Nottingham, United Kingdom: Flare Clothing Company, the Mountain Bike clothing manufacturer, is delighted to announce that Ben Skinner-Watts has joined the business as Operations Director. Ben, who rides for Transition Bikes, is well known on the MTB circuit and has been working with Flare, supporting wife Hannah, in an informal capacity since the brand launched in 2013. In his new role Ben will provide administrative support, event management and co-ordinate activity across the company’s sponsored athletes; Team Flare.

Ben Skinner-Watts
Ben Skinner-Watts

“Ben has been involved with Flare since day one so it makes sense for him to join the company on a permanent basis. He knows the business and our customers inside out and shares my passion for the brand,” explains Hannah Myers, Creative Director at Flare.

By taking on the Operations Director Ben will free up Hannah to work on design and product development which in turn will help the brand to continue to move forward. “Flare is such an important of our lives so I am really excited to be able to work with Hannah on a day to day basis. I love getting out to events and meeting our customers so this is a great opportunity for me,” comments Ben.

The current Flare collection is available online at and you will see the guys at events across the UK throughout the summer.


Seeds were sown for Flare in the summer of 2012. Now, in their fourth year this award winning brand offers a full complement of Men and Women’s riding clothing and accessories. Flare is more than just clothing – it’s about getting out on your bike and having fun. Whether you prefer racing downhill, riding familiar trails with friends or just having a blast at the pump track Flare has got something to keep you looking cool, comfortable and contemporary.

Designed in Britain, worn worldwide.

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