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Top 10 Best Gravel Brakes 2022 – Review & Buying Guide

Rank Product Name Score
1
The Stop Shop Stainless Brake Line Protector (Gravel Guard Spring) for 3/16
The Stop Shop Stainless Brake Line Protector (Gravel Guard Spring) for 3/16" Tube - 16 Ft.
9.76
2
LINGMAI SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur (SRX Pro+Chain+Cassette(46T))
LINGMAI SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur (SRX Pro+Chain+Cassette(46T))
9.58
3
Juin Tech M1 Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Powerful Hybrid Brake for Road/Mountain/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use (Black)
Juin Tech M1 Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Powerful Hybrid Brake for Road/Mountain/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use (Black)
8.94
4
The Stop Shop 3/16 Spring Wrap for Brake Line - 8 ft. (Gravel Guard)
The Stop Shop 3/16 Spring Wrap for Brake Line - 8 ft. (Gravel Guard)
9.76
5
Juin Tech R1 Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Lightweight Hybrid Brake for Road/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use (Black)
Juin Tech R1 Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Lightweight Hybrid Brake for Road/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use (Black)
8.94
6
Tommaso Siena - Shimano Tourney Gravel Adventure Bike with Disc Brakes, Extra Wide Tires, Perfect for Road Or Dirt Touring, Matte Black - Medium
Tommaso Siena - Shimano Tourney Gravel Adventure Bike with Disc Brakes, Extra Wide Tires, Perfect for Road Or Dirt Touring, Matte Black - Medium
9.68
7
Juin Tech GT-P 4-Piston Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Powerful Hybrid Brake for Road/Mountain/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use(Black)
Juin Tech GT-P 4-Piston Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Powerful Hybrid Brake for Road/Mountain/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use(Black)
8.94
8
SAVADECK Carbon Gravel Road Bike, Hydraulic Disc Brake Gravel Bike 700cX40c Trail Gravel Road Bike with Shimano R8000 Crankset 22 Speeds and 40C CST Tires,Grey 56cm
SAVADECK Carbon Gravel Road Bike, Hydraulic Disc Brake Gravel Bike 700cX40c Trail Gravel Road Bike with Shimano R8000 Crankset 22 Speeds and 40C CST Tires,Grey 56cm
9.42
9
Tommaso Illimitate Gravel Bike, Shimano Tiagra with Disc Brakes, Extra Wide Tires and Carbon Fork, Perfect for Road Or Dirt Trail Adventure Touring, Matte Black - Medium
Tommaso Illimitate Gravel Bike, Shimano Tiagra with Disc Brakes, Extra Wide Tires and Carbon Fork, Perfect for Road Or Dirt Trail Adventure Touring, Matte Black - Medium
9.68
10
SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur
SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur
9.58

Top 10 Gravel Brakes of 2022

The Stop Shop .

1
The Stop Shop Stainless Brake Line Protector (Gravel Guard Spring) for 3/16

by The Stop Shop

9.76/10

The Stop Shop Stainless Brake Line Protector (Gravel Guard Spring) for 3/16" Tube - 16 Ft.

Color -
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand The Stop Shop
Rating 9.76/10

Features

  • Stainless Steel
  • Protects Exposed Tube from Rocks and Debris
  • Will Never Rust!
  • For 3/16 O.D. tube (.187")
  • 16 Feet

LINGMAI

2
LINGMAI SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur (SRX Pro+Chain+Cassette(46T))

by LINGMAI

9.58/10

LINGMAI SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur (SRX Pro+Chain+Cassette(46T))

Color SRX Pro+Chain+Cassette(46T)
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand LINGMAI
Rating 9.58/10

Features

  • SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur
  • STI+RD:767g

Juin Tech

3
Juin Tech M1 Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Powerful Hybrid Brake for Road/Mountain/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use (Black)

by Juin Tech

8.94/10

Juin Tech M1 Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Powerful Hybrid Brake for Road/Mountain/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use (Black)

Color Black
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand Juin Tech
Rating 8.94/10

