This is my balcony.
I moved in with my Girlfriend a while ago now and had to downsize a fair amount. It didn't happen overnight.
I used to have a whole front room, kitchen and laminate flooring as far as the eye could see before I came to my sense and settled down.
I've always built my own bikes.
I'm still fairly useless at it though tbh.
There's an old 501 Gazelle Formula race at the back that was my first destructive build. It was a snazzy sparkly pink before I ruined it.
Then there's a Ribble TT frame I can never find info on and never built up cos I couldn't measure the headtube for a headset 7 years ago, or something.
The Specialized P? at the front has been built up a few times a number of ways.
Owned these bikes since I was young and dumb and inexperienced and broke. I'm slightly less those things now. They all have stories and will all get serious builds they deserve in due time.
Had a bit of a crisis last summer and bought the full sus.
Rode it a few times, realised I was really outta shape and MTB is a whole different ball game. Rode it a few more times and realised I'm a pansy too, I tell my friends the front wheel is too wobbly but really its just my dumpt not-a-teenager-anymore nerves.
I also had a really nice ally Giant Defy I built up with Ksyriums and SRAM Red/Force and it was awesome, never missed a beat, really proud of it, got nicked like nice things do.
Then I bought that Godforsaken knee sucking 3" tyre cardiac arrest and lost the spark.
A few Scott frames in various places too.
I'm gonna build up the Ribble