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.
There are no rules for bikepacking, and I’d encourage everyone to experiment and find systems that work for them. But these tips might inform your expeditions and—hopefully—make the experience more...
Why this Flying Cloud 23FB will be the ultimate office space and mobile adventure testing unit
Almost two decades have passed since hydraulic disc brakes came to mountain bikes. Why did their migration to the road take so long?
With the Parks becoming more bike-friendly, choice trails are opening up everywhere—including in this California gem. Here’s how we roll.
I favor the most minimal setup I can get away with, though I tend toward sleeping comfort and warmth in the face of the elements.
The market is flooded with multi-tools for cyclists, so it can tough to know what’s reliable and what’s just junk. After trying out nearly two dozen, the following six are our top picks.
Chasing single track, giant fish, adventure, and surrender in a matchup to find the finest route across Arizona
Yes, some road bikes cost as much as a used car, and some equipment will set you back more than a month’s rent. But if you look around you can get into the sport—and get really good gear—for less...
Many traditionalists are worried eMTBs will ruin the sport. They don't have to if we take the time to figure out where they fit in.
The lowly pump was the most uninspiring piece of bike kit out there until the Bontrager TLR Flash Charger came along.
How to hit the road, live a mobile existence, be outside more—and not quit your job
These mountain bikes add grip and confidence without the heft of a full fat bike, making them ideal for loose, sandy trails and super capable on bigger-hit riding. While the development is still in...
You can do better than jeans and a T-shirt
The biggest beneficiaries of the great evolution in bike tech? Lower-cost rides.
The right stuff for road and trail