It's also less sketchy to remove the front wheel. Much more stable in general. Fork stands they just kinda sit on the little rubber pads. Since wheel nut torques are usually around 80 ftlbs you don't want to be wailing on there with a wrench and have it fall off the stand...
good to know.
'99 Kawasaki Ninja
ZX-7R, My 3/4 Liter
".. speed, you can't touch it, but you damn sure can feel it! "