Aaron Gulley

Aaron Gulley

Aaron Gulley is a Nigerian-born travel and adventure writer. He has covered the world from Bali to Namibia for Outside and writes a regular column for the magazine about cycling and bike culture.

Six-Month Test: Evil The Following

This is a bike for skilled, hard-charging riders who like to push themselves on the steep and the tech but also don’t mind big, high-altitude pedal sections.

First Look: Alchemy Arktos

The Arktos is a bike that can hold its own against some of the best comparable models on the market, including the Santa Cruz Bronson and the Yeti SB6c, which is no small feat for a newcomer.

The Summer’s Best Road Bike Kit

It used to be that if you wanted high-quality cycling apparel, your choices were limited to a select group of mostly Italian companies: Assos, Castelli, Giordana, Nalini. But in recent years, as...

The Summer's Best New Mountain Bike Kit

When it comes to mountain bike apparel, my tastes run more toward looser-fitting, more casual pieces that bridge the afternoon trail ride to the late afternoon bar stop. The market seems to be going...

7 Tips for Better Bikepacking

There are no rules for bikepacking, and I’d encourage everyone to experiment and find systems that work for them. But these tips might inform your expeditions and—hopefully—make the experience more...

Meet Artemis

Why this Flying Cloud 23FB will be the ultimate office space and mobile adventure testing unit

Your Next Road Bike Will Have Discs

Almost two decades have passed since hydraulic disc brakes came to mountain bikes. Why did their migration to the road take so long?

The Complete Kit: Cruising Redwood

With the Parks becoming more bike-friendly, choice trails are opening up everywhere—including in 
this California gem. Here’s how we roll.

The 6 Best Cycling Multi-Tools

The market is flooded with multi-tools for cyclists, so it can tough to know what’s reliable and what’s just junk. After trying out nearly two dozen, the following six are our top picks.

The Best Beginner Road Biking Gear

Yes, some road bikes cost as much as a used car, and some equipment will set you back more than a month’s rent. But if you look around you can get into the sport—and get really good gear—for less...