Best handlebars for gravel bikes 2022: flared bars, ergonomic and even flat bar gravel bars

Choosing the best handlebars for gravel bikes just got more exciting, with many new models entering the market. Here's a few of our favourites from modest designs to some really exciting new concepts.

Best handlebars for gravel bikes
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Are there really any differences between the best handlebars for gravel bikes and for road cycling (opens in new tab)?

Flared handlebars have become the norm on new gravel bikes recently, where the drops give a wider position than on the hoods. If you're looking to upgrade to flared bars for your off-road endeavours or something a little different, we've got a few suggestions for you.

Our pick of the best handlebars for gravel bikes

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Here’s our pick of the best handlebars for gravel bikes (opens in new tab) that are on the market right now. Read on to the end for more tips on what to look for when choosing the best handlebars for you, including notes on flared bars and why you might want to consider them.