It may be that not everyone is as experienced as you.
It's surprising how much damage, due to poor workmanship, can be found on used bikes. For this reason, it's a good idea to go by the book - i.e. by going by the book, there is less chance error.
KTM 970 Adventure (2004 with 2008 SD 990)
Honda 650 Dominator (1988)
Kawasaki KLR 650 (1988)
Yamaha RD 350 LC (1984)