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STIHL Tour des Trees, Day 4 – July 30: Stevens Point to Green Bay

“Hey – it’s Ben Gura again from the Tour des Trees. Days like today are the ones I love! The weather was perfect and the roads were scenic and rolling. We started our day early and managed to have gelato by 9 a.m. I had 47 miles to lunch and was excited to see all […]

STIHL Tour des Trees, Day 3 – July 29: Ride recap / Wisconsin Dells to Stevens Point

“Greetings again, from Ben Gura at the Tour des Trees! Three days are in the books and it has been an amazing journey so far. Day one started with lots of excitement and energy as 80-plus cyclists gathered at German Fest (Summerfest fair grounds) for the official kickoff. A tree was dedicated and the riders […]

STIHL Tour des Trees, Day 1 – July 27: Milwaukee to Madison

“Hi, I’m Ben Gura, vegetation management specialist at ATC. I’ve worked in utility vegetation management for over 15 years and have made a career of keeping trees out of utility rights-of-way to maintain safe and reliable electricity to help ‘keep the lights on.’ When I found out the STIHL Tour des Trees was returning to […]

ATC to sponsor STIHL Tour des Trees stop in New London

Event will feature Melinda Myers, tree dedication, awareness program and giveaways for children PEWAUKEE, Wis. – On Wednesday, July 30, some 100 bicyclists will pedal into Hatten Park in New London, Wis., where American Transmission Co. and the New London Parks and Recreation department will host an event for kids and families. The bicyclists will […]

Just imagine…riding 583 miles all for the benefit of trees

On Sunday, July 27, American Transmission Co. Vegetation Management Specialist Ben Gura will join nearly 100 other cyclists as they kick off the STIHL Tour des Trees. Since 1992, riders have generated nearly $7 million for The TREE Fund. This will be Gura’s second Tour. “I’ve made a living removing and pruning trees, so when […]