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16 Inch Original 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.

Ultra-lightweight Design

The Guardian Original is made of ultra-lightweight, aircraft-grade aluminum. It’s exceptionally durable and extremely easy to control, making it both super 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 Originals use a matte black frame with glossy heat-transfer decals, for a popping contrast that will blow your kid’s mind.

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 top tube 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.

Smooth Welding

Toughness is built into every Guardian Original, but we smooth the roughness out—of the seams, that is. Our Original frame welds are reinforced for extra strength, then polished to perfection, without a single abrasive edge to mar that stunning paint job.

Ultra-rigid Construction

Our Guardian Originals are built with a threadless headset for a much more secure assembly, especially over the long term. The bottom line? That headset—and the handlebars attached to it—won’t ever start to wiggle on your kid.

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.

Ultra-lightweight Design

The Guardian Original is made of ultra-lightweight, aircraft-grade aluminum. It’s exceptionally durable and extremely easy to control, making it both super 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 Originals use a matte black frame with glossy heat-transfer decals, for a popping contrast that will blow your kid’s mind.

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 top tube 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.

Smooth Welding

Toughness is built into every Guardian Original, but we smooth the roughness out—of the seams, that is. Our Original frame welds are reinforced for extra strength, then polished to perfection, without a single abrasive edge to mar that stunning paint job.

Ultra-rigid Construction

Our Guardian Originals are built with a threadless headset for a much more secure assembly, especially over the long term. The bottom line? That headset—and the handlebars attached to it—won’t ever start to wiggle on your kid.

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 the full setup

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 the full setup

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01/17/2019
Lori B.
United States

Best Children’s Bikes

I had the best experience buying 3 bikes for my grandchildren. I called and talked to Kyle first because I had a few questions and he answered all my questions. I ordered the bikes on cyber Monday and we had the bikes within a week. The kids love there bikes. The braking system is the best!! The bikes look great and the colors are fun! I highly recommend these bike.

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BM
01/16/2019
Brook M.
United States

Best in Class

My son absolutely loves this bike. The braking system is really cool, even the bike shop tech was impressed with it. There is not a kids' bike w/24 in. wheels that matches quality, weight and design of this one.

NW
01/16/2019
Noelle W.
United States

Fantastic bike

We love this bike. Everything was great from the customer service when I had size questions, to delivery, to our son loving this bike. We have an 8 year that hated trying to ride on his old box store bike. It was as heavy as he was and he couldn’t use the bad hand brakes. After tears and frustration we gave up for a year. Literally from the day he got on this bike, he started riding. It’s light, the hand brake actually works and it looks great.

TG
01/16/2019
Tyler G.
United States

Awesome bike!

The bike is awesome! My son loves it and my younger son wants one now. It is very well made. The colors are very attractive and cool to my son. The bike is well packaged and requires minimal assembly. Beware the box says what it is, so track it and hide it if it is a surprise.

EP
01/16/2019
Ella P.
United States

Building a confident biker

My 5 year old son loves his bike. We had tried another cheaper bike and found that due to the weight and overall design he had a hard time learning on our slightly slopped road. This all changed when he got his guardian bike, which had a great guide online to be sure we bought the correct size and a weight and brake design to ensure this new learner was able to get on his bike and begin actually riding with confidence within a matter of minutes. This has meant a lot as a parent to see him grow in his confidence and have pride in his ability. As a shopper looking to invest in a large purchase I was very impressed with the company. The size guide online was very helpful and the after purchase support was truly unequalled. We actually live abroad in Kenya and find the bike selection to be expensive and not of great quality. Frequenting the US for business I decided to order online and carry with me back on the plane. However, our business meetings changed last minute and we had to have the bike rerouted and held for sometime, the customer support was very responsive and helped to ensure a personalized experience which was the best for our unique situation. The bike made it safely overseas (the light weight was critical) and we had it in time for the holiday, making for a happy shopper and happy kid.

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