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North Jersey lost a cycling icon

Old 05-06-19, 03:45 PM
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North Jersey lost a cycling icon


Marty Epstein, the owner of Martyís Reliable Cycle passed away a few days ago.
I didnít know him personally but he sold me a few bikes over the years and he was a true champion of the sport. He was not a shop owner just in it for the money.
His Gran Fondo NJ is one of the best events in the country each year.
RIP Marty
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My eyes are full. I, like many of my age, watch when good people go. Not just to outlast them but to honor all of us. I worked in such a shop in my high school years and fully appreciate his efforts. Good bye.
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I did not know him nor have I visited his shop, but Marty was very well known among the NJ cycling community. RIP.
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Bummer. I bought my first “serous” road bike from him back in 1985.

Condolences. He will be missed, for sure.
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