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.

Bell Slant - Helmets: Reviews

MountainScraping the bottom of your bike budget? The Slant blends surprising performance (21 vents and the secure ErgoDial fit) with sleek good looks in a killer value. www.bellbikehelmets.com

Pearl Izumi MicroSensor - Apparel: Reviews

The ultimate summer jersey: The soft MicroSensor fabric wicked sweat well, and the mesh panels kept air circulating—even at high noon in Tucson. www.pearlizumi.com

Diadora Ergo Carbon - Cleats: Reviews

If you log big mileage, buy this bargain shoe. The thin carbon sole is stiff, but it never put our feet to sleep—even after six hours in the saddle. cannondale.com

Leopard CL1 - Road Bikes: Reviews

What Amazon did for books, Leopard is doing for bicycles. By sticking with Web-only distribution, this small Bay Area–based bike manufacturer is offering teched-out, full-carbon race bikes at...

Giro Hex - Helmets: Reviews

MountainBenefit from trickle-down technology with the Hex. It has chunky mountain styling, a removable visor, and the same superior fit (courtesy of the Roc Loc 4 system) featured on Giro's top-end...

Descente Classic Aero-X - Apparel: Reviews

These beautifully crafted workhorse shorts are a good bet for cyclists on a budget who want plush comfort that won't fall apart after a season or three. www.descenteathletic.com

Northwave Aerator MTB - Cleats: Reviews

This cleat stays cool on the hottest days. It has all the performance features you'd expect—rigid carbon midsole, removable mud cleats—combined with an upper that's supercooled with swaths...

Specialized Instinct - Helmets: Reviews

MountainAnticipating a trip to Moab in July? The Instinct's cooling system has gaping channels that funnel air through like a fan. www.specialized.comBonus: The on-off mountain visor is fast and easy.

Louis Garneau AirGel - Apparel: Reviews

Shorts and crabs is usually a frightening combination, but not here: The cushy AirGel chamois is infused with Crabyon (made from crab shells), which has antibacterial properties. Bonus: Durable knit...

Shimano SH-M121 - Cleats: Reviews

This no-nonsense shoe is plenty stiff, has an aggressive tread, and sports a synthetic leather upper tough enough for the roughest trails. It performs as well as some cleats twice the price. bike....