Several people pointed out that the front triple-tree style stands which let the forks hang loose are for SERVICING the front wheel and forks.
I was taught that if you're going to store a vehicle for a period of time (ie. for the winter), you should lift it to take the rubber off the ground but NOT remove the weight from the springs/shocks. They're made to hold the weight of the vehicle all of the time and allowing them to hang relaxed for long periods can damage the suspension components.
I just wanted to throw in that word of caution...
Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.
2012 Monster 796
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