Erm. Think your misisng the point a little.
That Mech in question IS IN PIECES.
It is by no means a 5/10 at all...I dont even think you could even PUT IT BACK TOGETHER anyway...
The yo is pretty appalling condition - ok a respray may be in order (for definite) but we all know what happens to the seat-tube BB junction on Yo's...
And yes this forum is also filled with people who fill their garages with the best toys.
I wasn't talking about the mech (i even said that?).
I don't think it makes a person bad for collecting bikes (i'm jealous i can't afford to own some of these things). I just have a slightly strange opinion that bikes deserve to be ridden, kinda spiritual thing. Anywho, seeing a bike unridden pains me in the same way as seeing a lion in the zoo
If you want to be specific about what triggered my response in relation to this thread...
I felt the comment about the Yo implied something negative about the seller, just because he'd given it a hard life.
Similarly, spraying M900 cranks black is some sort of sacrilege?
Maybe i am missing the point, but it's how it came across to me anyway?