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Colin O'Brien is a writer based in Italy. He dislikes superlatives, dopers, fans using plural personal pronouns and polenta. He's @ColliOBrien on Twitter, but no one follows him.

Bicycles
24.05.12

The master framebuilder at work. 

History
28.11.12

Colin O'Brien at cubist Jean Metzinger's exhibition in Venice. 

Riders
26.04.13

Colin O'Brien unravels modern cycling's great tragedy and meets a Pantani family in pain and disbelief.

Riders
19.02.14

Paolo Forniciari is, most definitely, a gregario, not a domestique, as Colin O'Brien explains.

Riding
04.03.14

Colin O'Brien's break for his sins takes him to ex-pro João Correia and Chianti, home of good food, wine and strade bianche. 

Racing
23.09.14

Gear selection, aerodynamics, strategy, mindset: Dowsett, Phinney and Cummings on their approach to the 'race of truth'. 

Riders
27.11.14
LTD

Colin O'Brien meets mercurial talent Laurens ten Dam and the man who wrote a book about a year in the Belkin rider's life - Robin van der Kloor