If you’re after one of the best women’s road and gravel bikes, here’s the cream of the crop to help you choose.
Each of these bikes, starting from £999/$1,300/€1,100 has been ridden and tested extensively by our team of reviewers.
Whether you want a bike for racing, long rides or bikepacking and adventures, we’ve got great recommendations.
This selection includes bikes that have been designed specifically for women, for example by Liv and Canyon, as well as those with a unisex frame, such as Trek and Sonder models.
But first, you might want to brush up on women’s bike sizes or start by reading our general guide to the best women’s bikes . Best women’s road and gravel bikes in 2023
Canyon Grail 6 WMN
4.5 out of 5 star rating The Grail performs well on- and off-road. Robyn Furtado / Immediate Media Well priced Performs well across different terrain Slightly harsh handlebar and tape combination £1,649 as tested The Grail is described as a do-it-all bike. Testing the bike for a whole year, Robyn Furtado found this to be true, saying it is excellent for exploring off-road and can keep up on the tarmac.Canyon has specced the Grail with good components. The Shimano GRX components provide flawless shifting and the brakes are exemplary. The DT Swiss wheels worked well at first but the bearings became sticky after a few months.It would be nice if the Grail had rack mounts to make it a truly versatile bike, but overall, it will suit a […]