beardy wrote:If you are inclined to buy a piece of Art (and to my mind the world of Art is one big mutual con-trick) then why not have it in the shape of a bicycle. Then if you have it nothing better than to ride it.
So you can enjoy it and others can see it.
There's a term known as gilding the Lily which I sure you're familiar with
EDIT:- BTW,if we're going to call the Raleigh in the picture 'art' they could've left that silly saddle pack off and had a folded tub under the saddle held in place with leather Binda toestrap as it should be,not mention the odd tyres fitted and the rear one flat
I would like 2 953s hand made by Roberts one with a Rohloff for expensive maintenance free riding.
Then some nice high quality tadpole trike and a Velomobile for laughs.
Whatever strums yer strings,it's not the owning of such which in and of itself a problem,but more the danger of what can grow in the owners mind,that can become the problem that's being debated.