It shows the Bikers strength on the streets and their power in controlling the distribution. Like its deceptive, it may very well be that if you WANT to be a powerful mobster in Quebec, YOU GOTTA have a relationship with the bikers.

It ties into something Saviano touches on in 000. And also in John Roberts book. The more coke these people ship, the less money made per kilo. The distributors end up making way more money per kilo. In a weird way they kinda become just as, if not more important. This dynamic happened with the Mexicans.. Here another excerpt......

Now the Mexicans could aspire to have a seat at the business table too. That and more. Much more. Thatís how it works in big companies too; the distributor often becomes the producerís main competitor, and its earnings surpass the head companyís.


The dynamics are much more complicated than people make it out to be....