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Rich Colano - Owner/President
Rich started out with a repair shop in 1978 and grew as a company into what is now Rivco Products which took shape in 1997!
He began riding at age 10 in 1969, racing motocross and road racing in the mid 70's. He opened his first repair shop in 1978 at age 18.
Rich has seen many facets of the industry being a motorcycle and race car mechanic, motorcycle dealer, machine and fabricating shop owner, machinist,
welder, as well as a self taught designer/engineer. He loves the people, the motorcycles, and especially loves designing new motorcycle accessories!!
At age 10, he got a used Honda 50cc step thru from an uncle and proceeded immediately to "ride the wheels off it" around his family farm.
Outside of Rivco, he collects and restores antique and classic motorcycles, mostly Japanese and British bikes with about 130 bikes owned in all!
His current daily rides include a 2014 Honda Goldwing, 2017 Harley Ultra, Honda 650 and KTM 625 Dual Sports!! He is also a Hobby Farmer in his spare time!
John Grimme - Vice President
John started with us January 2006 as one of two purchasing agents & worked his way up to Vice President.
He enjoys purchasing and sourcing so much that he still does all of it!!
He began riding in 1980 on a 1978 DT125 and after cycling through multiple bikes over the years, currently rides a 2012 Goldwing.
Outside of Rivco, he likes riding motorcycles and ATV's, Fishing, Shooting, and spending time with his friends and family!
Heather - Events Coordinator
Heather started with Rivco in 2012 part time as Rally Support and in 2014, came on board full time as HR and Events Coordinator.
She has been riding for a little over 4 years, and you guessed it, on the Spyder RT above!
Outside of Rivco, Heather is a makeup consultant, enjoys playing with Roxie Doxie (In the Picture), gardening, and restoring old furniture!
Josh - Sales/Tech Advisor
Josh started with Rivco in early 2016 in Sales and quickly added Tech Support, Rally Support, Shipping, and Website Maintanance.
He has ridden motorcycles since he was 16 owning a Katana 600, CBR F3, Ninja ZX6R, CBR 954RR, Vulcan 800, and currently a Sportster 883.
Outside of Rivco, he is a DJ, enjoys riding motorcycles, enjoys spending time with his family, is an avid pool player (billiards), and collects pool cues.
Erica - Sales/Assembly
Erica started with Rivco in 2015 as an intern while she finished her degree as an Administrative Assistant.
In 2016, She was hired on full time as a Sales Associate. Her main duties included placing orders,
answering phone calls, shipping/receiving, and customer service. Erica is currently the Sales/Assembly Supervisor.
She enjoys being able to work with everyone here and thrives on the fast paced environment!
While she doesn't ride in her spare time, she does however enjoy spending time with
her children doing whatever outdoor activity they can think of that day!
Brittany - Sales
Brittany started with us this year (2017) in Sales and is now also taking on Shipping as well.
She does not own a bike herself but loves to go riding with friends on their bikes.
Outside of Rivco, she enjoys Disc Golfing and being a full time mom!
Manny - Welder/Fabricator
Manny started in early 2016 Welding, Milling, Lathe Operating, and running the Drill Press working with both Aluminum and Steel.
He has been on two wheels for a little over a decade now currently riding a '78 Harley Sportster Chopper.
Outside of Rivco, He lives, eats, sleeps, and breathes motorcycles.
Enjoys anything and everything custom!
Mike - Geometric C.A.D. Tech
Mike started with us in 2008 doing CAD work and still continues do so while also CNC Machining, QC Finished Product, and Forklift Operator.
Mike started off early on a Suzuki JR50 when he was 5 and has been riding ever since. He currently rides a 1985 Honda XR200R that
he and his father dismantled and restored from bare frame back in 2013 setting it up as a woods/single-track bike.
Outside of Rivco, he has been building and racing hobby-grade RC offroad trucks and simulated auto racing online.
He might be a computer nerd, but he still has plenty of cool toys!
Julie - Assembly Team
Julie started in 2007 and currently is the Electrical Assembler. She enjoys working with the wiring for our lights and also
assembles our armrests for the Harleys, Goldwings, and Can-Ams. Assembling our Highway Pegs is also part of her days here!
Her husband owns a 2005 Road Glide that they enjoy taking weekend rides on.
Outside of Rivco, she runs a Hobby Farm with Horses and Chickens.
She also enjoys Sewing and using her Embroidery Machine.
Elizabet - Assembly Team
Elizabet started with us 11 years ago in assembly and continues her focus on Air Horns, Flag Holders, and PEGS!
She does not ride motorcycles, but she does keep every one of our customers riding in style and safely!
Outside of Rivco, she has 5 kids and enjoys walking outside on nice days.
Julie - Accounting
Julie started with Rivco in early 2016 as our Accountant/Human Resources
Julie loves motorcycles and had her own Night Train at one point.
She currently is a passenger when she goes on rides but hopes to get her own Trike in the future.
Outside of Rivco, she is heavily involved in Animal Rescue, both administratively and fostering dogs as well.
Animals are her true passion!