The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7000 Bicycles and a Borderland Empire
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FEATURING KIMBALL TAYLOR – The US-Mexico border is nearly 2000 miles long and is one of the most politicized borders in the world – a crossing point for millions of people over the past decades. Donald Trump has made it a major part of his political platform to build an 8-billion wall between the two countries. But while there is serious economic inequality people will continue to cross the border any way they can.
My guest Kimball Taylor has written a book that reads like fiction about a creative enterprise to help migrants cross the border that involved thousands of bicycles and a millions of dollars.
Kimball Taylor, long time contributor to Surfer Magazine. His earlier books include Return by Water: Surf Stories and Adventures, and Drive Fast and Take Chances: Fair Warning From Surfers. His new book is called The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of Seven Thousand Bicycles and a Borderland Empire.