His ever-popular guidebooks for ambitious cyclists - 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs, Another 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs and Hellingen - A Road Cyclist's Guide to Belgium's Greatest Cycling Climbs - are a perennial stocking-filler.
If you've not experienced them then head over here, where you can pick up a FREE Kindle book with extracts from SImon's biggest project yet - 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs of the Tour de France - to be published next year.
From cobbled climbs to windswept passes, the guides cover every type of hill imaginable, with beautiful description and practical tips. You'll feel energetic just sitting on the sofa reading about them.
For Apple users, the publishers promise an iBooks download soon - we'll update when that becomes available.