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J.P. Partland has had the Fever since he was in the seventh grade. A journalist since 1991, he is the author of Tour Fever (www.tourfever.com) Mountain Bike Madness (www.mountainbikemadness.net) and The World of BMX (www.theworldofbmx.com) and a regular contributor to Asphalt Magazine and Mountain Bike Magazine. An avid racer, he medaled in the team pursuit in the US National Championships in 2002. He has also raced the Irish Milk Ras, the de facto national tour of Ireland. He lives in New York City.