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.

Wheeler Peak

Wheeler Peak, Nevada

Wheeler Peak, Nevada, is the best hill climb in North America for isolation.

Scott Foil 20

Scott Foil 20

Outside picks the best road bikes of spring 2012, including the Scott Foil 20.

Cinelli Strato/Campy

Cinelli Strato/Campy

Outside picks the best road bikes of spring 2012, including the Cinelli Strato/Campy.

Rockies Fuel

Fuel for the Long Haul

Six days and 446 miles on a bike means you’ll burn around 20,000 calories. But don’t fixate on volume alone to replenish that energy. Focus on quality and timing.

Iowa's Ragbrai

Tour Mania

Didn’t win the lottery for Ride the Rockies? Here are our favorite alternatives.

Cottonwood Pass

Getting In

The details you need to know about registering for Ride for Rockies

Bike ride

Soft Contacts

Nothing will ruin your ride like pain, and the most likely culprit is anywhere your body meets the bike: think feet, hands, and backside. Preempt that discomfort with gear that fits.

Good Advice

Direction Sportif

Tour director Chandler Smith offers his tips on how to make the most of the ride

Near Grand Junction

Yes You Can: Ride the Rockies

If there's one bike tour that's a must-do, it's this Colorado cruise: snowcapped peaks, open valleys, and winding blacktop through the Rocky Mountains. The best part? You don't need to be an...