Police are looking for three men seen in a back yard in Larches.
Footage released by the family targeted shows nothing being taken during the attempted burglary.
Francis Gillian said their camera had captured three men looking to take bikes from their outside storage area.
The incident at 2am on Monday (11 July) in Ashton Bank Way in Larches has been reported to police.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting reference Lc-2016-0711-0304.