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Chris Bloom

Written by admin on May 26, 2015

Grease monkey/resident recycling expert/(former) BMX overlord
Since: 2004.

First job? 
First job was dish dog at Bonanza Steakhouse (RIP)

What is your other Other job(s)?
Other job, Social Studies teacher at the Marquette Alternative High School

What kind of riding do you do?
BMX, touring, mountain biking, wheelies, skids, hauling stuff on bikes that isn’t meant to be hauled on bikes. 

Favorite bike?
Currently, Surly ECR. Also, any mountain bike made in the late 1980s or early 1990s. Ancient road bikes. Every BMX bike I’ve owned has a special place in my heart. 

Favorite place to ride at home?
Gray Walls, Mossy Trail, every curb cut in town. The beach in the winter. 

Favorite place to ride outside of Marquette?
Anywhere new with good scenery. 

What do you eat for lunch?
I prefer sandwiches, pizza and always a hot cup of coffee. 

Coffee, Tea, or MTN Dew?
All. Depends on time of day. Coke wins over Dew. 

Favorite repair?
Overhauls are fun when you have time. I love breathing new life into a well used bike. 

If you aren’t working where are you?
Behind my drum set, out in the woods, under a car working on it. Hiking, camping, fixing stuff. 

Race, Group ride, solo?
Solo. Touring with my lady.