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16 Inch Ethos Bike

353 reviews

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16 Inch Ethos Bike

So much to love in one bike

SureStop, Easy Reach Brakes 

With SureStop, there’s only one brake lever, so your kid can’t get confused when things happen fast. Our patented brakes won’t ever flip the bike, and the lever is in just the right place for kid-size hands.

Lightweight Design

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.

Eye Candy Decals

Our bike colors and designs were developed by kids, for kids, to make our bikes the coolest bikes on the block. Our Guardian Ethos line uses water-transfer decals with a clear coat finish, giving the whole bike a polished shine.

Kid-specific Geometry

Kids don’t just need smaller bikes. They need different bikes. With all the right proportions. They need smaller grips. They need less distance between the pedals. They need shorter crank arms and a low center of gravity. All Guardian bikes are designed for kids, from the ground up.

Low Step-over Height

The low cross bar makes our bikes easy to get on, and a lot safer if your kid comes off their seat in a hurry.

Adjustable Seat

Every Guardian bike seat is both easily adjustable and easy to lock down. You can adjust the height to fit your kid as they grow up with the bike.

No Coaster Brake

Guardian bikes never have coaster brakes. Period. New riders backpedal to keep their balance. If a bike has coaster brakes, this stops the bike, just when they were getting the hang of it. Our brakes stop faster, with much more control.

So much to love in one bike

SureStop, Easy Reach Brakes 

With SureStop, there’s only one brake lever, so your kid can’t get confused when things happen fast. Our patented brakes won’t ever flip the bike, and the lever is in just the right place for kid-size hands.

Lightweight Design

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.

Eye Candy Decals

Our bike colors and designs were developed by kids, for kids, to make our bikes the coolest bikes on the block. Our Guardian Ethos line uses water-transfer decals with a clear coat finish, giving the whole bike a polished shine.

Kid-specific Geometry

Kids don’t just need smaller bikes. They need different bikes. With all the right proportions. They need smaller grips. They need less distance between the pedals. They need shorter crank arms and a low center of gravity. All Guardian bikes are designed for kids, from the ground up.

Low Step-over Height

The low cross bar makes our bikes easy to get on, and a lot safer if your kid comes off their seat in a hurry.

Adjustable Seat

Every Guardian bike seat is both easily adjustable and easy to lock down. You can adjust the height to fit your kid as they grow up with the bike.

No Coaster Brake

Guardian bikes never have coaster brakes. Period. New riders backpedal to keep their balance. If a bike has coaster brakes, this stops the bike, just when they were getting the hang of it. Our brakes stop faster, with much more control.

Fully Tuned Delivery

At Guardian Bikes, we assemble most of your bike before we ship it, putting it through a rigorous 34-point safety check before it goes out the door. The only things left to add take about 5 minutes, and we’ll send the only tools you need right in the box.

Watch Assembly Preview

Fully Tuned Delivery

At Guardian Bikes, we assemble most of your bike before we ship it, putting it through a rigorous 34-point safety check before it goes out the door. The only things left to add take about 5 minutes, and we’ll send the only tools you need right in the box.

Watch Assembly Preview
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04/07/2020
Mark D.
United States United States
Great Bike and Awesome Experience

We ordered this bike for our son who had been struggling with balance on a bike we bought from a big box store. Our children have short legs so the sizing didn't seem quite right based on the seat-heights and our children's inseam. Kyle answered the phone immediately and walked me through the best way to size the bike for my son. We went with the 20" instead of the 24" and couldn't be happier! He was riding within a day and I attribute a lot of that to the correctly sized bike with a center of gravity designed for children. The SureStop is amazing and has also given him a huge confidence boost. I highly recommend Guardian!

AL
04/07/2020
Alexander L.
United States United States
Great bike great customer service

Awesome. Love the bike.

JH
04/07/2020
Julie H.
United States United States
Love this company and the product!

Easy, positive, and amazing customer service. My daughter is thrilled with her bike!

JM
04/07/2020
Jill M.
United States United States
Easy to ride

My son loves his new bike. He has been wanting one with gears and this one is great! So easy to use. Riding bikes has been something to look forward to on our family outings.

MB
04/07/2020
Meghan B.
United States United States
2 in 2 weeks

This bike was so easy to ride, I was able to teach my 3 year old on my 5 year old's new bike. We just had to order a second one. On it's lowest setting, the 16" bike is 2" lower than the average 12 or 14" bike seat. Perfect for a smaller rider, while still allowing lots of room to grow. I am so happy with our purchases and the customer service we received.

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