Senior designer at Touratech, with +15 years experience in motorcycle prototyping, motorcycle product development (prototype to production).

Work Samples

  • Suzuki UrbanXover

Work History

  • Senior Designer

    • Touratech AG
    • Niedereschach, Germany
    • Jun 2009 - Present (5 years 6 months)

    Touratech develops parts for long distance travel, road and rally bikes.
    The company designs, develops and fabricates most of the 5000+ parts in house and sells world wide under the Touratech brand. Working with 8 developers I design parts in tube and sheet, aluminum, Stainless steel, CNC cut and milled, plastics,fabrics and more. Next to this we also work for and with Motorcycle manufacturers like BMW, KTM, Husqvarna, Suzuki.
    Special projects are:NUDA-X-Cross Erzberg rodeo 2012. Suzuki urbanXover Special based on the 2011 DL 650 V-strom, presented on the IAA (Frankfurt Car show). BMW F800ScrambleR. R 1200 Rallye

  • Designer / Owner

    Design consultancy, with projects ranging from compleet working prototype, project managment to after-market parts, color proposals,Graphics, logos and more. Motorcycle projects (parts and prototypes) for different clients;Troll, Hyperpro, Startwin, APFCT, PTS, Wunderlich, Continental, Touratech, Aprilia, Motolux/Highway Hawk.

  • Sales, R&D

    • Hyperpro
    • Werkendam, NB
    • Jan 1996 - Dec 1999 (3 years 11 months)

    Suspension development and sales company. High-end after marked suspension for motorcycles. Springs, shocks, steering dampers.

  • Portioneur, Head Protioneur

    • Le Grand Bernard
    • Jun 1994 - Dec 1995 (1 year 6 months)

    International France based company. The Dutch Kitchen team in Den Dolder prepared 1500 to 2000 hot meals every day for 3 mental healthcare centers and 2 P.I. also providing for a range special diates.

Education

  • Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht

    • Master Product design
    • 1988 - 1994

    Product design, furniture, Jewelry, cutlery.

  • Notre Dame des Anges

    • HAVO
    • 1985 - 1988

Specialties

Affiliations

Member of Motorcycle Design Association(MDA).

Awards

Published Interviews in; Kickstart(NL), Performance bike(UK), Motorplus(NL).

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