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.

Pivot Cycles Mach 4 - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

Pivot Cycles Mach 4 - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

CROSS-COUNTRY REVELATIONThe Mach 4 is the first cross-country offering from MTB-design legend Chris Cocalis's newly launched Pivot brand. It's built around the same dw-link platform as the Gear of...

Sycip Diesel - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

Sycip Diesel - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

Why pack 27 gears when you can crush your friends with just one? The Diesel's list of features reads like a single-speed mantra: slick Formula Oro Puro disc brakes, dual rear cogs (16 and 18) on back...

Mongoose Canaan Elite - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

Mongoose Canaan Elite - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

ALL-AROUND PERFORMERAfter each ride, we had to check the price tag—could a bike this good cost this little? Not only did Mongoose equip this four-inch ride with a plush Fox RP2 rear shock and...

Lake CX400

Lake CX400 - Cleats: Reviews

The features justify the price. You get a carbon sole, Boa ratcheting system, and thermomoldable footbed that can be custom-shaped for the ultimate fit, providing long-haul comfort for epic days. 9...

Northwave Revenge

Northwave Revenge - Cleats: Review

For club rides and racing, this shoe's thin carbon sole is stiff yet sensitive, and the flashy graphics make you look speedy—even when you're standing still. 10 oz; www.trialtir-usa.com

Castelli Free Bibshort - Clothing/Apparal: Reviews

Castelli Free Bibshort - Clothing/Apparal: Reviews

The price promises a lot, and these shorts deliver. The bib is cut away in front to reduce binding and overheating, the fabric is impeccably sculpted to a riding position, and the chamois feels...

Titus El Guapo - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

Titus El Guapo - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

PEDAL-FRIENDLY HEAVYWEIGHTSix-inch all-mountain bikes can be heavy and no fun to pedal, which is why they're generally reserved for car shuttles and ski lifts. Not so El Guapo. With oversized...

K2 Apache 5.0 - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

K2 Apache 5.0 - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

One tester spirited away the Apache as soon as it arrived and only returned it a few weeks later, after we threatened to withhold his pay—and even then it took a few days. The Apache is simply...

Schwinn Fastback Comp - Road Bikes

Schwinn Fastback Comp - Road Bikes: Reviews

Not everyone wants to race, so why are so many bikes constructed with aggressive angles and knee-wrecking gears? Schwinn felt your pain and responded with the Fastback Comp, a roadie with concessions...

Pearl Izumi Charge

Pearl Izumi Charge - Cleats: Review

Meet one of this summer's best road shoes: The mostly mesh upper keeps your dogs cool and dry, even when the rest of you is melting. 11 oz; www.pearlizumi.com

Electra Amsterdam Classic 3 - Road Bikes: Reviews

Electra Amsterdam Classic 3 - Road Bikes: Reviews

BIKE TO WORKModeled after classic Dutch commuter bikes, the Amsterdam gives you everything you need for jetting around a city—and strips away everything you don't. Its steel frame can handle the...

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