Center stands are ideal for long term storage as they keep most of the bike’s weight away from its tires. In addition, since the rear wheel is lifted from the ground, a center stand would give you the ideal setup when trying to do some work on your motorcycle such as chain lubrication or rear wheel disassembly. Also, center stands allow your engine’s oil to be perfectly level, unlike a side stand that tips the lubricant over to one side.
Lighter bikes like Vespas, also come equipped with center stands. It is more common to see center stands on lighter machines because deploying a center stand requires the user to lift the bike up while using the stands contact points as a pivot. This is another reason why heavier bikes like Adventure motorcycles, only come with side