sixthreezero Pave N’ Trail

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Release Year
Wheel Size
Numbers of Gears
7, 21
33.00 lbs
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Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the sixthreezero Pave N' Trail. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

11 reasons to buy

  • The Paven Trail was comfortable for the casual rider on varied urban surfaces.
  • The Shimano Tourney drivetrain usually shifted easily and reliably.
  • Unbranded V-brakes stopped riders without concern.
  • Owners liked the ‘stolen look’: matte black and mostly unbranded.
  • Despite recommending a pro tune-up, owners said it was ‘fairly’ easy to assemble.
  • A suspension seatpost allowed riders to hit chuckholes while remaining seated.
  • A casual, upright riding stance was well suited to urban visibility.
  • The Paven Trail comes with a commuter-ready rear rack.
  • The suspension fork’s lockout feature increased efficiency on level roads.
  • Owners who weren’t particularly tech savvy found this bike easy to maintain.
  • Some owners found the padded seat to be plush and comfortable.

14 reasons not to buy

  • Owners said that extensive tuning was required on most areas of the bike.
  • Some owners felt that the unbranded components were low quality and unreliable.
  • Wobble was occasionally evident, from the freewheel cassette.
  • A few bikes arrived with missing parts and in a condition that appeared used.
  • Scratches were evident on new bikes. Touch-up paint was mismatched.
  • Assembly was frustrating for some less-tech-proficient owners.
  • Instructions were often for a sixthreezero coaster brake cruiser bike.
  • A 5’2” rider felt the women’s Paven Trail was uncomfortably tall.
  • Some owners were not fans of the bob caused by the suspension seatpost.
  • The padded saddle caused discomfort to some riders, after a few miles.
  • Pedals struck some owners as being cheap and warranting quick replacement.
  • One owner’s right-side crank creaked loudly from new.
  • From rider reports, there are no bosses available for a water bottle cage.
  • Colors were sometimes markedly different to the pictured product.

Bottom line

Perhaps more pavement than trail, the awkwardly named ‘Paven Trail’ is a low-cost big-box bike that appears to have given casual bikers a lot of bang for their budget buck. The drivetrain is entry-level Shimano Tourney and everything else is unbranded. Like many online-only bikes from certain retailers, reports of bikes with damage and/or missing parts do emerge in a decent percentage of the reviews. However, if the many five-star reviews are taken at face value, it would seem to be a brilliant bike. Ratings seem to be based on short-term reviews and priority being placed on low cost. The women’s Paven Trail is available in 7 and 21 speed, the men’s in 21 only. A budget short-haul commuter.

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