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Remembering Nigel Thompson, Phoenix Velo member and iRide Coach

Phoenix Velo Cycling Club has organized a farewell ride for Nigel Thompson on March 13th from the Peardonville Hall, 29450 Huntington road in Abbotsford. Riders will meet at 2 pm for a roll out at 3 pm for a controlled 16 km with an option for a longer faster second half.

Potluck meal and reminiscing to follow.

We lost a great club member Monday night. Nigel Thompson was a club coach, an iRide coach, a Masters racer, race volunteer , GranFondo rider, husband, father and grandfather. He  touched so many people with his kindness and thoughtfulness.

Geoff Oram, Phoenix Velo


Nigel will forever be a part of our iRide team. With his boundless energy, Nigel was able to create memorable sessions for countless number to children in 2015. Always one to push his riders and all of us coaches to be our best, he will be greatly missed. Thank you Nigel.

Ben Chaddock, iRide Co-ordinator

Nigel Thompson was a valued member of the Phoenix Velo cycling club.
Nigel Thompson bringing smiles to young faces as he teaches them new skills during an iRide session.
Nigel Thompson helps an iRide participant navigate obstacles and learn new skills as a cyclist.
Nigel Thompson getting kids engaged with cycling as an iRide coach.
Nigel Thompson and Ben Chaddock with young cyclists after an iRide session.
Nigel Thompson getting kids excited about cycling as an iRide coach.