sixthreezero Around the Block

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the sixthreezero Around the Block. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

7 reasons to buy

  • One of the advantages of the Around The Block, as seen by users, is that it comes in a variety of models - from a simpler singlespeed option with a coaster brake, to a 21 speed option with front and rear V-brakes.
  • When it comes to women’s bikes, some manufacturers neglect to provide a size that is small enough for petite sizes. Customers noted that the 24” option suited riders of shorter stature.
  • The variety of colour options (and in particular the fact that it was offered in plain colours, rather than covered with flowers or decoration – like some competitors) was a plus to many reviewers.
  • Some cyclists found the wide, plush saddle to be comfortable.
  • A number of riders chose the Around The Block for its classic ‘beach-cruiser’ style. The whitewall tires and swept-back handlebars are favored features.
  • At under 40 pounds, some riders described this bike as a lighter option. Cruisers are generally heavier than other classes of bike.
  • A major draw of the Around The Block was its low price.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The most common complaint regarding the Around The Block, is regarding the instructions. It was a common occurrence for buyers to complain of receiving the wrong instructions for the purchased model. Others said that even the correct instructions were difficult to follow.
  • Some people found it difficult to use the tools that came included with the bike.
  • Although some buyers reported on how comfortable they found the saddle, others complained that it left them feeling sore.

Bottom line

The Around The Block is a simple option for a relaxed, low-maintenance ride. At its most stripped-back, it is a singlespeed beach-cruiser designed for short journeys on flat terrain. Models with more gears provide more options – up to the 21-speed, which should be able to tackle most hills. It has a classic and relaxed look, available in a range of pastel colours. For someone who is after an attractive and low-cost bike, the Around The Block provides a viable option. Unfortunately, a number of buyers expressed concern with the instructions and assembly. As such, it may be to your advantage to have this cruiser assembled and tuned at your local bike store.

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