Board of Directors

Rocky Mtn Region - KTM North America

Matt Taber

  • Matt is a former state ranked Ohio Amateur MX racer “back in the day” who now enjoys exploring Colorado trails at a slightly more leisurely pace.
  • Lifetime AMA member and has been riding off-road his whole life.  Just can’t get enough! When Matt was in Ohio, he volunteered at AMA museum and events.
  • Matt has lived in the Mountains in Colorado for years and has three boys who all ride off-road.
  • Mr. Taber has been a Sales Professional in the Industrial Gasket Industry for 18 years and counting. If you need a gasket for anything from iPhone to an oil-well, Taber has you covered…. err: sealed.
  • Matt is the only Club Member other than Mount Tech BV's Sean Barr and the President who has been to every work day on Greens Creek Adopt a Trail Work days.
  • Mr. Taber recently accepted a Position with KTM North America as their Rocky Mountain Sales Rep. So, if you would like to ride a New KTM...

Want to learn more?

Read Matt Taber's entire biography.

US Motorcycle Guides Publisher

Bob Brownell

As a Member of the San Gabriel Valley Motorcycle Club, Bob Brownell, AKA "Dr. Bob," worked on and laid out all eight of the Original Barstow to Vegas Hare & Hounds from 1967 to 1974.

Bob Brownell was the President of the Mountain Roadracing Association from 1980 - 1982 and he was Instrumental in getting the 1st Annual Steamboat Springs Mountain Road Races going in 1981.

He was the Founder, Owner, Publisher & Advertising Salesman of the several magazines (see full bio for a comprehensive list of publications).

Some of Bob Brownell's notable achievements:

  • Bob Brownell's NMA Season Program was the 1st Magazine to put Jeremy McGrath on the Front Cover.
  • Founder of the Southwest Sportbike School "SSS" in New Mexico from 1998 - 2002.
  • Founder of the Arroyo Seco Motorcycle Association "ASMA" to Promote Motorcycle Roadracing.
  • Promoted & Ran the 1st Organized Motorcycle Roadraces in New Mexico from 2000 - 2002.

"Dr. Bob" Brownell is looking forward to helping EXIT 501 Promote Off Road Motorcycle Events.

Want to learn more?

Read Bob Brownell's entire biography.

Auctioneer, Fund Raiser, Event Masseuse

Erika Tobias

Erika Tobias is a great addition to the Exit 501 Team.

  • Ms. Tobias holds a B.A. from Indiana University.
  • She is a 2003 graduate of Colorado School of Healing Arts, and has been in private practice as a massage therapist in Breckenridge for more than 15 years.
  • Ms. Tobias is an officer of the Summit County Toastmasters and a member of the Rotary Clubs and is active in each.
  • A graduate of Meta Yoga School and practices yoga daily.
  • Also a graduate of World Wide College of Auctioneering and specializes in fundraising for non-profits.
  • Erika and her family look forward to learning motorcycle skills and helping the Off-Road and Dual Sport & Adventure community grow and prosper.
  • She is interested in fun, safe and educational experiences.
  • Erika will also act as the Event Masseuse.

You can visit her website at KingdomMassage.biz

Want to learn more?

Read Erika Tobias' entire biography.

Secretary & Treasurer

Michelle Cassella

  • Professional Accountant and Office Administrator.
  • Michelle Cassella has been off-roading since 1992, with many Off Road Women championships, and still enjoys the sport for recreation.
  • Currently an avid Dual Sporter, Michelle has attended events in New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, California.
  • Member of the New Mexico Off Highway Vehicle Alliance, AMA, and several other off-road organizations.
  • AMA National Hare & Hound Women's Champion 96-98.
  • AMA/D-37 Women's Desert, Enduro  Best of the West Champion 95-99.
  • Land Access advocate, Administrator of the District 37 Action Program 99-05.
  • CORVA Vice President.
  • AMA D-37 VP, Treasurer and Racing Steward.
  • AMA D-37 Sportswoman of the Year, 7 times.

Want to learn more?

Read Michelle Cassella's entire biography.