Spring came early to Sweden this year and I had the opportunity to squeeze in 200km of some of the most beautiful countryside ever at the conclusion of a business trip. Now my wrists hurt like never before. Being the retreau guy and too proud to ride anything other than steel, what would you recommend to soften up the front end? The thought of a suspension system is weighty and also out of character for the way I ride. Best thing I've come up with so far is moving up to a 28mm tire and letting the sidewalls take more of the punishment.
And just one of my many discoveries: