Aaron Gulley

Aaron Gulley

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.

When Shit Goes South on the Road

We have heard since the day we purchased Artemis, the Airstream, that trailers are second only to boats for repair costs and maintenance headaches.

Six Upgrades to Make to Your Mountain Bike

Bikes are like computers: they work fine straight from the box, but some customization and personal setup will improve the performance and your riding experience.

Shimano Wants to Make Your Bike as Smart as Your Car

I just discovered that the latest road bike components on the market are smarter than I am. Five months ago, Allied Cycles shipped me one of the first test models of it’s All Road, and though I loved...

The Six Products You Need to Start Road Biking

Road riding is appealing because it’s so accessible—most people have pavement right out their front door. Here are my suggestions for what to buy if you want to get out pedaling.

One Perfect Thing: RockyMounts Swing Away

Rear hitch-mount haulers have ballooned in popularity, but no major manufacturer had produced a convincing swing-away version—until now. The RockyMounts BackStage Swing Away ($550) is the first mass-...

Testing the New Airstream Basecamp

The folks at Airstream offered to let us test their weekender unit, the Basecamp, so we locked up our own trailer for a few days and borrowed a demo unit at a dealership in Front Range Colorado.

These 11 New Products Are the Future of Cycling Gear

Amid all the talk that Interbike is dying, hundreds of manufacturers still showed up. I had lots of interesting and productive discussions about trends in the cycling world, and plenty of cool new...

The Best Affordable Bike Components

There's a lot of grousing out there right now over the high price of bikes and bike parts. But in June, SRAM announced its GX Eagle MTB group, which brings the pinnacle of mountain bike drivetrain...

The Case for Camping Alone (Sometimes)

For the last week, I camped alone in the high mountains of Colorado. It might sound weird or misanthropic to go camping solo, but I’d prescribe it every time over antidepressants or a shrink.

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