Kinda reminds me of my own little chucker (in the sense that it's 'chuckable' because it's only a 16.5" frame) after i put rigid carbon forks on it..
White bikes look cool ...... but are a pain in the ars* to clean.
Lose the stickers pal and I think you have a lovely bike there. Well done! it's been nice reading about you growing up in life and the sport. Stick at it!
You say you switch wheelsets, but ive always wondered, wouldnt that mean having to move the cassette from wheel to wheel? As chopping and changing cassettes with the same chain will eventually lead to slipping gears or some sort of wear rate related issues at some point?
Thats a fair bit of money that youd be spending over a long period of time. My general rule is: "If it isnt broken, dont fix it"..
how's your mum?