sixthreezero ‘Around The Block’
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Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on this bike. 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.