When I raced cars(I know its different) but I was always told never leave them bound down, and when possible take all the weight off the springs, same with snowmobiles, so I treat my motorcycles the same.
2012 Cross Country(Imp blue)
de-badged,(self tinted) Klockwerx flare, passenger backrest, passenger touring floorboards, VictoryHID kit, Miller Mufflers short baffles,Lloyds air filter(from witchdr.)Lloyds timing wheel(6*), adjustable drop link, cut seat, removed cats, PCV w/at.
1978(2009) Honda cb750 chopper