zl900 really soft forks

just bought a honda cb 750 well myself and pal im still in plaster so wont be riding for a while .any way wanted to pick someones educated brain.the front shocks seem really soft there is loads of travel in them im not sure if this is normal never had a cruiser before .the forks dont leak and they appear to be in good nick.ant thoughts guys.thanks.got subject heading wrong sorry