Brian Matter

Matter Wins Photo Finish at WORS #4

For the second year in a row, Brian Matter won the Trek Big Ring Classic in a three-up sprint. In a photo finish, Matter (Gear Grinder/Trek) edged defending WORS Overall Champion Tristan Schouten (Mafia/Felt) and Mike Phillips (Adventure 212/Specialized). In the women’s race, Kim Eppen (Mercy-Specialized) and defending Overall Champion Abby Strigel (Trek Stores of […]

Strigel and Matter win WORS #2

CRYSTAL LAKE CLASSIC GALLERY More than 540 racers rolled over the line in the Crystal Lake Classic, the second Wisconsin Off Road Series event of the season. But it was Abby Strigel (Trek Stores of Madison) and Brian Matter (Gear Grinder/Trek) who outgunned the field outside Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Strigel defended her winning streak at the […]

WORS Kicks-Off MTB Race Season

The 2011 Wisconsin Off Road Series kicked-off this past weekend with the Iola Bump & Jump. Despite late-season snowfall in recent weeks the sandy course was dry and fast, thanks to Herculean efforts by the race organizers, including drainage of standing water in the ski jump bowl. Still, cool temperatures and gusting winds presented a […]

American cyclocrossers take the battle to Belgium for holiday week racing

BRUSSELS, Belgium (VN) — The week between Christmas and New Year's is prime time for cyclocross in Belgium and the Netherlands, and in recent years the races have brought an influx of international competitors, including a large number of Americans and Canadians.

Past Champs Win Iceman

VIDEO: The 2004 and 2007 champ Brian Matter and Amanda Carey, winner of the Iceman in 2008, repeated their feats on Saturday.