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.
Titanium hard tails might seem like an anachronism in this day of full-carbon, full-suspension, all-mountain machines. But the Viral Skeptic—with plus-size tires, belt drive, Pinion gearbox, and all-...
Last week, get on the Domane SLR and can confirm that the bike is, indeed, a wild piece of engineering.
Behold the best value in cycling: a $5,500 high-performance racer from the world's biggest bike company
Other than shoes and saddles, no single piece of gear has made me more comfortable on a mountain bike than Ergon grips.
Any questions over whether single-ring drivetrains would continue to dominate the mountain bike market have been answered recently as SRAM and Shimano rolled out broader and innovative 1x options for...
It used to be that blinker lights on road bikes in the daylight were the domain of old men and the terminally nervous. But thanks to the efforts of two of the biggest players in the industry,...
RockShox this week announced a full makeover of its Reverb dropper seat post. It’s news that couldn’t come soon enough.
Use some common sense out there, and be a good sport
The must-have essentials
It's all in the details
Don't stress out over size
The heart of a good bike is its frame. With dozens of brands to choose from, each with lots of models in different styles, knowing where to start can be a quandary. The good news: All that...
Yes, bikes these days are expensive. But advances in aluminum technology are thankfully bringing high-end bikes back down to a more affordable realm.
We'll admit, $8,000 for a single-speed bike seems totally, obnoxiously over the top. But you can't not have fun on this bike. It's that good.
Sedona, we discovered, is possibly one of the finest riding destinations in the country. It definitely provided the best Outside bike test in the 11-year history of the event.