The popular Japanese rider will ride in a number of roles for the new team throughout Europe and Asia. "Japan has one of the strongest cycling communities in the world and in Fumy we have one of the most celebrated Japanese riders in history," said Trek Sports marketing manager Simon Thompson.
"Fumy is very well known to Trek and we are very pleased to welcome him back to the Trek family with our exciting new project." “I’m very pleased to be a part of the new Trek team," commented Beppu. "This new team has a lot of great and experienced riders so I’m very excited to work with them” It will be Beppu's third tour of duty competing professionally aboard a Trek as he raced for the then-Trek sponsored Discovery Channel team (2005-2007) as well as Team Radioshack (2010-2011).
In 2009 Beppu became the first Japanese rider to complete the Tour de France.