News

August 28th 2017


The ABD Fall Fling Time Trial will be part of the series this year. If you are going to do the time trial only and not the entire series, please sign up for this event through Truesport.  There will be a seperate table for MATTS riders to sign up for the event.  Doug Peterson, the MATTS Volunteer Coordinator will be at the event to check you in.  Good Luck.  

 

 

June 28th 2017


MATTS Riders:  Herscher 2-Person TTT registration is now open here

 

June 26th 2017


MATTS Riders:  The Herscher 2-Person TTT is slated to run.  Bob Lundberg contacted the series today to inform MATTS that flyer and on-line registration information should be up shortly.  

 

 

May 9th 2017


MATTS Riders:  On-line registration opened for Harvard 33.3k, Single Bong 20k, Double Bong 40k this evening.  Kirke Vei 20k and Dr. Craig Schultz 40k opened registration this week.  See you at the races. 

 

May 7th 2017


MATTS Riders:  Single Bong 20k has been moved to June 11th, and the Harvard TT is scheduled for next weekend May 14th.   Registration should be up for the Harvard event soon. Please contact Bob Lundberg at abrlund@aol.com with any questions concerning this event. Some changes to the schedule were in order, so that we could keep Harvard and Single Bong on the schedule this year.  Thank you for your patience, and your continued support of MATTS. See you at the races!!! -Doug Peterson, MATTS Volunteer Coordinator of Events

 

 

May 1st 2017


MATTS Riders:  The series was contacted by Bob Lundberg today who reported that the WBR Single Bong 20k TT slated for this Sunday 5/7 has been postponed.  According to Bob, the Single Bong TT is slated to run in June.  Bob asked that riders stay tuned to MATTS, ABR, and WBR websites for updates.  Riders with questions concerning this event are encouraged to contact Carl Wilkins, the race promoter at: cewbike@tds.net   We do apologize and will post race flyers for WBR events as soon as we receive them from Bob L.  -Doug Peterson, MATTS Volunteer Coordinator of Events

 

April 28th 2017


MATTS Riders:   The WBR Single Bong Event on May 7th is slated to run.  Please contact Carl Wilkins, the race promoter with any questions concerning this event at: cewbike@tds.net We do apologize and hope to have race information up in a few days, so you can register for this event and other WBR popular events very soon.

 

December 29th 2016


MATTS Riders!  Please join us for the ABD Indoor TT Series starting on January 8th and capping off with the first outdoor event of the season on April 2nd.  This is a excellent, well run and well attended series that will keep your competitve fire burning throughout the doldrums of the winter here in the midwest.  Registration is open for all five events on Truesport.com   Riders planning on doing all five events are encouraged to sign up for the Five Pack Pass which offers nice savings.  Five Pack Pass Registration here  thru Jan 5th.  

 

Also, the MATTS 2017 Tentative Outdoor Schedule is out.  We are pleased to annouce that it appears all 21 events will be back for the 2017 season.  Riders can register for the first outdoor MATTS event event on April 2nd now  Registration will begin to open for many of our outdoor events beginning March 1st if not earlier.  Stay tuned to the MATTS website for updates.  We wish you and your families the very best in the coming new year.      

 

May 1,2016


WBR Single Bong is on this wekend May 8th!  Please see the MATTS schedule for flyer and registration details.  With the many events MATTS puts on, once in a very blue moon there is a logistical hold up due to getting permission from a local entity.  We are happy that WBR is cleared to roll and this popular event will run this wekeend.  Thank you all MATTS Riders for your patience.  Please contact Carl Wilkins at cewbike@tds.net for any questions you have about this event.

 

April 17, 2016


We could not have better weather for the Cherry Valley Time Trial today.  We are hoping for an excellent event.  Update on WBR Bong and Harvard events:  They are going to be held. We hope to have flyer and registration information from the race promoter posted very soon. Please continue to check the website for updates.  Lastly, MATTS Overall Points have been updated as of 4/17/2016.

 

April 7, 2016  

 

Please join us for the first MATTS outdoor event of the year.  For the past many years, the ABD John Fraser Memorial 10 Mile Time Trial has been synonymous with the start of the outdoor racing season in the Chicagoland area.  The course is fast and flat and good times are had by all who race this excellent event.  We hope to see you there!

 

 

December 14, 2015


MATTS Riders:  On-line Registration is now open on Truesport.com for events through the end of April.  With 21 MATTS events slated for the 2016 year, we are currently working with our race directors to post their on-line registrations on Truesport.com as soon as we can.   We expect on-line registration to open for many events next month.   The first MATTS event is the ABD Indoor event on January 10th.  We hope to see many of you there for the MATTS 2016 kick off for our best season yet!  MATTS wishes you, your families and friends a very Happy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!

 

 

9/19/2015


Thank you MATTS Riders, Sponsors, Promoters, Officials, Volunteers, Kay Stearn (MATTS Pointer), and Teams for making 2016 a memorable season.  After a small break in the action, we hope to see you at the ABD Indoor in January to kick off the 2016 season.

 

 

08/31/2015

 

Riders: please join us for the WIIL 2015 Awards Banquet on Satruday November 14th at 5:00 p.m. to celebrate your 2015 accomplishments with family, friends and teammates in a great atmosphere.  We are excited to hold this year's banquet venue in a new location at Rolling Green Country Club in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Dress: Business causal attire.  Please see more information here    Rider points will be updated after the last event.  Please check to see that you points are correct by Oct. 15 to give the series enough time to order nice awards. 


08/20/2015

MATTS Riders:  The 4 Person Team Time Trial Championship is on 9/12 in Garden Prairie, IL.  Please see flyer on the site.  Thank you for your patience.

8/18/2015 

MATTS Riders:  There has been a venue change in the schedule for the Finale.  The MATTS Finale will be held in Harvard on 9/05 staging in Milky Way Park.  Please see registration and flyer information on the site for further details.  Also, MATTS has heard from ABR that the Four Person will be held on September 12 or 13th.  Bob Lundberg, the ABR Director, is solidifying a new course location in either Garden Prairie or Harvard due to issues with the course in Kankakee.  Stay tuned for more updates.

3/12/2015 

On-line registration is now open for the majority of all 2015 MATTS events on Truesport.com   We hope to have registration open for all of our events as soon as possible.  With one indoor event to go this weekend, our indoor season has been a phenomenal success with the ABD Cycling Club leading the charge.  Only one month til the start of  the 2015 outdoor season with the John Fraser Memorial 10 mile TT in Maple Park, IL kicking things off.   Hope to see you there! 

1/06/2015

MATTS Riders, please join us for our first event of the season in Winfield on January 11th.  We do plan to hold a full slate of events in 2015.  We will have outdoor event dates and flyers made available starting this month. We should have all dates for our outdoor events posted by early February.  Please check back for updates to the schedule.

12/07/2014

Welcome MATTS Riders!  Please join us on Sunday January 11th for the first event of the 2015 season put on by the ABD Cycling Club.  Also, please check back over the next month for updates to the MATTS website cocerning scheduling, rules, on-line registation, and updated event flyers for all pending 2015 events.  It appears that all of our 2014 events will be back again for 2015.  We are looking forward to our best season yet!  Happy Holidays to you and yours  -MATTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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