Words by Brice Minnigh Photography by Stephen Wilde Video by Dan Barham
The May issue of Bike magazine hits newsstands around the world today, and we can’t wait for you to get your hands on this weighty, 140-page book of sweetness and light. If you are a mountain biker—regardless of whether you’re a newbie or a top-tier pro—you’ll want to spend some quality time with this issue.
We’ve got reviews on failsafe new budget bikes, extensive profiles on interesting people and outlandish places, and in-depth features on the Teton Valley and Hong Kong—the former shredding grounds of Bike‘s editor, Brice Minnigh, who recently revisited his second home to discover a renaissance of trailbuilding in the world’s most vertical city.
In our cover story, “Invisible Lines,” Minnigh and photographer Stephen Wilde document the sea-change that has taken place at China’s southernmost tip. This short film, “Town and Country,” by Dan Barham, gives a glimpse of the staggering contrasts in this dynamic city: