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Our Story

OL+EM (pronounced O, L and M) comes from the names of my children Oliver, aged 4 and Emily, aged nearly 2, together with my wife, we love going out on our bikes, at the moment we have the kids on the back, Ollie has just learned to ride, and we have had our first little rides together.

I wanted to develop a business for and with my family, a business that had a positive impact on the environment and on their future. With over 20 years’ experience in Industrial Product Design and Automotive Engineering, coupled with an absolute passion for cycling it seemed a great idea to develop a lightweight ebike.

Our approach is a little different, as all our bikes are handmade, we can make every frame specifically for the customer. We are all different, with different body types, different riding styles, unique.

We build bespoke titanium ebikes, just for you, because you are unique!

Why ebikes

According to a study of scientists at Switzerland's University of Basel, riding an ebike is just as good as regular bikes at improving fitness. Although cycling with an ebike is pedal assisted, ebike users tend to ride longer, further, and more often. it's still exercise after all and therefore good for your health, both mentally and physically.

Climate change and global warming are very real issues, and we all need to play our part. We might be facing our last stand to save our dying earth, and we can all contribute to this. ebikes emit lower pollution per kilometre than motorcycles and cars. You can help by using an ebike instead of a petrol or diesel car for some of your journeys. They use energy with an average rate of 100 to 150 watts compared to 15,000 or so for a car. As a result, this can help to improve air quality.

Our ebikes provide natural, near silent assist, to help you to conquer hills and give you a boost when getting away from lights or navigating traffic. People of all ages and fitness levels can ride without difficulty and for much longer with our e-bike. Ride longer, arrive fresher!

Our technology gives you the extra oomph you need to cover greater distances, or steeper hills with less effort. You can also still take advantage of the multi-purpose cycle lanes and paths that are traffic free, brilliant if you’re living in a city to slash your commute time.  These are getting more and more popular in cities as governments and councils urge people to give up their car.

Mission statement

OL+EM ebikes are made with passion and love, to fit the way that you ride, to enhance your riding experience, and get you riding more often. If we can get you to reach for your bike instead of your car, it will benefit not just your health but also the environment, and ultimately all our children.

We build bespoke titanium ebikes, just for you, because you are unique!

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