Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Cyclist Champions Immigrants on NY-to-Mexico Ride

This cyclist hopes to raise more awareness in all the towns he rides through from NYC into Mexico.    - - Donna Poisl


Armando Rosales is making a run for the border. Well, a bike ride, actually: The amateur cyclist is pedaling from New York to Mexico to encourage Latino communities in the U.S. to get involved in the debate over immigration reform.

The unusual 2,200-mile journey will take Rosales from New York City to his Mexican hometown of Saltillo. That may sound like a lot, but Rosales -- a photographer and mountain guide -- has the experience, and a mission. Last year, he pedaled from Denver to Saltillo, an 1,100-mile trip.
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