Claire Beaumont is a lead creative at London-based bespoke bicycle manufacturer Condor Cycles. She has written for many publications including The Ride Journal, Cycling Weekly and Cycling Active. Rupert Smissen is an award-winning illustrator. He specialises in portraiture and figurative drawing, and works predominantly in traditional media. He has worked with many leading publications and brands, including Ray-Ban, The Sunday Times and Little White Lies.