This is what I do everytime now. I also put my foot behind the kickstand and pull it out. I never had to do this on my F650CS and I've asked other forum members if their V's had this problem and no one said they did. I should make a video of the issue.One other thing, make sure the handlebar is turn all the way to the left, then put the kickstand down all the way and lean the bike over. If the bike still seem unstable on a level ground, then there might be a design flaw... When working on bike, any force pushing the bike forward will likely tip the bike over.... Use caution!
You should park this way if the ground is not level. If you park the other way, kickstand higher than bike; most likely the bike will tip over to the right. I have seen many riders do that. Again, make sure the handlebar is turn all the way to the left.I finally parked the bike on a flat surface (in the driveway I pull in sideways so the bike is much higher than the kickstand and then lean it over). On a flat street, the versys doesn't lean enough to the left. I also noticed that when the tires cooled down, the bike moved.
I have seen mechanics heat up the stand using torch and kind of bend it so that the bike lean more to the left. They do that when the bike is modified lower. I personally will not lower my bike and do any modification to the stand unless it is necessary.Can the kickstand be adjusted so it sticks out more (for more of a lean) and a little forward (so the kick stand doesn't pop up if the bike is pushed forward)?