Features

  • HYBRID BRAKE AND EASY TO INSTALL AND FIX-The Juin Tech M1 isn't a straightforward mechanical disc brake though, it's a hybrid or cable-operated hydraulic.This means you can use them with just about any standard MTB or road-style integrated shifters - SRAM, Shimano or Campagnolo - even ones designed for use with rim brakes.
  • POWERFUL BRAKE-It's an appealingl solution for anyone looking to gain some of the much vaunted advantages of hydraulic braking - increased power and better modulation - without needing to replace an entire groupset.
  • HIGH QUALITY AND LIGHTWEIGHT-Juin Tech has tested these brakes in the 3 Peaks Cyclocross race, outstanding braking performance and stopping power.They're lightweight at just About 142g and 30g less than the Shimano mechanical units.
  • SPECIFICATION-Caliper: Forged Aluminum Rotor size :160mm x 2pcs For both PM / IS system use For V-brake and shifter lever use.Using non-corrosive and high stability mineral oil.Dual-Piston brake caliper.
  • VARIOUS COLORS AND COMPATIBILITY-Black / Gray colors are available and can be used on Road/MTB/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding bike bicycle etc.

The Stop Shop

4
The Stop Shop 3/16 Spring Wrap for Brake Line - 8 ft. (Gravel Guard)

by The Stop Shop

9.76/10

The Stop Shop 3/16 Spring Wrap for Brake Line - 8 ft. (Gravel Guard)

Color -
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand The Stop Shop
Rating 9.76/10

Features

  • Protects .187" steel tubing

Juin Tech

5
Juin Tech R1 Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Lightweight Hybrid Brake for Road/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use (Black)

by Juin Tech

8.94/10

Juin Tech R1 Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Lightweight Hybrid Brake for Road/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use (Black)

Color Black
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand Juin Tech
Rating 8.94/10

Features

  • HYBRID BRAKE AND EASY TO INSTALL AND FIX-The Juin Tech R1 isn't a straightforward mechanical disc brake though, it's a hybrid or cable-operated hydraulic.This means you can use them with just about any standard MTB or road-style integrated shifters - even ones designed for use with rim brakes.
  • POWERFUL BRAKE-It's an appealingl solution for anyone looking to gain some of the much vaunted advantages of hydraulic braking - increased power and better modulation - without needing to replace an entire groupset.
  • HIGH QUALITY AND LIGHTWEIGHT-Juin Tech has tested these brakes in the 3 Peaks Cyclocross race, outstanding braking performance and stopping power.They're lightweight at just About 142g and 30g less than the Shimano mechanical units.
  • SPECIFICATION-Caliper: Forged Aluminum Rotor size :160mm x 2pcs For both PM / IS system use For C-brake and shifter lever use.Using non-corrosive and high stability mineral oil.Dual-Piston brake caliper.
  • VARIOUS COLORS AND COMPATIBILITY-Black / Red / Gray / Blue / Green / Gold colors are available and can be used on Road/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding bike bicycle etc.

Tommaso

6
Tommaso Siena - Shimano Tourney Gravel Adventure Bike with Disc Brakes, Extra Wide Tires, Perfect for Road Or Dirt Touring, Matte Black - Medium

by Tommaso

9.68/10

Tommaso Siena - Shimano Tourney Gravel Adventure Bike with Disc Brakes, Extra Wide Tires, Perfect for Road Or Dirt Touring, Matte Black - Medium

Color Black/Blue
Prime Status No
Warranty -
Brand Tommaso
Rating 9.68/10

Features

  • DURABLE & RELIABLE: Aluminum Compact Frame combined with an SST Steel Fork for Maximum Durability, backed up with our industry leading Lifetime Frame & Fork Warranty. Frame is drilled for all varieties of racks and fenders, making the Sentiero Tourney the ultimate commuter and touring bike.
  • POWERFUL PEFORMANCE & SPEED: 3x7 Shimano Tourney Groupset, featuring a 30/39/50T Claris crankset and 12x28T Tourney cassette. Perfect for varying terrain, from flats to hills, offering a wide range of gears for all levels of riders in all conditions
  • RUGGED, ALL-TERRAIN CAPABILITIES: We have added wider 700x40c tires for added versatility and stability on rougher terrain. Tommaso TC-20D rims offer the rugged durability of a 28 spoke rim that can handle all types of terrain and keep rolling. The Siena is also equipped with Avid BB5 disc brakes for added stopping power in adverse weather conditions, making this bike perfect for all weather and terrain conditions.
  • OPTIMIZED FIT FOR ADDED COMFORT: Compact frame geometry and premium compact handlebars offer increased power and comfort in a sleek package. Every part of the Siena is designed for maximum comfort and efficiency, so you are getting the most out of every ride, whether it is 10 miles or 100 miles. SIZING: If in-between sizes, sizing down is a more comfortable ride and sizing up is a more aggressive, race feel.
  • PROFESSIONAL ASSEMBLY REQUIRED: To ensure optimal performance and to validate the warranties of your new bike we recommend that you have it professionally assembled before riding.

