Aaron Gulley

Aaron Gulley

Author's Bio

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.

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Maverick Durance - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

ALL-MOUNTAIN LIGHTWEIGHTMaverick is to the mountain bike what Apple is to the personal computer: the underdog that insists it knows a better way. And we're not arguing with a Mac Pro, or the Durance...

Orbea Mitis - Road Bike: Reviews

Produced by a Basque collective in the heart of Spain's Pyrenees and raced by Iban Mayo's Euskaltel-Euskadi team, Orbea bikes are like cask-aged single-malt: They're all about small-batch quality....

Specialized S-Works - Cleats: Review

The S-Works iteration of the Boa ratcheting system is the best we've tried, providing a secure fit whether you're screaming down singletrack or plodding through a hike-a-bike. 11 oz; www.specialized....

Bianchi Lewis - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

ONE-GEAR WONDERIf you think a four-bar linkage is a night on the town, the Lewis is for you. This aluminum-framed single-speed hardtail is all about simplicity, with one gear, a smooth, quiet trail...

SCARPA Thunder Shoes - Climbing Shoes: Reviews

Eventually, you'll probably own multiple pairs of shoes for different types of rock, but at first you want something with a flat last and ample support that's agile in a variety of conditions, like...

K2 Apache 5.0 - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

One tester spirited away the Apache as soon as it arrived and only returned it a few weeks later, after we threatened to withhold his pay—and even then it took a few days. The Apache is simply...

Louis Garneau Europa - Helmets: Reviews

RoadThis value-priced lid kept testers cool (28 vents!) on even the most sweltering days. www.louisgarneau.comBummer: Not everyone will love the exposed-foam look.

Sidi Blaze - Cleats: Review

Sidi has long made bombproof shoes for mountain bikers and the Blaze is no exception. With two sturdy Velcro straps and a rugged plastic sole, these synthetic leather cleats will simply not succumb...

Lake CX330 C - Cleats: Reviews

Thanks to a supple kangaroo-leather upper and this season's best application of the wrap-around Boa lacing system, this cleat is comfy as a slipper but still stable and responsive. lakecycling.com

Cannondale Synapse Carbon 2 - Road Bikes: Reviews

Long a champion of oversize aluminum tubing, Cannondale shifts gears to create an all-carbon rig that's fast enough for testosterone-addled group rides but much more comfortable than its trademark...

LAS Haxial - Helmets: Reviews

RoadThe Haxial's mesh liner conforms to every head shape, and you get Italian panache to boot. www.trialtir-usa.comBonus: The aerator plate blows cool air onto your noggin.