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 five products we’re most excited about this year
Hook the Edelux II up to a hub generator and you can say goodbye to batteries and plugs forever.
This is simultaneously the fastest mountain bike I’ve ridden in years, as well as the most comfortable hardtail race bike. For those after a fleet, hard-charging machine that punishes the competition...
Five pieces of gear that I wish I’d thought to bring from the day we left to live on the road
The best upgrade you can make on your bike is a new set of wheels.
In the C5, Cervélo has built a bike with all the technology, engineering, and spec detail that’s normally reserved for Pro Tour machines, but in a more comfortable, easier-on-the-body package.
How to power your lives and work from the backcountry
Truth is, I don’t really love the mid-travel 27.5 category, preferring instead that my little wheels come paired with more suspension. But the Decree won me over this year—along with lots of testers...
We put them all through the ringer to out which one would come out on top
Putting five outdoor barbeques to the test and rediscovering the importance of cooking in the woods
This is the first and best iteration of the modern trail bike that we've seen. It features an adjustable geometry that allows it to be ridden with both 29er and 27.5+ wheels.
There are plenty of excellent bike racks out there. But with the T2 Pro, Thule has stolen the show.
With the re-launch of the Sequoia and the debut of a line of bikepacking bags, this major brand is signaling that they believe there’s a growing consumer contingent that wants all-road, touring...
How to find the ultimate backcountry campsites and hideaways for your rolling home office
The bike feels more upright, more stable at speed, and overall more capable on rocky and technical riding. It has a centered, grounded feel, like you’re sitting inside the frame rather than on top of...