Five of the most interesting gravel and adventure road bikes for 2017

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5 gravel and adventure road bikes to look out for in 2017

If you're looking to branch out beyond your usual road loops you may want to take a look into the world of gravel and adventure bikes. These go-anywhere creations have unlocked a new type of riding for many, and so it's hardly a surprise that they're continuing to increase in popularity.

For 2017, there are more gravel or adventure road bikes to choose from than ever before and, with that in mind, here are five stand-out examples that we've come across here at BikeRadar. Featuring bikes with alloy, steel and titanium frames, each of the choices inside are very much unique. 

Oli Woodman

Section Editor, UK
With more than 10 years of experience riding mountain bikes, Oli knows the good from the bad when it comes to gear. He's a total bike nerd and loves few things more than fettling with spangly riding bits. Also, he seems to have a talent for crashing hard but emerging unscathed.
  • Discipline: Mountain
  • Preferred Terrain: Loamy singletrack
  • Current Bikes: Marin Pine Mountain, Pinnacle Dolomite
  • Dream Bike: Honda RN01
  • Beer of Choice: Corona
  • Location: Bristol, UK

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