Team Name: Nerac Earth
Hometown: Simsbury, Ct
Residence: Bolton, CT
Strengths: Athletics, Competition, Landscaping, Leadership, Work ethic.
Hobbies: Athletics, Yard work, home improvements, racing.
Race Class: CC MTB Expert, DH & DS Expert, Road CAT 5
When did you start racing? 1998
Why did you start racing? Love for Endorphins and competition.
What do your mates call you? SPLATT
Name your cycling mentors: Everyone who rides a bike.
Name your favorite ride, to date: Mount Washington Hill Climb
Who has influenced you the most in cycling? Lance, my dad passed on from cancer.
Where do you like to ride? Everywhere, anywhere, if I have to pick one Sedona, AZ #1 and Fruita, CO #2.
What and when was your first win? Gaining an appreciation of and love for Cycling.
What’s your #1 strength as a cyclist? Endurance
Other than race, what are some of your other bike skills that would make any Mom proud? Riding to her house to visit.
How about skills off the bike? Being a good person to others.
What gets you pumped up before a race? EPO ;O)… I don’t need anything but music can add.
Fondest memory in a race? That great feeling of competition.
How would you describe your sense of humor? I like humor in the English style, Dry and witty.
What types of comedians do you relate to? Monty Python
What has been your finest moment in racing? Finally having your DAY!!!
What has been your finest moment on two legs? Having a child, Meeting Cyndi
When you’re not on your bike, what do you like to do? Vacation
Favorite ride? Sedona
Favorite Carb? Beer
What foods do you indulge in the most? All of them
What’s the best perk about riding? Eating, fitness, health, quality of life.
Name your ultimate upcoming biking moment: MT Washington Hill Climb, VT 50 mile MTB racer
Name your ultimate upcoming non-biking moment: May 13th wedding
Describe your best cycling memory: Winning
Your perfect day? All of the above
Got any nicknames? Matty, Splatt
Favorite junk food? French fries