Lowering the bike 3" gave a very comfortable stance while on the bike. I am 5'6" and I was able to put both my feet flat on the ground.
Riding the bike was another issue. I go over a very small dip on the road (.25") and the front bottoms out. It did not have any play on the front at all. The back was alright, but it also felt bouncy and unsafe to ride.
Therefore, I have raised the bike, rode it around and everything is much better. The bike does not bottom out any longer. The ride is not stiff at all and the handling is excellent.
REAR - 1" drop on the lowering link (brought the bike down to 1.5")
REAR COMPRESSION ADJUSTER - 3 clicks out fom full hard.
REAR REBOUND ADJUSTER - 1 turn out fom full hard.
FRONT - 1.5" fork tube raised from the triple tree.
FR COMPRESSION ADJUSTER - 1 turn out fom full hard.
FR REBOUND ADJUSTER - 1 turn out fom full hard.
FR PRELOAD ADJUSTER - Standard Position - 14mm (0.6): 4th groove from top of fork bolt.
KICKSTAND - 2" cut from the bottom.