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.

Specialized Diverge: The Ideal Winter Training Rig

Whereas many of the adventure road bikes hitting the market at the moment are one-off models, often in the budget range, Specialized is debuting the Diverge as a full line of bicycles, including...

Will These Pedals Make You Faster?

The new Nikola XPS road pedal is said to make you faster by using an axle with 25mm of lateral float to recruit leg muscles often neglected in cycling.

The Six-Month Gravel Bike Test: Niner RLT9

When mountain bike designer Niner—one of the original 29-inch wheel proponents—jumped on the 'gravel bike' trend, we knew we had to test their version. The RLT9, billed as a fat-tired road bike,...

BMC TrailFox TF01 vs. Specialized S-Works Enduro 29

In recent years, conventional wisdom was that mountain bikes could have either big wheels or big travel—not both. But then came the 2013 edition of Interbike, where half a dozen companies rolled out...

Bell Super 2R

The increasing segmentation is also ridiculous and slightly maddening for the consumer. So when we here at Outside see a product like the Bell Super 2R, which packs two helmets into one, we get a...

The Perfect Fall Mountain Bike Kit

Put away the lycra and carbon-sole race shoes and get ready to enjoy the best skill sessions Autumn has to offer with this gear.

Ibis Ripley 29: Six-Month Review

We’ve spent half a year putting the Ripley Ibis 29er through its paces, and though at first look it’s not as futuristic as the Mojo 26er was, it’s unquestionably a worthy successor.

Sugoi Zap Jacket

The Zap Jacket isn’t a replacement for a light. But if I forget my blinkers (or neglect to charge them), I know that the jacket, which I’m not likely to leave at home given the cooler temps, will...

Giro VR90 Mountain Bike Shoe

Forget Velcro. Scratch Boas. Throw out your ratchets and buckles. The latest, greatest in performance cycling cleats is…wait for it…shoelaces.

The Best Fat Bikes of 2015

Big wheels aren’t only for snow anymore. These fat bike behemoths let you power over (or straight through) whatever's in your path.  

Road Bike Essentials for Fall

With mornings crisp and the evening chill coming on fast, this time of year can be both brilliant for riding as well as taxing.

Bontrager TLR Flash Charger

From the front, this thing looks like a standard pump, with a sturdy metal base, a thin, polished aluminum shaft, and a plastic handle—pretty standard stuff. But on the backside of the primary shaft...