• Nothing But Tire Prints

    Fransiscó is onto an adventure to develop a smart adventure motorcycle for the future. Smart, because it uses the latest materials, manufacturing and design philosophies. For the future, because it leaves nothing but tire prints

    The developments will be documented here to fuel discussion, to teach, to provide engineering knowledge or to simply entertain.

Framing before painting

As you may know by now, some time ago I got the idea for an electric adventure motorcycle while nearly running out of fuel in the desert. Once an idea gets me really excited, I frankly just want to flat-out start creating it. Although my passion and drive are invaluable and essential, I also realise that it is good practise to first take a step back and analyse the idea. Is my idea still relevant once it is finished? Does it suit the world it has to function in? How can it fulfil my needs and desires?

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How it all began

In the fall of 2012, me and a friend went on a road trip in the USA. Riding two big fat Harley Davidsons, we crossed the United States from New York to Los Angeles. Although Fransiscó had already been founded by that time, the road trip would become a milestone event for Fransiscó.

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