BikeRadar’s top 5 gravel bikes for 2022. The gravel world is certainly an exciting place to be right now.
There are heaps of innovation both at the pointy end, with gravel racing surging in popularity, as well as for more mainstream and endurance gravel builds.
As we saw with our top 5 2022 gravel cycling trends, suspension and wider tyres are no longer reserved for the mountain bikers, and are finally coming into play when it comes to dirty drop bar goodness, alongside wider tyre clearances.
Plus there’s more influences from road racing too, with the release of more aero gravel race bikes and electronic gravel groupsets and components.
Today we’re serving you up a steaming hot helping of dirty drop-bar goodness in this roundup of the top 5 gravel bikes for 2022 – from featherlight frames to reconfigured ‘cross and road bikes, value budget options and even a little extra squish, we’re covering it all.
As always, don’t forget to let us know what bikes we missed in the comments!
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