Juin Tech

7
Juin Tech GT-P 4-Piston Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Powerful Hybrid Brake for Road/Mountain/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use(Black)

by Juin Tech

8.94/10

Juin Tech GT-P 4-Piston Cable Actuated Hydraulic Bicycle Bike Disc Brake Caliper Set Extra Powerful Hybrid Brake for Road/Mountain/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding Bike etc. use(Black)

Color Black
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand Juin Tech
Rating 8.94/10

Features

  • HYBRID BRAKE AND EASY TO INSTALL AND FIX-The Juin Tech GT-P isn't a straightforward mechanical disc brake though, it's a hybrid or cable-operated hydraulic.This means you can use them with just about any standard MTB or road-style integrated shifters - even ones designed for use with rim brakes.
  • POWERFUL BRAKE-It's an appealingl solution for anyone looking to gain some of the much vaunted advantages of hydraulic braking - increased power and better modulation - without needing to replace an entire groupset.
  • HIGH QUALITY AND LIGHTWEIGHT-The lightest 4-Piston brake caliper in the world~ONLY 133g per caliper.The brake pads operate by a cable actuated closed hydraulic mineral oil system.The Juin tech GT-P has outstanding braking performance and stopping power.
  • SPECIFICATION-Caliper: Forged Aluminum / Rotor size :160mm x 2pcs / 180mm adapters x 2pcs / For C-brake and shifter lever use / Using non-corrosive and high stability mineral oil / Dual-Piston brake caliper.
  • VARIOUS COLORS AND COMPATIBILITY-Black / Red / Blue / Green colors are available and can be used on Road/Cyclocross/Gravel/E-Bike/Folding bike bicycle etc.

SAVADECK

8
SAVADECK Carbon Gravel Road Bike, Hydraulic Disc Brake Gravel Bike 700cX40c Trail Gravel Road Bike with Shimano R8000 Crankset 22 Speeds and 40C CST Tires,Grey 56cm

by SAVADECK

9.42/10

SAVADECK Carbon Gravel Road Bike, Hydraulic Disc Brake Gravel Bike 700cX40c Trail Gravel Road Bike with Shimano R8000 Crankset 22 Speeds and 40C CST Tires,Grey 56cm

Color Black
Prime Status No
Warranty -
Brand SAVADECK
Rating 9.42/10

Features

  • TORAY T800 Carbon Fiber Frame provide stiffness pedaling platform while keeping the bike lightweight.
  • CST TIRENT 40C tires provide endless grip power, stick to ground, no afraid mud, water and sand anymore, explore where ever.
  • SHIMANO ULTEGRA Group Sets - SHIMANO ULTEGRA-R8020 2*11 Speeds with Shifter lever, Front derailleur, Rear derailleur, Crank sets and Freewheel - let you cycling more ease and comfortable.
  • The SHIMANO powerful hydraulic disc brake provide powerful brake force, shorten the brake distance and give you more confidence to face different situation.
  • Double thru axle, M12*122 + M12*142, effectively improve the lateral rigidity and stability of the wheel set.

Tommaso

9
Tommaso Illimitate Gravel Bike, Shimano Tiagra with Disc Brakes, Extra Wide Tires and Carbon Fork, Perfect for Road Or Dirt Trail Adventure Touring, Matte Black - Medium

by Tommaso

9.68/10

Tommaso Illimitate Gravel Bike, Shimano Tiagra with Disc Brakes, Extra Wide Tires and Carbon Fork, Perfect for Road Or Dirt Trail Adventure Touring, Matte Black - Medium

