Airport West Bike Shop
About Our Airport West Bike Shop
99 Bikes Airport West is conveniently located on the corner of Matthews Ave and York St, the Bike shop open 7 days a week. 99 Bikes Airport West has a huge range of hybrid bikes, road bikes, commuter bikes, mountain bikes, electric bikes, fixie bikes, cruiser bikes, kids bikes, and BMX bikes. Our on-site bicycle mechanics, offer full workshop servicing and repairs on any bike and any brand. 99 Bikes offers the guaranteed best price on bikes, bicycle parts, accessories, and cycling apparel from world leading brands such as Garmin, Shimano, Schwinn, Merida, Norco, GT Apollo, WTP, Fox, Thule, Mongoose, Cube, Northwave, and more. 99 Bikes is the bike shop for riders in Melbourne's outer North West suburbs, servicing Airport West, Essendon, Strathmore, Keilor Park, Tullamarine, Gowanbrae, Glenroy, Pascoe Vale and surrounding areas.
Shop Expertise & Services
e-Bike Expert Centre
This shop is staffed with trained e-bike specialists, a comprehensive range of e-bikes to choose from, and e-bikes ready for a 24 hour demo. Learn more »
Ride now, pay later with simple, fast and flexible payment solutions from zipMoney. Apply online in less than three minutes. Learn more »
The perfect bike deserves the perfect fit. Each new bike comes with a free assessment on our professional bike fitting jig. Learn more »
Learn the basics of how to maintain your bike, how to change a tube, and how to keep your bike clean. Classes are free for Club 99 members. Learn more »
Meet The Team
Name: Andrew Sammut
Role: Team Leader
Riding Experience: Been riding bikes for as long as I can remember. Started mountain biking at the age of 13 when I went on a school excursion to the You Yangs, been hooked ever since.
What do you love about bikes?: The whole freedom of being on a bike. I find that being on my bike is a great way to just get away from all the hectic rush and stress of everyday life, as well as providing a mental challenge of push yourself beyond what you thought you were capable of.
Expertise: All things Mountain Bikes
Current Bikes: 2016 Lapierre Spicy 527, 2017 Norco Torrent 7.1, 2018 Norco Threshold A Apex, 2018 Norco Search Steel XR-Rival and 2013 Scott Scale 960.
Favourite Ride: You Yangs Bike Park
Name: Jake Mitchell
Role: Sales Consultant
Experience: After many years working at my local bikes shop casually in Northern N.S.W. as a mechanic and sales consultant, I moved to Melbourne and started my journey with 99bikes at Airport West.
Expertise: Road Bikes and Indoor training equipment.
What do you love about bikes?: Training and racing my bike indoor, outdoor, mountain or road and just escaping to the outdoors for an awesome ride with my friends.
Current Bikes: TCR Advanced SL Raw Carbon in color and a Trek Fuel EX7 Red and Black.
Favourite Ride: My all time favourite would be the Gibraltar Range Climb that features in the Grafton to Inverell its 16km of awesome up and down, But since moving to Melbourne I have found that I am loving riding Kinglake and Humevale.
Name: Liam Barron
Role: Sales Consultant
Experience: First time working in retail but have 15 years experience on a bike. Been with 99 since April.
Expertise: Road Bikes.
What do you love about bikes?: Speeding past cars stuck in traffic and getting lost on neglected country roads.
Current Bikes: Old Miyata 110.
Favourite Ride: King Lake (mainly the hill back home).
Name: Howard Ho
Role: Sales Consultant
Experience: Was in the Army for 5 years as an Infantry soldier, Studied Medicine at University and worked at Melbourne International Airport for 2 years in Customer Service/Retail.
Expertise: Mountain Bikes and Hybrids, Mainly for Leisure, Commuting and Physical Training.
What do you love about bikes?: The Freedom of Movement on any Terrain. I love, the reliability of the vehicle, doesn't need fuel, just it's rider. I love feeling the wind, I love going down on a decline at speed and I love the physical training element of it, increasing muscle mass and keeping it's rider physically fit.
Current Bikes: GT Avalanche 2016.
Favourite Ride: Rides that offer long comfortable rides, with long declines and then balances out by a long straight ride and once again long declines (for cruising / leisure). For Physical Excercise, Tough gradiant inclines, minimal declines, tough and exhausting for the Quads, followed by a long straight back home..
Name: Celeste Petersen
Experience: After completing Year 12 in Mareeba QLD, I traveled to Brisbane to complete a Diploma of Sport Development. I then started with 99 Bikes North Lakes not long after completing the diploma, I was there for over 20 months learning the range of customers needs and getting my hands on the tools when I can. After completing the Bike Building course offered at 99 Bikes at that time I immediately loved what I was doing from the very first day. Then moving to Chermside 99 Bikes I had the opportunity to start my Bicycle Mechanic Apprenticeship. I have now made a big move to Victoria and continuing with the mechanic role.
Expertise: Gravel, Mountain bikes and BMX.
What do you love about bikes?: Pushing myself on each ride and getting my hands dirty fixing and adjusting my bikes.
Current Bikes: Norco Search, Cube Stereo 140 Race, DK Cygnus.
Favourite Ride: Too many to choose from! Bunya and Ironbark Trails and Gap Creek in Brisbane.
Name: Kiet Pham
Experience: After completing Year 12 I begun working as a bike builder in February of 2020 moved into a part time position at Airport West, and have continuously aimed to improve both mechanical knowledge and catering to customer needs
Expertise: Fixed Gear, Single Speed, Road
What do you love about bikes?: It is very easy to get a connection with your ride. And is often the fastest mode of transport
Current Bikes: Giant TCR Alpecin 2017, Cinelli Mash 2009, Cinelli Histogram 2013, Unknown Singularity
Favourite Ride: Every commute where there is traffic to filter through