8+ years…been in Steamboat Springs for 8 years…came to Steamboat for Moots…hometown is Chagrin Falls, OH…telemark skier…first bike was a ’74 Tylor banana seat one-speed…currently has Moots Psychlo X RSL 1X, Moots Routt 45 (aka “Suitcase ‘O Courage” travel bike), and a Moots MXZ…favorite Steamboat rides – Sarvis Creek to Stagecoach via the 14s (lettered Routt County roads) and South Fork Trail with the family…favorite ride beyond Steamboat – Furkapass/Nufenenpass/St. Gothards Pass, Switzerland…dream trip is bikepacking Switzerland with the family…Matt admires John Tomac…it’s Honey Stinger waffles before a ride, chocolate milk and sushi (not necessarily at the the same time) after…off the bike you’ll find Matt working, reading sci-fi, restoring a boat, and parenting the best kid in the world…Matt’s Dad introduced hime to cycling, “…riding 3 up on a ten-speed around Central Park in NYC with goalie skates around his neck, my sister in a kids seat and me sidesaddle on the top tube.”

What working at Moots means to Matt: