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Feb 2, 2017
You may not, till now, have heard of 'The Coyote's Bicycle', The untold story of 7,000 bicycles and the rise of a borderland empire.
Here, journalist Kimball Taylor (@kimballtaylor_) talks to KGNU's Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia) about how he followed the trail of the border bikes through some of Mexican society’s most powerful institutions, and, with the help of an unlikely source, he reconstructed the rise of one of Tijuana’s most innovative coyotes.
Touching on immigration and globalization, NAFTA, "mercadores", as well as the history of the US/Mexico border,Taylor tells ITE the tale of The Coyote’s Bicycle which is at once an immersive investigation of an outrageous occurrence and a true-crime, rags-to-riches story.