Originally posted over at the Surly blog, I love this Cyclist's Mantra that was re-posted on our bike club's facebook page a few days ago. Go and read the whole thing, but here are some excerpts that I especially like:
No bike does everything perfectly. In fact, no bike does anything until someone gets on it to ride.
Really fast people are frustrating, but they make you faster. When you get faster, you might frustrate someone else.