Russell Merry of new GT importer Hot Wheels said: "Hans is an important asset to GT. We are very pleased to have him on board. We hope to bring him to he UK for events and demonstrations and we believe he will be important in re-establishing the GT brand in the UK."
GT's full team line up is Brian Lopes (MTB/Dual), Christoph Leveque (BMX and MTB), Hans Rey, and Jamie Bestwick (BMX Vert). Jamie Bestwick will be at Bike 2002 at the NEC, 23rd-25th March.
Hot Wheels will commence IBD-only distribution of GT bikes this summer.