The pipes blue very quickly. I don't think that necessarily means anything. I'd lean toward the one with 9000 miles as well, assuming those miles have been applied consistently. Moving mechanical devices of any sort don't like to be left immobile.
2005 Bonneville Blue 790cc, AI removed, Staintunes RC, Uni filter, no snorkel, 118/40/NBZT "Thruxton" needles/1 shim/3 turns, tachometer, Ikon 7610s, Ricor Intiminators, Dunlop GT501s, D9 gauge panel.