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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
Tommasini

The master framebuilder at work. 

History
28.11.12
Metzinger

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

Riders
26.04.13
Pantani

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

Riders
19.02.14
Gelato Excellent

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

Riding
04.03.14
In Gamba

Colin O'Brien's break for his sins takes him to ex-pro João Correia and Chianti, home of go

Racing
23.09.14
The Art of Time Trialling

Gear selection, aerodynamics, strategy, mindset: Dowsett, Phinney and Cummings on their

Riders
27.11.14
LTD
LTD

Colin O'Brien meets mercurial talent Laurens ten Dam and the man who wrote a book about

Bicycles
28.12.14
The making of a Campagnolo Ghibli wheel

Campagnolo's legendary disc wheel is made by one craftsman, Franco Rigolan.