Darkness. Alarm. Irritation. Snooze. Alarm. Confusion. Get up. Denial. Caffeine. Thunder and lightning! Acceptance. Spectacular sunrise. Bargaining. Pedal up. Shred down. Happiness.
The 5 stages of dawn patrols - difficult but always worth it! Matt Lombardi makes the most of tacky conditions down the black line at Delvera (just outside Stellenbosch) as the first rays of the day bounce off the cascading peaks in the distance.