<<< I know this is an old thread, but I couldn't resist >>>
There are lots of torque values that are important. Some are not. Common sense and torque appropriate for the hardware used usually works in many applications.
For non-critical fasteners - or those that are securing rather than providing compression loading or clamping force - I like to use the German method:
'97 Valkyrie, '79 CBX-Z, '78 GL1000
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