As TGR Stash Matt Reichel started burning out on his job in the Mid-West as a construction project manager, his love of mountain biking was leaving him daydreaming about days touring bike parks in Colorado and the Northeast and the small taste of exploration and adventure those long-weekend burst trips had granted him. So, when it all became too much, Matt made the move: he bought an RV over the phone from a guy in Arizona, started liquidating most of his belongings, saving money, and putting himself on a budget. Then he quit his job, and moved into a campsite in Breckenridge for the winter .
After working as a ski instructor, he used a nationwide bike park pass from MTBParks.com as an excuse to road trip it around the West hitting as many bike parks a humanly possible, from Crested Butte to Angel Fire to Steven’s Pass. He swapped vehicles from an RV to a truck-top camper, and after almost two years living on the road, decided to use his experience and enthusiasm for the mobile lifestyle to start his own adventure van rental company, Into The Wild Expedition Rentals . He bought a 4X4 Sportsmobile van in San Francisco and set it up in Denver, a perfect hub for shorter-term off road adventures, with Rocky Mountain National Park, all the I-70 ski areas, and desert spots like Moab and Fruita all within striking distance……..
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