Published: Thursday, 23 August 2012 20:00
Written by Michael Hopkins
Cyclists come together in week-long fundraising event for TREE Fund.
Portland, Ore. – More than 100 cyclists trekked 585 miles during the seven-day journey of the 2012 STIHL Tour des Trees, raising more than $520,000 to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund). The Tour, sponsored by STIHL Inc., has raised more than $5.5 million since its inception in 1992 and continues to increase public awareness for the research necessary to keep our trees and forests thriving, including research quantifying the benefits of trees to the economy and the environment, studying ways to control diseases and pests, and increasing the survivability of new tree selections.
Read more: More Than $520,000 Raised for Tree Research by Cyclists
Published: Wednesday, 22 August 2012 20:03
Written by Staff
World Cup champion Aaron Gwin to continue DH dominance aboard Trek
Trek World Racing, American downhill phenomenon Aaron Gwin, and Trek Bicycle have extended their highly successful racing partnership for another three years. The agreement will ensure that the back-to-back World Cup champion will pilot his carbon fiber Trek Session 9.9 through 2015 as he continues to raise the bar at the highest level of competition. From World Championships to World Cup overall victories, Trek World Racing has built a powerful program for both cross-country and downhill riders in its short history.
“I’m honored to continue my relationship with Trek Bicycles, and the Trek World Racing program,” said Aaron Gwin. “Their support has been a key part of my success over the last 2 years, and they’ve given me all the tools I need to reach my goals. I'm excited for the years ahead, and looking forward to further developing the Trek brand.”
Read more: Trek Bicycle and Trek World Racing Extend Partnership