Posts Tagged ‘SuperX’

Here’s Another Excelsior-Henderson Website

May 31, 2010

This One’s Been Up and Running Since 2001

The other day, I wrote about a new website launched by Dan Hanlon and others to preserve the heritage of the Excelsior-Henderson motorcycle mystique. Here is the site, and you can read the post about it here. That posting drew lots of visitors, in part, I’m told, because of the existence of another site,, launched about 10 years ago.

Dan Hanlon and his brother, Dave, are founders of the Excelsior-Henderson Motorcycle Manufacturing Company that was based in Belle Plaine, Minn., an hour’s drive south of Minneapolis, and a pleasant bike ride from the home of The Motor Company in Milwaukee.

Nick Trumbo and his son, Trevor, launched and operate the SuperX site. While both sites are remarkably similar in their overall designs, there is one interesting difference: Dan Hanlon runs the new site, while his brother, Dave Hanlon, and Dave’s wife, Jennie, are involved in the Trumbo site.