Tributes paid to popular Rugby cyclist Mike Bloom - The Rugby Observer

Tributes paid to popular Rugby cyclist Mike Bloom

Rugby Editorial 16th Jul, 2015 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016   0

TRIBUTES have been paid to Rugby Cycling Club’s Mike Bloom who was tragically killed after being involved in a road accident last month.

The 74-year-old collided with a mixer lorry while riding along the A361 at the Aston-Le-Walls crossroads on his way to Banbury on June 30.

He was airlifted to University Hospital in Coventry with pelvic and serious internal injuries but sadly passed away six days later as a result of those injuries.

Bloom was a regular participant in the time trial events and his wife Marina is well known as a national level long-distance TT rider.

They both moved to Daventry in 2002, having previously been members of Crawley Wheelers.

With strong opinions on all matters cycling, Bloom was still competing in time trials and was always there to give help and advice to new members.

He covered many miles devising new courses and was an approved course measurer.

He will be a sad loss to both Rugby RCC and the newly formed Daventry Cycling Club.


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