When gravel bikes aren’t for you: An exploration of the class 5 gravel bikes

For many gravel cyclists, the gravel bikes offered by companies like Shimano and Campagnolo are simply too big to fit their frames and the gears required to achieve those big wheels.

For many, gravel bikes are just too much hassle, too expensive and too time consuming to ride.

But if you don’t have a bike that fits your frame size and needs a few extra gears, then gravel bikes can be the answer for you.

 These are the gravel bike sizes, classes and gears available to gravel bike riders.

Read more about gravel bikes on The Next Bike article