Ummmmm..... I think its a Yamaha 650. Its the only way to pull the engine on one of them.
oops, my bad. Thought it was a nighthawk twin or something.
If I may digress for a second, honda rushes to get a bike into production (1969 cb750) so they make it impossible to do any real maintenance without pulling the engine and make sure the only way to get the engine out is the same way the engine is being pulled on this yammy. Do they correct this in other years? not really (some DOHCs have removeable frame members but otherwise the engine isn't coming out at all).
Now I find out that other motorcycle manufacturers are like this. it's enough to make you swear off japanese everything......
ok, I am tool, but I am pissed because I am doing the same thing right now and I have had to stop and remove the exhaust studs otherwise the engine is not coming out. Fucking honda.