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.

The King of Cycling Retires

The seventh stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Sunday is Jens Voigt’s final bike race. The outspoken German, who at 42 is currently the oldest racer in the pro peloton, is hanging up his bike...

An Inside Look at the Tour of Colorado

Two days before the start of the fourth edition of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, which is in full throttle at the moment, I was rifling down the broad Stage 1 descent from Snowmass to Aspen at 50...

The Six-Month Test: Merlin XLM 29

Merlin, the original titanium bicycle manufacturer is back. In an age of carbon fiber popularity, this titanium is better than ever with a new mountain frame built around 29-inch wheels.

The Coaching Project

There’s a reason why more and more amateur athletes are turning to professional trainers to retool their workouts: it’s the best way to improve performance.

Ride Tested: Cycling Apparel

This is the gear we recommend for long-term, everyday rotation. After thousands of miles of riding, here are a few of our summer favorites.

First Look: Diamondback Mission Pro

Diamondback has had a design renaissance in recent years, producing a series of great-riding, high-value bikes that have repeatedly surprised our testers. Add the Mission Pro, the company's enduro...

The Mountain Bike You Want: Niner's IMBA ROS9+

Have you ever been given a box of candy and then told you can’t open it for a couple of months? That’s exactly what happened at Bike Press Camp this year when Niner showed off what was, without...

Trek Fuel EX 27.5

Last year, Trek rolled out the Fuel EX 29, which finally transformed its top-selling and most popular trail bike to a big-wheel platform. Having been so enamored of last year’s 29-inch version, we...

First Look: 2015 Yeti SB5c

Earlier this month, Yeti unveiled its new 27.5 mountain bike, the SB5c, which is built around a suspension system unlike any you've ever seen.

The Tour de France for Women

Arguably the most marquee event in women’s cycling is taking place this weekend, and the majority of people probably don’t even know about it.

Tour Tech

It's not just about the bikes at the 2014 Tour. Many companies use the world’s biggest race to unveil all manner of gear.

Tour Machines

Many bike manufacturers use the Tour de France as a testing ground and launching pad for new rides. Often, the race comes so early in the production cycle that only a few key riders get access to the...

Tour de France 101

This year’s Tour de France has proven mysterious to even the most knowledgeable cycling fanatics. So we imagine that to the outsider, the race must seem almost incomprehensible.

Tour d'Attrition

The 2014 Tour de France was turned on its head again today after Alberto Contador crashed on the rain-slicked descent of the day’s second-rated climb and was forced to abandon the race.

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