I used to become impatient with a slow lunch waitress, or if I dropped my key under my bike, or if I had to wait for a fuel pump to open up. Not anymore. “Everything happens for a reason” is a great adage to recite when things don’t go as quickly or efficiently as possible on a riding day. Let it happen. Let time beat along. This also means: Do things at a pace that allows you to remain calm, attentive, and aware.