Best handlebars for gravel bikes 2024: flared bars for off-road riding

The best handlebars for gravel riding might look similar to road handlebars, but there are some subtle differences that will help elevate your gravel riding. Here are some of the best options.

A set of the best handlebars for off-road riding set up on a gravel bike that's pictured on a trail
Flared gravel handlebars
(Image credit: Kevin Fickling)

Just like gravel bikes themselves, gravel handlebars have to blend the efficiency and body position of a road bike handlebar with the comfort and control of a mountain bike bar.