Video: Six years, still riding: Team 26 visits Morristown en route to DC with plea for gun reforms

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It’s a message that will never grow old, not to the cyclists of Team 26.

They stopped in Morristown this weekend during their 400-mile ride from Newtown CT to Washington DC to plead with Congress to enact common-sense gun laws.

This is their sixth ride since 26 children and teachers were murdered at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

Saturday’s rally came one day after President Trump addressed the National Rifle Association and assured members he would protect their Second Amendment Rights that “are under siege.”

Team 26 Leader Monte Frank told supporters gathered outside Morristown town hall that his group will saddle up every year, until its message gets through.

Our thanks to Morristown Green contributors Walker Perry for this video and to Katharine Boyle for the photos.

Stay tuned for more coverage.

Slideshow photos by Katharine Boyle:

Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Team leader Monte Frank speaks at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Biking jerseys are school colors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School, at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Bikes at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Mascot at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Caitlyn Dempsey of Randolph H.S., left, and Alexandra 'Lexie' Stephens of Morristown H.S. speak at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Cyclist speaks at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D-16th Dist.) speaks at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Mayor Tim Dougherty speaks at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Former Council President Rebecca Feldman at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
The Rev. Cynthia Black speaks at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Caitlyn Dempsey of Randolph High, left, at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Speaker at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Gathering at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
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Team leader Monte Frank speaks at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Team leader Monte Frank speaks at Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle
Team 26 rally in Morristown, May 5, 2018. Photo by Katharine Boyle

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