Lance Armstrong's time-trial bike was found Wednesday, four days after it disappeared from the Team Astana truck after he used it before Stage 1 of the Tour of California.
Officers said a local resident brought the custom bike, worth about $10,000, to police headquarters.
The Trek Livestrong 1274 was taken after Armstrong used it during Saturday's time trial. Two other bikes belonging to Armstrong's teammates were also taken. Sacramento police Sgt. Norm Leong said they're still missing.
Officers wouldn't discuss how the resident came into possession of Armstrong's bicycle, citing an ongoing investigat
More than 900 people had enlisted in a search for the bike through a Facebook group "1 Million Citizens Looking for Lance Armstrong's Stolen Bike." The search was set up by Rob Quigley, who works in Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's communications office. Schwarzenegger's office was not involved.
Leong on Tuesday denied an Internet report that said the theft was caught on tape.
The fourth annual Tour of California continued Wednesday with a 115.4-mile road race from Merced to Clovis. Armstrong, a seven-time Tour de France winner, entered the day in fourth place.