99 Bikes Wellington is located in the harbourside business and leisure district of Wellington, on Tory Street, close to Harbourside Markets, and Waitangi Park. Our Wellington bike store has a huge range of e-bikes, road bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, commuter bikes, fixie bikes, cruiser bikes, BMX and kids bikes. Open 7 days, with on-site bicycle mechanic and bike workshop offering servicing and repairs on all bike brands and styles. 99 Bikes offers the guaranteed best price on bikes, parts, and accessories on world leading brands such as Garmin, Wahoo, Shimano, Fizik, Merida, Norco, Apollo, Mongoose, and many more. 99 Bikes is the bike shop for riders in Wellington’s inner-city suburbs, servicing Te Aro, Oriental Bay, Hataitai, Newtown, Brooklyn, Kelburn, Northland and many more.
MEET THE TEAM
Name: Andrew Melbz
Role: Team Leader
Experience: From a love of bikes to a professional career, I am passionate about helping people with their cycling adventures. Migrating from Australia having managed a 99 Bikes store in Adelaide, I have been an active member in the expansion of the 99 Bikes brand internationally, growth on my 15+ years working in customer service & retail. I personally have had a range of hands on experience in a pleather of professional roles including, UCI Pro-Team Astana Cycling Soigneur, Managing Director of VenturePod Australia, multiple roles with IKEA Adelaide and, a Fitness Coach at Nucleus Adelaide.
Expertise: Road Bikes, Bike Fitting & Bike Setup, Maintenance and, Indoor Trainers
What do you love about bikes?: Bikes bring together groups of people like nothing else can. It doesn’t matter if you are a professional, weekend warrior or novice, bikes fuel the sense of adventure; Getting outside in the fresh air and experiencing the thrill of the adventure.
Current Bikes: 2019 BMC Team Machine SLR01 Green/Orange Module (Custom Build)
Favourite Ride: Living by the bay I am a sucker for good long coastal ride and hills mix up. With a need for speed and a good sunrise/sunset, what else could you ask for!Email: email@example.com
Name: Kyle Kopicki
Role: Sales Consultant and Mechanic
Experience: I've worked in the bike industry for just over 3 year. The industry excites me. It's always on the move.
Expertise: I’m savvy in MTBs but I’ll have a yan about anything bikes.
What do you love about bikes: I love the sounds bikes make. I love tinkering with bikes. Nothing beats the sound of tire on a good trail.
Current bikes: I'm about to purchase a Norco sight and I'm building a Merida Scultura 9000 from the frame up.
Favourite ride: The best times I've had on a trail was at in Rotorua Redwoods.Email: Kyle.firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Nate Voltia
Experience: Started working on bikes down in Queenstown at bike rentals back in 2016. Been honing my skills as a mechanic ever since and joining 99 Bikes has provided an awesome chance to further develop them.
Expertise: Fixing bikes.
What do you love about bikes: Tinkering with all the components to figure out how they work and how to make them work better.
Current bikes: Merida One Sixty 7000 & Marin Muirwoods
Favourite ride: Polhill.Email: email@example.com
Name: Michael Bell
Role: Sales Consultant
Experience: With 4 years’ experience working between Customer Service to Hospitality roles. I'm passionate about helping customers; I try to greet every customer with a warm friendly face, and an energetic greeting when you walk through our doors. My retail experience with Bikes started in only in February 2020 but, since then I've really gotten into the industry learning as much as I can to help out every customer get the most out of their riding experience.
Expertise: Early learning & Kids bike specialist.
What do you love about bikes: I love the speed, control and adrenaline rush you feel going through fast trails, along with enjoying the outdoors; the beautiful view that getting to the peaks of trails can give, plus just a generally great way to improve fitness.
Current bikes: 2019 Merida Juliet 7.20D, 2018 Marin Wolf Ridge 8
Favourite ride: Living in Aro Valley means Polhill is easily accessible and a great set of rides in general, or for the more calming trail rides I enjoy the Lake Karapiro section of the Waikato river trail when up there on HolidayEmail: Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Hamish McGregor
Role: Sales Consultant
Experience: After working in Retail for 2 and a half years I have just begun my career at 99 Bikes Wellington as of August 2020 and have since learnt to cater for our customer needs.
Expertise: Kids/entry level mountain bikes.
What do you love about bikes: The freedom of being out on a bike in the fresh air whether it's hitting the mountain bike trails or going on a nice road ride.
Current bikes: Planning on buying a road bike
Favourite ride: Redwoods Mountain bike park Rotorua. Amazing range on different tracks with some awesome downhill.
Name: David McCarthy
Role: Sales Consultant
Experience: I trained and worked in outdoor education for nearly five years, where I fell in love with bikes as a form of adventure, and a way to see the world at a relaxed pace. I enjoy bike-packing and gravel riding in my weekends. In the near future I hope to go for some extended trips and tours.
Expertise: Bike packing gear and bikes, gravel bikes
What do you love about bikes: They're good for the body, the soul, and the planet.
Current bikes: Marin Gestalt 2020, Specialized Rock Hopper 2018
Favourite ride: Jaws, Kiateriteri MTB park, and around Turakirae Headae head