SIMON WARREN has lived and breathed bikes and cycling for over thirty years and is the author of the bestselling 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs and Another 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs. He's won a few races and competed - and struggled - against the best riders in the UK, but most of all he loves to ride his bike uphill. He spent seven years working as a designer at Cycling Weekly before leaving to broaden his horizons in 2003, although he still regularly contributes reports to the magazine he has read since he was a teenager. He lives with his wife and two children in Sheffield and has appeared on TV on numerous occasions and writes regularly for Cycling Weekly and Cycling Plus. He has had both weekly and monthly columns in the past and also contributes to many blogs. He guides rides, hosts events, gives talks and generally promotes his Greatest Cycling Climbs brand twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.