Matt Finley

Matt Finley has been an off-road enthusiast playing in Southern California for nearly 3 decades. His renewed commitment to safe, responsible off-road recreation is inspired by his young children and their desire to ride.


Matt has been writing about and photographing ATVs, freestyle motocross (FMX), motorcycles and off-road recreation since 2006. He began his writing career at Creative Weblogging, and was Feature Writer for Motorcycles at Suite101 Media. Matt also blogged for 451Press and

Since then Matt has published hundreds of articles and ATV/Off Road reviews in magazines and eZines such as ATV Source Magazine,, and the international print publication ATV Magazine. Matt also wrote feature articles and a regular column called “What Grinds Your Gears” for MX Affiliate Magazine.

Matt’s commitment to both the sport of off-road recreation and to the protection of the environment is exemplified by his work with Next2Eden and his voluntary work writing Press Releases for the American Sand Association (ASA).

Matt Finley

As the father of two boys who were born with wheels instead of toes, I am 100% committed to safe, responsible riding habits. The best way I can think of to promote those types of values, besides by example, is to promote them in my work.

As's Guide to ATVs and Off Roading I will do my best to provide you with the information you need to make educated decisions about ATVs and off road recreation including un-baised and un-influenced machine and accessory reviews. I'll also try to give you fair, educated and well-researched insight to issues that might interest or impact you and your ability to ride.

Whether you're a newbie or a long time off roader I'll do what I can to bring you timely, topical information so you can enjoy your off road and ATV experience more.

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