike, please contact the Lower Paxton Township Police.