I did my first real ride today, ie. more than just getting used to riding a recumbent. Just over 12 miles, and legs had had it It is going to take work and time to get the legs for this. However, I did get up to 32.69mph at one point which is the fastest I have been to date. I did not feel happy going faster as I am still getting used to bike while laying down. Very different to keeping a DF bike stable. Hills are for walking though at present, especially the one I went up to day at 15% average for about half a mile. To me that was like looking up a mountain. Mind you, any incline looks like a hill at the moment At least the local weather forecast is looking good for the next 5 days'ish, so plenty of nice sun to keep me smiling while working the new leg muscles. BTW- I also came across my first set of twats in a car who decided they would spray their drink over me when passing. I understand that this is to be expected in and around Essex.