Manitou FS in garage queen shock!
The elastomers on that bike look like they have collapsed.
I respect the effort that went into that and much as I love the look of those they were dreadfull bikes. That frame design was a lot of effort for little/no benefit, if your lucky you get about half an inch of travel at the back but chances are the twisting forces will have prevented even that.
On the Manitou 3's the black "Teflon" coating on the stantions lasted about a week before scoring and destroying the bushes.
All this woe is before you even get to the headtube and bottom bracket cracking stories and warranty hassles.
If you want wall art then yes... it looks nice
but bikes are for riding and knowing it would brake is the reason I didn't buy the HT that used to hang in the Alpine shop in Aberdeen (I bought a Trek OCLV instead... and broke two of them
He's not the messiah, he's a very naughty boy.
95 Kona Explosif Singlespeed/Fixie - 100% Thrashed since new and it's still very well loved (and it looks it).
Dave Lloyd C.A.T.S W.I.S.K.A.S - Built, ridden, loved, and sold.