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.

Felt Virtue Two - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

1. The Virtue Two debuts a radical new suspension system (dubbed Equilink) that offers more than five inches of active travel but has none of the drawbacks—no pedal feedback, no bob, and no...

Titus Modena - Road Bikes: Reviews

The Modena is the first carbon-fiber stock road bike from Titus, a company known for its formidable custom-made machines. That may sound like a come-down, but consider this: For half the cost of most...

Ventana El Capitan - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

As many manufacturers pare down their bikes, Ventana goes gleefully big. Bouncing into the growing 29er fray—these mountain bikes sport XXL wheels for higher clearance and better momentum than...

Shaken

When minister and aid specialist James Gulley came home alive from the Haitian earthquake—barely, after an incredible survival ordeal in Port-au-Prince—he turned right around and went back. His son...

Climbing

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.

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...

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

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...

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