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.

First Look: Viral Skeptic Hardtail Mountain Bike

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-...

First Look: Trek Domane SLR

Last week, get on the Domane SLR and can confirm that the bike is, indeed, a wild piece of engineering.

Say Goodbye to Your Front Derailleur

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...

What to Look for in a Mountain Bike Frame

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...

Sedona Is the New Mountain Bike Mecca

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.