Initially designed as a light and compact means of transport for SOE agents to leave the site of their drop zone, the Welbike received a pretty unenthusiastic reception and was never adopted.

It was however received more favourably by airborne troops as a means of air supplied personal transport.

The Welbike’s contribution to the allies victory during the second word war is to be honest questionable.  It’s current popularity with military vehicle collectors and those people interested in unusual forms of personal transport is however well known.

In this web site I will explore the history of these fascinating little vehicles.