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.
In search of the best backcountry espresso machines
When we reviewed the Diamondback Haanjo last year, we loved the bike but pined for a carbon frame option. For 2017, Diamond Back is answering our wishes with the Haanjo Carbon series.
The truth is the F8 is an incredible machine in and of itself, and the addition of eTap elevates the bike to new and even more noteworthy heights.
While all eyes in the cycling world are on Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana, and Alberto Contador at Saturday’s start of the Grand Boucle, two amateur racers notched record rides this week that would...
This is a bike for skilled, hard-charging riders who like to push themselves on the steep and the tech but also don’t mind big, high-altitude pedal sections.
The Arktos is a bike that can hold its own against some of the best comparable models on the market, including the Santa Cruz Bronson and the Yeti SB6c, which is no small feat for a newcomer.
What’s astounding is that a bike launched four years ago is still at the pinnacle of development.
It used to be that if you wanted high-quality cycling apparel, your choices were limited to a select group of mostly Italian companies: Assos, Castelli, Giordana, Nalini. But in recent years, as...
Pro mountain bikers Macky Franklin and Syd Schulz are proving that living on the road full time doesn’t have to cost a fortune
When it comes to mountain bike apparel, my tastes run more toward looser-fitting, more casual pieces that bridge the afternoon trail ride to the late afternoon bar stop. The market seems to be going...
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.