Airport West Bike Shop
About this 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
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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: Michael Hatherley
Role: Team Leader
Experience: Graduating high school in 2014, I pursued a career in basketball as a training partner for Melbourne United during the 2014/15 season. Since then I have been coaching basketball and recently completed a Masters in Social Work. After entering into the cycling world over the last two years I have been with 99 Bikes Airport West since January 2019.
Expertise: Cyclocross and Hardtail MTB.
What do you love about bikes?: The connection it provides to the world around us.
Current Bikes: 16 Norco Threshold and 19 Merida Big Nine.
Favourite Ride: Lysterfield Park.
Name: Jess Willox
Role: Future Team Leader
Experience: I have been working in customer service and retail for approximately 5 years. I started at 99Bikes Airport West early 2019 and have since learnt how to incorporate my retail experience with the bike industry.
Expertise: Kids bikes, hybrids and cruisers.
What do you love about bikes?: I associate bikes with holiday and relaxation. Absolutely love a chill bike ride around the beach. Give me a bike, brunch and a warm day and I’m happy.
Current Bikes: I have just become the proud owner of an 80s vintage Apollo cruiser.
Favourite Ride: A trail near the beach is great for me; Great Ocean Road, Ocean Grove, Torquay.
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: Daniel Line
Experience: I’m just starting out with 99 bikes and am super excited about where it will take me, eager to learn and get people out riding. I grew up in Western Australia riding a Repco Hotfoot, I’ve worked in many different areas, I started out as a Baker, an Arborist, moved onto hospitality and worked as a Tattoo Artist in New Zealand for about ten years, I made the move back to Melbourne in 2014 and have been here building bikes since.
Expertise: Road bikes, commuters, fixed gear and track, BMX, vintage restorations. Currently getting hyped about downhill and Mtb riding.
What do you love about bikes?: I love the exhilaration of going fast, I love getting air, I love the relaxation of just going for a cruise, I love that it brings people together. I love good design, simple and effective parts, I love the feeling when something works well and the satisfaction of making something work even better. I could go on but I think you get the idea.
Current Bikes: BMX; Schwinn Predator freeform 87, 88 repco Hotfoot (for nostalgia), Custom total Voltron. Road; 1950’s Phillips roadster, 80’s kypo handbuilt custom, 40’s unknown trackbike, 70’s Dellamarta Italian frame with tricolor group, Felt sr91, Very custom Raleigh twenty. Fun; 1970’s long frame Malvern star drag star, plus a few other stragglers and a mountain of projects and parts :)
Favourite Ride: Every time I get on a bike feels like my favourite ride, I love riding bowls and trails. At the moment I’m enjoying exploring the Darebin Creek Trail with my 10 month old daughter, Ella as she’s just old enough now to go in a bike seat.