After I removed the wheels and the handlebar, I’m ready to remove the front suspension: the front forks, the steering stem nut, top plate, steering head bearings pre-load adjuster nut and the steering stem with the attached lower triple clamp.
You can read about how I do this work here:
And here is a short YouTube video that summarizes how I do this work.
VIDEO: 1983 BMW R80ST Charity Build: Remove Front Suspension
Here’s the bike after I removed the front suspension.