Matt starting working in bike shops at a young age, sweeping floors and changing tires at Bernie's Bicycles in Ocean Beach California. From 2007 to 2011 Matt was the lead service manager for Sport Chalet in La Jolla California.
In 2011 Matt left sport chalet to focus 100% on Traction Bicycles. Traction bicycles quickly became one of the first recognized professional Mobile bicycle repair shops in San Diego county.
Matt closed the San Diego location in 2016 to pursue a dream in Alaska. In 2018 Traction Bicycles was reopened to serve the Fairbanks North star Borough. He has been servicing bicycles, tuning suspension and building custom wheels in the Goldstream Valley.