Indian, Victory & Big Dog Motorcycles

By now, you’ve probably heard that Minnesota’s Polaris Industries, the builder of Victory Motorcycles, has bought the newest incarnation (launched in 2006) of Indian Motorcycle from Stellican Limited and Novator Partners LLP, which are both UK private equity firms. Indian Motorcycle has been manufacturing in North Carolina, but, according to the conference call regarding the […]

American Iron News: Big Dog Closing Rumors

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The blogs and forums are buzzing today with the topic of Big Dog Closing. According to the Wichita Eagle, “The company cut 10 production workers and now has 22 employees, company president Mike Simmons said today. He said the company hasn’t made any motorcycles since last year and is now filling orders for parts and […]

Magazine Review Big Dog’s 2010 Ridgeback

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As far back as I can recall, I remember people referring to me as a chubby kid. As I got older, those comments turned harsher, and I was called fat, especially by other children. So it’s no wonder that I have grown up to be thick skinned. Over the years, I have also gathered a […]