Color Matte Black
Prime Status No
Warranty -
Brand Tommaso
Rating 9.68/10

Features

  • DURABLE & RELIABLE: Durable Aluminum Compact Frame combined with a High Modulus Carbon Fiber Fork For Maximum Vibration Dampening and comfort, backed up with our industry leading Lifetime Frame & Fork Warranty. The frame is also drilled for easy installation of all varieties of racks and fenders, allowing you to seek adventure like never before.
  • POWERFUL PEFORMANCE & SPEED: 2x10 Shimano Tiagra Groupset, featuring a 50/34T Tiagra compact crankset and 11x32T Tiagra cassette for a huge range of speeds, allowing riders to easily conquer anything the trail throws at them
  • RUGGED, ALL-TERRAIN CAPABILITIES: Tommaso TC-40D rims offer the rugged durability of a 28 spoke rim, that can handle all types of terrain and keep rolling. Now with wider 700x40c tires, added versatility and stability giving you the grip and control needed for off road riding. The Illimitate is also equipped with Avid BB5 disc brakes for added stopping power in adverse weather conditions, making this bike perfect for all weather and terrain conditions.
  • OPTIMIZED FIT FOR ADDED COMFORT: Compact frame geometry and premium compact handlebars offer increased power and comfort in a sleek package. Every part of the Illimitate is designed for maximum comfort and efficiency, so you are getting the most out of every ride, whether it is 10 miles or 100 miles. SIZING: If in-between sizes, sizing down is a more comfortable ride and sizing up is a more aggressive, race feel.
  • PROFESSIONAL ASSEMBLY REQUIRED: To ensure optimal performance and to validate the warranties of your new bike we recommend that you have it professionally assembled before riding.

SENSAH

10
SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur

by SENSAH

9.58/10

SENSAH SRX Pro Cyclocross Road Bike Shifters Double 1×11 Speed Gravel Road Bike Lever Brake Bicycle Derailleur

Color -
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand SENSAH
Rating 9.58/10

Features

  • The mechanism is similar to 'double tap' from another brand, but the shifters aren't identical to those---There aren't multiple lever paddles, there is elegantly only the one lever that operates the brake, and in the manner described ahead, also operates the shifting. Actually nice to use. -On the right/rear lever, to shift to low (easier) gear, you give a strong push of the entire brake lever inward, that is, toward the centerline of bike. To shift back toward a higher (harder) gear, you press
  • Invented THREE-IN-ONE Technology makes SENSAH Shifter-lever Changing gears easier and faster.Eliminate any confusion about two-lever and therr-lever systems.

Best gravel brakes brands

  • The Stop Shop
  • LINGMAI
  • Juin Tech
  • Tommaso

Buying Guide

Ease of Use

You should always consider if the you are intending to buy is easy to use and user-friendly. This will help in making an appropriate choice depending on whether you will be able to use it easily or if you need assistance. You may also refer to the ease of use from the reviews of the users, which gives a fair idea. 

Do you actually need the ?

Before you buy anything, you should ask yourself whether you actually need the This seems like a no-brainer, but it is an important question to consider nonetheless. If you are buying something just because it is on sale or because you think it will be fun to have, then you are probably wasting your money.

What are your priorities?

When you are looking to buy a , it is important to know what your priorities are. What features are most important to you? What is your budget? Answering these questions will help you narrow down your choices and find the right product for you.

Durability

​​Find out what the is made of. This will help you determine if the quality is worth the price. If you are looking for a durable item, make sure it is made of high-quality materials. This is important for two reasons. First, you want to make sure that you are getting a quality product. Second, if you have any allergies, you will want to know what the product is made of before you purchase it. 

What Is Your Budget?

The price tag is, of course, one of the most important deciding factors while buying a new . To begin with, calculate an estimate of how much you want to spend. This is a long-term investment, so the budget should take that into consideration. The first thing you want to do is figure out what your budget is. This will help narrow down your options and make the shopping process easier.

Do you look for a Warranty?

When looking into warranties, find out how long it lasts and what is covered. If a product is new, there may be a different warranty than if it were used. It is important to know what is included in the warranty and for how long it lasts. 

What is the Return Policy?

The return policy should also be known before making the purchase. It is common for stores to have a return policy, but there are also policies set by the manufacturers. When looking at products, it is important to check if they are covered by a return policy. This way, if the product does not meet your expectations, you can return it without any hassle.  Knowing these policies can save buyers a lot of time and money.  

Know the Shipping Time?

When looking at that will be shipped, inquire about the shipping company that will be used. Find out an estimated time of arrival and if there are any extra fees associated with shipping. These fees can add up, so it is important to be aware of them ahead of time. By taking the time to do research before making a purchase, buyers can save themselves time and money in the long run.

Check the competitors

Find out who else sells the product and at what price. This will give you an idea of how much you should be paying for the item. 

Do your research

When looking into quality, find reviews of the from other users. Checking to see how long the is expected to last is also important. Take some time to read online reviews. This can give you a good idea of quality and value. Once you have all of this information, you can start shopping around for the perfect product!

For example, if a has a short lifespan, it may not be worth the investment. If a is difficult to use, it may not be worth the time and effort it takes to learn how to use it properly. Asking these questions before making a purchase can save buyers time and money in the long run.

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