SIMON WARREN has lived and breathed bikes and cycling for over twenty years. He's won a few races, held a first-category racing licence and competed - and struggled - at the highest level 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 event reports to the magazine. He works in publishing and lives with his wife and daughter in Sheffield. Among many other cycling titles he is the author of the bestselling 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs and Another 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs.www.100climbs.co.uk
Robert Wells is a writer, cartoonist and illustrator. He has written and drawn numerous comics including Crisp Biscuit, Crisp and Colin Comix, and is the artist of Department of the Peculiar (with writer Rol Hirst). He has produced illustrations for magazines such as Metal Hammer, Total Film and MusicTech. The first 15 pages of Back, Sack & Crack (& Brain) were short-listed for the 2014 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Prize.
Lee Whitehead is a staff writer for www.mmaweekly.com and MMA Unlimited. He has contributed to Fighters Only, Martial Arts Illustrated and Fighters; to KamiPro in Japan and Ground and Pound in Germany. He is feature MMA photographer for Spiked Extreme sports magazine.
Dr Val Wilson
Dr Val Wilson holds a PhD in Health Education from the University of Kent. Her thesis concerned effective self-management of diabetes. She also holds an MSc in Health Education and Health Promotion from Canterbury Christ Church University. Dr Wilson has published widely in nursing and healthcare journals, and has had Type 1 diabetes for 41 years.