Ben Skinner-Watts

Not only is Ben part of Flare Clothing Co. HQ, he is also a Masters' category racer. Having previously raced downhill he has turned his hand to enduro and has been racing various national and grassroots events.


Nickname: Berm Master (in relation to my berm building, not riding skills)
Age: 30
Where do you live: Nottingham, England
Favourite local trails: Bestwood for freeriding and building, Ambergate in the Peak District for trail riding
Where would you love to travel, to ride: Oregon, USA
Bikes: Banshee Spitfire 650b trail bike, Scott Gambler DH bike, Specialized Allez road bike
Day job: Self-employed cabinet maker, director at Flare Rider Co.
Favourite post-ride snacks: Jamaican Ginger Cake (a whole one)
Other Sponsors: Creation Cycles (Scott Bikes, Chromag, Hope, Schwalbe, Fox Head) and Fibrax

Size Guide

Women's Tops

UK USA Bust Hip Length
X-Small 8 4 92cm 98cm 56.5cm
Small 10 6 96cm 102cm 57.5cm
Medium 12 8 100cm 106cm 58.5cm
Large 14 10 104cm 110cm 59.5cm
X-Large 16 12 108cm 114cm 60.5cm

Women's Shorts

UK USA "Waist"  Hip Length
X-Small 8 4 72cm/28" 92cm/36" 53cm/21"
Small 10 6 76cm/30" 98cm/38.5" 57cm/22.5"
Medium 12 8 80cm/31.5" 104cm/41" 59cm/23"
Large 14 10 84cm/33" 112cm/44" 61cm/24"
X-Large 16 12 88cm/34.5" 118cm/46.5 63cm/25" 

Men's Tops

Chest Length 
Small 93cm 61.5cm
Medium 97cm 62.5cm
Large 101cm 63.5cm
X-Large 105cm 64.5cm
XX-Large 109cm 65.5cm

Men's Shorts

 Waist Length
30" 74cm/29" 60cm/23.5"
32" 79cm/31" 63cm/25"
34" 83cm/33" 66cm/26"
36" 89cm/35" 68cm/27"
** It is important to note that all of the 2016 jerseys have no mechanical stretch, so if between sizes please order one size up**