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16 Inch Bike

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Guardian 16 Inch Bike

Age: 4 - 6 yearsHeight: 40 - 46 inches



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Why Kids LOVE Guardian Bikes

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The Guardian Ethos has a lightweight steel frame, making it easy to control while still durable enough to outlast your kid. Like every Guardian bike, it’s kid-tested to be safe and fun to ride.

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We Make It Easy on the Parents Too

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Flat Rate Shipping

Shipping is $29 flat, and in-stock orders leave our warehouse within 3-4 business days.

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365 Smooth Ride Guarantee

We want to make sure the bike is perfect for your family, so we give you a FULL YEAR to test it out.

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Quick and Easy Setup

Get the bike from box to pavement in 5 minutes. So easy a busy parent can do it with ease.

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    Denise T.
    United StatesUnited States

    Amazing Bike and Customer Service

    Well, first off, my 4 year old granddaughter jumped on her bike and took off...just like that...singing "look at me..there is no one like me...I am happy..." More importantly, the reason she was able to do that was because of your customer service. When the first bike was delivered, someone stole it off the porch! I called customer service the next day to explain our situation and without asking, a new one was put in the mail that day. Oh my! there are some good companies and people out there and you are one of them! Thank you so much for restoring some faith in humanity and ....... for making a great product! Denise Tompkins

    Mary E.
    United StatesUnited States

    Grandson loves it

    The short videos on how to put it together was fantastic.

    United StatesUnited States

    Decent bike, and terrific customer service

    I’m a longtime cyclist and a decent bike mechanic, and I’ve been critical of kids' bikes for years. The drive to the lowest price has put kids on the road in thousands of shoddy, unreliable, unsafe rides. I bought two 16-inch Guardians for my grandchildren in an attempt to avoid that, and so far I’m impressed. Assembly, the first hurdle, is a snap. Absolutely anyone who can hold a tool could do it. The instructions are clear, everything fit, everything matched, and the tools were provided. The two bikes were ready to ride in minutes, and the extra seat posts—one short, one longer for when the kids grow—were a welcome bonus. Quibbles? None to speak of. Children's bikes always seem heavy to me, and these do, but that's hard to avoid. Components for a tiny bike aren’t much lighter than those for my large adult bikes. The extra couple of feet of tubing in my frame probably don’t add much. And while I’m not sure Guardian's "Surestop" brake system really makes the bike safer (I’ve gone over the handlebars just once I 50+ years), it works fine and can’t hurt. Rs

    Deanna R.
    United StatesUnited States

    Overall great bike

    It is a great bike! Came with an air pump to attach but no where to attach it which was weird. Overall a great quality! Would purchase again!

    United StatesUnited States

    So happy with the purchase

    We got this bike for my daughter after measuring her leg length and doing the find my size quiz and it fits perfect! She had been riding a small balance bike and took off immediately on this one adjusting to the pedals and hand brake perfectly. I was going to wait to get my toddler a bike but now he wants one from here too!

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    365-Day Returns

    Put our bikes to the test for a FULL YEAR

    Return your bike at any time within the first year for any reason, we even cover shipping.

    We Cover:

    • Free Returns & Exchanges

    • Local Mechanic Repairs

    • Spare Part Replacement

    Training Wheels Compatible

    We recommend using the balance bike method when teaching your child to ride a bike, but understand all children learn differently.

    Compatible training wheels can be purchased here for our 14", 16", and 20" Bikes.

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    Limited inventory! To ensure your gifts arrive by Christmas look for our distinctive Guaranteed Holiday Delivery Sticker.

    To confirm, check the estimated ship times below the Add to Cart button on each product page. Bikes ordered before December 18th AND have our Guarantee Holiday Delivery Sticker WILL arrive before Christmas.

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    Happy Holidays

    Bike being assembled

    Assembly Steps

    Step 1: Attach Handlebars

    Step 2: Attach Pedals

    Patented SureStop® Brake System

    • Easier to use – single lever braking

    • Safer to stop – prevents head over handlebar accidents

    • More control – stops faster by balancing front/rear braking automatically

    Kid Friendly Gear Shifter

    • 7-speed twist shifter

    • Red visualizer to help with gear selection

    • Fun and easy way to learn