Although custom cruiser builder Big Bear Choppers ceased crafting its high-end choppers in November 2011, the company voluntarily filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Friday, May 4, in California Central Bankruptcy Court (Riverside, Calif.).
Big Bear Choppers (Big Bear American Made Choppers, Inc.) is represented by David Philipson of Law Offices of David Philipson, PO Box 2950, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315,
As V-Twin blogger Cyril Huze noted, BBC listed a ream of creditors and lenders in its bankruptcy filing. The list, 325 names long, even includes BBC customers that received partially completed motorcycles, or no bike at all. Among the long list of creditors and lenders are Kevin and Mona Alsop, former owners of Big Bear American Made Choppers, Inc.