Matt Finley

Introduction

  • Over three decades of off-road experience throughout Southern California
  • Has worked as a writer and photographer covering ATVs, freestyle motocross (FMX), motorcycles, and off-road recreation since 2006
  • Articles and reviews have been published in magazines and eZines such as ATV Source magazine, ATV.com, and ATV magazine, and he also wrote feature articles, including the column “What Grinds Your Gears," for MX Affiliate magazine
  • Member of the American Sand Association (ASA), an organization committed to protecting the right to ride on all public lands in a responsible, environmentally balanced manner

 

Experience

Matt Finley is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on off-roading for nearly three years. He has been writing about and photographing ATVs, freestyle motocross (FMX), motorcycles, and off-road/4x4 recreation since 2006. He began his writing career at Creative Weblogging and also blogged for 451Press and Sportster.org.

Since then Finley has published hundreds of articles and ATV/off-road reviews in magazines and eZines such as ATV Source magazine, ATV.com, and the international print publication ATV magazine. Finley also wrote feature articles and a regular column called “What Grinds Your Gears” for MX Affiliate magazine. 

Finley's commitment to both the sport of off-road recreation and to the protection of the environment is exemplified by his work writing Press Releases for the American Sand Association (ASA), an organization committed to protecting the right to ride on all public lands in a responsible, environmentally balanced manner.

A Message from Matt Finley

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