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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.

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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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JC
10/18/2019
James c.
United States United States

Satisfied customer yet again!

This is our 2nd guardian bike purchase. Our first back has been handed down, still in excellent condition despite how often it was used. We opted for the gear option this time and am still so impressed with everything. The gears work great and are super easy to change. The best part is still how it stops on a dime. It’s insane! Love love love.

James cottam verified customer review of 20 Inch Large Original Bike
AH
10/15/2019
Amber H.
United States United States

Worth It!

Great! My son was in love with his bike the first time he rode it. He wants to ride tons more than he did with the old one.

DA
10/05/2019
Denise A.
United States United States

My grandson loves his new bike

The assembly wasn’t as easy as we hoped but in the end we were able to do it. My grandson loves his new bike and we are so happy to have been able to give it to him for his seventh birthday

Denise A. verified customer review of 20 Inch Large Original Bike
AG
10/01/2019
Alex G.
United States United States

Haven’t given my daughter her bike yet.

So far the experience has been great shipping was fast the packaging is great the bike quality is top notch is well my daughter gets her bike October 21 on her birthday so it is hidden upstairs in our house I will put out another review once she gets on it

CF
10/01/2019
Cathy F.
United States United States

Super happy mom & 6-year-old

My 6-year-old learned how to ride without training wheels on his 14 inch bike. For his birthday, I gifted him with a 20 inch/one gear Guardian Bike and am SO GLAD I did! I was worried that jumping from a 14 inch to a 20 inch would be too great a jump, but I took your website's suggestion on size, and it was PERFECT! My son hopped on without trouble or fear, and took off as if he had been riding it all along. He had no trouble at all learning the hand brake, and I am super impressed with how quickly the brakes respond. My family is very satisfied with our purchase.

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