Nah. Go for #2. It's still being ridden, so that will work with your "limited skill set" so you can concentrate on the artistic side of your twisted vision. And it's the most common bike of the three (cheaper parts).
2001 HD XL1200S
1977 Vespa + 1985 Honda Elite
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