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.

Shimano M121

Shimano M121 - Cleats: Review

Inexpensive but not cheap, these kicks looked as good as new after a month of all-mountain abuse. It's a solid starter shoe you won't outgrow quickly. 13 oz; www.shimano.com

Look 986 XO Pro Team - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

Look 986 XO Pro Team - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

RACE-READY CARBONIf you place speed above all else, consider this hardtail. The 986 may be Look's first foray into the off-road world, but as their road bikes have proven, they know their way around...

Kona Zing Deluxe - Road Bikes

Kona Zing Deluxe - Road Bikes: Reviews

kona zing deluxe $2,000 Better known for its rock-bashing, mud-splashing models, Kona gussied itself up for 2006 with a series of new road bikes, including the Zing Deluxe. The teardrop-shaped 7005...



When minister and aid specialist James Gulley came home alive from the Haitian earthquake—barely, after an incredible survival ordeal in Port-au-Prince—he turned right around and went back. His son...

Road cycling race upgrade gears

Race Upgrades

1. MT. BORAH CUSTOM With seven-week turnarounds and minimum orders of just six pieces, Mt. Borah makes customcycling gear easier than ever. Jerseys from $83; mtborahcustom.com 2. VITTORIA OPEN...

Giant Trance X0

Rock Steady

This year’s trail bikes are lighter and more forgiving than ever. We tested the best.

Trail-Running Gear Essentials

1. SHELL MontBell's Mistral Parka is a hooded squall shield that vents well enough for sweaty runs and packs down to a softball-size bundle. $110; montbell.com [sidebar img=1497251 | hed=Trail-...

The Goods: Road-Race Day

1. BROOKS INFINITI JACKET The billboard-size logo on the back will make you feel like a pro during warm-ups, while reflective touches make it great for chilly dusk workouts. $100; brooksrunning.com...


Strange but true: It feels good to run all day. Prep yourself with this go-far gear.

Running Shoes

In the Store: Don't know what kind of arches you have? Dunk your foot lightly in some water and then step on a paper bag. See almost your entire foot? You're an overpronator. See very little? You're...


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