Photo of the Month - November 2016

Dec 2, 2016 at 13:56
by Tyler Maine  
Check out the top Photo of the Day images from the month of November 2016.
  Check out the top Photo of the Day images from the month of November 2016.

Stage 1 of the Cape Pioneer Trek international stage race in South Africa took riders through the Gondwana Game Reserve where some competitors had a close encounter with a giraffe. Photo credit www.zooncronje.com
  1. Giraffe on course during the Cape Pioneer Trek International stage race in South Africa. Image by Zooncronje.com - 26,739 views


Photo by Toby Cowley
  2. Brandon Semenuk at home while filming for Lapse. Image by Toby Cowley for Revel Co. - 9,717 views


On a hot hot day in North Carolina Allan repeatedly pedaled into this monster jump over his house. After a few scary bails he landed his 360 whip. Camera Kodak disposable Film Kodak B amp W 400 Edit unretouched
  3. On a hot, hot day in North Carolina, Allan repeatedly pedaled into this monster jump over his house. After a few scary bails, he landed his 360 whip. Image by Film Drew - 8,397 views


Images for Brandon Semenuk - Lapse
  4. Brandon Semenuk at home while filming for Lapse. Image by Toby Cowley for Revel Co. - 8368 views


Selfie aboard the Kona Honzo. Most days spent building this trail were cold dark and wet. Stoked to have a shot that fits that theme.
  5. Selfie aboard the Kona Honzo. Most days spent building this trail were cold, dark, and wet. Stoked to have a shot that fits that theme. Image by Brad Walton - 8343 views


<b>Honourable Mentions include:</b>
  Honourable Mentions include:

"Akshay Chaudhary at Pedaler's Village in Delhi, India." Image by Utkarsh. This is our first runner up with 6,987 views.

"Peter "Gary" Godora on the Sekaniny enduro trails in Prievidza, Slovakia." Image by EWIA Production. This is our second runner up with 6730 views.


MENTIONS: @InsideLinePR / @revelco / @tobycowley / @filmdrew / @bradwalton / @Utkarsh / @EwiaProduction




71 Comments

  • + 153
 After bears, even Giraffes hate 29ers Big Grin

that pic is an absolute first in the mtb history, so sick !!
  • + 47
 Even two Semenuk pics couldn't top the giraffe. Guess you're gonna need a new pet for your next movie Brandon.
  • + 4
 @kubaner: Yes! #allthegiraffes
  • + 5
 I have this mate Johno who looks not unlike said Giraffe when hes on tge bike! Hows the saying go; "like a giraffe on roller skates"!

.......luv ya Johno!! ;-)
  • + 1
 hahaha that was such a perfect response to that picture!!
  • + 1
 Nature' s Wagon wheels having a closer look. Terrific Pic .
  • + 20
 Trail dogs are so last year, giraffes are the way forward Wink
  • + 7
 That Giraffe is so Enduro. Manualing past XC racers.
  • + 1
 @Boardlife69: hahaha hell yess
  • + 48
 Can we appreciate for a second that the last shot is 1) a selfie (timer?) and 2) a hardtail 29? Savage. The rest are epic, that's for sure, but for some reason I keep coming back to that last one. I guess my want for a Honzo is strong!
  • + 6
 I concur...I love this shot. I want to ride slabbage with this kind of style, so this captures how I imagine I ride in my mind. to ride it and capture the image. priceless.
  • + 5
 Bar mounted trigger...Brad Walton is a boss
  • + 4
 I don't think I'd have the stones to roll that, let alone in the slippery wetness! Respect!
  • + 1
 I was already wondering how that could have been a selfie. Yeah, the riding is amazing. Flying onto a slippery slab like that. Seems like he doesn't expect grip, he could just as well huck it.
  • + 2
 @jpshore: thanks for the info.
  • + 1
 Now that @bradwalton doesn't have to pay federal lawyer fees in NC just for riding his bike, he gets to use his toys in more fun and truly epic ways.
  • + 2
 @bizutch: Why did he have to pay lawyer fees?
  • + 30
 My daughter just asked why Sophie is in a joking picture. If you have a kid under 10yo odds are you know what I'm talking about.
  • + 13
 Biking, not joking.

Why can't we edit a post after submitting on mobile?
  • + 4
 @robwhynot: propped both of those comments. Sophie. Too funny.
  • + 2
 Lol my 2yo said exactly the same thing
  • + 2
 Squeaky. Squeaky, Squeaky...
  • + 21
 All the pics are just usual 'rad' fare. But number one. That is some unusual shenanigans and for that alone it deserves it.
Can you imagine been chased by that!?
  • + 4
 It's not the first rider that's amusing it's the second. You know he wants to pass, but he's not sure how. He didn't put enough saddle time with a giraffe during training.
  • + 17
 All very good pics, but sadly for #2, 3, 4 and 5there is a f**ing Giraffe going at it on #1.
  • + 17
 #1 taking trail dog to a whole new level.
  • + 2
 that's my trail giraffe. her name is july
  • + 11
 Was that giraffe drafting?
  • + 19
 Giraffe-ting. Yes.
  • + 2
 @mistermtb: that comment is head and shoulders above the rest.
  • + 9
 I'm cool with bears, snakes and mountain lions, But I draw the line with Giraffes. That's just plain crazy right there..
  • + 8
 Giraffes are awesome creatures, but #5 is easily POM IMO.
  • + 7
 Brad Walton representing both camera and riding prowess. #5 takes it, hands down.
  • + 6
 Does the rider in blue in #1 know that there is 2,600 lbs galloping down on him?
  • + 2
 Oh course, he's in the train!! Such a sick train
  • + 4
 Thank you tyler, PB for the mention and everyone who viewed and liked my image, ya'll made my day! Hard to pick! loved everyones work!
  • + 7
 #5 for sure!
  • + 1
 looks really slick
  • + 4
 #5 looks sick! Definitely has my vote!
  • + 3
 For me it's close between #1 and #5. #5 is just beautiful...and scary! But the giraffe wins by a neck!
  • + 2
 That first pic made me remember that beastie boys song... anybody knows the name ?
  • + 2
 sabotage?
  • + 1
 @FrozenTreads56: yeah thats the one ! hahaha
  • + 3
 Honzo! I miss mine, but I never rode it like that!
  • + 1
 Does anyone know the story behind the Giraffe pic? I saw it posted in soul id (soulid.me/id/Mountain_Biking/photos) and I've searching the internet find out ha
  • + 3
 Nice pics! Love the giraffe!
  • + 1
 the giraffe wins it hands down!!! so epic and priceless thats a meme waiting to happen
  • + 3
 #5 all the way!!!!
  • + 2
 That giraffe was like, run Forrest run!
  • + 2
 Number 1 is a wildlife shot with some bikers in.
  • + 1
 My goodness--Semenuk's modified freecoaster 3 whip isn't #1. That giraffe is quite legendary
  • + 1
 Giraffe, as in "you must be having a"
  • + 1
 That giraffe wants a piece of the podium!
  • + 1
 If I have a son, I may name him Brandon semenuk
  • + 2
 #3 repping North Cakalak
  • + 1
 i thought number 4 was cool but am i jealous or motivated?
  • + 1
 That Giraffe looks pissed its hoofs are huge!
  • + 1
 The number of views says it all
  • + 2
 #5 is by far my fav
  • + 1
 don' live
  • + 1
 semenuk on fire!!!
  • + 1
 #5
  • + 1
 Good one @Utkarsh !!!
  • + 1
 thanks vinay!
  • - 1
 #2 all the way. It was planned where #1 was a lucky fluke.
  • + 0
 #4 pure style
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