I will get some practice in this weekend. Any particular lever or vendor you use on ebay?I've had mostly good luck with cheapo ebay levers. Practice clutchless shifting- that'll at least cut the issues in half...
I will give this a try, hope your wrist starts to feel better as wellI'm having some pain with my left hand/wrist as well. Only thing is, I'm not sure if it's an old injury (sprained wrists from basketball) coming back to haunt me, or it's the lever as you said. To alleviate the pain, I try to have my hand/wrist more vertical and above the lever, than the traditional horizontal position (sorry if that doesn't make sense lol).
But it's slowly healing though.
Guess we are all feeling a little pain one way or another but it's sure as **** worth it!I get the pains all the time with my R3.
I'm just too used to the commuter posture and my wrists are not used to the sporty riding position.
I guess it will take a little while to get more comfortable to ride for longer duration.
The link below has a lot more helpful advice than this thread does:I know that the thread is old, but I have the same problem. Thanks for your relplies
I tried (fake) grip puppies but couldn't get used to the larger diameter. I can see how they would work though. Maybe I need bigger handsGrip puppies and shorty levers were game changers for me.