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.

4 Bike Apparel Upgrades

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.

The King of Titanium Bikes Is Back

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.

Why You Should Hire a Coach

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.

The Year's Most Exciting Bike

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...

Diamondback's Flashy New 27.5 Machine

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 Best Mountain Bike Just Got Better

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...

The Suspension Making Your MTB Obsolete

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.

Is the Tour for Women Just a Parade?

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.

Stage-Winning Tech of the Tour

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.

The Top 5 Bikes of the Tour de France

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...

11 Tour Questions You're Too Embarrassed to Ask

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.

Who Will Win the Tour de 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.

The Tour's First Big Shake-Up

Chris Froome, winner of the 2013 Tour de France and odds-on favorite for overall victory in 2014, crashed twice on Stage 5 of the Tour and abandoned the race.