In another round of layoffs, Big Dog Motorcycles inches closer to complete shutdown.
According to information on Cyril Huze blog, several key employees have been let go. John Brock (since 2003 Vice President Of Operations), Anne Dixon (Customer Service Manager) and Wayne Hanson (since 2006 Customer Support Manager.)
The June 26th factory Open House was cancelled with no future date set and as of June 28th, the factory has not confirmed its vending spot at the upcoming 70th Sturgis Rally and Races this August.
Since mid 2009, Big Dog owner Coleman Sheldon has been actively seeking an investing partner or a complete buyout.
Several other prominent factory custom brands are said to be having difficulties and are behind on reimbursing their dealers for advertising co-op money.