Video: Going Public, at the 2018 Gran Fondo NJ in Morristown

Trek CEO John Burke hugs Marty Epstein, between Mayor Tim Dougherty and cyclist Ivan Basso, at the 2018 Gran Fondo NJ. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Trek CEO John Burke hugs Marty Epstein, between Mayor Tim Dougherty and cyclist Ivan Basso, at the 2018 Gran Fondo NJ. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
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When Marty Epstein started the Gran Fondo NJ eight years ago to foster a sense of community, he could not have known where it would lead.

“The importance of community cannot be emphasized enough in the fight against cancer,” Dr. Julio Garcia Aquilar, a surgeon from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, told hundreds of cyclists in Morristown on Sunday.

Epstein has begun speaking up about his metastatic prostate cancer, in hopes of nudging men to visit their doctors.

This weekend the cycling community responded with a resounding: MARTY!  Check out the video:

Video: Marty Epstein isn’t alone in his battle with cancer:

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