Blog #NowLetsRide

  1. E-Bikes You Need To Try

    E-Bikes You Need To Try

    Making cycling accessible to everyone, e-Bikes, or electric bikes, have come a long way in recent years. With an e-Bike, you can get to work without breaking a sweat, keep riding no matter what your age, and climb the trails like never before.

    We’ve rounded up some top picks across the two most popular categories of electric bikes: e-MTB, or electric mountain bikes, and electric hybrid bike models, which are favourites among commuters.

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  2. Announcing the launch of our new website

    Announcing the launch of our new website

    Monday, 19th March: We are currently experiencing a high level of password resets, and this has caused a slow to our system. We appreciate your patience and ask that you try again later.

    We have launched a new website and because we take security seriously, we couldn't bring your existing password with us.

    To access your account and reset your password simply visit use the Forgot Password feature. This will send you instructions on how to reset your password.

    We hope you enjoy the new shopping experience at 99 Bikes.

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  3. Inspiring young mechanics with TRACTION

    Inspiring young mechanics with TRACTION

    On Sunday 16 July 2017, 12 bike mechanics and staff from 99 Bikes took part in TRACTION’s mentoring program at Capalaba and West End. The young people that attended learnt about specific technical and mechanical topics, and what it's like to work in the bicycle industry.

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  4. An update on Upcycle for 2017

    An update on Upcycle for 2017

    99 Bikes customers donated almost 500 bikes as part of our Upcycle initiative. Upcycle gives Australian riders the chance to donate their pre-loved bike to our charity partner, Bikes 4 Life, and at the same time receive a discount on a new bike.

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  5. Travel with purpose competition winners, Chris and Rebecca

    Travel with purpose competition winners, Chris and Rebecca

    Earlier this year we ran a competition to send two people who donated towards Qhubeka to South Africa. Overall, the campaign raised over $10 000! This is the second major contribution from 99 Bikes to Qhubeka, following the $29,933 donated by 99 Bikes employees last financial year.

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  6. Cyclocross Bikes Buying Guide

    Cyclocross Bikes Buying Guide

    Cyclocross bikes are designed specifically for cyclocross racing, a hybrid event that takes cues from both road cycling and mountain biking. Cyclocross bikes look similar to road bikes, with the main differences being the knobbed, off-road tyres; strong wheelsets; and braking systems that allow for better clearance of mud and debris.

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  7. e-Bikes Buying Guide

    e-Bikes Buying Guide

    Electric bikes or e-bikes are bicycles powered by a long life battery that runs an electric motor. The motor acts to assist pedalling, making the act of riding simpler, easy and faster. You can control the amount of assistance the motor provides, which either increase or decrease the energy required by the battery or the rider.

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  8. Fixie Bike Buying Guide

    Fixie Bike Buying Guide

    Fixie and single speed bikes are beautifully simple bikes with only one gear. They're modelled on old school track bikes, and just have a single speed, with no shifters and derailleurs, which makes them little to no maintenance. A fixie has a fixed-hub, so your pedals always move with the wheels, while a single speed bike has a free-hub like a conventional bike.

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  9. BMX Bike Buying Guide

    BMX Bike Buying Guide

    BMX bikes are used for a wide range of BMX disciplines, including BMX race, dirt, freestyle, street, park, and more. Given their size, durability, and simplicity, BMX bikes are a great option for older children and adolescents. As you progress through the kids range, models become stronger, more rugged and more suitable for racing and tricks.

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  10. Kid's Bike Buying Guide

    Kid's Bike Buying Guide

    Kids bikes are sized according to their wheel size, not their frame size like adult bikes. Size is the most important consideration when choosing bicycles for kids. The right size bike will help keep your child safe, comfortable and get the most enjoyment from their bike.

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