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.


1. METOLIUS BIG WALL PANTS The cotton-canvas Big Walls are practically indestructible. $65; metoliusclimbing.com 2. METOLIUS IRON HAND GLOVES Quash rope burn—but not dexterity—with these fingertip...

Rock Steady

This year’s trail bikes are lighter and more forgiving than ever. We tested the best.

The Goods: Endurance Mountain Bike

1. CYCLEOPS FLUID2 TRAINER Warm up before races or log winter miles without risk of frostbite. The progressive resistance gets harder as you shift gears. $330; cycleops.com 2. LIGHT & MOTION...

Climbing Gear Essentials

1. JACKET Rab's Generator is tough enough to stand up to the most abrasive rock. $150; rab.uk.com 2. SLIPPERS Sure, this soft, slightly downturned Velcro slipper pulls harder than most other shoes...


Seven reasons your climbing this year will be better than last

Mountain Bikes

In the Store: With so many different geometry styles, the only way to properly size a mountain bike these days is to ride before you buy. Most shops have demo models. » Don't automatically buy the...

Joy of the Ride

From low prices to high comfort, the best new road bikes share one basic feature: fun

Art Pedaler

A legendary bike builder unretires to deliver the slickest new all-mountain ride on the planet

Lone Sky Safari

Rethinking the classic game expedition on a winged voyage over Namibia, where wildlife is only part of the landscape of vast deserts and empty coastlines

Trophy Hunting

Searching for travel treasure in Cape Town, the epicenter of African cool