To promote the GT BMX Heritage brand, licensee of GT BMX’s Heritage line Alans BMX, are running a UK-based race team for 2017.
The small – but perfectly formed team – was launched at the Manchester indoor track and comprises:
Top row: Karl Sanderson, John Bentley, Alan Woods (TM), Josie McFall.
Bottom row: Joe Parr, Jay Fairbank.
“I knew that it would be cool to recreate that Dale Holmes-GT era from around 1999 for this project but when we got the frames back from paint and the jerseys, I can’t believe how into it everyone was. This was such an iconic period for GT that just so many people relate to – and to get WD40 on board (one of the main sponsors in-period) as well, was the icing on the cake and with their new WD40 bike line the timing was perfect”.
“A few sponsors are still to be announced, but we have the support of: CSG/GT Bicycles, Box BMX and Lake Cycling (via Moore Large), WD40 Bike, Tioga (via Extra UK), Vans, Thor MX (via Madison), 100% (via Decade Europe) and RSD who are making our jerseys”.
“I’m stoked that we still have support of many of the companies who supported us when we ran the Alans BMX/Shimano DXR team back in 2006-2010 when we won the British Cycling No.1 Team awards for three years straight”.
“I am really looking forward to seeing the riders out on the track with their finished bikes and kit and I’m grateful for the riders and the sponsors for believing in this”.
The team will all ride current model Speed Series alloy frames with the exception of Jay Fairbank who will be on a Carbon Speed Series XL.
A line of GT BMX Heritage soft goods has already been launched – available outside of America for now but available Worldwide from October 2017 – and a line classic re-issue parts will be available very soon.
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